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I Think Marijuana Should Be Legalized

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    Progress in law reform! My Congressman recently replied to my email encouraging his help to legalize with this: "I hope you will be pleased to know I am a cosponsor of H.R. 499...
    freeed freeed 61-65, M 4 Responses Mar 31

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    Don't even get me started lol
    Nessybabi Nessybabi 18-21, F 25 Responses Mar 26

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    I really hope MJ becomes legal throughout the states. I think Americans should be able to chose what they want. I smoke often and yet manage a business, raise wonderful kids, and...
    ShebrewRed ShebrewRed 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    This should be legalized and should be used in the NHS to cure cancer !
    Sukhii Sukhii 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 30

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    The war on drugs is the biggest farce this country has ever put over on its population. I don't smoke anymore but have enough experience to know that pot is not something to worry...
    Nothguoh Nothguoh 56-60 1 Response Feb 8

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    I've Smoked With My Dad - My dad has been smoking pot for 40+ years. He's not a "burn out" or anything like that; he is in fact quite the opposite. He had a brilliant career from...
    ts92 ts92 18-21, F 15 Responses Apr 11, 2012

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    It Doesn'T Even Make Sense... - Liquor is legal. It can completely alter your personality. Weed is illegal. It makes you sleepy, hungry and happy. I like weed better. Nuff said...
    jmlsharp jmlsharp 22-25, F 12 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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    Mr. President -                    Add Revenue, Decrease Spending: Legalize Marijuana Mr. President,    You have asked for suggestions on how to balance the...
    freeed freeed 61-65, M 8 Responses Dec 13, 2012

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    Hell yes, it should be it's so much less dangerous the worst you could get is your hungry.
    tiffynicolee tiffynicolee 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    I'M A Doctor & I Totally Agree. - Here are my points: (1) marijuana helps symptoms of pain, depression, anxiety, chemotherapy related nausea, to name a few (2) marijuana is NOT...
    tickiecat tickiecat 36-40, F 9 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    Patrick Kennedy Wages Fierce Anti-Pot Crusade Source...NBC News Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy believes there is "an epidemic in this country of epic dimensions when it...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    For many reasons, I don't smoke at all!! But marijuana can cure cancer, if that's not a good enough reason!! Maybe the fact it grows within weeks, can supply clothing, paper...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Feb 7

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    I don't smoke it, but I do think it should be legalized.
    rlc91 rlc91 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    Just legalize the damn thing already! So many people do it and they ain't hurting nobody...they just chill. Sure it needs to be regulated so people won't be doing it at work, or...
    AlbuquerqueJay AlbuquerqueJay 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    And this is with me never trying it. I honestly don't think it's so dangerous, besides for the lung cancer part. I think alcohol is much more destructive.
    sunshineandpalmtrees sunshineandpalmtrees 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    If you compare risks/benefits to alcohol and cigarettes it's a million times better
    rachelle1972 rachelle1972 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    I Love Cannabis! - A lot of people have such a warped opinion of Marijuana.  Open your eyes and ask someone who is sick if this medicine should be in the same category as...
    hippiepixie hippiepixie 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 17, 2008

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    It Is Safer -  The people who need it for increasing appetite, calming pain and nerves and easing troubledminds shouldnt have to hide and be afraid of arrest   More...
    34Einnor 34Einnor 70+ 9 Responses Jan 30, 2010

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    I have been fighting speaking out for years and trying to get the general public to see it's all propaganda and stigma they have been fed. Please join me on google drive to help...
    flodials flodials 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 13

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    Without pot I could never get through any holiday with my family. They legalized it in WA and everything here is exactly the same as it was before. It's only a matter of time...
    FaeFamous FaeFamous 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    why marijuana is not legalized? yet marijuana is not legalized because you can make in your own house and they want you to get addicted to their medical drugs which mostly...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 5 Responses Apr 3

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    Duh !!! Marijuana Is A Useful And Not Harmful Drug - I used to work as the administrator of an eye surgery center, and I would see patients coming in with INCREDIBLE pain due to...
    fishsweeper fishsweeper 51-55, F 11 Responses Apr 9, 2012

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    My Husband Has Been Cured! - My husband has been smoking grass since he was in his late 20s… on and off, but mostly on. When we were in California, he was growing his own legal...
    fishsweeper fishsweeper 51-55, F 8 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    Ways Marijuana Can Kill You: -You Eat A Handful Of Marijuana & Choke To Death On It. -A Heavy Crate Of Marijuana Falls & Crushes You. -You Slip On A Baggie Of Marijuana & Break...
    sergie1980 sergie1980 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 26

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    Marijuana is a plant but also an illegal drug. Now, smoking weed is probably the least of our nations problems. I can understand not smoking it freely but at least smoking it...
    Mistersheep Mistersheep 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Just Do It. - In my opinion , weed just isn't that big of a deal . I do not understand why it is illegal . It's not like its a dangerous drug , I've never seen someone get high and...
    IronicAppeal IronicAppeal 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 31, 2013

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    Look Out, Evil Pinko Hippy Treehugger About to Speak - It's less harmful to your lungs than cigarettes, and less addictive than alcohol. The people who like it are going to smoke...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 18 Responses Nov 25, 2007

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    There are pros and cons to the legalization of marijuana, I'd rather be buying my weed from my dealer than your local store, sure it would be convenient to buy it at your local...
    spiritorchid9 spiritorchid9 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 26

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    I think that alcohol is addicting, can consume your life quite easily, can make you hung over, throw up, or get alcohol poisoning. I definitely don't condone alcohol, but many of...
    Jennuhhxoxo Jennuhhxoxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    I do not agree with legalizing marijuana! If you can drive drunk, what happens when you drive high on marijuana? I believe opinions will change when someone stoned out on pot gets...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 14 Responses Jan 29

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    I honestly think Marijuana should be legal! I smoke everyday sometimes 4-5 times a day rolling up in a organic RAW cone, vaporizing, or Gpen. I dont consider myself a lazy pot...
    Lovlee46 Lovlee46 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    LEGALISE THAT ****! Point. Blank. Period. 😌
    username1767 username1767 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 20

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    Marijuana is being legalized in my community on April 1st!
    schizein schizein 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    I really try to keep this argument simple. We can go into all the details regarding marijuana's positive and negative effects, but I say that none of that matters when it comes to...
    greatgig91 greatgig91 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 20

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    Does Weed Make You Horny? - I don't know if you've ever seen the 1950-60s movie called "Reefer Fever", but it's hilarious. The theme behind it is all of the terrible things that...
    fishsweeper fishsweeper 51-55, F 30 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    Just out of curiosity... For what purpose? I dont smoke, but am not against it.
    AidanCullen AidanCullen 26-30, M 7 Responses Feb 6

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    Of course it should be legal! It has many medicinal uses and for many (me included) it's recreational use is way safer than alcohol.
    AngieLvsM AngieLvsM 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 29

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    But I Don't Smoke. - It's just something that I feel is eating up resources without reason. I like the idea of taxing it a bit - cover the medical fee end if it raises risk and...
    SofiaGrowsFlowers SofiaGrowsFlowers 18-21, T 8 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    The scariest thing about marijuana is what a neophyte culture America is. Weed alone is not dangerous, but access to weed without discipline, priorities, and goals leads to a...
    EntrepGuy EntrepGuy 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I believe it should be legalized. If cigarettes and alcohol can kill you and they're legal then a plant that makes you happy and has never killed anyone should also be legal...
    Mehsy Mehsy 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    I don't think it's okay that marijuana is not federally legal. Yes people will abuse it, but I am tired of hearing that excuse. I am tired of hearing it because there are people...
    Ilikepi314 Ilikepi314 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 9

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    Drinking Alcohol puts you at risk of: Hangovers Memory loss Weight gain High blood pressure Depressed immune system Liver disease Alcohol poisoning Heart or respiratory failure...
    bamberella bamberella 18-21, F 18 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    From A Non-stoner - I've always been pretty supportive of decriminalization. I never viewed it as anything more than a beer or a cigarette, until I was 18, and my aunt Ruth died in...
    adventureolive adventureolive 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 26, 2011

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    It's coming in strong in the US. If Colorado can get it legalised then sure others will follow. Especially when the states realise how much money can be made from it. Let's hope...
    hjs2014 hjs2014 36-40, M 4 Responses Jan 9

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    High Seniors - I am 61 and retired. All done being enslaved and generating money for others who saw me as a SUBordinate. For the past 8 years I only bought weed for myself on...
    Oddandsingular Oddandsingular 56-60, F 12 Responses Mar 27, 2011

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    Legalized or not, I wake and bake everyday!!
    BreMarley BreMarley 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 20

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    Marijuana Legalize - I don't see why people get so upset over marijuana, yes it's a drug but it's completly natural, it helps prevent anxiety and hasn't been found to be harmful...
    Constantserenity Constantserenity 16-17, F 6 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    I do think it should be legal for all. Its not that harmful of a substance. Feel free to disagree but this is just my opinion.
    charmedrainbow charmedrainbow 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 15

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    Let's be real, there are so many deaths of drinking and smoking. No marijuana deaths. Like wth this world is confusing.
    kaseymwt kaseymwt 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I believe 100% that pot should be legalized everywhere. It has benefited me tremendously over the years. I was diagnosed with severe depression and anxiety years back and was put...
    mariog17 mariog17 18-21, M 7 Responses Jan 30

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    "To make marijuana against the law is like saying God made a mistake." -bob Marley
    Grace224 Grace224 16-17, F 9 Responses Jan 19

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    I smoke weed to keep my sanity. Without it my life is cold. I have nightmares when I can sleep. I'm heartless because of the nightmares and the life that I have had. It helps...
    rudyruuc rudyruuc 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 29