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International Decriminalization of Marijuana

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 6/15/2011 Category: Society
Updated: 5 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 1,100 times Debate No: 17063
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gjloeffler

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Arguing For the International Decriminalization of Marijuana

I believe it is the role the UN and all nations to follow scientific evidence, and enact sensible, proven drug policy to reduce drug abuse and all the burdens that are brought by the War on Drugs. Marijuana being most evident.

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needledak

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sorry buddy, I have to forfeit
Debate Round No. 1
gjloeffler

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You're a wise man. Will re-start this debate in a week's time with a bit more structure and clarity.
needledak

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needledak forfeited this round.
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gjloeffler

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needledak

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Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by BlackVoid 5 years ago
BlackVoid
Meh, it'll probably be more than a week before i'm done, but we'll see what happens.
Posted by gjloeffler 5 years ago
gjloeffler
Also, HandsofManos, the blunt reason why the UN is involved is because many countries cannot act on their own initiative on these issues due to ties and obligations with the UN.
Posted by gjloeffler 5 years ago
gjloeffler
I may take it down and put it back up in a week if anybody is willing then? Seems like I'm more swamped than I thought with other work.
Posted by BlackVoid 5 years ago
BlackVoid
I have an upcoming tournament round I need to do, but once thats over with I'd be willing to debate this with you.
Posted by HandsofManos 5 years ago
HandsofManos
i agree almost completely with you, except for the un bit.
Posted by gjloeffler 5 years ago
gjloeffler
Correct. With a focus on penalizing large drug organizations and dividing them between addicts, users and petty sellers, for whom health and treatment services are provided.
Posted by BlackVoid 5 years ago
BlackVoid
In this debate, decrim means we send drug users to mandatory rehab rather than prison right?
Posted by gjloeffler 5 years ago
gjloeffler
My first debate, will give it s descent shot though. I do feel passionate about the topic.

The UN plays an important role, but they are not the sole enforcer of my plan. The topic is International Decriminalization of Marijuana.
Posted by larztheloser 5 years ago
larztheloser
If this is still here tomorrow I'll take it. Doubt it though.
Posted by Yorble 5 years ago
Yorble
I enjoy this topic, but I agree with you 100%. Someone will take this soon, and welcome to DDO!
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Vote Placed by Ragnar 3 years ago
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