Pubdate: Wed, 01 Apr 2009
Source: Shoreline Lake Forest Park Enterprise (WA)
Copyright: 2009 The Enterprise Newspapers
Author: Darral Good


On March 17, 1999, the National Institute of Medicine reported a
groundbreaking study that concluded that everything that our
government has been telling us since 1937 about cannabis has been a

Cannabis is a safe and natural herb.

It certainly does have incredible medical benefits that far outweigh
any health risks. It's time to end "Reefer Madness" once and for all.
There is no good reason to put people in jail for using the safe and
natural herb. Unfortunately it's very hard to break down the walls of
bad propaganda.

Cannabis has been given a bad reputation that it does not deserve. For
some reason, the media reports only negative things about cannabis and
jokes about good things like medical cannabis and industrial hemp. Our
nation would be much better off of cannabis was legalized, taxed and

Adults should not be penalized for using cannabis. There are far too
many people in jail for using this plant. Since alcohol is perfectly
legal for adults to use for medicinal, industrial and recreational
purposes, it seems very unfair to come down so hard on people who
choose cannabis.

Darral Good

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