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Illinois House votes to legalize medical marijuana
Chicago Tribue ^ | April 17, 2013 | Joanne von Alroth

Posted on 04/18/2013 11:24:45 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies

The Illinois House of Representatives voted narrowly on Wednesday to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes, bringing the state a step closer to becoming the 21st in the United States to allow some form of pot use to treat illness. [...]

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: cannabis; drugs; marijuana; medicalmarijuana; medpot

1 posted on 04/18/2013 11:24:45 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

This is probably a good thing. I mean, given what a mess the Dems have made out of Illinois, I’d smoke pot too if I lived there.


2 posted on 04/18/2013 11:28:07 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

This is probably a good thing. I mean, given what a mess the Dems have made out of Illinois, I’d smoke pot too if I lived there.


3 posted on 04/18/2013 11:28:10 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: JustSayNoToNannies; Revolting cat!
The Illinois House of Representatives voted narrowly on Wednesday to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes, bringing the state a step closer to becoming the 21st in the United States to allow some form of pot use to treat illness.

Medicinal purposes. Like "slowin' your roll".

4 posted on 04/18/2013 11:37:31 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

By shielding it under “medicinal purposes”, its use cannot be grounds for termination (however you CAN be fired for smoking tobacco in your own time if your employer prohibits it).


5 posted on 04/18/2013 11:38:40 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

Here’s a little song I wrote
While in the corner, smoking dope
“Don’t worry. Be a hophead.”

Here is my advice to you
While the feds pretend to rescue you
“Don’t worry. Be a hophead.”

oo, oo, oo, oo, oo, oo, oo, oo, oo, oo, oo (Don’t worry)
oo, oo, oo, oo, oo, oo, oo (Be a hophead)
oo, oo, oo, oo, oooooh (Don’t worry. Be a hophead)

The landlord says the rent is late
Just sit there and masturbate
Don’t worry. Be a hophead...


6 posted on 04/18/2013 11:44:34 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: a fool in paradise
Medicinal purposes. Like "slowin' your roll".

Like nausea, pain, and AIDS wasting.

7 posted on 04/18/2013 11:49:02 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: OrangeHoof

I presume you are retired, with not much to do.

If not...don’t give up your day job.


8 posted on 04/18/2013 11:50:37 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

Will fraudulent use, prescription abuse, etc. be prosecuted as if it was xanex? Or will it be “up to the local communities” to determine if there will be prosecution?


9 posted on 04/18/2013 12:01:21 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise

http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/98/HB/09800HB0001eng.htm


10 posted on 04/18/2013 12:16:02 PM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: a fool in paradise

Do you support Illinois’ authority under the Tenth Amendment to carry out this policy?


11 posted on 04/18/2013 12:41:10 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: Ken H

Don’t pussyfoot about it. Decriminalize it or legalize it. If you support more scofflaw legislation that is just a shrug from liberals, go right ahead.

Your money will subsidize those fraudulent “prescriptions”.

Can I get a taxpayer funded 6-pack, mack?


12 posted on 04/18/2013 12:55:53 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise

So do you support Illinois’ authority under the Tenth Amendment to carry out this policy - YES or NO?


13 posted on 04/18/2013 12:58:50 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: Ken H
"What difference does it make?"

The state is run by crooks.

"Do as thou wilt shall be the law of the land."

Make you happy? Is this your agenda?

Make the abortion pill an over the counter medicine so anyone can get it at any age yet birth control pills are still paid for by insurance/welfare. Right?

14 posted on 04/18/2013 1:08:29 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise; Ken H

"Do as thou wilt shall be the law of the land."

Make you happy? Is this your agenda?

Capone made his money exactly on the fact that "Do as thou wilt" was not the law of the land - specifically as applied to the mind-altering drug alcohol. Today we have pot Capones aplenty because of the pot ban - is this your agenda?

15 posted on 04/18/2013 1:18:55 PM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: a fool in paradise
"What difference does it make?"

Not terribly surprising that you'd quote from another question-dodger.

Why won't you answer a simple question on whether or not you support the Constitution?

16 posted on 04/18/2013 1:22:33 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

It wasn’t just drugs, prostitution, and booze making money for “Capones”. The mob owns unions, labor, and politicians.

Chicago is filthy.

“Do as thou wilt” is the so called ‘Satanist philosophy” of Alister Crowley.

But at least I’m not defending the use of easy scrips for dopeheads because the “upright” politicians are too chickensh!t to just legalize it. Kind of like how they let the activists change laws on homosexuality though the courts rather than the legislature.

But do whatever you want. No body cares about any laws in this country anymore. Come and go to this land as you please from wherever, no matter your criminal background, no matter your current state of health (viruses got rights too!).

America’s in decline. Have at it.


17 posted on 04/18/2013 1:24:37 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Ken H; a fool in paradise
Why won't you answer a simple question on whether or not you support the Constitution?

Now, Ken, you know very well why he won't.

18 posted on 04/18/2013 1:25:30 PM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

All the progressive blue states are lining up behind pot. Big, big surprise.


19 posted on 04/18/2013 1:26:09 PM PDT by Monty22002
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To: a fool in paradise
It wasn’t just drugs, prostitution, and booze making money for “Capones”.

But it was a big part. Do you favor or oppose the laws that hyperinflate pot profits and channel those profits to today's Capones?

20 posted on 04/18/2013 1:28:28 PM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: Monty22002
All the progressive blue states are lining up behind pot.

Medical marijuana is legal in red states Montana and Arizona.

21 posted on 04/18/2013 1:34:15 PM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

Red states aren’t perfect obviously. But the push is from the left.


22 posted on 04/18/2013 1:42:55 PM PDT by Monty22002
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To: JustSayNoToNannies; windcliff

‘Well, Doc...My libido could use a boost.’


23 posted on 04/18/2013 1:45:04 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Monty22002
Red states Montana and Arizona are on the right side of this one - much more dangerous drugs than marijuana are available by prescription.
24 posted on 04/18/2013 1:47:20 PM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies
Like nausea, pain, and AIDS wasting.

And inflammation relief, immune boosting, cancer treatments, etc etc. Big Pharma doesn't want you to know the benefits of cannabis. It right there for anyone to see if you just look.

25 posted on 04/18/2013 3:55:22 PM PDT by numberonepal (First they came for Sarah, then they came for Herman.....)
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