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Posted 08 August 2012 - 04:46 PM

Agreed...just as IQ and intelligence are not the same thing...if anything IQ represents only a type of intelligence



Sorry forgot to add in memory as well.
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 04:48 PM

Reeks to bad.


So does your "rectal emission" but we still let you keep eating .. B)
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 04:48 PM

Anyone know if anymore research has gone into this?
'Teens who smoke pot at risk for later schizophrenia, psychosis'
http://www.health.ha...is-201103071676


People who abuse caffeine are at risk for heart problems, people who abuse alcohol are at risk for liver problems, people who abuse sugar are at risk of adult onset diabetes.

Your point is moot, anything, and everything can be bad for you. Also I was easily able to trace that site back to an (American) Republican website.
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 04:49 PM

Sorry forgot to add in memory as well.


Oddly enough the only issue I've ever run into as a result of smoking pot for 12+ years is my short term memory on occasion and reaction time...my long term memory was never affected, so this is likely not much of an issue either, except for short term.
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 04:53 PM

Anyone know if anymore research has gone into this?
'Teens who smoke pot at risk for later schizophrenia, psychosis'
http://www.health.ha...is-201103071676


Yes. There is a correlation, but no causation. Just because they occur together, does mean that it is caused by it.
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 04:54 PM

You've got to be joking. One of life's greatest experiences? Smoking weed? Guess what, I made that statement fully aware of what smoking is like. I've tried it before. Average pot, the best pot, all the same it did nothing for me and I found it to be a profuse waste of my time.

Going to bed every night with the girl of my dreams, traveling the world, one day building something with my own hands - now those are life's greatest experiences. Puffing a joint, getting wasted, or doing any of this other trivial nonsense isn't one of them.


All the things you want/dream f doing are doable when stoned, and probably more fun .. at least for some folks .. so just keep doing what is right for you .. judge not lest you be judged?? .. :)
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 04:55 PM

Anyone know if anymore research has gone into this?
'Teens who smoke pot at risk for later schizophrenia, psychosis'
http://www.health.ha...is-201103071676


I've spent time reading up on it. No one really knows for sure what causes Psychosis, so it's hard to correlate. However, I remember reading somewhere that it has been statistically proven that there is no relation between the two. The increase in marijuana usage in the past 50 years has risen by something like 60% (don't quote me on it), and the rate of psychotic developments had remained if not decreased by 5%.
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 05:00 PM

Just as a note to all those that are against legalization citing that it is harmful to the health as it hurts the lungs, there are other ways to use Marijuana including ingesting and vaporizing which pose no risk to the lungs.

I don't smoke or use marjiuana in any form, nor do I really care if its legal or not I just would like to point out that something being harmful to the health must not be high on this list of points of whether something is illegal or not. Case in point is energy drinks such as monster and red bull which are even called "natural health products". Tobacco - duh. Alcohol - perhaps a primary factor in most domestic violence cases, not to mention liver and other diseases stemming from overindulgence. Herbacides and Pesticides, Mercury Amalgam fillings (we have known since ancient times Mercury is Toxic), Radiation expose from Xrays and CT scans, the list really goes on.

My only point is, is that there is no way that Marijuana is illegal because of the small health risk it poses to chronic users.

I did not watch the 2 hour movie but I remember learning that the true reason Marijuana is illegal is due to document that was produced by Weyerhauser (Paper Manufacturer - capatalist) who saw that hemp was far superior to tree paper in every way and feared the loss of enterprise. He went on to link hemp and marijuana together and lobbyed to have them both made illegal.
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 05:15 PM

Either you're lying or it didn't work for you the first time (which is common). Either way, you didn't experience it the same way myself and others have. I don't disagree with you, those are great life experiences, but you're limiting yourself. Pot is more than just getting high and eating chips. It brings out the positivity in everything, it's incredible.


My point is that you are hung up on an altering substance that plenty of people do not need. Now you are trying to argue that without it I can't be positive, I can't enjoy life to the fullest, ect. That I need the extra enhancement to really bring all that stuff forth. This is simply not true. If you need it, that's fine. But I am not limiting myself. I am not missing out. In fact, any other junkie will preach to me the same things about their drug of choice. And they have.

It is one thing to believe in it, it's another to start telling other people they are living unfulfilled lives because they don't care to smoke doobies with you. I find it disturbing that you are this passionate about some grass which in itself may indicate you have a problem.
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 05:16 PM

I've spent time reading up on it. No one really knows for sure what causes Psychosis, so it's hard to correlate. However, I remember reading somewhere that it has been statistically proven that there is no relation between the two. The increase in marijuana usage in the past 50 years has risen by something like 60% (don't quote me on it), and the rate of psychotic developments had remained if not decreased by 5%.


I don't think that there is any evidance that indicate it is a permanent situation, but marijuana induced psychosis is an acual diagnosis. Most psychiatrist like to see an individual clear of pot for 6 months before considering a diagnosis of schizophrenia. There are indications that marijuana exacerbates the symptoms of schizophrenia and should be avoided by individuals that have the illness.

It is not unusual for some people to (temporarily) inherit these symptoms when smoking pot. Who knows what happens to these individuals if they become chronic users.

At the very least, it is clear that some people should avoid marijuana, just as others should avoid alcohol (or any other mind/behaviour changing substance). Brain chemistry is very susceptible to changes.
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 05:18 PM

Years of use, not 30 days :picard:

the idiocy level of this thread just keeps moving along :rolleyes:

anyone can assume this or that would happen if it was legalized, but the reality is no one will know until it is, so keep dreaming and puffing away :picard:

we already have enough morons in this country who make bad decisions without the use of marijuana, legalizing it would only make problems worse, any argument suggesting otherwise is not even worthy or a reply.


Man you really have no idea what your talking about. I'm guessing you've never done any research on the substance, and you didn't watch the video I posted above like I asked you too. Legalizing Marijuana would have an extremely positive change on the country, it's pretty predictable on what would happen. Hemp is one of the fastest renewable energy resources in the world.

Here's some facts:
  • Hemp produces impressive yields of material - up to 25 tonnes of dry matter per hectare per year
  • It can be used as a fodder for stock
  • Hempseed has high levels of protein, carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, essential fatty acids and trace elements.
  • Hempseed oil comprises nearly a third of the seeds' weight; making it a viable source for cooking oil, lighting and bio-fuel.
  • Hempseed oil is also beneficial as a body care product and can be made into soaps, conditioners and lotions.
  • The stalk provides a very strong, durable and rot resistant fiber that has been used in the shipping industry for centuries. As hemp can grow over ten feet tall, the long fibers are perfect for rope.
  • The short fibers of the stalk can be used in textiles as a replacement or blender fiber for cotton.
  • The core of the stalk can be used to make paper and organic plastics.
  • The woody core, known as hurds, can be mixed with lime, sand, plaster and cement to create a very strong concrete or building bricks.
  • The core fiber can also be utilized in producing a fiberboard that is twice as strong as wood-based fiberboard.
  • The stalk can be used to make methanol and ethanol
  • Hemp can be planted as a crop for restoring the fertility of fields in the process of stock rotation.
  • Given its fast growth (up to 13 feet in 90 days), hemp may also be useful in carbon sequestration - taking carbon out of the air and putting it back into the earth.
  • Hemp is a great insulation material that can be applied in the wall cavities and roof spaces of houses as a replacement for fiberglass batts.
  • The flowers and leaves are used to make medicines for treating many ailments such as glaucoma and cancer sufferers can be prescribed it to ease pain.
As for your argument on making issues worse, I'm not really sure what you're talking about. The biggest issue in the drug trade is the sales of Marijuana, legalizing it would eliminate that completely. Think about it, if it was properly distributed by the Gov't, and still made illegal to grow more than 2 plants, there would be no money made in the sale of Marijuana for the underground market.

Next time do a little research. Read a book. You don't just post an uneducated statement and say "Anything that can match this response, isn't worth my time" like some egotistical, childish, closed-minded prick.

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 05:25 PM

My point is that you are hung up on an altering substance that plenty of people do not need. Now you are trying to argue that without it I can't be positive, I can't enjoy life to the fullest, ect. That I need the extra enhancement to really bring all that stuff forth. This is simply not true. If you need it, that's fine. But I am not limiting myself. I am not missing out. In fact, any other junkie will preach to me the same things about their drug of choice. And they have.

It is one thing to believe in it, it's another to start telling other people they are living unfulfilled lives because they don't care to smoke doobies with you. I find it disturbing that you are this passionate about some grass which in itself may indicate you have a problem.


I didn't say that. I'm not preaching that everyone should light up to fulfill their lives, if you don't want to try it, that's perfectly OK. I'm just saying your missing out. The main reason I support the legalization is for a bigger purpose than just getting stoned. The plant has many uses, many uses that would change the country for the greater good (See above post).
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 10:10 PM

Man you really have no idea what your talking about. I'm guessing you've never done any research on the substance, and you didn't watch the video I posted above like I asked you too. Legalizing Marijuana would have an extremely positive change on the country, it's pretty predictable on what would happen. Hemp is one of the fastest renewable energy resources in the world.

Here's some facts:

  • Hemp produces impressive yields of material - up to 25 tonnes of dry matter per hectare per year
  • It can be used as a fodder for stock
  • Hempseed has high levels of protein, carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, essential fatty acids and trace elements.
  • Hempseed oil comprises nearly a third of the seeds' weight; making it a viable source for cooking oil, lighting and bio-fuel.
  • Hempseed oil is also beneficial as a body care product and can be made into soaps, conditioners and lotions.
  • The stalk provides a very strong, durable and rot resistant fiber that has been used in the shipping industry for centuries. As hemp can grow over ten feet tall, the long fibers are perfect for rope.
  • The short fibers of the stalk can be used in textiles as a replacement or blender fiber for cotton.
  • The core of the stalk can be used to make paper and organic plastics.
  • The woody core, known as hurds, can be mixed with lime, sand, plaster and cement to create a very strong concrete or building bricks.
  • The core fiber can also be utilized in producing a fiberboard that is twice as strong as wood-based fiberboard.
  • The stalk can be used to make methanol and ethanol
  • Hemp can be planted as a crop for restoring the fertility of fields in the process of stock rotation.
  • Given its fast growth (up to 13 feet in 90 days), hemp may also be useful in carbon sequestration - taking carbon out of the air and putting it back into the earth.
  • Hemp is a great insulation material that can be applied in the wall cavities and roof spaces of houses as a replacement for fiberglass batts.
  • The flowers and leaves are used to make medicines for treating many ailments such as glaucoma and cancer sufferers can be prescribed it to ease pain.
As for your argument on making issues worse, I'm not really sure what you're talking about. The biggest issue in the drug trade is the sales of Marijuana, legalizing it would eliminate that completely. Think about it, if it was properly distributed by the Gov't, and still made illegal to grow more than 2 plants, there would be no money made in the sale of Marijuana for the underground market.

Next time do a little research. Read a book. You don't just post an uneducated statement and say "Anything that can match this response, isn't worth my time" like some egotistical, childish, closed-minded prick.


Hemp is Legal in both the US (some states) and Canada. Industrial Hemp contains little or no THC. As you outlined above, hemp has many, many wonderful uses that benefit industry and personal health.

Marijuana is legal in neither country. Marijuana plants are bred and raised to contain high levels of THC for people to get ripped. People smoke the buds, not the leaves, seeds and stalks.

It's quite simple to see the difference between the two applications. Legalizing Marijuana would have no impact on industry at all because the hemp plant is already legal. Budz are not.

I invite you to smoke all the industrial hemp plant you like. You will be smoking it 24 /7 on 4:20 to get high.

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 10:24 PM

All drugs should be legal...

If I'm doing marijuana, heroine, cocaine, etc in my own home, I'm harming no one. Besides, who are you to tell me what I can and cannot do? The government has no place in making choices for me.

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 10:27 PM

All drugs should be legal...

If I'm doing marijuana, heroine, cocaine, etc in my own home, I'm harming no one. Besides, who are you to tell me what I can and cannot do? The government has no place in making choices for me.


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Posted 08 August 2012 - 10:40 PM

Where's Tommy Chong when you need him? ;)

Seriously though, as one poster already pointed out, there's not been a single death, other than an allergic reaction attributed to the use of marijuana...but the reason it will NEVER be completely legal, is too many people would lose too much money (from kickbacks and other sordid ways) and they simply will never allow that to happen.


So true. Imagine how much money big Pharma would stand to loose or the textile industry for that matter? Not to mention the insulation companies would go out of business in 5 years. Oh and the lumber industry would collapse, pff even auto body panel manufacturing would be crippled with the re-legalization of weed. It would lead to a world wide usage of hemp for nearly everything again. Ropes, paper, fabric, resins, paints, oils, medicine it is endless. That is why it will never be completely legal in North America atleast. Africa should legalize it and become a world player :P Cannabis the Evil Weed is a BBC documentary all should watch.


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Posted 08 August 2012 - 10:48 PM

I don't think that there is any evidance that indicate it is a permanent situation, but marijuana induced psychosis is an acual diagnosis. Most psychiatrist like to see an individual clear of pot for 6 months before considering a diagnosis of schizophrenia. There are indications that marijuana exacerbates the symptoms of schizophrenia and should be avoided by individuals that have the illness.

It is not unusual for some people to (temporarily) inherit these symptoms when smoking pot. Who knows what happens to these individuals if they become chronic users.

At the very least, it is clear that some people should avoid marijuana, just as others should avoid alcohol (or any other mind/behaviour changing substance). Brain chemistry is very susceptible to changes.


I highly suggest you watch Cannabis the Evil Weed a BBC documentary on the lies of the dangers and positives of herb. Americas definition and research of this natural substance is full of propaganda and lies. Pot psychosis is a complete fallacy. It is in fact anti psychotic in nature. The Cannabinoids and Cannabidiols that are present in marijuana are all generally pain inhibitors. Did you know that your receptors in your body are made up of nearly 90%THC receptors ? So many people have it all wrong . I am not saying to smoke the whole world up, but the benefits far out weigh the negatives. Just like many things in this world it is not for everyone. If legalized It needs to be regulated and studied to the fullest extent.

http://en.wikipedia....iki/Cannabidiol

http://en.wikipedia....iki/Cannabinoid

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMnTURDlTWo

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 10:48 PM

I don't smoke. Grew up with it and don't mind the smell. I can't stand cigarettes even more. But if we can tax it and remove some debt maybe...
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 11:10 PM

I highly suggest you watch Cannabis the Evil Weed a BBC documentary on the lies of the dangers and positives of herb. Americas definition and research of this natural substance is full of propaganda and lies. Pot psychosis is a complete fallacy. It is in fact anti psychotic in nature. The Cannabinoids and Cannabidiols that are present in marijuana are all generally pain inhibitors. Did you know that your receptors in your body are made up of nearly 90%THC receptors ? So many people have it all wrong . I am not saying to smoke the whole world up, but the benefits far out weigh the negatives. Just like many things in this world it is not for everyone. It needs to be regulated and studied to the fullest extent.

http://en.wikipedia....iki/Cannabidiol

http://en.wikipedia....iki/Cannabinoid

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMnTURDlTWo


I've worked in the mental health field for over 22 years. Believe me, there is a condition called cannibus induced psychosis. And marijiuana can complicate the symptoms of schizophrenia. I've seen it with my own eyes many times. I've ovserved people in a severe paranoid state, thinking they hear others saying demeaning things to them, receiving messages from music or video after smoking pot.

I'm not suggesting that this happens to everyone that smokes it, but like other substances, it can effect some people in a negative way.

I'm not an ignorant prude talking out my ass. You can watch your video all you want. I am only stating what I have seen in REAL scenarios.
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 11:13 PM

Man you really have no idea what your talking about. I'm guessing you've never done any research on the substance, and you didn't watch the video I posted above like I asked you too. Legalizing Marijuana would have an extremely positive change on the country, it's pretty predictable on what would happen. Hemp is one of the fastest renewable energy resources in the world.

Here's some facts:

  • Hemp produces impressive yields of material - up to 25 tonnes of dry matter per hectare per year
  • It can be used as a fodder for stock
  • Hempseed has high levels of protein, carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, essential fatty acids and trace elements.
  • Hempseed oil comprises nearly a third of the seeds' weight; making it a viable source for cooking oil, lighting and bio-fuel.
  • Hempseed oil is also beneficial as a body care product and can be made into soaps, conditioners and lotions.
  • The stalk provides a very strong, durable and rot resistant fiber that has been used in the shipping industry for centuries. As hemp can grow over ten feet tall, the long fibers are perfect for rope.
  • The short fibers of the stalk can be used in textiles as a replacement or blender fiber for cotton.
  • The core of the stalk can be used to make paper and organic plastics.
  • The woody core, known as hurds, can be mixed with lime, sand, plaster and cement to create a very strong concrete or building bricks.
  • The core fiber can also be utilized in producing a fiberboard that is twice as strong as wood-based fiberboard.
  • The stalk can be used to make methanol and ethanol
  • Hemp can be planted as a crop for restoring the fertility of fields in the process of stock rotation.
  • Given its fast growth (up to 13 feet in 90 days), hemp may also be useful in carbon sequestration - taking carbon out of the air and putting it back into the earth.
  • Hemp is a great insulation material that can be applied in the wall cavities and roof spaces of houses as a replacement for fiberglass batts.
  • The flowers and leaves are used to make medicines for treating many ailments such as glaucoma and cancer sufferers can be prescribed it to ease pain.
As for your argument on making issues worse, I'm not really sure what you're talking about. The biggest issue in the drug trade is the sales of Marijuana, legalizing it would eliminate that completely. Think about it, if it was properly distributed by the Gov't, and still made illegal to grow more than 2 plants, there would be no money made in the sale of Marijuana for the underground market.

Next time do a little research. Read a book. You don't just post an uneducated statement and say "Anything that can match this response, isn't worth my time" like some egotistical, childish, closed-minded prick.


Watching biased documentaries and reading Wikipedia is not research.

I'm with Buck on this one. For the record, I don't care if you smoke or not, I have friends who don't, and friends who do, but I, having smoked it before, will never do it again. I noticed memory problems that affected my schooling after a while of smoking, and the decisions I've made under the influence of the drug have been resented by not only me.

I have found that I am much happier, with a brighter outlook on the world after deciding to stop and focus on things that really matter. I can safely say that I'm a lot more optimistic and cheerful, and enjoy life more now than when I smoked pot.
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 11:19 PM

I've worked in the mental health field for over 22 years. Believe me, there is a condition called cannibus induced psychosis. And marijiuana can complicate the symptoms of schizophrenia. I've seen it with my own eyes many times. I've ovserved people in a severe paranoid state, thinking they hear others saying demeaning things to them, receiving messages from music or video after smoking pot.

I'm not suggesting that this happens to everyone that smokes it, but like other substances, it can effect some people in a negative way.

I'm not an ignorant prude talking out my ass. You can watch your video all you want. I am only stating what I have seen in REAL scenarios.


I would never think your are an ignorant prude and value your experience in your field. My mother is also a health care practitioner and she has told me many of these psychotic episodes. If cannabis is processed properly and the paranoia inducing cannabinoids and cannabidiols are cooked off so to speak there is absolutely no paranoia affects at all. It is definitely not for everyone. I have a friend who if has even one once of alcohol he is dead, but as you stated marijuana can complicate or increase some affects of an already present mental disease or disorder. AS with any mind altering substance if your are not mentally stable then you have no business altering your mental state plain and simple. Give the documentary a look see it is only an hour and is very informative on both sides of the coin.

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 11:21 PM

Watching biased documentaries and reading Wikipedia is not research.

I'm with Buck on this one. For the record, I don't care if you smoke or not, I have friends who don't, and friends who do, but I, having smoked it before, will never do it again. I noticed memory problems that affected my schooling after a while of smoking, and the decisions I've made under the influence of the drug have been resented by not only me.

I have found that I am much happier, with a brighter outlook on the world after deciding to stop and focus on things that really matter. I can safely say that I'm a lot more optimistic and cheerful, and enjoy life more now than when I smoked pot.


Ignorance is bliss huh ? So you just discredit any source that isnt your source ? Actually read up on the history, and biology of this plant and realize it is far more useful than detrimental to society. I hope you are not one of the millions of sheep that believe the giant load of crap big Pharma is shoving down our throats literally !

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 11:24 PM

Ignorance is bliss huh ?


I don't think I'm ignorant for my decision to stop smoking..
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 11:26 PM

As a chronic user, this thread left me speechless. :sadno:

PS. The irony of this post was not lost on me:

Years of use, not 30 days :picard:

the idiocy level of this thread just keeps moving along :rolleyes:

anyone can assume this or that would happen if it was legalized, but the reality is no one will know until it is, so keep dreaming and puffing away :picard:

we already have enough morons in this country who make bad decisions without the use of marijuana, legalizing it would only make problems worse, any argument suggesting otherwise is not even worthy or a reply.


Indeed.
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 11:32 PM

I don't think I'm ignorant for my decision to stop smoking..


I dont either, it is your choice, but to discredit the mountain of info albeit on Wiki or anywhere else for that matter is. The key word as with any substance is MODERATION ! Chronic use and or abuse will obviously provide negative affects for anyone.

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 11:37 PM

I dont either, it is your choice, but to discredit the mountain of info albeit on Wiki or anywhere else for that matter is. The key word as with any substance is MODERATION ! Chronic use and or abuse will obviously provide negative affects for anyone.


I didn't mean I was discrediting the info, but I don't think documentaries such as the one in the OP show both sides of the story. Yes, moderation is the key, and the abuse of pretty much anything will lead to negative affects, and that includes marijuana. Just because cheeseburgers and alcohol are available to be abused, doesn't justify that marijuana should be either.
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 11:40 PM

I didn't mean I was discrediting the info, but I don't think documentaries such as the one in the OP show both sides of the story. Yes, moderation is the key, and the abuse of pretty much anything will lead to negative affects, and that includes marijuana. Just because cheeseburgers and alcohol are available to be abused, doesn't justify that marijuana should be either.


Agreed but cheesburgers and alcohol are so many times worse for you than herb . This is the rationale we are all forced to deal with from our governments and their social policies.
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 11:42 PM

Legalizing it won't do much, the main reason for legalizing it is because people believe it will prevent crime, gang wars, get rid of your local pot dealer. However lets put this into perspective. Buying a pack of smokes from Blaine when fueling up gas cost you roughly $4.50 for a Malboro regular size pack and that is a mark up cause of the location it gets cheaper the further down you go there. In Canada your looking at $10 for the exact same pack of smokes. Why is that? All the taxes that we pay on tobacco because of the government, the same would happen to marijuana! Right now a gram goes for $10 and prohibition makes the product worth more than it actually is as there is more risk involved. So it becomes legal the government taxes weed heavily like cigarettes and mass production would cost the government almost nothing and it would be roughly $3 to $4 a gram before taxes are slapped on and know your looking at buying a gram of weed for $11-12 a gram. Now as a consumer WHY THE HELL would I buy weed from the government that:
1. Is over-priced
2. I must drive to the store to go buy it unlike now were you call a number and you have someone knocking at your door in under 15 minutes
3. Mass production of it would cause for unwanted substances to be sprayed on the plant ( I know what your thinking "it's already is sprayed with stuff yadda yadda", but it isn't if you're buying the right stuff"

Your local pot dealer is STILL going to be in buisness as well as his supplier, gangs will STILL be profiting from the sale of marijuana to countries like the United States and guns STILL will be coming into Canada because the trade for marijuana for guns will still exist!

Keep it illegal! Pots the only law-breaking I do right now and if you take that away from me I'll become a law-abiding citizen, what fun is that...
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 11:45 PM

As a chronic user, this thread left me speechless. :sadno:

PS. The irony of this post was not lost on me:

Indeed.



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Posted 08 August 2012 - 11:54 PM

let's all stay away from this guy...
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