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Old 09-23-2014, 12:46 PM
 
Location: On the water.
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I don't need mind-altering drugs in my life.
But you watch the Tee-Vee, right?
Probably go to church too, huh.
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Old 09-23-2014, 12:49 PM
 
Location: On the water.
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Yes, pot smokers are losers. Chicken or the egg? Do you decide.

Anyway, I refuse to associate, do business, etc. with those types of people.

"Research shows marijuana may cause problems in daily life or make a person's existing problems worse. Heavy marijuana users generally report lower life satisfaction, poorer mental and physical health, more relationship problems, and less academic and career success compared to non-marijuana-using peers. For example, marijuana use is associated with a higher likelihood of dropping out of school. Several studies also associate workers' marijuana smoking with increased absences, tardiness, accidents, workers' compensation claims, and job turnover."

DrugFacts: Marijuana | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Gee, you found a government internet site that takes an anti-drug position.
Since you love websites, here's some browsing material you can enjoy:

13 Historical People Who Smoked Weed | Marijuana Use Through History

http://www.hightimes.com/read/11-us-...oked-marijuana

http://www.veryimportantpotheads.com

http://coed.com/2009/02/06/the-10-mo...h-to-admit-it/

http://www.salon.com/2013/09/08/scie...e_to_get_high/

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Old 09-23-2014, 01:07 PM
 
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So you're going to complete ignore properly conducted, peer reviewed scientific studies which clearly document the harmful effects of marijuana? That's not how this thing called reality works, are you going to dispute gravity next?

Yeah, sure, United States presidents and other people who have their **** together are toking up every day. Marijuana of yesteryear was also much lower in potency, THC levels were a tiny fraction of where they are today.

It's one thing to experiment in high school or college, any grown adult who smokes weed is a loser, plain and simple.
Completely ignore? Um, no. But certainly not blindly accept either. Especially where the agenda behind the studies and positions are obviously biased.

THC levels are higher now (so to speak)? No kidding. Do you think it's possible that these days people take a single hit instead of inhaling a Cuban-sized blunt? (Duh. Speaking of stupid.)

Grown adults who smoke weed are all losers? Review the names in the links I provided in the previous post. They didn't all quit smoking weed upon entering adulthood. Many adults right up through senior years smoke pot - and remain productive in every profession on the planet.
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Old 09-23-2014, 01:22 PM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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Yes, pot smokers are losers. Chicken or the egg? Do you decide.

Anyway, I refuse to associate, do business, etc. with those types of people.

"Research shows marijuana may cause problems in daily life or make a person's existing problems worse. Heavy marijuana users generally report lower life satisfaction, poorer mental and physical health, more relationship problems, and less academic and career success compared to non-marijuana-using peers. For example, marijuana use is associated with a higher likelihood of dropping out of school. Several studies also associate workers' marijuana smoking with increased absences, tardiness, accidents, workers' compensation claims, and job turnover."

DrugFacts: Marijuana | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
You've done business with those types of people and don't even know it. Do you give a drug test to every associate you deal with?
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Old 09-23-2014, 01:54 PM
 
Location: On the water.
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Virtually everyone I deal with is in Asia, they're not a bunch of degenerate losers.

Just look at the shame caused to Jackie Chan over his son's use of marijuaa.
Lmao. I'm loving this thread already

Asia is where I was introduced to smoking weed. Back in the 60's. Asia is the home of the original opium dens. Heroin. You can't be serious that you imagine Asians don't smoke pot.
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Old 09-23-2014, 02:10 PM
 
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Right, so you're implying there's a big government conspiarcy, some kind of hidden agenda, etc. to keep marijuana illegal? It's not banned, oh, you know, 'cause it ruins peoples lives or anything. Private employers are in on this racket too, it's an evil scheme from the drug testing industry to line their coffers. I mean, why shouldn't people be able to drive a schoolbus full of 50 children while high on drugs?

Lets be honest for a moment, the average pot smoker is a complete loser. There's always that one in a million person who shoots up heroin, is a cokehead, etc. and somehow seems stable/productive on the surface. Dig deeper into any of their lives and I guarantee you there's a ton of trouble/issues.
You are a laugh a minute. No, it's not a "hidden agenda" conspiracy. It's right out in the open Of course the government has had an agenda to keep it illegal. Drug testing companies, the private prison industry, rehabilitation clinics and counselors, and certainly the big drug cartels all have an interest in pot remaining illegal. But I wouldn't call it a conspiracy, no. Pure opportunism. Law makers are politicians who act however supports them winning votes. Their constituencies want to blindly follow various social belief traditions and religious propaganda - they vote against. As their constituencies demand legalization, they strategically vote for.

Think. Marijuana has been in use since before recorded history. It has only been illegal for the past 100 years. Scientific studies report that only about 10% of users fall into the "problem user" categories. Same rate as alcohol use. Which has been legal since forever. And which causes a LOT more crime, violence and damage to lives than marijuana.

Who's advocating driving school buses - or driving any vehicle - under the influence of alcohol, or marijuana?

One in a million, huh? Read the links kid. Especially consider the last one on that list:
Science for potheads: Why they love to get high - Salon.com

Get some learning under your belt
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Old 09-23-2014, 02:13 PM
 
Location: West Los Angeles
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Drugs are cool, kids. You want to be just like Jeff Spicoli, don't ya?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bc2muGlQIlk
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Old 09-23-2014, 02:13 PM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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This is a hoot. I'm out.
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Old 09-23-2014, 02:54 PM
 
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Drugs are cool, kids. You want to be just like Jeff Spicoli, don't ya?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bc2muGlQIlk
Sure. Because Jeff Spicoli is just like all the famous and successful people listed in the various links I provided previously.
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Old 09-23-2014, 03:28 PM
 
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Stoned Oven Gourmet Pizzas is making marijuana-laced pizza. You can get a pizza topped with cheese, pepperoni, vegetables and have some marijuana baked right in
How to get your hands on a marijuana-laced pizza in Los Angeles - LA Times

Cool, but what's next? Maybe they would make cakes with marijuana cream and? And then sell it in the schools. Let the kids get used to the drugs
Ok so where does it say anywhere that this is being marketed towards children? I don't see what your last comment is based on. A responsible person should act accordingly and keep it away from his/her children.

Would I try this pizza? Yea why not?

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Anyway, I refuse to associate, do business, etc. with those types of people.
It's okay. We are not losing out on much at all by you not associating with us.

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Sure thing, people in Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, etc. are high out of their minds, just like world leaders, titans of industry, etc. in tulemutt's fantasy world. Marijuana use is virtually zero in those nations FYI.

The fact remains the USA has one of the highest rates of marijuana abuse on the planet. It's likely a contributing factor to the obesity crisis as well.

So scientists have long established that marijuana not only causes physical harm, but psychological damage as well. There are no real upsides to long-term use, like anything else in the universe you can't get something for nothing.

How is encouraging the use of this disgusting drug beneficial to society again? At best it provides nothing but a short-term fix to whatever ails the user, no different than someone arguing smoking crack is a great way to "increase energy".
Okay, where are you basing any of your garbage on? What are your sources? Just another piece of stupid and unsupported jargon.
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