On Thu, Oct 18, 2001 at 11:57:52AM +0100, David Golden mentioned:
> On Thursday 18 October 2001 11:35, Fergal Daly wrote:
> > That said, as long as smoking is legal, I don't see any great extra harm in
> > making hash legal (and taxed too :-)
> Well, there's your problem. Unlike tobacco, you can grow hash easily and
> cheaply in Ireland. The reason it's illegal is because taxation would be
> unenforceable, since people would be growing it in their back gardens.
Never stopped them taxing spirits & beer which can be made in your house
- beer is untaxed, for personal use.
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