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by Gringo Viejo @, Kansas/Zihuatanejo, Sunday, October 22, 2017, 14:55 (365 days ago)

from Fox: Preliminary report indicates legal use of M J in CO (it's legal there)counteracts opiate addiction which is HUGE problem in U.S. I remember well around 2005 when my late wife was told by her family Dr that then current protocol said patients need not be in pain and promptly wrote a 'script for 5 mg, 6x day with a 90 days, refills 3. I can say without equivocation she had no more pain especially when she added in Merlot or a martini or two. Yep, no pain, totally legal.

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by frostbite ⌂ @, Hamilton MT, Sunday, October 22, 2017, 15:30 (365 days ago) @ Gringo Viejo

In San Francisco, back in the sixties, just about everybody in their twenties and thirties was smoking weed. The only negative effect I saw, was people eating too much. I suspect that the liquor lobby was responsible for making it illegal.

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by OlsenMN, Sunday, October 22, 2017, 15:51 (365 days ago) @ frostbite

In San Francisco, back in the sixties, just about everybody in their twenties and thirties was smoking weed. The only negative effect I saw, was people eating too much. I suspect that the liquor lobby was responsible for making it illegal.

LOL do you think that changed after the 60's? Now everyone of every age is smoking weed and happy everywhere.B-)

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by Canada1 @, Sunday, October 22, 2017, 18:05 (365 days ago) @ OlsenMN

In San Francisco, back in the sixties, just about everybody in their twenties and thirties was smoking weed. The only negative effect I saw, was people eating too much. I suspect that the liquor lobby was responsible for making it illegal.


LOL do you think that changed after the 60's? Now everyone of every age is smoking weed and happy everywhere.B-)

Pretty well everywhere, liquor does odd thing to some people, I mostly see aggressive behavior from others that have had too much to Drink and stupidity in their conversations, on the other hand speaking of what I see in people that are high (on mj or hash) are quite interesting conversations, creative low voice tones and the odd pause to order more Sweets! Lol can't wait for July 1/18

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by frostbite ⌂ @, Hamilton MT, Monday, October 23, 2017, 09:07 (364 days ago) @ OlsenMN

We live in Redneck country now, so I've not seen any blatant dope smoking around here. If there is any, it's being done discreetly.

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by Curly! ⌂, Great Pacific Northwet, Monday, October 23, 2017, 08:45 (364 days ago) @ Gringo Viejo

I was on opiates for 15 years, to help me with my arthritis. Once weed became legal in Oregon I started taking a high CBD tincture several times a day... no effect on my brain, just my joints (no pun intended). I weaned myself off the opiates, and am more pain free now than I ever was on the opiates.

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by jbmass ⌂ @, Mass,.. N.H...Zih., Monday, October 23, 2017, 08:58 (364 days ago) @ Curly!

What do you do when you travel, like to Zihuatanejo?

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by Curly! ⌂, Great Pacific Northwet, Monday, October 23, 2017, 10:44 (364 days ago) @ jbmass

I buck it up. Not so stupid as to try and get it by the powers that be. It takes the better part of a week for the pain to reestablish itself, so a two week trip can get dicey but usually we're someplace warm and dry, and that helps in and of itself. And fortunately, it only takes a few hours for the stuff to start working again.

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by jbmass ⌂ @, Mass,.. N.H...Zih., Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 08:12 (363 days ago) @ Curly!

Thanks, I spend 3 months in Zihuatanejo, as much as I would love to get off the other stuff never could last that amount of time without pain relief.The rules are also still complicated between the states.

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by Johnny Briefcase @, Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 01:05 (363 days ago) @ jbmass

Thanks, I spend 3 months in Zihuatanejo, as much as I would love to get off the other stuff never could last that amount of time without pain relief.The rules are also still complicated between the states.

How bloody stupid is society to condemn THC when it is so much more effective than current pain meds and so much less harmful. I have to believe that there are corporate interests involved here. The big drug companies don't want to lose all their "drug addicts". That would be a big financial woe for them.

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