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    Posted December 28, 2013 by
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    Does marijuana help you?

    criminalization of pot is unconsionable

    Yes, I would buy. But I buy now ad have been buying for many decades. I have smoked pot every night since I was 16. I am an Ivy League graduate with a 30 year distinguished career, including building a company that produced and marketed software considered best in the world for many years and widely used by millions of people. Car Sagan, a renowned astronomer did as well, wrote much about for many years. Virtually every renowned jazz musician has smoked pot, it is described in detail on many jazz autobiographies. Pot criminalization is considered to be exclusively racially motivated by every single historian of the subject. It is an innocuous substance when used by adults. I use it to greatly enhance a host of sensory experiences -- listening to serious music, enjoying art, and a host of others. I have always considered criminality of pot to be barbaric and have never kept it a secret from anyone. I have always smoked it openly as an act of protest. Finally the public opinion is aligning with my own. I consider this issue to be analogous to criminalization of homosexuality, mixed race marriage and other behaviors that are a matter of personal choice. As has been described in detail by thousands of doctors, academics and other public figures, there are no reasons to keep pot illegal, and many reasons to make it widely available.

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