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Old 09-18-2014, 01:52 PM   #76
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I tried pot once. Didn't do anything, and I smoked hydroponic sensamillia too, and friend who gave it to me took one puff and was on Cloud 9. I got hungry, but that was it, I went back to cleaning our apartment and never felt anything else. A can of Pringles did get munched on though.

I think it's abused due to recreational overuse.

In my opinion, it needs control, and needs to be limited to patients with life-threatening illnesses that have a chance of becoming, or being terminal illnesses as a way to help them ease pain, aid medicines in speeding up effects, and relaxing them.

Someone with ADHD, back pain, and such doesn't need pot. They need a slap up side the head, a hobby, and/or a massage therapist or chiropractor.
Considering that your results were so different from your friends, who is qualified to determine and control that? Furthermore to what end? Exactly how does it serve anyone, let alone society as a whole, to prosecute and jail people who possess a naturally growing plant and upon the consumption of said plant, eat Pringles and/or giggle at Sponge Bob?

Similarly, who the hell are you to tell someone else what they need for some ailment they have? You tend to your ills and they should have the right to tend to theirs. As long as "what works for you" doesn't harm anyone else, why should you, let alone The State, have any concern and spend any money or effort? This is just personal bias and has zero place in the Law.
 
Old 09-20-2014, 08:21 AM   #77
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Cool

Being born is a contract with humanity and it needs to be rewritten kitten LOL!
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Why is it that public schools have embraced zero tolerance and private schools seem to handle business in a more creative if not retention-oriented manner? My untested hypothesis is that it comes down to incentives.

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So, here is likely why public schools are very much in the zero tolerance camp. Private schools have an incentive to do everything they can to keep students enrolled. After all, the student, or rather the student’s parents, are the customer. Student retention is customer retention. There is a high cost involved in converting a potential student into an enrolled student, and this cost is much greater in the middle of an academic year when new pupil enrollment is less likely.
--georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
Healthcare or war are different debates (closely related here:)... should we pay more for people who make or fall into poor choices like becoming morbidly obese or working at a factory there whole life to get carpal tunnel??? and, even thinking terror (or stupidity) is a good way to combat terror (or stupidity)?!.
Catch my drift €˘cat?
 
Old 10-30-2015, 04:39 PM   #78
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Cool Stay Green!

Careful now,,, don't die of alcohol poisoning or philosophizing these next few days... stay green!!!

Also, try Salvia divinorum... at a legal zip code near you(?) they (gun-toting maniacs) will fix it for you (watch some scary movies while you don't!)

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Old 10-30-2015, 04:56 PM   #79
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Personally, I'd strongly advise against any psyche-altering substances/situations (drugs, alcohol, dance, ...) unless in a super safe environment, and even then...
Again...personally, besides, I dont smoke, do drugs or drink...just for the sake of control
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(being a sensible girl)
 
Old 10-30-2015, 05:04 PM   #80
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I was recently thinking of my senior year high school "English" teacher (...and, how hot she was ) she said: "never tried any drug"(... aside from the obvious;) I thought, what a waste,,, upon proper edu(like they don't do) tho!!!

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Old 10-30-2015, 05:30 PM   #81
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I gave up smoking when Mrs. Jones died.
 
Old 10-30-2015, 05:42 PM   #82
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L, o, l, self-control... (corrected.)
 
Old 10-30-2015, 05:43 PM   #83
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Funny on how when the problem comes to a certain class of people. Instead of being a problem only on the other side of the tracks.
That attitudes start to change when their kids go to prison.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/31/us...ents.html?_r=0

Hypocrisy has no boundaries when it comes to moral stances then.

Locally. Our police chiefs son can be busted with drugs and other offences. Then mysteriously. All charges are dropped.
A hispanic kid from a poor family. Say bye bye.

War on drugs is just class warfare in my opinion. To all the voters who support the war on drugs. I hope your kid does not get caught up in the roadblock.

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Old 10-30-2015, 07:41 PM   #84
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Funny on how when the problem comes to a certain class of people. Instead of being a problem only on the other side of the tracks.
That attitudes start to change when their kids go to prison.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/31/us...ents.html?_r=0

Hypocrisy has no boundaries when it comes to moral stances then.

Locally. Our police chiefs son can be busted with drugs and other offences. Then mysteriously. All charges are dropped.
A hispanic kid from a poor family. Say bye bye.

War on drugs is just class warfare in my opinion. To all the voters who support the war on drugs. I hope your kid does not get caught up in the roadblock.
Thats interesting, I wonder if they would also like a gentler punishment if their bratty kids were in trouble for rape, or hazing, or whatever else rich white kids seem to get away with. Pretty much the mentality is, until it hits home make punishments as tough as possible.

I don't see why they have to worry much though, if they have money they can just buy their kids' freedom. You have enough money and you can practically get away with anything.

It is also funny (poor choice of words) - ironic I guess, that the US has the highest number of incarcerations, hell the PRC, DPRK, Iran should be taking lessons from us.

Back on subject, since a few states have already legalised it for personal use, I don't see why it isn't inevitable that it will be rolled out (no pun intended) to the rest of the country eventually.

The so-called war on drugs is a joke. It has cost more money and lives than it is intended outcome.

I am now going on a tangent -- Whats more criminal to me is the stranglehold pharma has, and their products are pushed on us everyday, just turn on your tv...

The US Drugwar
I'll just leave this here

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Old 10-30-2015, 08:10 PM   #85
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I'll just leave this here
Holy cow. A pragmatic human being. I am also upset about how the pharmacy and medical community has high jacked us.
I had better medical coverage in the 1980's than I do now. I expect to pass away from being a broke a$$ scooter tramp.

Edit: PS. I have Blue Cross Medical Insurance. It sucks.

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Old 10-30-2015, 08:33 PM   #86
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Holy cow. A pragmatic human being. I am also upset about how the pharmacy and medical community has high jacked us.
I had better medical coverage in the 1980's than I do now. I expect to pass away from being a broke a$$ scooter tramp.

Edit: PS. I have Blue Cross Medical Insurance. It sucks.
I'm under Obamacare PPO, not bad only shitty thing about it is that I can't do overtime because it disqualifies my subsidy if I do. I am waiting to see what my company offers for their insurance this year and if it is better I will go with that. I can then make more overtime monie$, but the drawback is I won't be able to deduct from my taxes like I do under Obamacare, so I have to weigh the pros/cons of each.


Back on subject, again I wouldn't be surprised if eventually the entire country legalises marijuana. I don't see the problem in legalising it. And actually it would be a win for government anyways, since all of the tax revenue that could be collected just like when prohibition was repealed. Then again prohibition is what happens when you have religious morons dictating policy. And oh yea, a lot more people died during prohibition, because of the takeover of booze running by organized crime, and by going to a speakeasy you were playing with your life, because most of the booze was watered down with toxic substances, which in turn would be your final drink.

Its all about money though, since I am sure that big tobacco also has a hand in making sure it isn't fully legalised, because think of the impact it would have on their profits.
 
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Yeah. To protect our health. Paraquat weed from Mexico was making it to the American markets.

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If it is inhaled, paraquat could cause poisoning leading to lung damage. In the past, some marijuana in the United States has been found to contain paraquat.
http://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/paraq...sics/facts.asp

Because of https://www.intellihub.com/us-gov-ad...uana-in-1980s/ >>>>>Govt Policy.

Sound like Govt Gin joints to me. Policy can kill a citizen slowly but surely.

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Old 10-30-2015, 09:02 PM   #88
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Except that what are the chemicals in tobacco smoke again?

"nicotine, tar, and carbon monoxide, as well as formaldehyde, ammonia, hydrogen cyanide, arsenic, and DDT." http://therealcost.betobaccofree.hhs...8P8HAQ#Reasons

Smoking marijuana is by no means safe for your lungs - even if it is not laced with anything but is just pure unadulterated weed, you are still doing damage, but I would also imagine that cigarette smoke is worse.
 
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Yeah, cigarette tobacco users calling pot users harmful is like the kettle calling the pot black.

But one is legal all over the world. The other depending in what country you are in. Is not.

I do not smoke anything any more. I have been known to eat a mushroom or brownie from time to time though.

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Old 10-30-2015, 09:31 PM   #90
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non-smoker, I just don't like the taste.
 
  


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