The Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Nevada campaign just released this new ad in support of Question 2, which is on the ballot this fall. If you have friends of family members in Nevada, please be sure to tell them to vote Yes on 2! And if you like this ad, be sure to share it.
There is so much to like in this article. Here is a small sample: "With regard to sexual risk behavior, the majority of participants felt that alcohol was riskier, sexually, than marijuana ... Participants generally didn't note this type of behavior with marijuana and said that while under its effects, they felt more in control overall." Be sure to Share this far and wide!
JaneWest.com explains in her Jane's Domain column on Leafly why she is "going green" this St. Patrick's Day with cannabis. Her decision is based on the fact that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol. It is time we allow everyone to make the safer choice. #SAFERStPats
Words of wisdom from a professional football player: “Mike Ditka would say, ‘Oh, all you guys, you pot smokers,’ That’s what he’d call us. ‘You pot smokers,'” McMahon said Sunday at the Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo, via Ryan Osborne of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “We’d say, ‘It’s better than being drunk out here. We’re still functioning.'”
Big changes are coming on the world stage. And the fact that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol will be a significant part of the conversation. "We ought not to throw scotch-users in jail, and we ought not throw the book at marijuana users ... [Countries] should recognize that cannabis is not as harmful as the other substances that are subject to those same conventions."
The amazing Jane West at JaneWest.com has released this free "Cannabis Cleanse" e-book for adults, talking about how replacing alcohol with cannabis could be beneficial for your health. Check it out! [ Buff.ly Link ]
This is certainly an interesting article. Young people are shifting from alcohol to marijuana and it is leading to a reduction in obesity. How come articles about marijuana possibly causing problems appear everywhere in the media, but this story is hard to find anywhere? Help fix that by sharing this!
As fans of our page, you are likely well aware of the myriad ways in which marijuana is less harmful than alcohol. But perhaps some of your Facebook friends are somehow still in the dark. So be sure to Share this article as a way of providing some valuable information and education.
And why does she think marijuana should be legal??... "I'm not even a pothead, I just think it's funny that we legalise something as destructive as alcohol or pills and not that. Don't get me wrong, I love me some alcohol, but I don't know anybody in rehab because of pot. And I know a ton of people that have died either from liver cancer or behind the wheel."
A great piece by a pediatrician, with an especially good conclusion: When someone asks me whether I’d rather my children use pot or alcohol, after sifting through all the studies and all the data, I still say “neither.” Usually, I say it more than once. But if I’m forced to make a choice, the answer is “marijuana.”
How can we resist posting this? Nice closing line: "It takes extraordinary chutzpah to rail against the dangers of marijuana use by day and then go home to unwind with a glass of far more lethal stuff in the evening."
The Denver Post editorial board published an editorial recently about a rise in adult marijuana use in Colorado being "disturbing." In response, Marijuana is Safer co-author Steve Fox, wrote the following piece, which the Denver Post was kind enough to publish.
Check out this recent review of Marijuana is Safer: "This may be the most important book on weed you may ever read. It compares the benefits and risks of alcohol versus marijuana and argues that the latter is much safer if one is to choose one or the other. ... If you want to raise the roof about the marijuana laws in your state, this is your manual."
Check out this interview with Marijuana is Safer co-author Paul Armentano, as he discusses the relative harms of marijuana and alcohol. And be sure to share this too! We are sure some of your friends and family would benefit from the information.