Author Topic: Philly to Set Massive Precedent and Stop Arresting People for Drug Possession—of ALL DRUGS  (Read 676 times)

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Best reality post @aligncare   They just killed tourism. 
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Best reality post @aligncare   They just killed tourism.

@The Ghost

Not to mention any hope of a balanced budget or tax reduction for homeowners. Property insurance rates are going to explode too,as are the parts of the city budgets dedicated to the PD,the Fire Dept,trash pickup,welfare expenses,and health care.

Even worse,property tax rates are going to explode as the city tries to figure out where they are going to get all that money from.

Can you say "Detroit,Part 2"?
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@goatprarie

Who is your authority,Jerry Falwell?

Professor Jennings

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@goatprarie

Who is your authority,Jerry Falwell?
Read the book.

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I'd be willing to bet that inside of 10 years every deep blue city from coast to coast will mirror San Francisco.
As long as they are too stoned to make it tot he polling places on election day I am fine with that.
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There is a difference between legalizing and decriminalizing. After reading about Portugal's radical (?) drug policy that is working, I have a somewhat different perspective.  I agree that drugs should be decriminalized; not necessarily legalized.  In other words, if you are caught with marijuana, an opioid, or other illegal substance, you wouldn't necessarily be prosecuted but rather be mandated to go into a rehabilitation center where you would have doctors and social workers who would help you get off the drug(s) and get back into society where you would become a productive citizen.  If the offender didn't want to comply, then they could always opt for a jail sentence.  Most I feel would choose the rehabilitation program offered. This is being done in Portugal and it is working!

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/dec/05/portugals-radical-drugs-policy-is-working-why-hasnt-the-world-copied-it

Interesting.

Except Philly simply intends to do nothing. Look the other way.

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Interesting.

Except Philly simply intends to do nothing. Look the other way.

And THAT is how 'it' starts...pretty soon, you can't leave the house without protective footwear.

Actually, I think this is wonderful.  They are giving us 'ammunition' for campaign spots for 2020.

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