Pot Should Be Legal

January 31, 2010
By Anonymous

My view on drugs has definetly changed over the past year. I think marijuana should be legal. Why? Because I don't think it's that dangerous of a drug. It slows down your body process and calms you down. As long as your in a safe place while your smoking it, not much will happen. Lets face it, well at least in my school, 7 out of 10 teens have tried pot. And the kids in my school aren't stupid kids mmost of them get A's and B's. Personally i think the economy will go up if pot becomes legal. If we tax on pot, the government will make some money. A lot of high school and college will be willing to pay for pot. Look at Holland drugs are legal there and their country is a thriving country. I think pot should be legal for people 18 and older. People shouldn't be allowed to smoke pot and drive and should only be allowed to buy a certain amount a year. That is my view on pot.



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on Feb. 26 2011 at 8:37 am
aspiringauthor_ BRONZE, Fairfield, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that." - MLK Jr.

Maybe this person isn't a "pothead," they just have strong opinions. We'll never know unless they tell us. :)

MetallixRose said...
on Feb. 25 2011 at 3:51 pm
The only reason you're saying pot is good is becasue you are a pothead. go get a life. Pot does nothing but casue harm to the world. Pothead.

on Feb. 25 2011 at 2:48 pm
Jordan901278 BRONZE, Long Pond, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"Moloch! Burns down the love of the world." - Allen Ginsberg

No, please, I want you to go into explicit detail of why marijuana is harmful to me.

reaver BRONZE said...
on Feb. 25 2011 at 1:34 pm
reaver BRONZE, Evenston, Illinois
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pot just makes you dumb by killing your brain cells

on Feb. 4 2011 at 11:32 am
heartbreaker910 BRONZE, Hartsdale, New York
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not just that, and hun that's LSD. Look drugs are not well good for you, however you think that Pot is from the devil it really does help creativiy 

GarrettR347 said...
on Feb. 3 2011 at 7:38 pm
yeah creativity as in ooh pretty colors, or why is that rhino eating my teacher. it may have a few good stuff but its stupid to do it. hurpdyerp frigafragaflibbenflu 

on Feb. 3 2011 at 7:04 pm
heartbreaker910 BRONZE, Hartsdale, New York
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did you know that drinking and smoking are more of gateway drugs than pot? Yet, smoking and drinking are still legal

on Feb. 3 2011 at 7:02 pm
heartbreaker910 BRONZE, Hartsdale, New York
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yea....umm not to be a hater or anything, but science has proven that it opens your mind with creativity. Though some of it bad, it's not fully terrible for you.

on Jan. 12 2011 at 11:39 am
aspiringauthor_ BRONZE, Fairfield, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that." - MLK Jr.

My mom is a high school health teacher. I am not even going to begin to go into the details of how bad marijuana is for you. It may take away your worries at the time, but after that... I appreciate you contributing your opinion, but this time, your opinion is simply a way to get attention, be it negative or positive. If marijuana were legal, our economy might get better, but would our health? Ask yourself which really matters.

GarrettR347 said...
on Dec. 21 2010 at 9:33 am
Wow way to fail Pot is bad it has more bad things than good things and after used for  a while the good things become bad because you need more to get to that feeling each time

on Jul. 17 2010 at 9:45 pm
HeadshotM SILVER, Melbourne, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Your failure is my success

i agree with just minnie

on Jul. 17 2010 at 11:08 am
sweethearrrt GOLD, Portland, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
"I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best."
— Marilyn Monroe

yeah, but pot takes away you motivation. so alot of the times, ppl who do pot don't get good grades. and there is TONS of evidence to support that, go to above the influence, and sites like that.

on Jul. 17 2010 at 11:06 am
sweethearrrt GOLD, Portland, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
"I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best."
— Marilyn Monroe

you brought up some  good points, but you forgot a few crucial ones. pot will take away your motivation, it can cause anxiety and schizophrenia (yes- that is a fact. look it up.). it also what is called a gateway drug. which means once someone is introduced to it, they are more likely to try other, more dangerous drugs. my boyfired smoked pot and dealt drugs, and when he was high he turned into a person that i didnt know. it makes people aggresive, and when you have a bad trip its the scariest thing in the world. i actually saw him go from being a sweet caring guy, who smoked pot every now and then, to a hard core druggie who was shooting up meth every day. i'm not saying that that happens to everybody who smokes pot, but it is a risk. pot kinda takes over your life after a while. it also very dangerous to ppl who have asthema, and it can kill the very first time they use it. and cigarettes are legal, but minors still get them. its likely that the same thing would happen with pot.

im sorry for writing this whole long thing, but i felt that you left some important facts out, and this is a topic i feel very strongly about, considering my expieriances with pot.


on Jun. 14 2010 at 2:27 pm
bass_rockrgrl13 PLATINUM, Burlington, Massachusetts
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You made some good points.

on Mar. 2 2010 at 10:05 am
Peace420 BRONZE, Williston, Florida
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I agree that pot should be legal. It just makes sense.

on Feb. 13 2010 at 10:38 pm
Morningstar PLATINUM, Geneva, Indiana
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That's based on no evidence at all, sorry to say. Pot actually attracts smart kids, why? Because smart kids usually aren't brainwashed by modern era reefer madness, and they realize that it's one of the most therapeutically beneficial drugs one can use. They realize that it's near impossible to OD on pot, (it would take over a thousand pounds burnt up) and thus when life stresses and nags on them they can get away for a few hours. If your savvy at all about science, you'd know who Carl Sagan is/was, and that he smoked from his late 20's until he died. He wrote an article called "Mr. X" Google it if you're interested.

on Feb. 10 2010 at 4:45 am
HeadshotM SILVER, Melbourne, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Your failure is my success

but most people dont get A for their results when they smoke

NaCheezIt GOLD said...
on Feb. 8 2010 at 8:18 pm
NaCheezIt GOLD, Missouri City, Texas
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Congratulations. Someone who sees it the right way!


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