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Is legalizing/decriminalizing marijuana unfair to non-smokers?

Since all non-smokers are against it and hate people who smoke it, I can imagine that they all must feel very outraged and upset over the sudden change in the laws regarding it. I can't think of one reason why a non-smoker would support legalization of something they don't smoke and know it's bad for them.

Asked By: . - 1/24/2010
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I'm a non-smoker (of cigarettes), but I approve of the legalization of marijuana. Further, legalizing/decriminalization of marijuana is no more unfair to those who don't smoke weed than the legalization of alcohol is unfair to those who don't drink... More
Answered By: Monika - 1/25/2010
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It should only be allowed for medicinal purposes only as far as Im concerned. It causes people to be paranoid, unmotivated and very dependant and unable to function without it.
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Answered By: Shezfreak - 1/24/2010
 
Like I said before, Booze is WORSE than weed but it's legal. If weed stays illegal Booze should become illegal too.
Answered By: Isaac - 1/24/2010
 
because it frees other people hating people who smoke weed is like hating people because they are of a different race or religion weed is just something we do and its not harmful to our health or intelligence and non smokers should be supportive of freedom and thats what the legalizing of marijuaa is freedom 420 FOR... More
Answered By: Greenmind420 - 1/24/2010
 
I have never smoked marijuana in my life, and I think it should be legal. I just think it is logical. Is it any more harmful than alcohol? No, it's probably less harmful. So, if alcohol is legal, marijuana should be too. Plus, I know a lot of people who smoke marijuana. I think about them, and I ask myself: is... More
Answered By: MeganM - 1/24/2010
 
Well for one you need to get your facts correct, I for one have never smoked, and never used pot. But I really dont care if it was legal.
Answered By: Ant - 1/25/2010
 
If it's not around you, why do you care? No it's not unfair to a non-smoker. You have no right to tell me what I can do with my body if it's not affecting you.
Answered By: By the Way... - 1/25/2010
 
i don't smoke but marijuana should be legalized. its not my Business what others choose to do so long as they aren't putting me in any danger. it would be great for the economy if everyone who smoked bought taxed marijuana and it create many much needed jobs. it would give police more focus on dangerous crimes... More
Answered By: learn to swim - 1/25/2010
 
The same reason non-drinkers support alcohol being legal.
Answered By: Concordia - 1/25/2010
 
I don't smoke marijuana, and I support legalization FOR ADULTS. I don't want teens getting their hands on it, but..... if adults want to smoke up, it's all right with me. Why did you say all non-smokers are against it? I'm against smoking pot, but that's mainly because it's against the law. It would be nice if I... More
Answered By: Dave H - 1/26/2010
 
no, but keeping marijuana illegal is unfair to marijuana users. and marijuana isn't bad for you moron.
Answered By: *censored*windows98 - 1/26/2010
 
f*ck non smokers. they don't know anything about anything. marijuana is NOT bad for people.
Answered By: Jemma - 1/26/2010
 
Is it unfair to non-cigarette smokers that tobacco is legal? Is it unfair to non-drinkers that liquor is legal... More
Answered By: El Guapo - 1/27/2010
 
As a non-smoker myself I have to say that not ALL of us are against legalizing marijuana... More
Answered By: Joshua - 1/28/2010
 
I don't believe so at all. To make a statement that all "non-smokers" are against ending Cannabis prohibition that is completely false is unresponsive and a very weak argument. The fact is that there are many non-smokers who support legalization. Any foreign substance can cause harm to some individuals, while some are... More
Answered By: Popeye420 - 1/28/2010
 
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