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My letter to the FDA on cannabis legalization.

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posted on Apr, 12 2018 @ 03:41 AM
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There are some instances that i believed that marijuana doesn't give us a good benefit but i am wrong about this. Because i just read an articlewww.worldwide-marijuana-seeds.com... juana-news/marijuana-myth-busting saying that CBD can be a useful as a medicine. One of my friends told me about this because in his case he's been suffering from Sciatica for 4 months now. And he will start to use the CBD as a medicine to his sickness. I don't know if it will work. Any suggestion is highly appreciated. Thank you in advance.




posted on Apr, 12 2018 @ 09:41 AM
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originally posted by: Bhrei
There are some instances that i believed that marijuana doesn't give us a good benefit but i am wrong about this. Because i just read an articlewww.worldwide-marijuana-seeds.com... juana-news/marijuana-myth-busting saying that CBD can be a useful as a medicine. One of my friends told me about this because in his case he's been suffering from Sciatica for 4 months now. And he will start to use the CBD as a medicine to his sickness. I don't know if it will work. Any suggestion is highly appreciated. Thank you in advance.


CBD and THC are both produced by the MJ plant...the THC is the psychoactive ingredient social imbibers prefer....while the CBDs do not offer the psychoactive effects they do offer critical physical impacts........the CBDs are very important because they offer strong anti-parasitic impacts when consumed under a Dr.s care.........a Dr. who is HONEST or a Health Care Practitioner who is HONEST needs to be involved in your treatment plan.......MJ consumed kills parasites....in its tincture form this parasite killer is exceptionally effective....however when one begins killing parasites within ones body we must monitor and support our overall health because the dead parasites will produce gases and chemicals and bacteria we must help the body clean out.

Once your friend gets the parasite issue under control the body can begin to heal and inflammation will begin to be remediated.

IMHO Big Pharma is trying to cut their losses by supporting social acceptance of MJ as a DRUG FOR RECREATION when the INCREDIBLE TRUTH IS THAT MJ CAN REMEDIATE PARASITES WHICH CAUSE ALL DISEASES....and one of the ways to find the remaining Cabal strongholds is to look where municipalities are still trying to hide the truths about MJ and its therapeutic values....any place where this cover-up is still happening is a stronghold of those who strive to make the world a more difficult place for us all to share.

Socialising and legalising MJ means nothing when the real secret is sooooo much bigger.



posted on Apr, 12 2018 @ 10:37 AM
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a reply to: Bhrei

Here is where you can find more information about this.

norml.org...
norml.org...

The endocannabinoid system is the part of the body that the CBD affects.

A lot of animals have this. There are many different kinds of cannabinoids too.
As one4all said, CBD does not have intoxicating effects. While I am leary to provide medical advice since I am not a doctor, I can point you in the right direction to research resources.



posted on Apr, 12 2018 @ 01:43 PM
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Awesome guys! The crew at NORML has dug the letter up out of their system for me. Ill post it in two parts for you below



posted on Apr, 12 2018 @ 01:43 PM
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a reply to: Quantumgamer1776

Hey!

im posting the whole thing so you can read it all if you want.



posted on Apr, 12 2018 @ 01:45 PM
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This message is not automated. I spent time writing this for you to read. Please read this all the way through.

I am, and many American citizens are tired of Cannabis users being crusaded against for laws that were created due to the lack of taxation control and racism towards black jazz musicians and Mexican migrants.

Louie Armstrong is just one of the jazz musicians I am referencing. In his era of music, many people were racist. Because he was famous, and had a relationship with cannabis while being a black american many people associated cannabis with black american culture and tried to drive it out.

The word Marijuana itself has origins in Mexico, though it is unclear the exact time frame in which it came to use.

Again, people in the early 20th century were very openly racist against Migrant Mexicans and their culture.

Here is an excerpt from an article discussing this topic. (I did not write the article)

"The word marijuana comes from Mexico, but its exact origins remain unknown. According to the book Cannabis: A History by Martin Booth, it may derive from an Aztec language or soldiers, as slang for brother “ Maria y Juana.

The practice of smoking it arrived in the US from the south during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mexican laborers and soldiers carried it into the American south-west. Sailors brought it from Brazil and the Caribbean when they docked in New Orleans, where black jazz musicians adopted it."

There is nothing wrong with cannabis use. People have used it for thousands of years in homeopathic medical practice, as well as to relieve stress. It is much safer than cigarettes and alcohol.

It is ridiculous that cannabis use is illegal, that people with debilitating illnesses, and high stress cannot use it AT HOME and keep their day jobs. The very definition of schedule one drugs contradicts itself in the case of cannabis by stating it has no medicinal value.

According to a multitude of polls, over 50% of Americans support its legalization, as well as some senators.

In addition to this we could be using the money from the $1 Billion black market industry to fund education. It would also create jobs for citizens that are unemployed. It would also prevent billions of dollars a year being wasted on criminalizing users.

Every prisoner who was placed in prison for cannabis could have their lives back, they could see their families again. This would also help with the recent disdain for our current lawmakers.

It is far past time for the legalization or decriminalization of cannabis. The world is changing, Nixon era cannabis policies are no longer relevant to our societies view. They are also not based on factual, scientific research. (Unless you count suffocating monkeys as scientific research.

In addition to this there are many people who could benefit from it such as people with neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease or epilepsy. This could change lives for the better.

A summary and further data:

Legalizing Cannabis would decrease the law enforcement spending significantly. I have included some data on this.

The amount states will spend enforcing marijuana laws over the next six years is $20 Billion USD.

The average per-diem cost of housing an inmate arrested due to a marijuana-related offense is $950 USD. The yearly sum of this is $346,750 USD per inmate.

(Source link, an actual PDF of the ACLU report.

www.aclu.org...)

On the illegal market and associated violence:

The black market cannabis industry generates billions of non-tax deductible dollars per year. This money goes to individuals and gangs.

This might make you associate cannabis with gang activity, but please read and think about the following statement.

The Black market industry heads WANT CANNABIS ILLEGAL. The illegality is why it is profitable for them. If we were to legalize or decriminalize cannabis this would take the power and money away from them. Many of these people are violent, but they are not violent because they use cannabis. They are violent because they are trying to protect their illegal income. The illegal income promotes their luxurious lifestyle, and they would do anything to protect it.

So, Legalizing cannabis would take power and money away from the actual violent people.

Cannabis use in itself does not cause violence, it is the drive for money and power in the black market industry that creates the violence.

Cannabis and death:

Cannabis use, in itself, has never been recorded to cause a single death in all of recorded history. Like anything else it has a toxicity and overdose limit. But it such a low toxicity you would never be able to reach it. You would fall asleep WAY before you could ever overdose on it.

In fact, more people die from overdosing on water than cannabis. More people also die from eating peanuts, and swallowing stuff from under the sink.

Would you make water illegal because of people overdosing on it?

On the argument that it would make it more available to children:

Currently, there is no regulation on the cannabis market on a federal level. So there is no control on who can acquire cannabis.

Illegal market cannabis dealers do not care who they sell it to. All they want is money, no matter how they get it.

In legal states there is regulation on who can and cannot purchase cannabis.

The legal cannabis dealers, not wanting to lose their business and income, refuse to sell to anyone who is under 21. In these states you must present identification proving you are of the legal age.

"What if someone was to buy it for them?"

Perhaps this could happen, but the executor of purchasing a legal substance treated like alcohol would be committing a criminal offense.

Currently children can simply purchase it themselves, so this would add another preventative measure to them acquiring it.


On the argument that this would increase the amount of DID (Driving under the influence of drugs):

Many people already illegally drive under the influence of alcohol and drugs, despite the illegality of it. We could use part of the multi billions of dollars of tax money, gained from cannabis legalization, to educate people on why these actions are dangerous.

Cannabis has less inhibiting effects than alcohol, and drunk drivers happen all the time anyway.

On the argument that Cannabis legalization would increase crime rates:

This argument is particularly misguided and an unintelligent assumption spouted by uninformed people.

The illegality of cannabis makes it a crime. Removing cannabis from the schedule one substance list would make it no longer a crime. People would not be jailed for it, thus reducing crime rates.


As I discussed earlier, this would also free up tax money for better things. Additionally, cannabis users do not become violent because of cannabis. You are either a violent person or you are not. If violence is in your nature, you will be violent regardless.

Cannabis consumption is more likely to make you eat more food, watch tv, and stay home, rather than harm others.

On the opioid crisis:

Cannabis can be used as an alternative to opiods in pain treatment.

This is a big issue currently.



posted on Apr, 12 2018 @ 01:47 PM
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Though I am not going to delve into the statistics on this one, I have heard from other people that they have used it as an alternative and have had success weaning themselves off of opiods.

In my personal opinion, I believe the reason this is constantly ignored by representatives in office, is because some of them have ties to the pharmaceutical industry. Legalizing cannabis would result in a loss of profit for the pharmaceutical industry, and thus they would not like it legalized.

To be quite blunt, that is a corrupt action on their part. To deny people safer alternatives to their medication simply because these people stand to profit off of it.

Large scale pharmaceutical companies also provide money for anti-cannabis groups.

For example, Insys Therapeutics Inc, gave $500,000 to a group called Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy. Insys Therapeutics Inc markets drugs for those undergoing chemotherapy including Subsys, which is Fentanyl based. This is just one example of many.

In closing, The legalization of cannabis would be very beneficial to the people of the United States of America.

Not only would it do the things I have presented to you above, it would also stop the oppression of cannabis users, and make the country founded on freedom a little more free.

Feel free to respond to me. I would love to hear your opinions on this document I have written.

Sincerely and passionately,



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