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If you don't smoke weed, why don't you? please give links to back yourself foo.

  1. Jared Liescheidt profile image60
    Jared Liescheidtposted 3 years ago

    If you don't smoke weed, why don't you? please give links to back yourself foo.

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  2. Snøwman profile image61
    Snøwmanposted 3 years ago

    It's illegal where I live and I believe it's wrong to get high.

    1. Jared Liescheidt profile image60
      Jared Liescheidtposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Touche, sir. I would only counter that opinion with another, I believe that marijuana has help many people including me.

  3. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image98
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 3 years ago

    I absolutely smoke weed whenever I can.  I know "law" is generally just scribble on paper, and to presume legality equates to morality is to be as dumb as a box of hair.

    I know for certain marijuana is good medication, and I know that in the future everyone will look back at persons who supported and enforced marijuana prohibition as the low intelligence scumbags they are.

  4. freecampingaussie profile image61
    freecampingaussieposted 3 years ago

    It is illegal & I don't really want to go to jail. I have never even seen any either.
    I will say tho as my arthritis gets worse in my knees at times you feel like you would take anything to get rid of the pain.

  5. dashingscorpio profile image87
    dashingscorpioposted 3 years ago

    I've never enjoyed the (smell) of smoke whether it be from weed or tobacco. Inhaling smoke into my lungs could never be a favorite pastime for me no matter what the "benefits" may be afterwards.
    If I don't enjoy something then I don't do it, eat it, drink it, or use it.  Having a good time should not be an "acquired taste".

    1. Jared Liescheidt profile image60
      Jared Liescheidtposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      you've never tried it?

    2. dashingscorpio profile image87
      dashingscorpioposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Tried it in college and that's when I knew for sure it wasn't my thing.

  6. FatFreddysCat profile image98
    FatFreddysCatposted 3 years ago

    I went thru my little Cheech & Chong period when I was in college but that was a loooong time ago.

    Even though I don't partake anymore, I have no problem with those who do and I support the efforts towards its legalization.

    1. Amelia honnery profile image61
      Amelia honneryposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I've seen the damage it does to long term users first hand. I have a couple uncles and aunts that made a daily habit out of it. As they got older they seemed more scattered, even paranoid.
      I'm all for medical marijuana though (in oil or pill form).

  7. Lady Guinevere profile image61
    Lady Guinevereposted 3 years ago

    I worked in an arena when I was a teen and that smell of that weed made me sick to my stomach.  I never did like that.  Just because everyone else is doing it doesn't mean we all have to do it.  I do not mind others doing it but it is just not for me.  I am not a sheeple.

  8. Penny G profile image71
    Penny Gposted 3 years ago

    Back myself ? CHOSE is not in need of backing. We have choices period. You can, whoever wants to can, but it has always been rather annoying to me for people to  be so worried about those who don't ; even pressuring them to try. The choses we take form the trails we take. This is just the path I choose to take.

    1. Jared Liescheidt profile image60
      Jared Liescheidtposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I wanted people to try to find scientific reasons not to, kind of a dirty trick as there is no real credible sources for why it is bad.

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      christiananrkistposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      short term memory loss is proven.

    3. Express10 profile image88
      Express10posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      FrontLine did a good summary of the ill health effects back in 1997 and ScienceDaily has a good story based on research from the NIH. You can google negative health effects of marijuana and look for reputable sources of medical + scientific info.

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    christiananrkistposted 3 years ago

    i know from experience that it make me lazy. also inhaling smoke from anything...not a good idea. a better question would be why should I smoke weed?

    1. Express10 profile image88
      Express10posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I will never understand why people think inhaling any amount of smoke is okay or "natural."

  10. Amelia honnery profile image61
    Amelia honneryposted 3 years ago

    I've seen the damage it does to long term users first hand. I have a couple uncles and aunts that made a daily habit out of it. As they got older they seemed more scattered, even paranoid.
    I'm all for medical marijuana though (in oil or pill form). I hate the use of marijuana as a form of pleasure however. Mostly because I think psychologically effects are a whole lot worse than physical effects.

    1. Amelia honnery profile image61
      Amelia honneryposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      *Didn't mean to comment above as well. Oops.

    2. Jared Liescheidt profile image60
      Jared Liescheidtposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      The habits of the user play a much more significant role in the harms of marijuana. I do not have a source for this information as it was what my psychology professor (a nuro-psychologist ) told me when I asked him about long term damage of weed.

  11. Express10 profile image88
    Express10posted 3 years ago

    There are many reasons such as smoke of any type not being good for our lungs or any parts of our bodies. Long term users easily appear to be living, breathing, stereotypes and cautionary tales AGAINST it's use. There's also the fact that it is not "natural" as many claim because it's being and has been tinkered with by man to manipulate the levels of various chemicals in it. Further, you never know who made what you're getting or what's really in it unless you are a chemist trained in finding out or choose to hire one for each batch you get. It is a stinky odor and just passing by people who reek of it, I have gotten headaches. It is also a contributor to various ailments that cigarette smoking cause as well.

    1. Jared Liescheidt profile image60
      Jared Liescheidtposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long-term_ … f_cannabis http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles. … That-Bad-/  I do agree that smoking of any type is bad but that is not the only way to get high.

    2. Express10 profile image88
      Express10posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      You just said something that is quite telling. If one wants to "get high" they are simply running from other problems to an entirely new one. If it were me, I would not accept wiki as a valid source, anyone can write what they choose there.

    3. Jared Liescheidt profile image60
      Jared Liescheidtposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      It depends on the article sources, I scrutinize articles before I read them. I for one do not need to get high, and I have quit several times to get jobs, exams, ect. I feel that it is dependent aping the users habit and mental stability.

  12. LoisRyan13903 profile image82
    LoisRyan13903posted 3 years ago

    Well we are given random drug tests at work.  So I don't smoke it or I would be fired.  Can't afford to be unemployed.  I am okay with it for medical use.  for example, if I had to be on Chemotherapy, I would want some to help me with the nausea that comes from that treatment

 
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