Petition to Legalize Marijuana in North Dakota

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insert the  " beating a dead horse gif " here

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in my opinion it will make the november ballot easily, 13,500 or whatever signatures will come from fargo alone

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This would work well in western nodak.

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in my opinion it will make the november ballot easily, 13,500 or whatever signatures will come from fargo alone

or from the Belcourt area

the more food you have in your mouth, the better you can taste it !!

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moosehunter09 Said:
in my opinion it will make the november ballot easily, 13,500 or whatever signatures will come from fargo alone

or from the Belcourt area

No.  Standing Rock.  Oh yeah, they were dealing oxycontin and morphine.

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I already saw one of the petitioners in front of the Bismarck Post Office today.  Maybe they shouldn't dress like pot-smoking hippies if they want people to sign.

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How does smoking weed help someone with post traumatic stress?  Doesn't that stuff make you even more paranoid?

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 the pill form and then put something in it so  who uses it illeagl goes to prison for life

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have an open season on molesters

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My guess is they forget the August 8th deadline and turn it in sometime mid-September.

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Captain Ahab Said:

My guess is they forget the August 8th deadline and turn it in sometime mid-September.

I think this is pretty accurate right here.

 

 

 

 

 

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I am very much against drugs, but for someone in the pain of terminal cancer give them anything that helps.
I got a doctor all ticked at me a few years ago.  My mother was 88 years old in a nursing home.  He withdrew one of her medicines because he said it was addictive.  I asked him if he was worried she would climb out the nursing home window and mug a teenager in an alley. 

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My sister is a NP in oncology.  I just had a discussion with her regarding this.  She indicated that today there are such good anti nausea drugs that marijuana really isn't necessary.  And she says there really hasn't been good enough studies done to back up the anti-pain claims that are being made.  She doesn't feel it's a good enough anti pain drug to justify legalizing it when you consider all the down falls of doing so.  She says that marijuana use is up across the country and they have now started to see a major increase to head and neck cancers which they contribute to marijuana use.  She says there is the pill which can be prescribed but she doesn't use it much anymore because most of her patients get so loopy they don't eat.  which is why it was being used in the first place, to stimulate appetite. 

 

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When dealing with chronic pain, if one can get 30 minutes of relief, it seems like an eternity.  Until you have it, you can't even imagine what one has to go through. 
There certainly is many legalized drugs that are far worse than Marijuana.  Just my 2 cents.

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To me this compares to when a person kills someone with a gun and people blame the gun. In this case, we're going to blame the drug, but shouldn't we really be blaming the person who gave out the drug to the wrong people? I say legalize it, but make sure doctors are actually doing their jobs. We should be able to rely on professionals to only use it where appropriate.

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Nanky Said:
To me this compares to when a person kills someone with a gun and people blame the gun. In this case, we're going to blame the drug, but shouldn't we really be blaming the person who gave out the drug to the wrong people? I say legalize it, but make sure doctors are actually doing their jobs. We should be able to rely on professionals to only use it where appropriate.

I'm not opposed to legalizing so much as I am concerned about the costs involved with regulating it.  It will be an enormous cost.  far and above the cost of fighting the drug war in ND.  The cops are already hired and working in ND already.  We really aren't out there hiring additional officers just for drugs.  That may be the case in a few isolated incidents but def. not the case on a large enough scale to worry about.  But legalizing it would cause a complete new state agency to administer it.  The cost would be staggering. 

 

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Nanky Said:
To me this compares to when a person kills someone with a gun and people blame the gun. In this case, we're going to blame the drug, but shouldn't we really be blaming the person who gave out the drug to the wrong people? I say legalize it, but make sure doctors are actually doing their jobs. We should be able to rely on professionals to only use it where appropriate.

I'm not opposed to legalizing so much as I am concerned about the costs involved with regulating it.  It will be an enormous cost.  far and above the cost of fighting the drug war in ND.  The cops are already hired and working in ND already.  We really aren't out there hiring additional officers just for drugs.  That may be the case in a few isolated incidents but def. not the case on a large enough scale to worry about.  But legalizing it would cause a complete new state agency to administer it.  The cost would be staggering. 

Are there currently task forces in place to regulate other drugs you can only get through your doctor? These business will have to put the internal controls in place, while being monitored by our current police force. With that, tie extremely harsh penalties to doctors who are found to be illegally distributing the drug.

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Nanky Said:

eyexer Said:

Nanky Said:
To me this compares to when a person kills someone with a gun and people blame the gun. In this case, we're going to blame the drug, but shouldn't we really be blaming the person who gave out the drug to the wrong people? I say legalize it, but make sure doctors are actually doing their jobs. We should be able to rely on professionals to only use it where appropriate.

I'm not opposed to legalizing so much as I am concerned about the costs involved with regulating it.  It will be an enormous cost.  far and above the cost of fighting the drug war in ND.  The cops are already hired and working in ND already.  We really aren't out there hiring additional officers just for drugs.  That may be the case in a few isolated incidents but def. not the case on a large enough scale to worry about.  But legalizing it would cause a complete new state agency to administer it.  The cost would be staggering. 

Are there currently task forces in place to regulate other drugs you can only get through your doctor? These business will have to put the internal controls in place, while being monitored by our current police force. With that, tie extremely harsh penalties to doctors who are found to be illegally distributing the drug.

I don't think there's many of those drugs that are easily manufactured outside of a pharmaceutical company.  and they are tightly guarded from mfg'er to pharmacy.  you and I both know any tom dick and harry will be growing dope in his back yard if this were to come to light. 

 

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eyexer Said:

Nanky Said:

eyexer Said:

Nanky Said:
To me this compares to when a person kills someone with a gun and people blame the gun. In this case, we're going to blame the drug, but shouldn't we really be blaming the person who gave out the drug to the wrong people? I say legalize it, but make sure doctors are actually doing their jobs. We should be able to rely on professionals to only use it where appropriate.

I'm not opposed to legalizing so much as I am concerned about the costs involved with regulating it.  It will be an enormous cost.  far and above the cost of fighting the drug war in ND.  The cops are already hired and working in ND already.  We really aren't out there hiring additional officers just for drugs.  That may be the case in a few isolated incidents but def. not the case on a large enough scale to worry about.  But legalizing it would cause a complete new state agency to administer it.  The cost would be staggering. 

Are there currently task forces in place to regulate other drugs you can only get through your doctor? These business will have to put the internal controls in place, while being monitored by our current police force. With that, tie extremely harsh penalties to doctors who are found to be illegally distributing the drug.

I don't think there's many of those drugs that are easily manufactured outside of a pharmaceutical company.  and they are tightly guarded from mfg'er to pharmacy.  you and I both know any tom dick and harry will be growing dope in his back yard if this were to come to light. 

And they're not now?

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Nanky Said:

eyexer Said:

Nanky Said:

eyexer Said:

Nanky Said:
To me this compares to when a person kills someone with a gun and people blame the gun. In this case, we're going to blame the drug, but shouldn't we really be blaming the person who gave out the drug to the wrong people? I say legalize it, but make sure doctors are actually doing their jobs. We should be able to rely on professionals to only use it where appropriate.

I'm not opposed to legalizing so much as I am concerned about the costs involved with regulating it.  It will be an enormous cost.  far and above the cost of fighting the drug war in ND.  The cops are already hired and working in ND already.  We really aren't out there hiring additional officers just for drugs.  That may be the case in a few isolated incidents but def. not the case on a large enough scale to worry about.  But legalizing it would cause a complete new state agency to administer it.  The cost would be staggering. 

Are there currently task forces in place to regulate other drugs you can only get through your doctor? These business will have to put the internal controls in place, while being monitored by our current police force. With that, tie extremely harsh penalties to doctors who are found to be illegally distributing the drug.

I don't think there's many of those drugs that are easily manufactured outside of a pharmaceutical company.  and they are tightly guarded from mfg'er to pharmacy.  you and I both know any tom dick and harry will be growing dope in his back yard if this were to come to light. 

And they're not now?

of course there are.  but it would be multiplied by a million percent lol

 

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eyexer Said:

Nanky Said:

eyexer Said:

Nanky Said:

eyexer Said:

Nanky Said:
To me this compares to when a person kills someone with a gun and people blame the gun. In this case, we're going to blame the drug, but shouldn't we really be blaming the person who gave out the drug to the wrong people? I say legalize it, but make sure doctors are actually doing their jobs. We should be able to rely on professionals to only use it where appropriate.

I'm not opposed to legalizing so much as I am concerned about the costs involved with regulating it.  It will be an enormous cost.  far and above the cost of fighting the drug war in ND.  The cops are already hired and working in ND already.  We really aren't out there hiring additional officers just for drugs.  That may be the case in a few isolated incidents but def. not the case on a large enough scale to worry about.  But legalizing it would cause a complete new state agency to administer it.  The cost would be staggering. 

Are there currently task forces in place to regulate other drugs you can only get through your doctor? These business will have to put the internal controls in place, while being monitored by our current police force. With that, tie extremely harsh penalties to doctors who are found to be illegally distributing the drug.

I don't think there's many of those drugs that are easily manufactured outside of a pharmaceutical company.  and they are tightly guarded from mfg'er to pharmacy.  you and I both know any tom dick and harry will be growing dope in his back yard if this were to come to light. 

And they're not now?

of course there are.  but it would be multiplied by a million percent lol

My brother in laws sisters cousins mother had cataracts and swears by herb to make her eyes better.  She was a longtime friend with Mother Theresa and the queen of England. 

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I would vote NO on M2 to keep pot illegal.  Useless shiite/useless humans.  If it were legal, WhoTF would work for anything but weed:  The Chinese?  WTFE, we're already there. 

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And she says there really hasn't been good enough studies done to back up the anti-pain claims that are being made. 

and then say...

She says that marijuana use is up across the country and they have now started to see a major increase to head and neck cancers which they contribute to marijuana use. 

so really its just her hypothesis not actual facts from studies done?

Truth is there really hasn't been enough research to prove that it doesn't. All I know is that I have had 3 people die of cancer in the last 2 years and if they wanted a puff to make their day easier... I say go ahead! Sure beats dying with pain, and oddly enough they all have said it makes them hungry, and that's something anti-nausia pills didn't do (as one of my friends was on some). The urge to eat while going through chemo is very tough to find, but after a dooby the urge becomes stronger!
From what I gathered the price of the anti nausia medication was not cheep as well!

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 When I had chemo, I was on anti nausea and a steroid. the anti nausea worked like it was supposed to and the steroids made me want to eat all of the time. I could eat a 8oz steak and a baked potato and want a full meal after about a half hour. I am sure they have advanced since i had them 15 years ago.

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 First off let me say congrats on wining the battle! It is truely a war worth winning, and pray you never have to go through the battle again!

If you don't mind me asking, how much did the ani nausia pills cost (if you can remember. I understand that it being 15 years things can escape memeory).
 
Linda Warner was a good friend who at the begining of her chemo she was just like you (she was diagnosed stage 4 lung  cancer with 2 tumors in her brain). Steroids kick in and she got hungry. At the end of her battle she was weak, frail and lathargic, and the steroids made her feel even sick (along with the chemo), and her anti-nausa did little. She would have a little doobie and start eating shortly after. This is all coming from watching her progress to death, not recovery. She was given 14 weeks to live and she died 15 weeks later!

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And she says there really hasn't been good enough studies done to back up the anti-pain claims that are being made. 

and then say...

She says that marijuana use is up across the country and they have now started to see a major increase to head and neck cancers which they contribute to marijuana use. 

so really its just her hypothesis not actual facts from studies done?

Truth is there really hasn't been enough research to prove that it doesn't. All I know is that I have had 3 people die of cancer in the last 2 years and if they wanted a puff to make their day easier... I say go ahead! Sure beats dying with pain, and oddly enough they all have said it makes them hungry, and that's something anti-nausia pills didn't do (as one of my friends was on some). The urge to eat while going through chemo is very tough to find, but after a dooby the urge becomes stronger!
From what I gathered the price of the anti nausia medication was not cheep as well!

I'm not arguing the stuff doesn't work for some people.  All I'm trying to tell you is there have been alot of new medications in the past couple years that will do the same thing as mj does.  don't shoot the messenger.  I honestly don't care if the shit is legalized or not anymore.  But don't live in a fantasy land and think it's not going to come with some serious cost to legalize it.  It surely will. 

 

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I am sorry about you friend, luckliy my non-hodgkins lymphoma was caught very early and even then was a high success rate. I honestly cannot remember the cost of the medication, my insurance picked up a vast majority of the tab for my chemo treatments as well as my radiation treatments. In January it will be 15 years since I became a statistic to the winning side of cancer.

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www.drugsense.org

maybe this will open some eyes.

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4th Generation Said:

If you don't mind me asking, how much did the ani nausia pills cost (if you can remember. I understand that it being 15 years things can escape memeory).

What will commercially produced, inspected, and distributed pharmaceutical grade MJ cost?

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 The all time biggest opponents of MM are private prisons and pharmaceutical companies.  Hmmmmmm,  wonder why that is ?

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www.drugsense.org

maybe this will open some eyes.

Because I'm too lazy to look, is there a double-blinded, randomized, peer reviewed, multi-center study with an N = 1500 or more showing the efficacy of MJ for pain, appetite, or any of the other indications folks are trying to get it passed for?

I'll say again before folks jump me about this, I've got NO PROBLEM with cancer patients getting pretty much anything they want.

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LeviKraft Said:
 The all time biggest opponents of MM are private prisons and pharmaceutical companies.  Hmmmmmm,  wonder why that is ?

Reference to those statements?

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If thats not creditable enough I am sure I can find more.  This whole thing isn't as simple as it seems.  And then ask yourself this, why do you think marijuana is SO bad ?  I am not saying it isn't, but I will say I would rather have a pot smoker around than a drunk looking at porn and driving around on prescription depression meds when sober, all of which are legal.

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I already saw one of the petitioners in front of the Bismarck Post Office today.  Maybe they shouldn't dress like pot-smoking hippies if they want people to sign.

Yea i saw sideshow Bob and his buddies passing this thing around today he had a couple handfuls of company lending a hand, skateboard, or hacky sack to the cause. Legit medical users driving this bill my ass.

I dont go around guessing cup sizes either I just know a nice rack when I see one.

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Sounds like a waste of money when you can grow your own for free, makes it sound like you have some $$$ invested in big pharm? Honestly I have no idea what you are asking would cost, but its also largely unnecessary IMO.

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4th Generation Said:

If you don't mind me asking, how much did the ani nausia pills cost (if you can remember. I understand that it being 15 years things can escape memeory).

What will commercially produced, inspected, and distributed pharmaceutical grade MJ cost?

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 It's no different than PETA people trying pass some legislation about animal rights or laws. Baby steps boys, baby steps.  They are just trying to get the foot in the door. What were the petitioners supposed to do? Put up a bill where everyone can get weed whenever especially kids?  No one is going to vote for that. By the way, there may be a legit group trying to pass this. I don't know. But all the potheads out there see this as an opportunity for a foot in the door so that down the road it will be legalized.   On a side note, there were comments about law enforcement and drug wars. We havent even began to get close or even a whiff of victory there. Would legalizing weed free up agents for targeting other or worse drugs, just a thought? 

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jmidjet Said:
I already saw one of the petitioners in front of the Bismarck Post Office today.  Maybe they shouldn't dress like pot-smoking hippies if they want people to sign.

Yea i saw sideshow Bob and his buddies passing this thing around today he had a couple handfuls of company lending a hand, skateboard, or hacky sack to the cause. Legit medical users driving this bill my ass.

 

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Sounds like a waste of money when you can grow your own for free, makes it sound like you have some $$$ invested in big pharm?

Nope.

Really, a person can grow their own pharmaceutical grade MJ for free as well as have same inspected and verified @ no charge?  Or, are you saying someone can head on down to see the "legalize" folks, hand J and Silent Bob a little $$ and they'll hand you some seeds of unknown origin on the down-low?

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I dont know what you consider 'pharm grade' weed specifically, but you can grow some potent stuff fairly easily, if you can grow tomatoes (indoors or out) you can grow weed. This isnt a drug used to fight an infection where dosage is important, its used to alleviate symptoms and PRN, as the patient feels is helpful or necessary, there is no risk of OD and very little risk of physical addiction. Why would it have to be inspected or verified? If its legalized, there will be reputable places where you can purchase it eventually, where theres a demand, supply will follow. Its unfortunate that it would require a prescription as this is more of a homeopathic treatment, seems you are thinking along the lines of traditional pill drugs with specific dosages, etc... Or maybe (probably) you are just being difficult, because I dont think you are as dense as your comments come across.

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Lycanthrope Said:
Sounds like a waste of money when you can grow your own for free, makes it sound like you have some $$$ invested in big pharm?

Nope.

Really, a person can grow their own pharmaceutical grade MJ for free as well as have same inspected and verified @ no charge?  Or, are you saying someone can head on down to see the "legalize" folks, hand J and Silent Bob a little $$ and they'll hand you some seeds of unknown origin on the down-low?

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Lycanthrope Said:
I dont know what you consider 'pharm grade' weed specifically, but you can grow some potent stuff fairly easily, if you can grow tomatoes (indoors or out) you can grow weed. This isnt a drug used to fight an infection where dosage is important, its used to alleviate symptoms and PRN, as the patient feels is helpful or necessary, there is no risk of OD and very little risk of physical addiction. Why would it have to be inspected or verified? If its legalized, there will be reputable places where you can purchase it eventually, where theres a demand, supply will follow. Its unfortunate that it would require a prescription as this is more of a homeopathic treatment, seems you are thinking along the lines of traditional pill drugs with specific dosages, etc... Or maybe (probably) you are just being difficult, because I dont think you are as dense as your comments come across.

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Lycanthrope Said:
Sounds like a waste of money when you can grow your own for free, makes it sound like you have some $$$ invested in big pharm?

Nope.

Really, a person can grow their own pharmaceutical grade MJ for free as well as have same inspected and verified @ no charge?  Or, are you saying someone can head on down to see the "legalize" folks, hand J and Silent Bob a little $$ and they'll hand you some seeds of unknown origin on the down-low?

I think what he is getting at is if it were legalized, it would likely have a mandate on inspection and control when it is prescribed.  Much like any other consumable commodity sold for retail. 

"Diligence is the mother of good luck."

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Im sure there would be some rules a 'distributor' would have to follow, I doubt it would have to be extremely complicated or costly though. Best bet to ensure you are getting a quality product would be to grow your own or allow a family member or friend grow it for you (if that could be written into the fine print of the law).

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I dont know what you consider 'pharm grade' weed specifically, but you can grow some potent stuff fairly easily, if you can grow tomatoes (indoors or out) you can grow weed. This isnt a drug used to fight an infection where dosage is important, its used to alleviate symptoms and PRN, as the patient feels is helpful or necessary, there is no risk of OD and very little risk of physical addiction. Why would it have to be inspected or verified? If its legalized, there will be reputable places where you can purchase it eventually, where theres a demand, supply will follow. Its unfortunate that it would require a prescription as this is more of a homeopathic treatment, seems you are thinking along the lines of traditional pill drugs with specific dosages, etc... Or maybe (probably) you are just being difficult, because I dont think you are as dense as your comments come across.

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Lycanthrope Said:
Sounds like a waste of money when you can grow your own for free, makes it sound like you have some $$$ invested in big pharm?

Nope.

Really, a person can grow their own pharmaceutical grade MJ for free as well as have same inspected and verified @ no charge?  Or, are you saying someone can head on down to see the "legalize" folks, hand J and Silent Bob a little $$ and they'll hand you some seeds of unknown origin on the down-low?

I think what he is getting at is if it were legalized, it would likely have a mandate on inspection and control when it is prescribed.  Much like any other consumable commodity sold for retail. 

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I dont know what you consider 'pharm grade' weed specifically, but you can grow some potent stuff fairly easily, if you can grow tomatoes (indoors or out) you can grow weed. This isnt a drug used to fight an infection where dosage is important, its used to alleviate symptoms and PRN, as the patient feels is helpful or necessary, there is no risk of OD and very little risk of physical addiction. Why would it have to be inspected or verified? If its legalized, there will be reputable places where you can purchase it eventually, where theres a demand, supply will follow. Its unfortunate that it would require a prescription as this is more of a homeopathic treatment, seems you are thinking along the lines of traditional pill drugs with specific dosages, etc... Or maybe (probably) you are just being difficult, because I dont think you are as dense as your comments come across.
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Lycanthrope Said:
Sounds like a waste of money when you can grow your own for free, makes it sound like you have some $$$ invested in big pharm?

Nope.

Really, a person can grow their own pharmaceutical grade MJ for free as well as have same inspected and verified @ no charge?  Or, are you saying someone can head on down to see the "legalize" folks, hand J and Silent Bob a little $$ and they'll hand you some seeds of unknown origin on the down-low?

Dosage is important for pretty much any/all drugs, prescription or not.  Too much Ibuprofen or acetaminophen can be deadly, it's why every drug you can buy in a drug store, grocery store, or convenience store has directions regarding dosing and adminstration.  

The "No Dosage Necessary"  is part of the problem that I and many others have with legalization/decriminalization, especially when those who've taken the THC pill talk about being knocked out.  Even a well documented long-term chronic pain patient can't just take what they want when they want, even if they have enough medication, they need to follow their Dr's instructions/prescription.

I don't believe that eating a raw onion will remove a cold or that Garlic will ward off vampires either.  I'm not about to take medical advice from a bunch of useless yert-toting, frisbee-chucking, cheeba monkeys.

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Lycanthrope Said:
Im sure there would be some rules a 'distributor' would have to follow, I doubt it would have to be extremely complicated or costly though. Best bet to ensure you are getting a quality product would be to grow your own or allow a family member or friend grow it for you (if that could be written into the fine print of the law).

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I dont know what you consider 'pharm grade' weed specifically, but you can grow some potent stuff fairly easily, if you can grow tomatoes (indoors or out) you can grow weed. This isnt a drug used to fight an infection where dosage is important, its used to alleviate symptoms and PRN, as the patient feels is helpful or necessary, there is no risk of OD and very little risk of physical addiction. Why would it have to be inspected or verified? If its legalized, there will be reputable places where you can purchase it eventually, where theres a demand, supply will follow. Its unfortunate that it would require a prescription as this is more of a homeopathic treatment, seems you are thinking along the lines of traditional pill drugs with specific dosages, etc... Or maybe (probably) you are just being difficult, because I dont think you are as dense as your comments come across.

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Sounds like a waste of money when you can grow your own for free, makes it sound like you have some $$$ invested in big pharm?

Nope.

Really, a person can grow their own pharmaceutical grade MJ for free as well as have same inspected and verified @ no charge?  Or, are you saying someone can head on down to see the "legalize" folks, hand J and Silent Bob a little $$ and they'll hand you some seeds of unknown origin on the down-low?

I think what he is getting at is if it were legalized, it would likely have a mandate on inspection and control when it is prescribed.  Much like any other consumable commodity sold for retail. 

IMO, if it were somehow legalized they wouldn't let every Tom, Dick and Harry have plants on their porch.  You would likely have to be a large scale farmer and pay for an expensive annual "weed" permit which would discourage small scale operation. 

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Lycanthrope Said:
Im sure there would be some rules a 'distributor' would have to follow, I doubt it would have to be extremely complicated or costly though. 

Gaining FDA approval for a compound costs several million dollars.  New drug, new approval.  New drug strength, new approval process

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Captain, most states that have legalized mm also allow somewhere around 6 plants that can be grown by the patient with the medical card.

 

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the dosage discussion is kind of moot, imho.  i don't think there has ever been a documented case of "overdosing" from smoking the weed.

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~eyexer~ I buy no means am trying to kill the meesenger, just wondering how they can say in one sentence there hasn't been enough studies then say that more head and neck cancers are showing up and pot being the reason?

Horsager~ In colorado, where it is legal already, there is no monitoring of pot.  The dispensaries get it from growers then you get  a card saying you need it for medical reasons. Big goverment does not have their hand in the making only the taxing. So pharmaceutical grade MJ already comes from peoples basement, or I suppose their backyards? You need to do some reading about other states that already have it legalized. It's actually been quit profitable for the state of CO!

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espringers Said:
the dosage discussion is kind of moot, imho.  i don't think there has ever been a documented case of "overdosing" from smoking the weed.

You are correct sir! There has NEVER been a case of overdosing on pot in any record books at ANY hospital, so the overdose discussion is moot!

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