Statements about Marijuana

 In Oregon, 12,808 people were arrested for marijuana-related crimes in 2012.

Says Charlie Crist signed "the nation’s harshest marijuana laws."

Judging by a recent vote, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz "thinks it's okay for medical marijuana patients to go to federal prison."

"Marijuana is less addictive than both alcohol and tobacco."

"Less than 5 percent of registered users in states allowing medical marijuana have cancer or AIDS."

A proposed amendment "allows a teenager to get a recommendation for medical marijuana without the consent of a parent."

"Today’s marijuana is 300 percent to 800 percent more potent than the pot of yesteryear."

In the U.S., "African-Americans continue to be arrested at nearly three and one half times the rate of whites" on marijuana charges.

Says Cathy Jordan was "arrested" and dragged out of her home by "a SWAT team of hooligans" for using medical marijuana.

Every child in Colorado who has been given medical marijuana for treatment for seizures has had diminished seizure activity.

The medical marijuana ballot initiative "doesn’t require a physician writing a prescription" and can be for conditions like "having a back that needs to be scratched."

Marijuana today is "genetically modified," with THC levels that "far surpass the marijuana" of the 1970s.

Says Colorado food stamp recipients can use ATMs to get cash to buy marijuana.

People on pot "shoot each other ... stab each other ... strangle each other, drive under the influence, kill families."  

"In 1916, the U.S. government predicted that by the 1940s all paper would come from hemp and that no more trees would need to be cut down."

Florida’s proposed medical marijuana amendment "would make Florida one of the most lenient medical-marijuana states, allowing use for limitless ‘other conditions’ specified by any physician."

"Whether the Amendment passes or not, the medical use of marijuana is a federal criminal offense."

"The 'Denver Post' has actually hired an editor to promote pot."

Florida’s proposed amendment for medical marijuana would allow "people who alleged minor ailments such as muscle spasms, neck pain, back pain and even menstrual cramps (to qualify) for government-sanctioned pot-smoking."

"Nobody's addicted to" marijuana.

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