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    Posted December 31, 2013 by
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    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Does marijuana help you?

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    Backfire at CNN iReports

     
    On December 20th of this year CNN iReports put up a assignment titled:

    Retail pot: Would you buy?

    Marijuana has been on a fast track towards legalization in the United States for the past 40 years, according to some advocacy groups. Although still a controversial topic, polls show that more than half the country approves of legalization of pot, and in some states it will be happening soon. Starting in 2014, retail marijuana sales will begin in Colorado, with Washington following suit later in the year.

    We’d like to hear stories from people who use marijuana recreationally. Do you smoke pot? If so, how does it affect your life? Do you feel like you fit the profile of a pot user?

    For privacy reasons, we will accept anonymous submissions, but you’re welcome to share a photo if you wish. We also invite stories from those who are opposed to the recreational use of pot.

    Selected stories will be part of CNN’s coverage on the legalization of marijuana.

    http://ireport.cnn.com/topics/1069479

    To date there have been 157 iReports posted by CNN for this segment. Of those 157 iReports most were posted without the customary pictures (perhaps do to lack of motivation) that usually relate to the content of the iReport. Many others were posted with discretionary warning. (Perhaps do to the depraved nature of their stories)

    So how successful was it?

    Well it seems to me that every druggie in the free world jumped on this bandwagon to lend his/her support to the legalization of marijuana in America.

    Not surprisingly it appears that there has been an overwhelming number of new accounts being created for this event in an effort to help push this latest left wing agenda. Many of the new accounts are questionable to say the least but none the less let free speech prevail.

    In an interesting turn of events it has become almost embarrassing for the lefties as some of these buzzed new comers are posting some far out stories to support their need for legalized weed.

    One only has to scan through five or six of these iReports to quickly see why the expression ' They call it Dope for a Reason' ever came into being.

    Well CNN iReports, thanks for giving us Soberites a great show as your promotion for legalized weed has backfired big time.

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