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  •  Get Yourself Some Smarts (0+ / 0-)

    "Until then, I'd prefer not to discriminate against cancer and glaucoma patients who need medicine."

    Who says that cancer and glaucoma patients use marijuana?  My first wife died 30 years ago due to leukemia, and she was NOT on marijuana, but a chemotherapy regimen that was in use at that time.  And I have never heard of treating glaucoma with marijuana.

    Are you so pot-happy that you want marijuana users to rule the road at the expense of people who have the ability to stay clean and sober?  If so, then you are badly in need of a life.

    Marijuana is treated as a controlled substance for some very good reasons, one of which being that there is hard evidence that it impairs a person's judgmental abilities.  And believe me, I don't want some crazed pothead tooling down the road lacking the ability to slow down for me if I am in a crosswalk.

    I think that you need to acquire some smarts before you post more total balderdash like what you posted above.

    •  Tests Reported in Scientific American in the Late (1+ / 0-)
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      60's found that drivers stoned enough to feel upside down did not perform any worse than sober drivers.

      We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

      by Gooserock on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 01:28:51 PM PST

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    •  You hadn't heard about glaucoma? (3+ / 0-)
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      It was one of the first medical uses.

      The proposed law wasn't about impaired driving, it was about having any detectable amount in the driver's system. It is as if someone pretended that a sip of wine six hours ago was drunk driving.

      Freedom isn't free. Patriots pay taxes.

      by Dogs are fuzzy on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 01:43:10 PM PST

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