Marijuana itself is not the best type of drug for people for pain relief. There are much better perscription drugs out there. So this "medicinal" crap should be thrown right out the window. It's like taking baby aspirin for a woman that has serious menstrual cramps.
The only use for it that it does better than many others is inducing psychotropic problems in the brain. Did you know that if you EVER use pot even ONCE that it changes your brain chemistry entirely? My sister works for the labs down in Wake Forest doing chemical drug testing on monkeys and humans and their reactions to different addictive substances. Marijuana is much more dangerous chemically than people give it credit.
I've done it plenty of times myself. It's nice and to be honest, it really is no more or less dangerous than alcohol. If we allow alcohol and ciggarettes, I fail to see why people should not be able to get marijuana. The thing is, it has to be handled with responsibilty. Many forms of pot currently are made by people who use the money to support violence. This is my solution:
Selling the seeds is legal. That can even be taxed slightly and the government could make a lot of money off of it. Growing it and having it for personal use is legal. However, it is still illegal to sell. There should also be limits on how MUCH you can grow. Like, no more than two plants or so.
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