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Charge Pot Use Off to Obamacare and You

Karen151 Wrote: Apr 08, 2013 10:35 AM
these people are so full of it about Marijuana, it isnt addictive,and it doesnt lead to other drugs it is the people that you hang around that leads them to other drugs,, marijuana doesnt do all the things that they say it does, i wish it was legal in my state, it is a drug that helps cancer victims , cause some of them cant eat after treatment and it makes them have the muchies,, my brother died of cancer and he smoked it so that he could eat, he was a 6ft2in,275lbs, he went down to nothing cause of cancer so you idiots that have negative things to say about marijuana you should smoke some and see how good it makes you feel. obama smoked marijuana ask that how it make him feel, and he did inhale,
Jeff_Georgia Wrote: Apr 08, 2013 1:13 PM
Or an addictive personality. Funny how those addicted to sex, or ice cream, or food, etc. are 'victims' but drug addicts are evil people...
QuickDraw5353 Wrote: Apr 08, 2013 11:16 AM
you can bark out all those things that you believe pot may be good for, but denying the facts about pot use is just wrong. just because you say its not true doesn't make it not true. i have read many studies an research about the negative effects of pot use and there is plenty of it. its time for the truth to come out. i live in colorado and we will have to fight these pot needs until they face the truth and just because you have not heard of any deaths from smoking pot doesn't make it so
Jeff_Georgia Wrote: Apr 08, 2013 1:14 PM
How many studies about the problems of alcohol have you read and why are you not advocating for alcohol prohibition. QD?
Upsidedown Wrote: Apr 08, 2013 3:05 PM
Prohibiting alcohol caused more alcohol consumption and abuse. We tried that already.
Upsidedown Wrote: Apr 08, 2013 3:05 PM
Prohibiting alcohol caused more alcohol consumption and abuse. We tried that already.

Evidence in Europe is mounting that decriminalizing marijuana has detrimental effects on the health of individuals, the health of society and the health of the healthcare system. And while many studies have concentrated on the benefits of decriminalization in terms of unburdening the court system, few studies have looked at the cost to the healthcare system.

That’s changed with the completion of a study that looked at drug use and hospital admissions in an area of London where marijuana use was decriminalized.

“Now a paper presented to the Royal Economic Society’s annual conference in London,” writes the