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Old 02-21-2014, 12:30 PM   #1
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Medical Marijuana

This week there was some news in SC. regarding medical marijuana.
The story was about people moving away from here to more progressive states where medical marijuana was available and/or tolerated.

The decisions to move were because on some children's seizures that have been proven to be drastically reduced with the use of medical marijuana.
It seems the active chemical in marijuana, THC is not used, but another chemical BPH that the plant produces. This chemical does not provide a "high" but only a therapeutic effect.

What is your opinion on medical marijuana? Legal marijuana? In the US.
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Old 02-21-2014, 12:34 PM   #2
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While I don't use it, it's OK with me. It's going to give the sale of Girl Scout Cookies a big boost.

Girl scout sells 117 boxes of cookies outside medical marijuana clinic | Mail Online
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Old 02-21-2014, 12:36 PM   #3
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I think marijuana should be decriminalized, not legalized.

I also think the mods might as well delete this thread now cause it can't end well!
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Old 02-21-2014, 12:49 PM   #4
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I think marijuana should be decriminalized, not legalized.

I also think the mods might as well delete this thread now cause it can't end well!
I think I agree and I was not certain as to how this thread would be accepted or not accepted.
This is "Off Topic" and the story was in the local news here for the last few days.
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Old 02-21-2014, 01:30 PM   #5
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Personally, I'd love to discuss it at length but since political talk isn't allowed at DC our lips are sealed.
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Old 02-21-2014, 02:41 PM   #6
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i see we are all still here....gay marriage was deemed a social rather than political topic for discussion at dc. another thread, about deaths resulting from drug overdose is also alive and well here. legalized medical marijuana? piece of cake....
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Old 02-21-2014, 03:47 PM   #7
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I agree with Vit.
Talking about this runs parallel with talking about gay marriage. Kind of.

That said, I think they should legalize marijuana across the board. Look what prohibition did. I still can't believe there are dry counties. But I can't believe a program about making moonshine is right either.
Legalize it, let the gov't set up their restrictions and get their cut and call it a day.

And I also read it helped control seizures. And treated the effects of concussions. That can only be a good thing.
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I always wondered why prospective employers kept testing me for marijuana use at my age. The I remembered Willie Nelson.

I see no problem with legalizing it. It's not addictive, which makes it better than alcohol, and if it were legal it would free up every local, state, and federal law enforcement agency to address more important crimes.
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Old 02-21-2014, 04:57 PM   #9
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is marijuana currently being used to help control seizures in our pet dogs, cats, etc.?
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Old 02-21-2014, 05:17 PM   #10
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I always wondered why prospective employers kept testing me for marijuana use at my age. The I remembered Willie Nelson.

I see no problem with legalizing it. It's not addictive, which makes it better than alcohol, and if it were legal it would free up every local, state, and federal law enforcement agency to address more important crimes.
Now you're just being logical.
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