Friday, 8 February 2019

Law to Legalize Pot Introduced to U.S. Senate

quote [ With a supermajority of Americans supporting marijuana legalization, the ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, Ron Wyden (D-OR), has introduced a bill to tax and regulate the substance like alcohol.

In a nod to the mainstreaming of marijuana culture, the legislation carries the stony bill number S. 420. It is the companion to a bill introduced by fellow Oregon Democrat, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, the senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, H.R. 420. ]

Should post this at 4;20 (and I LOVE how the bill is named S. 420) , but - hey, I do love the smell of an unexpected headline in the morning. Also - I have an extra 30 day silver membership to give to the first person who asks.
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[by knumbknutz@9:01pmGMT]


Bruceski said @ 1:07am GMT on 9th Feb [Score:2]
Wyden is also one of the folks behind the nationwide vote-by-mail bills, making his political platform "dangit America, Oregon has already sorted these things out so stop hand-wringing about it being hard!"
rhesusmonkey said @ 3:51am GMT on 9th Feb
As a fellow Oregonian i can say: sky hasn't fallen down.

Now, as for "figured it out" that didn't apply to Healthcare marketplace and/or homelessness and substance abuse, and i could stand to see less Proud Boyz in the streets. On the whole though i'm happy to be here.
foobar said @ 5:56am GMT on 11th Feb
You can't blame the west coast for the entire continent's homeless problem.
rhesusmonkey said @ 4:37am GMT on 12th Feb
Of course you can! They come out here to not-die in the Winter. We need some kind of erected structure to keep them out, maybe something wall-ish.
foobar said @ 5:24am GMT on 12th Feb
Or money. Maybe all you folks east of the rockies could carry your weight once in a while.
R1Xhard said @ 11:26pm GMT on 8th Feb [Score:1 Funsightful]
Silver you say, how about a green level?
zarathustra said @ 10:46am GMT on 12th Feb [Score:1 Insightful]
I woudln't be surprised to see the gop jumping on the bandwagon to get this passed before the 2020 elections lest it appear on state ballots and increase millennial turnout.

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