Pubdate: Sun, 31 Oct 2010
Source: Reporter, The (Vacaville, CA)
Copyright: 2010 The Reporter
Author: Tina Lambert


The dangers of smoking pot is so overrated. Think about it. Since
medical marijuana dispensaries have been about, how much trouble have
they brought? None, except for the harassment from the law. And how
many car accidents are attributed to pot smokers? I'll bet you that,
compared with accidents involving "straight" drivers, the percentage
of accidents involving pot smokers is less.

In addition, I doubt anyone believes that it is OK for our youth to
smoke pot. By legalizing it and controlling it, their access to it
would decrease. As it is, it flows freely on the streets and puts the
pot smoker in contact with a criminal element. Not to mention, the
loss of revenue and the waste of taxpayers money to prosecute.

In addition, hemp is environmentally friendly and provides all types
of uses, from fabric to fuel. In doubt? Watch the documentary "The

Tina Lambert, R.N.

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