Statements about Marijuana
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.
Marijuana is "less toxic" than alcohol.
Every day, "about 100 people will be arrested for possession of marijuana in Georgia."
In annual surveys of Rhode Island communities that receive Drug Free community grants, many report that more than 50 percent of youth surveyed do not think daily marijuana use poses any serious risk of harm.
"Lots of studies seem to indicate that minors find it very easy to get marijuana, easier than to get alcohol."
"Eighty percent of those who have applied for licenses have no cancer, no Parkinson's disease or glaucoma. They have nothing you would associate [with] the use of medical marijuana."
"The average age of first marijuana use is 12."
"There is no evidence that poor people abuse drugs more frequently than any other socio-economic group."
Decriminalizing marijuana "will save the state anywhere from $4 (million) to $11 million dollars."
"As the usage [of synthetic marijuana] has dramatically increased, instances of violence, bodily harm and even death have risen with it."
"Fifty percent of the graduating class of the year 2012 will have smoked marijuana or have done illegal drugs."
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