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Original post made on Jan 7, 2018

Pot: The brain-altering weed

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Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jan 7, 2018 at 11:48 am

Michael Austin is a registered user.

There is nothing medicinal with filling human lungs with smoke.
Medicinal claims when smoking pot is dramatic monologue.

Employers rightfully require drug screening for all potential employees.
When A potential employee fails drug screening, that potential employee is not offered employment.

The same drug screen policy should be applied to all people that apply for unemployment benefits. If someone applying for unemployment benefits fails drug screening, the unemployment benefits must be denied.

Posted by Steve Austin
a resident of Amador Estates
on Jan 7, 2018 at 12:18 pm

Filling your guts with flammable liquid (alcohol) is stupid. All posters should be tested for flammable liquid before they are allowed to post.

Posted by edibles
a resident of Amador Estates
on Jan 7, 2018 at 3:09 pm

who said you have to smoke? you could vape which is much less harmful than combustion. edibles are great. Tinctures are also a great way to medicate without smoking. lots of other options out there for you Michael.

Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jan 7, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Michael Austin is a registered user.

Anonymous From Amador Estates:

Prohibition was repealed seventy-five years ago. Primarily because the policy was unenforceable. The violence, the deaths from violence and the rotgut booze killed thousands. Today alcohol is a well regulated industry.

Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jan 7, 2018 at 7:06 pm

Michael Austin is a registered user.


Admittedly, I am not knowledgeable regarding marijuana vapor and tinctures. As A non user of POT, I have no personal experience regarding this type of usage.

I appreciate your instructional input to this topic. These two types of usage are not available with current California marijuana laws for immediate retail sale.

It is necessary for one to purchase the legal marijuana and perform the necessary cooking and preparation to use marijuana in vapor or tincture manner.

Posted by Steve Austin
a resident of Amador Estates
on Jan 7, 2018 at 9:14 pm

You call yourself MA. You made the case for pot. The law is unenforceable. It will now be regulated. Get off your holier than thou high horse. You probably won't believe this but you are not the wisest person in Pleasanton.

Posted by Eric
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Jan 8, 2018 at 8:41 am

Cannabis with its cannabinoids, cbd, flavonoids and terpenes have a plethora of medical and non medical uses. Analgesic, anti inflammatory, anti emetic, anti bacterial etc etc. Our bodies are chock full of CB1 and CB2 receptors in the brain and surrounding our organs that help our bodies maintain homeo stasis.
The medical industry has pumped me full of their poisons, Kaiser was giving me 2400mg of Motrin a day for nerve damage, I now bleed out my backside if I take Motrin. 7 plus years of oxycodone, neurontin, tramadol, Vicodin, lyrica, nerve blocks, 3 surgeries, acupuncture, chiropractic, meditation and more provided little relief along with a host of horrible side effects like constipation so bad it’s like trying to push a pineapple, horrible sleep patterns, loss of appetite, gastritis and bleeding. I try smoking Cannabis, I’ve got relief. I take a 14 week course at Oaksterdam University in Oakland to learn about this in my opinion magical plant and learn about smoking, tinctures, edibles, vaporization, balms, salves, sprays, topicals, history, efficacy, uses etc. I’ve been off of opiates now for close to 3 months. I sleep through the night and dream pretty much every night which I haven’t had dreams in years. I’ve been going out for walks, I don’t see blood in the bowl, I am happier and my head is much clearer. My wife was worried about early onset of demensia, now that I’m off of all the dope she has commented on how nice it is to have me back. I’m a much happier and healthier person now because of cannabis. Read about the hundreds of elderly members in Rossmoot using and benefiting from cannabis in their lives.
Cannabis was made a Schedule 1 drug by Nixon and John Ehrlichman to attack those that did not support him or the Vietnam War. Nixon had two enemies, Black people and the anti-war hippies. Making cannabis a schedule 1 drug gave them a tool to jail the leaders and protestors. Educate yourselves with the truth, it’s all there. These are facts, not alternative facts but facts.
Cannabis is not an evil drug, it’s a plant we have evolved with. It has been used by our ancestors throughout time, in fact our bodies have a synergistic relationship with the myriad of healthy chemicals and compounds the plant contains. Set your prejudices aside and learn about it.

Posted by Mikel
a resident of Vineyard Avenue
on Jan 8, 2018 at 7:42 pm

Mikel is a registered user.

Would you stop spreading lies and stop fear mongering. Your level of ignorance is astounding. This is the same post that you made before where you lied in a comment and said that a cop was killed by a stoned driver but the news headline says that the driver was drunk.

You don't know the difference between available and legal. Marijuana has been available for since the 1890s. Anyone who wants it can get it. The only thing that has changes is that people won't get busted for buying it now that it is legal.

The police know how to deal with stoned drivers. The number of stoned drivers is not going to drastically change. Most people consume at home and don't drive when stoned. If they do drive they are docile and not like aggressive drunk drivers who drink at bars and drive home. They are not a problem.

There is no evidence that marijuana smoke causes harm. It doesn't have the tars that tobacco smoke has. Besides many people vape or use edibles and these most certainly available in any dispensary in California.

As Fiorello La Guardia the major of New York said in 1944 you can't enforce a law that the people don't want. His committee did research back then and concluded that marijuana was not harmful and he implored the drug administration not to make it illegal but Harry Anslinger ignored him and started the propaganda campaign that has infected your brain.

There have been numerous such reports that keep getting ignored. Nixon's committee called the Shafer Commission found that marijuana was not harmful, but Nixon ignored them and ramped up the war on drugs so that we could target anti war protestors.

The people of California and many other states have voted for legalization. It's time for obstructionists like yourself to stand aside.

Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jan 8, 2018 at 7:50 pm

Michael Austin is a registered user.

This addendum was intended to hear from all you users out there!!!
Warning: Your IP address will be known.

Posted by Mikel
a resident of Vineyard Avenue
on Jan 8, 2018 at 9:38 pm

Mikel is a registered user.

Using marijuana in California is legal.
Warning: don't comment while drunk.

Posted by HUH
a resident of Bridle Creek
on Jan 9, 2018 at 8:24 am

To MA. What a scary thought that my IP address will be known. Can you explain the reason behind and the purpose of that comment. Huh.

Posted by resident
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jan 9, 2018 at 8:49 am

Stigmas, unfortunately, are hard to get rid of.

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