Comment: "It's very clear that drug use is an unhealthy...

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"It's very clear that drug use is an unhealthy...

unbalancing activity."

That's where you lose every time. If you want to start a thread about "drug use is bad," then why make Cannabis your main subject when there are legal drugs that are 5-10 times worse? I.E. Nicotine, Caffeine, alcohol.

You're also forgetting that everyone is different and when you generalize (especially with Cannabis), you lose people. Here's what I mean:

"I concur that people *can* use marijuana and be functional and purposeful people. However, this is often not the case despite exceptions, and there are downsides not often discussed."

How do you know that most people are "not" functional Cannabis consumers? Did you conduct a study and have it peer reviewed? Again, another generality that just isn't correct.

I have a question for you and I think it will really narrow in as to "why" you think the way you do: how old are you, TMan? Please be honest about that.

If you don't know your rights, you don't have any.