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Poor data resulted in the diluted new marijuana law

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Poor data resulted in the diluted new marijuana law Gov. Cuomo has placed so many restrictions on the latest effort by legislators to pass medical marijuana that its passage can hardly be deemed a victory for patients who need pot. The main basis for his rejecting the Senate version of the Compassionate Care Act was the lie that marijuana is a gateway to harder drugs. Drug prohibitionists dating back to 1937 argued in front of ...


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steveleary1
July 1, 2014
9:52 p.m.

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Bravo Mr.Norris, The shootings every day and link to TV & Movies is tough to verify.
Gun deaths are 1/3 of what they were in the 1950's . They were 18 deaths per hundred thousand people in the 1950's by gun, today they are just over 6 per hundred thousand people per the CDC. The difference is that in the 1950's when Ozzie & Harriet and I Love Lucy were on TV, if someone was shot in Glens Falls you might hear about it, if they were shot in Plattsburgh you probably wouldn't hear about it. Now we regularly hear about gun deaths in places like California and are led to believe that gun deaths are increasing. It is simply not true.

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