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Marijuana in Alaska

Discussion in 'News' started by Hermdog, Nov 2, 2004.

  1. Hermdog

    Hermdog Elite Member

    Joined: Nov 6, 2003 Messages: 4,504 Likes Received: 9
    I'm new to this forum, so bear with me.

    I was checking out poll decisions state-2-state, when I came across this ballot:

    Alaska:
    Would legalize the cultivation, use and sale of marijuana for persons 21 and older; the state and local government would regulate marijuana like alcohol and tobacco; doctors would be able to prescribe drugs to all patients, including children; public use laws could be enacted by the government as well as laws in the interest of public safety.

    What would the ramifications be for other states if this is passed?
     
  2. !@#$%

    [email protected]#$% Moderator Crew

    Joined: Oct 1, 2002 Messages: 18,517 Likes Received: 621
    no ramification..

    it's more likely that the federal government will try to stamp on it, a la john ashcroft and the recently prosecuted distributors of medical marijuana in california.
     
  3. ledzep

    ledzep Junior Member

    Joined: Feb 21, 2002 Messages: 146 Likes Received: 1
    I thought alaska was supposed to be really conservaive and right wing :confused:
     
  4. diggity

    diggity Guest

    i just posted something about this in seekings thread. its funny cause when you look at the other states, the other guys are trying to get medical use approved.
     
  5. sg

    sg Junior Member

    Joined: Jun 13, 2004 Messages: 136 Likes Received: 0
    it'll probably happen in nevada before anywhere.
     
  6. dosoner

    dosoner Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 8, 2000 Messages: 3,735 Likes Received: 26

    it was on our ballots last time around, and being this is a very conservative state, it did not pass. there was petitioning to get it on the pallot again this year, but not enough signtures where collected.


    i dont think it will happen here
     
  7. imported_dowmagik

    imported_dowmagik Senior Member

    Joined: Apr 19, 2001 Messages: 1,904 Likes Received: 1
    it would still be against federal law, but its a step in the right direction. oregon has a ballot measure this year (33) thats trying to establish medical marijuana dispensiaries (sp?) and raise the legal plant growing limit for those who grow for medical purposes. currently only 40% voted yes on the measure :(
     
  8. <KEY3>

    <KEY3> Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 24, 2004 Messages: 6,878 Likes Received: 2
    Blame Canada
     
  9. willy.wonka

    willy.wonka Guest

    arent you allowed to grow 2 plants up there?
     
  10. panic

    panic Member

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  11. Mr Rad Pants

    Mr Rad Pants Member

    Joined: Jan 4, 2004 Messages: 259 Likes Received: 0
    got shut down....53% to 47% i believe
     
  12. spectr

    spectr Guest

    well you can legally posses up to 4 ounces in your own home in alaska, this guy i know is a lawyer up there he was telling me that allot of the criminal justice system is run by people who are very libreal and cool shit he used to smoke weed with me every day when he was a public defender no he is a prosocuter up there.
     
  13. KRONOLOGIK

    KRONOLOGIK Member

    Joined: May 21, 2002 Messages: 834 Likes Received: 0
    Up to 30 grams legal in Toronto ;)
     
  14. <KEY3>

    <KEY3> Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 24, 2004 Messages: 6,878 Likes Received: 2
    ^ no it's not.
     
  15. KRONOLOGIK

    KRONOLOGIK Member

    Joined: May 21, 2002 Messages: 834 Likes Received: 0
    Yes it is. Unless you have it all individually bagged (dimed out)
     
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