420FM host, activist, Ex-con and Ex-Republican BONG explores the hypocritical stances Republicans take related to legalizing Marijuana, inspired by an article he received from Jonathan H. Adler.
I’m doing a little series called ME vs. THE DEA. Basically, since we rarely take the time to visit their sites to stay up-to-date with exactly where they stand on Marijuana, I thought I’d swipe some information from them and share my counterpoints. You
may should always comment, of course.
The campaign to legitimize what is called “medical” marijuana is based on two propositions: that science views marijuana as medicine, and that DEA targets sick and dying people using the drug. Neither proposition is true. Smoked marijuana has not withstood the rigors of science – it is not medicine and it is not safe. DEA targets criminals engaged in cultivation and trafficking, not the sick and dying. No state has legalized the trafficking of marijuana, including the twelve states that have decriminalized certain marijuana use.
Well fuck you man!
Okay, okay.., I should try and be more constructive. Let’s start with SCIENCE. What the hell does science have to do with it? This is no manmade chemical creation such as the likes the pill popping generation is addicted to. This is nature. All natural and being as each individual in themselves are a unique product of nature, who are you to tell me how an all natural substance affects me, if at all. And if that effect happens to be soothing or reduce pain, for example, then I should have the right to sooth myself particularly when it’s a plant which in principle, anyone could grow.
Now what’s this about TRAFFICKING. Trafficking would be of no issue if Marijuana were legal. We’d likely not have to carry it any further than our neighborhood cafe, or local dispensary or pull it up from the ground of our own (or neighbors) back yard!