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Alcohol but not Marijuana?

  1. Zaiden Jace profile image71
    Zaiden Jaceposted 6 years ago

    Everyone says marijuana is dangerous and will ruin your life but marijuana is given for medical reasons. Weed supposedly kills your brain cells, but so does alcohol as well as your liver so why is that legal? They both intoxicate you but with alcohol you are more out of it. Why is it that weed is the illegal one? Why is either one illegal? If anyone wants to give it a try it's their choice right?

    1. Druid Dude profile image61
      Druid Dudeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Holding your breath kills braincells. Been holding mine for years. Known people who smoked for decades. Known folks who drank for decades. The only ones that live on a functional level is the first group. No discernable difference in brain capability from point a to b. Watch it. There is propaganda everywhere.

  2. Mighty Mom profile image89
    Mighty Momposted 6 years ago

    Alcohol was made illegal for a period of 13 years during Prohibition. It didn't stop people from drinking -- just encouraged them to go underground and get liquor from illegal (dangerous) sources.
    Marijuana started out illegal so it's harder to make something legal that used to be illegal than the opposite.
    There are truths and myths being put out there about both substances. Many people are terrified that MJ is a "gateway drug" leading to harder drugs. Maybe for some people it is. For some people, alcohol is a gateway drug to harder drugs.
    For many people, neither one is a gateway to anything except a nice relaxed time. Those people don't have a problem with addiction.

    Personally, I think MJ should be decriminalized. Just my opinion -- based on quite a bit of "field research."

    1. Antonia Monacelli profile image91
      Antonia Monacelliposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Marijuana didn't start out illegal, considering it is a plant that has obviously been growing for far longer than any of the laws against it have been in place.  People have been smoking marijuana for thousands of years, it wasn't illegal anywhere until the early 20th century.  It was in use by various different cultures over the years, for various reasons from religious and cultural ceremonies to medicinal use.

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      kimberlyslyricsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      big_smile  big_smile  big_smile  big_smile

      y'all she knows her shit, make no mistake, hey wait, so do I  lol

  3. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 6 years ago

    Pot should definitely be legal!

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      kimberlyslyricsposted 6 years agoin reply to this


      1. habee profile image90
        habeeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Lol, Kimbo!! I'd like to buy a vowel!

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    Aleister888posted 6 years ago

    I smoke marijuana regularly, i am a musician, i also run my own online business, i am a philosopher, and i also hold down a day job.

    I work from 5am in the morning until 12am at night sleep for five hours before starting again.

    I am also an investor, and many other things.

    My purpose of telling you this? i have smoked weed for years, and yet i am the more productive than most people are in their entire life...

    It all has to do with AMOUNTS.

    You drink 2 or 3 beers a day, no issue, if your drinking enough water.

    You smoke two or three cones a day, no issue, as long as your keeping yourself in relative good health.

    Much more could be said, but i will get off the soap box now.

    If it aint for you, then cool, but please, dont buy into the over sensationalized anti drug propaganda.

  5. fucsia profile image60
    fucsiaposted 6 years ago

    In a sense I agree with you. I do not know why alcohol is legal and marijuana is not. Many drugs are legal and can  ruin our life, like or more than marijuanam. But, honestly, if I had to choose whether to legalize or not the weed  I think I would say no.