- Posted December 27, 2013 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Does marijuana help you?
Retail Pot: Who Wouldn't Buy?
Unfortunately, a lot of people believe that pot heads are lazy, dangerous criminals who lie, cheat, and steal to get a fix. And they couldn't be more wrong.
My parents and I are well known in my community and people would never know I smoke weed if I weren't so open about it. I've worked for the federal government and my local school district to help educate children in my area. I volunteer hundreds of hours a year (I was even recognized by the government with the Presidential Service Award) and I take on a lot of responsibility within the groups I am in.
I definitely consider myself a pot head, but cannabis doesn't make me sound stupid or delay my ability to think and function in society. I don't sit on my couch eating Cheetos and watching movies like "Pineapple Express" every day (although it is WAY funnier when you're high).
Honestly, it comes down to one thing. I work hard, I play hard. I'll do whatever needs to be done to support myself and my vices without interfering with anyone else's life, so don't tell me how I should relax or enjoy myself in the privacy of my own home.
It's that simple.