In response to the letter written by Savon Duchein ("Marijuana is a
natural substance, unlike meth, which is an epidemic," May 9): I
found it interesting the writer used a verse from the book of
Genesis, concerning what God gave us to eat in the beginning, in an
attempt to rationalize the use of pot in an unmonitored and
Unfortunately for any unknowing reader, the writer forgot to add that
the effects of eating the herb and smoking it are different. And if
you are going to be so bold as to use God's word, then far be it for
the writer to not give appropriate warning that recreational
drunkenness is not what God had in mind for the herb, of course.
Getting stoned is just another way to describe a drunken state.
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