Marijuana And The Munchies

Spotted an interesting article that attempted to correlate the sales of munchies and states in which marijuana is legal.

There are currently eleven states and the District of Columbia wherein recreational marijuana is legal. Thirty-three states and the District of Columbia have approved medical marijuana.

Point of note — marijuana is still illegal from the perspective of the Federal government that continues to classify marijuana as a Schedule I controlled substance under the Controlled Substances Act.

This despite continued efforts for the last 47 years to have it reclassified. Schedule I drugs are those that have “no currently accepted medical use.” That is a subject for another day, y’all.

For those of y’all who have never seen a marijuana cigarette, this is what we are talking about. These ones appear to have filters. Who knew?

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Report From the Front Lines — the Marijuana Wars

Big Red Car here.  So The Boss was in Colorado, Steamboat Springs to be exact, just when the legalization of recreational marijuana took effect, locally known as Green Wednesday.

Does the idea of stoned snowboarders worry you?  Uhhh, guess not since — as someone pointed out — it is likely this is NOT a changed condition.

In any event, I apologize for using the word “stoned” as that may be interpreted as a pejorative term and that is not fair given that the use of marijuana in Colorado is not only condoned, it is perfectly legal.  Folks should not be ridiculed for engaging in perfectly legal behavior.

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