"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…"
Been a lurker here at AoM for years. Decided to become a member a few weeks ago and thought I'd introduce myself. The community has been great so far. It adds to the AoM experience quite a bit. Anyway, my name is Landon. I'm not much use physically thanks to a type of tumor I have, so I like to work on my mind rather than my body. Some of my favorite articles from AoM are Ben Franklin's 13 virtues and the 3-part series about willpower, how it's depleted and how you can strengthen it. Well,…See More
"Im curious if you ever done the figureing on other peoples lives before you shoot you mouth off.
By my reckoning, you complain alot about not having alot of things, and say that those that dont feel the need to show emotions every ten seconds live…"
"If I recall my religious education, in the Bible translation, referring to intentionally causing a death, to "Kill" someone means murder. To "Slay" is to take someone's life in other circumstances, such as self defense or…"