Tuesday, July 15, 2008

The chief dangers of marijuana seem to spring from only one of its features: it's illegal

But do the health effects of pot seem very serious? As dangerous as those of alcohol, tobacco, overworking, fashion magazines or overeating? Nope. In fact, the health effects of pot are not nearly as dangerous as the jail they throw you in for possessing it.

People get beat up, shot up and locked up because of the great amount of money that rides on selling the stuff, stuff that would be about as expensive as lettuce if it weren't against the law.

Dr. Scott Haig
See the related study (that Americans smoke more pot)

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