1. Ben James Yokel Ben James Yokel United States says:

    I am 60 and have been consuming cannabis off and on since my late teens (over 42 years). I'm a husband, father, electronics engineer, community volunteer, musician and successful business owner. I never drink alcoholic beverages or use tobacco products. I vaporize cannabis (no smoke, no smell, no problems) in the evening after work or on weekends.  I am in excellent health, my memory is perfect and I run 20-30 miles per week and finished my 2nd Marathon May 22, 2016 in 3 hrs, 35 mins.  I am just one of millions of health conscious Americans seeking the least harmful buzz. How long do we have to suffer the lies and ridiculous nonsense from a government whose own data at the CDC shows cannabis nearly harmless by comparison to prescription drugs, tobacco and booze??  

    Center for Disease Control numbers of deaths per year in the USA

    *   Prescription Drugs: 237,485 + 5000 traffic fatalities
    *   Tobacco: 390,323
    *   Alcohol: 88,013 + 16,000 traffic fatalities
    *   Cocaine: 4,906
    *   Heroin: 7,200
    *   Aspirin: 466
    *   Acetaminophen (Tylenol):  179
    *   Marijuana: 0, none, not a single fatal overdose in all medical history and almost no traffic problems.

    So, which is safer????  Enough with the lies, just legalize.

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