Poll: Jersey Residents Prefer Legalized Pot to Online Gaming

Soon, the state’s vice squads will have nothing left to do.

AP reports on New Jersey’s vice preferences: “A Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll finds 41 percent of respondents would support smoking marijuana recreationally if it became legal. That compares to only 32 percent who support gambling over the Internet, which is legal in New Jersey now. The poll finds support for online gambling has fallen, even as it enters its third full month and more than 150,000 online gambling accounts have been set up in the state.”

Well you know what they say. The grass (heh, heh-heh, get it?) is always greener on the other side.


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  • malcolmkyle

    Prohibition isn’t like a disease where we’re still waiting for the cure to be discovered—we know the cure for this right now. This isn’t like putting a man on the moon or inventing the Internet. It doesn’t take some stroke of genius or feat of technology. We have everything we need right now to end this moronothon. Rarely in the history of mankind have we encountered a problem of such magnitude and consequence that is so eminently solvable.

    We are actually experiencing a de facto civl war between the majority (those who embrace reason and function in the real world of cause and effect) and the prohibitionists, who, numbed by their isolation and despair, are seeking meaning in a mythical world that can never, ever, be reality-based. A world of deceit and lies, of blood and corpses—a world of complete social and economic collapse.