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I Support the Legalization of Marijuana

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    It Helps My Depression And Anxiety. - I have severe depression and AvPD. I'm on antidepressants but out doesn't stop the negative thoughts from popping up and spinning around in my...
    SheWolf92 SheWolf92 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2012

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    Not Exactly Support... - But everyone is going to do it, regardless of whether or not it's Legalized. I don't see what the big deal about it is. It seems like Alcohol is worse than...
    babylove13 babylove13 18-21, F 1 Response May 31, 2012

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    Unlocking A Cure For Cancer – With Pot - Who could imagine that cannabis might one day offer hope as a cure for cancer? The United States government, that’s who. For...
    kar120c kar120c 46-50 Apr 25, 2010

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    Marijuana And My Struggle With Anxiety, Trauma, And Depression - When I was very young (approximately four years old) my parents had a very rough divorce. There was another woman...
    transatlant transatlant 22-25 Aug 29, 2012

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    So my journey is leading me in interesting directions. I have always supported the legalization of good ole MJ.  I have used it for anxiety and nausea and pain in my life.  I...
    flodials flodials 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    The War On Drugs Is A Failure - I don't just support the legalization of Marijuana, I support ending the pathetic running failure we call the war on Drugs. Prohibition didn't...
    vampyres32 vampyres32 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 26, 2010

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    I'd Really Like to Know. - Is there one single rational argument for incarcerating and criminalizing Marijaunna users?  I'd like to hear it. Has the Drug Was (a war conducted...
    FarmerGiles FarmerGiles 31-35, M 9 Responses Jun 5, 2009

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    Can't Wait For It To Be Legal. - I had gotten hold of one of my sisters old collage books on social problems and I decided to read it for fun.  In it there was a chapter...
    NotYu1979 NotYu1979 31-35, F Apr 10, 2012

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    Palate And Pocketbook. - Weed is like wine. Lots of reds out there, and your favorite wine depends on your palate and pocketbook. Same with bud. Depends on what you like, and what...
    Derangedjdub Derangedjdub 36-40, F Aug 16, 2012

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    Time Travelin' - I love getting high off my *** and do a thing called "time traveling." My brain like lifts out of my head and zooms around. It's so fun. People really need to...
    aurorawind aurorawind 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23, 2013

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    Weed - God made this beautifull plant to help people. Before pot was illegalized it was used for so much (like Levis, oil, paper) When the prohibition era was about to end the...
    alicia2316 alicia2316 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 19, 2010

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    Someday; It Won't Even Be Called A Drug - Drugs are always processed and or manufactured, turned into white powders that poison our bodies. Ganja is just a beautiful flower waiting...
    drummergirl602 drummergirl602 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2013

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    Uk Weed Portions - Something needs to be done about weed in the UK. I remember around 6 or 7 years ago when i first started blazing you got nice draws in nice size bags for a...
    sck1000 sck1000 22-25, M Feb 20, 2012

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    Puff The Magic Dragon - Alcohol makes me fall over, tell my life story, be really honest, pick fights, cry, vomit, have a hangover. Marijuana makes me mello and happy, I have...
    MushroomFaerie148 MushroomFaerie148 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 10, 2010

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    No Harm - To me I don't see any harm in weed what so ever, and I didn't smoke at all until earlier this year. Whatever people want to do with their bodies I think should be...
    Kneth55 Kneth55 18-21, M Jun 5, 2012

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    It Just Makes Sense - Why would we not legalize it? I think most of the problems reported are because it is illegal. If it was regulated and taxed the government could make money...
    SantanaRex SantanaRex 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 10, 2009

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    Yippee........ - http://news.ca.msn.com/top-stories/pot-growers-store-opens-in-washington-dcwonder what that will do for tourism?
    flodials flodials 41-45, F Mar 30, 2012

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    I Don't Smoke It - I don't smoke weed, but I have smoked it when I was in college. I think it should be legal. Hell, I can do more damage on legal shots of Tequila.  If I wished...
    thatguy1970 thatguy1970 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 27, 2013

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    Why? - It's completely organic, why is something organic so bad? It's grown from the ground, not made in a factory. It doesn't cause any damage. There hasn't been any marijuana...
    xAithne xAithne 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16, 2012

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    I Rarely Smoke It, But... - Definitively it should be legalized, I strongly believe that Alcohol causes way too many more problems than Marijuana.   I have seen and heard how...
    Behopefull Behopefull 46-50, F Jul 15, 2012

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    Well I Am State Certified! - currently I am trying a new treatment for chronic pain. I sent my application into my state and they approved me for Medical Cannabis.  it is...
    fallenwife fallenwife 41-45, F 1 Response May 14, 2010

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    Drug Tests Drug Tests Drug Tests - i used to smoke daily. then i became a social smoker. then back to smoking daily. anyway i don't smoke anymore not by choice but because i failed...
    lifesagamble lifesagamble 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 7, 2010

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    Lies And Truths, Laws And Freedoms. -   The only argument against marijuana was that textile manufacturers wanted to get rid of the hemp industry so their own manmade fiber...
    speckles speckles 61-65, M 6 Responses Oct 15, 2009

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    I Cant Stand The Stuff!!! - Personally I wish i liked pot so I could defie the government... I just don't like it. HOWEVER MY SON IS HAS MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES and it HELPS him in a...
    TEMPOLTON TEMPOLTON 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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    California - Yes On Prop 19! - California has been a trendsetter for a long time now. Let's do it again. Yes on 19 - legalize marijuana!
    imabear imabear 51-55, F 5 Responses Oct 13, 2010

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    It is somewhat legal in my state for medical purposes. I tend to think it just be legal for everyone. I think its harder to find medical marijuana dispensaries now where I live...
    charmedrainbow charmedrainbow 41-45, F Mar 15

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    Yes I Can - I intend on getting myself a medical marijuana card (because I need it). Blasting music, smoking from my bong & head banging until I see fairies.
    RosaElaPilarGoens RosaElaPilarGoens 18-21, F Jan 30, 2013

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    Cloud 9 - its this thing called cloud 9 when you smoke so much they use a term zombified which is when you are sooooo high off your *** you feel like your floating and its the best...
    moxychic moxychic 16-17, F Apr 15, 2013

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    Pot In Canada - in 1974 the federal government of canada commisioned a crown inquiry and assembled some of the best doctors and sociologists of the time to study the impacts of pot...
    howardcampkarma howardcampkarma 46-50, M Sep 14, 2012

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    Another Marijuana Myth Goes Up In Smoke - Epidemiological data presented last May at the International Conference of the American Thoracic Society concluding that smoking...
    kar120c kar120c 46-50 2 Responses Apr 25, 2010

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    Sting And The DPA - The Drug Policy Aliance sent out letters to their supporters written by Sting.  When it showed up in your inbox the sender just said "Sting"  LOL...
    f4faeries f4faeries 26-30, F May 13, 2010

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    Petition For Legalization In The Usa - http://petition.avaaz.org/en/petition/Legalization_of_recreational_use_of_marijuana_in_the_United_States_of_America/my BF wrote the petition...
    TweetBird216 TweetBird216 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2012

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    This is what it's like for those of us not in a compassionate state. My brother is a medical pot user (he has severe tremors without it) and we don't live in a medical state. He...
    sailor764 sailor764 46-50, M Feb 23

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    Marijuana Is Safer: So Why Are We Driving People To Drink? - The authors of this book work on the frontlines in the battle against marijuana prohibition. Steve Fox (Marijuana...
    kar120c kar120c 46-50 2 Responses Apr 25, 2010

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    "Ending The Marijuana Combat"-- A Personal Essay About The Benefits Of Marijuana In Our Society. - I wrote this as a junior in my AP English class. Because of this, the...
    dpbg dpbg 18-21, F 5 Responses May 2, 2012

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    My Time - I came across a fact,in my life,a few years ago.I drink daily and I am not proud of this.Many will put a label on the statement I just made ,so I will add my own.I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 15, 2012

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    Smokers Paradise - I don't smoke anymore, but when I was in college the first time I was a big pot head.  It's not that getting high put me in a state of euphoria.  It...
    myheartmypain myheartmypain 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 1, 2010

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    What I Think: - I believe everyone should have total rights to their own body, as long as it doesn't harm anyone else. So, why not legalize marijuana? It doesn't hurt people that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 15, 2012

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    Massachusetts Lawmakers To Debate Marijuana Legalization Measure - On Wednesday, October 14, Massachusetts state lawmakers will hear testimony in support of taxing and regulating...
    BurnNoBridges BurnNoBridges 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 14, 2009

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    Pharmaceutical Companies Won't Allow It. - Marijuana grows naturally and is less dangerous than alcohol... so why isn't it legal? I am convinced that there are interests out there...
    MasterMix MasterMix 36-40, M 2 Responses May 2, 2012

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    Why The Hell Not? - I've yet to hear of any good reasons not to. Someone once told me because it was a "gateway drug." I don't believe that nonsense. Marijuana doesn't "possess...
    de1eted de1eted 13-15 2 Responses Sep 24, 2010

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    Marijuana: Recreational Drug Or Natural Health Miracle? - Last month, New Jersey passed a bill allowing chronically ill patients to alleviate their pain legally by smoking...
    kar120c kar120c 46-50 Apr 26, 2010

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    Not 4 Me - My brother is into this stuff, i never used it, but I don't see why its bad? Smoking cause way worst things and its legal to 18 old ages. I just don't want him to go to...
    holyflapjacks holyflapjacks 13-15, M May 23, 2012

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    I Support Legalization. I Don't Get Why Anyone Would Use Weed Though. - I am all for legalizing weed.  It would do wonders for crime.   Just look at Prohibition.  ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Mar 4, 2010

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    Feelin Good! - I don't understand why they just don't legalize it already.  Its better than freakin alcohol..you've never heard of people dying by a marijuana smoker.  I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 20, 2009

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    THC Changes the Way You Think - I am a casual user and I do a lot of computer game programming. I find that smoking actually enhances my imagination like a wild fire, and at times...
    fabianscorpio fabianscorpio 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 7, 2009

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    I Should Be Able to Smoke Medical Marijuana - I have a prescription for Marinol , but there is only 2mg of synthetic THC (and no other cannabinoids mixed in, the marijuana plant...
    POZitive POZitive 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 8, 2009

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    Medicinal Marajuana Works, I Am Living Proof - I am 46 yrs old and was diagnosed with RA at 40, I do not live in a state that has legalized medicinal marajuana and I am forced to...
    lnfrz lnfrz 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 18, 2009

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    I Don't Smoke Marijuana But Support It... - I have never ever heard of a person dying or hurt from smoking marijuana, but yet people have died from legal guns! Most people I been...
    wendysosa wendysosa 22-25, F Dec 1, 2012

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    Today I made the difficult decision to stop smoking marijuana after four years and four months of which a year and a half was every single day. I made this decision not for my self...
    Peeweepun Peeweepun 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Don't Know If I Would Buy It ! - I don't know if I would start buying it if it became legalized, but to not legalize something because you can't tax it, is just plain wrong to me...
    libertybalanced libertybalanced 46-50, F 1 Response