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‚ÄčWith sad predictability, the GOP’s cowardly, conservative apologists for the status quo in California have dutifully lined up against the Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010, which will appear on this November’s ballot in the Golden State.

The California Republican Party wasted no time in making their opposition to marijuana legalization official, reports Joe Garofoli at SF Gate.
“The last thing California needs is hundreds of thousands of more people getting high, and the costs to society that would come from widely expanded drug use,” said GOP chair Ron Nehring Wednesday, seemingly unaware that pot use has already expanded.
“We know a top factor behind whether young people try drugs is cost, and legalization would certainly bring the cost of dope down, making it much more widely accessible,” Nehring said, seemingly unaware that, so far in human history, cost of drugs has never kept any teen from trying the stuff, and besides, weed is already widely accessible.