Many states are balloting for marijuana use. These points might help you to intelligently know some points about marijuana if you are asked to vote about the legalization of this substance whether it is county or state ballot.
Marijuana is available in some states for medical use under a doctor's order with permission granted to buy and use for the management of pain. The doctor does not always give the patient all the marijuana they request. It is quite often the terminally patient who is granted marijuana use by the medical professional.
In most cases marijuana is smoked as in a rolled cigarette paper. The weed is purchased either illegally from a dealer or from a designated state official source. When the patient acquires the permission to use marijuana, that medical permission can be shown to officials should there be any questions about the possession of that drug. Selling to any person is not permitted by the person who is legally using marijuana for themselves.
Growing and Detection
Marijuana is easily grown under specifically designed grow lights so can be actually grown and harvested without being detected. It is the bulk suppliers that get discovered when a home is raided for other reasons. Many homes are rented just for the sole purpose of growing marijuana, then are uncovered when usual household duties are not performed as a family would take care of everyday or weekly. Neighborhood watches will sometimes be aware of unusual inactivity in a home, which will have them alert officials of the statistics of a home or building..
Marijuana Olfactory Properties
Marijuana is sweet smelling, so the odor is unique when it is smelled. People who are not familiar with the odor question the source since it is not a familiar one. Once it is smelled, it is an unforgettable scent. Even when mixed with regular cigarette or pipe tobacco, the pungent odor is known because it is so unusual.
Marijuana Down the Road
Marijuana use could require other tax payer revenues. The habitual use of marijuana quite often leads to more hard core drug use in some individuals. This creates social and economic difficulties both in families and neighborhoods requiring professional assistance and facilities for the drug users who have graduated from marijuana to more expensive and harder to acquire drugs. Check with your local Police department for information on marijuana related arrests and complications from its legalization before casting your personal vote on any marijuana ballot. Ask your medical doctor the long time ramifications of marijuana use so you will know more points when you vote on marijuana.
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Nice, even handed look at the subject. I would have to disagree with the point about it leading to other drugs however. The simple fact of illegality keeps the distributorship in the hands of black market dealers, who might just be vending other illegal substances. Other than that, it is no more a "gateway drug" than alcohol or cigarettes (and form all I've heard, no more harmful than either of these substances, either).
Hard to say but I just don't believe there are really medicinal advantages for this substance, and yet I don't know. Many say that it enhances the appetite so for people with illness that require good nourishment, okay. You outlined some great points that I will not forget from you wealth of knowledge. Thanks and H5!
Agree with workhomeunion; marijuana use doesn't necessarily lead to stronger drugs. Now, that said, I feel it should be legalized all the way across the board. Making it legal would give needed taxes to the states and take away the allure of an illegal drug. It's really not all that different from liquor except you 'sober' up quicker.
I have seen both sides of it and do not think it should just be an everyday recreational thing for people to do. But, I do see the medicinal purpose for it as it is an herb and many herbs are for natural remedies. I think cannabis much better than suffering with chronic pain and using heavy narcotics for it. I also think it's much better than Prozac and all the narcotics used for depression and tons of other illnesses. As far as smoking it, I would think a tea or eating the herb would be healthier. As with anything, people will abuse it, regardless of it being legal or not.