"i am an an advocate enough of legalization to vote for the issue. I feel that alcohol and tobbacco are much more harmful than marijuana, and more addictive as well (assuming there is not a tremendous of engineering in the…"
"My opinion on this has moved slightly since Obama was elected. Given extreme over-intrusion of the current administration, I've trended toward the libertarian over the last five years.
We're over-banning and over-punishing ... the…"
"Yes seriously. Demonstrate how you can engaging in, promote and encourage any activity, not just drugs, in a vacuum where the attitudes of acceptance on your part do not spill over into the larger society wherein you dwell, there to combine with…"
"I don't think anyone is suggesting prescriptive use should be prohibited. We condone supervised prescription controlled substances all the time. I think it silly to deny that same control over pot. But that unique circumstance was not the…"
"How about every drug test except one I took in the service, and quite a few for work? I'm not advocating or bragging, it's been years since I smoked weed - though I know several people who do and test themselves for a few days after an…"
Are you aware that one time use of marijuana remains detectable in a person's system for at least a month?
Whereas, do an 8ball of coke/3 hits of acid/5tabs of ecstasy/2 hits of methamphetamine Friday, pass a drug screen Monday."
"I mentioned earlier that I have severe glaucoma. What is your opinion, not of recreational users, but of those who would use it medicinally?
Speaking only for myself, if I was prescribed it as medication I would not be able to…"
"People said the same thing about alcohol users during the era of prohibition but most of us wouldn't even bat an eyelash if we found out that our financial advisor or lawyer or priest or teacher or doctor (etc.) were recreational alcohol users…"
"Pilots, air traffic controllers (etc.) are allowed to drink; they simply have restrictions on when they can drink in relation to conducting their duties. These restrictions are based on the duration of the effects of alcohol on their capability to…"
""Applying for an office job is one thing, but would you want to hire someone to be a truck driver, air traffic controller, construction worker, etc., if you knew they use marijuana for non-medicinal uses?"
For me, it's no…"
"I wouldn't be surprised if those companies are eventually forced to change their policies. If marijuana is not illegal to consume, and you haven't consumed it at work, and you're not intoxicated at work, and the employer can't…"
"And now, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, the latest unanticipated consequence of the "wildwood weed" turns out to be: It's toxic. To dogs.
Given I live in the SF Bay Area, I'm waiting for outdoor marijuana…"
"Again thanks for the responses. 2 part-time roles may be an option, although I don't know how each employer would feel about me having another job. It wouldn't lead to any sort of tax penalty provided HMRC (our equivalent of the IRS) knew…"
"Are you saying people in poor countries without such generous welfare systems don't need jobs more than people who live in North America? It's hard to be unemployed anywhere, sure, but I can't imagine it being easier to be in…"
There's been a lot of talk about globalism lately, so I want to get people's opinions on whether it's a good thing or not (it's not necessary to read and respond to the following diatribe, a simple answer to this question would be appreciated).From my perspective, it's unequivocally a good thing that happens to have bad consequences for some people, but benefits the same people in some ways as well. I understand that a lot of small, one-industry towns are dying, partially as a result of…See More
"This may be a bit of a stress but have you considered doing two part time roles at the same time?
I don't know if it will affect your taxes or impose a penalty on your 'second' income or anything like that but you could make the hours…"
Thanks for the replies. My fiancee doesn't drive and there's not much public transport at night in this area (if any) so her getting a night job isn't really an option.
I don't have a particular job in mind at the…"
Are you working mainly night shifts because there aren't any vacancies elsewhere in the hotel? A move to another department could work out better for your schedules. It's not ridiculous that you're unhappy about not seeing…"