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When you go to the URL at the bottom, all it says is, “There are seven levels.”
To quote another British 1960s icon: “Well, he would, wouldn’t he?”
(often misquoted as “Well, he would say that, wouldn’t he?”
I agree with decriminalisation, but that’s a stupid argument. People are murdering anyway, so why make them criminals?
Give ‘im a break, he was probably high when he said it.
It’s not a stupid argument unless you reduce it to false equivalencies as the commenter did here. The difference between murder and cannabis possession/sale should be obvious. Murder has always been a crime. But cannabis was legal in the United States for 200 years — until the early 1900’s when states began passing laws against it.
So yes, government took a plant that was naturally growing and turned it into a crime — turning people who used that plant into criminals.