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Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by trutht828: 3:55pm On Dec 14, 2019
Yustash001:
Are you telling us cigarette has more harmful effect than weed?

Yes
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by eyinjuege: 4:01pm On Dec 14, 2019
Majority of them are hallucinogenic drugs, while cigarettes are not. Someone seeing or hearing things may be a danger to others

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Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by omohlexy: 4:02pm On Dec 14, 2019
We Malians are here to read comments. Im glad some of you are now having sense. Legalise it!

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Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by grossintel(m): 4:03pm On Dec 14, 2019
emddi:
when you are in need of weed but you can't find weed to smoke,will you still hug your enemies and smile?
When you're in need of money and as broke as hell, will you still hug your enemies and smile? When you lose your phone and go to MTN office to retrieve your line but can't because you need to go to court and swear an affidavit, will you still hug your enemies and smile? Let's not even go there, they're many things that can frustrate you in this country.

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Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by InvertedHammer: 4:06pm On Dec 14, 2019
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Weed will be legal soon. Oyibo have started legalizing it. So Nigeria will follow soon.
Oyibo banned smoking cigarette in public area and thereafter, Nigeria banned smoking in public area. As soon as oyibo people are able to ban cigarette, Nigeria will ban cigarette.

Have you seen the trend? We don't lead. We follow.

Why is cigarette legal? It is the power of money channeled to politicians through lobbying which is euphemism for bribery.
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Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by favour32(m): 4:06pm On Dec 14, 2019
Do not smoke weed but make it in tea form, then, the active part is activated through milk,butter or olive oil.
Functions are too much to mention.
But in summary, it is absolutely good.
Only the backward climes demonize it.

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Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by dangoteinlaw: 4:12pm On Dec 14, 2019
My cousin who's a SARS operative told me if your dpo hates u and wants ur quick death he will put you with the squad bursting weed smoking joints, that was how he had his leg shot way back 2011. The govt hates what empowers the masses, cigarettes kill the population and makes them weak and easy to govern while weed does the opposite.

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Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by gerrystoner101(m): 4:13pm On Dec 14, 2019
Yet it's legalized in civilized & developed countries.
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by gerrystoner101(m): 4:14pm On Dec 14, 2019
englishmart:
A madman sees sane people as the ones mad. That's what weed does too. It makes ordinary thoughts or ideas seem extraordinary.

Yet it's legalized in civilized & developed countries, how smart are you than them?
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by 1Sharon(f): 4:17pm On Dec 14, 2019
GeneralPula:
Weed is one of the best thing the body needs but unfortunately lots of people have been brainwashed! The ratio of dummies that we having today would have been so low if people take weed like they drink coke!

Coke is one of the most useless thing people consume-Google search 25 uses of coke and see for yourself!

Recently one hospital In Clarksville recommended weed smoking for a friend of mine!

Don’t over smoke is the only isssh!!!

Only local WEED!

Others like S.k, Pawpaw, Arizona ain’t medicinal or less medicinal!

I hope you know medical cannabis is different to the weed you get on the streets?
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by popnation1: 4:20pm On Dec 14, 2019
Cigarette is a socially acceptable drug along side alcohol
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by Nobody: 4:23pm On Dec 14, 2019
chigoizie7:


What has tatoo and tribal marks got to do with person intelligence?

What has tatoo and tribal marks got to do with person willingness to work?

Mediocrity is what is killing that country.

Person go barb a certain kind of hair style, he won’t be employed.

If you attend a job interview without white shirt and tie , you are not competent.

If you wear perfume for an interview, they will say you are pompous.


They do not want to know how competent one is for a particular position.


Back then, I was asked to removed my black ceramic movado bold wristwatch before proceeding to my interviewer.


Nonsense country.

Do you know that I was disqualified because I have a flat feet (right leg) from Nigeria Army Recruitment Screening yesterday.

I just dey wonder, me and that Major who can stand most grin
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by 1Sharon(f): 4:25pm On Dec 14, 2019
Sofistcatdmoron:

why is paracetamol and antibiotics legal and rephnol and tramadol illegal, both are drugs, thats the answer u r looking for


Lool are tramadol and rophynol illegal? They're just highly regulated.

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Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by noisy45(m): 4:27pm On Dec 14, 2019
Weed is good . Smoke weed and afterwards go bleep a girl you will enjoy that sex
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by BushDoctor123: 4:28pm On Dec 14, 2019
itzprezy:
Let me pack my monicar here and read comments
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by mmsen: 4:29pm On Dec 14, 2019
ThatKING:
Weed has the capacity to make you feel good and satisfied even when you are obviously lagging behind.

Weed is not a product even cat and dog should have access to... The society will be fvcked up

Are you saying that alcohol is better?

Alcohol has caused people to get into deadly fights. Weed has never caused any such thing.
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by Mdtoba(m): 4:29pm On Dec 14, 2019
VanPOLICE:
grin grin
E get one ceegrate weah i smoke last week .... e high pass weed
since that time i say .... no to sweed
hmm the effects never clear
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by emddi(m): 4:31pm On Dec 14, 2019
grossintel:
When you're in need of money and as broke as hell, will you still hug your enemies and smile? When you lose your phone and go to MTN office to retrieve your line but can't because you need to go to court and swear an affidavit, will you still hug your enemies and smile? Let's not even go there, they're many things that can frustrate you in this country.
as long as you are mentally sound,lack of money,losing your phone,retrieving you line wouldn't affect you as long as your life isn't centered on "things"(what you can get),but when you are deprived of a substance that stimulate your brain,my brother even the devil will run away from you.Your brain controls your entire life/being
Take away my hands,eyes or leg,but give me a sound mind I will still rule this world,but give me a perfect body without a sound mind,I'm as useless as fly.

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Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by Jonovo98: 4:43pm On Dec 14, 2019
They know the truth
I believe that anybody,that is criticizing
Or trying to stop people from smoking weed
Is a witch

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Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by tck2000(m): 4:47pm On Dec 14, 2019
psychologist:
Have you seen the ripple effect of both?

If yes, then your answer is in your question, "Hard" drugs
lol
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by Sofistcatdmoron: 4:49pm On Dec 14, 2019
1Sharon:


Lool are tramadol and rophynol illegal? They're just highly regulated.
what of coke and other hard drugs that are illegal
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by pcguru1(m): 4:53pm On Dec 14, 2019
johnkey:
Cos the government and religious organizations knows when you smoke weed you begin to see things the way they truly are and start asking questions challenging them. You see life in beautiful colors unlike the others that sees life in Black and White.

I agree with you, I smoke weed and it makes you way too laidback, unless you are a functioning addict in my case. But kicking it soon, as work gets more serious next year.

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Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by joyandfaith: 5:24pm On Dec 14, 2019
xynerise:
Thought provoking I would say..

Cigarette contains nicotine and methane which obviously kills. It has led death of millions globally on annual bases, and unfortunately, even thousands have died as a result of secondhand smoke exposure..that means, even a non-smoker is " liable to die young" when exposed to a smoker.

Despite these facts, cigarette is still legal. Isn't it hypocritical to make weed and other hard drugs illegal while cigarette remains a menace flexing freely in the society?


both should be banned
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by olab059(m): 5:28pm On Dec 14, 2019
josielewa:
Weed and some dopamine reducing plant like the mushroom or some drugs like the LSD,DMT,and mdma are banned because this drugs and plant can knock you out of reality for life. Even those who take little almost experience the same episodes..I.e they see the universe in another dimension. Like the ayahuasca plant used by the shamans in Peru to have more enlightenment. This drugs and plants awaken your consciousness and spirit self....but cigarette will destroy yet the industry makes billions of dollars

Men! I can never forget the day I did more than myself and ate weed instead of smoking it. I started remembering scenes from one old soap opera called Mirror in the Sun. In fact, I became one of the characters in the soap opera. The girl I was with wanted to start crying as it seemed I had ran mad...in fact, let's just say I was mad for a few hours. She would ask me a question, and I would respond after like 30 seconds.

I looked in the mirror and I scared myself to death...in my mind, I wasn't smiling, but my reflection in the mirror showed I was smiling. I didn't want to fall asleep that night because I thought if I slept in that state I would remain mad forever. My spirit/soul started astral traveling into different galaxes. Damn! It's hard to explain. I would never near weed ever again. And I understand why it still remains illegal.

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Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by Neoteny(m): 5:44pm On Dec 14, 2019
kingjrofficial:
so any substance that influence behavior is an illegal substance??

If the behavior change is enough to cause injury and harm, yes.

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Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by 40secondsguy(m): 5:46pm On Dec 14, 2019
VanPOLICE:
grin grin

E get one ceegrate weah i smoke last week .... e high pass weed

since that time i say .... no to sweed
Which brand
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by grandstar(m): 5:47pm On Dec 14, 2019
xynerise:
Thought provoking I would say..

Cigarette contains nicotine and methane which obviously kills. It has led death of millions globally on annual bases, and unfortunately, even thousands have died as a result of secondhand smoke exposure..that means, even a non-smoker is " liable to die young" when exposed to a smoker.

Despite these facts, cigarette is still legal. Isn't it hypocritical to make weed and other hard drugs illegal while cigarette remains a menace flexing freely in the society?


It will be extremely unwise to make cigarettes illegal. Once done, Al Capone will.rise from the dead.

By making it legal, the product can be monitored easily and even taxed. Since few criminals are involved in the cigarette trade- those smuggling it to avoid sin taxes, little is spent chasing criminals.

Legalisation has been touted for other dangerous controlled substances such as cannabis and cocaine.

If made legal and heavily taxed but sold at a price point able to drive criminals out of business, it will yield lots of cash for governments, free up police manhours and resources used in chasing criminals.

The benefits are huge. Already many US states are legalizing consumption of cannabis and in countries like Uruguay and the Netherlands, it is legal. Money raised from taxing it can be used for treating addicts.

In countries like Portugal and Switzerland, there is some quasi legitimacy given to drug users carrying little amounts. This has made it possible for these governments to easily manage drug addiction in the country.

I am not an addict. Most governments that desire legalization do so out of pragmatism: to reduce crime and manage the drug trade and drug users.
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by Deicide: 5:47pm On Dec 14, 2019
Same way sugar isn't illegal grin
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by blazepascal(m): 5:53pm On Dec 14, 2019
Cigar and weed are the same . People should stop fooling theirselves saying weed is better because its natural, Beside weed ought to be banned. i dont know why its still legalized,although i believe its somehow medicinal, but it still needs to be banned.
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by deadkamalu: 6:03pm On Dec 14, 2019
Read up on politics of tobacco and marijuana. It stems from the futile search of gold by europeans. the adventurers came back with nothing to show from the new world except hemp.

They found out that hemp grows in every climate and the people are enjoying the herb consequently the demand for tobacco plummeted as the local people began to plant the herb in their backyard.

Tobacco is not ubiquitous to every climate therefore it is more profitable to farmers who are mostly big cooperations. They used their influence to stifle hemp and make it illegal.
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by OMNIVIRUS(m): 6:07pm On Dec 14, 2019
Ufemia26:


Sometimes we need to make researches on these things.
Cannabis (weed) is a plant which to me is perfect when consumed the right way (brewed as tea, use as a spice for cooking and not smoking it) and in approriate amount.
It becomes detrimental to the health when it abused. Cigaratte on the other hand is deadly and their is no defending it.


Smoking is a risk factor but not an absolute cause. I know someone is 84 years he started smoking at 22 and he is still smoking till date.
Re: Why Are Weeds And Other Hard Drugs Illegal While Cigarette Remains Legal? by internationalman(m): 6:10pm On Dec 14, 2019
noisy45:
Weed is good . Smoke weed and afterwards go bleep a girl you will enjoy that sex

i have heard this before from someone..

can you attest to how true it is

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