Stoners should just admit that it was never about sick people

Caption: They’re only doing it because they care so much about sick kiddies

Many of us have our preferred method of??relaxation?, shall we say. Personally, I like a good single malt whisky. But stoners, bless their addled little brains, actually want to worship their drug of choice. They peddle endless nonsense about their holy weed being some kind of ?miracle plant?. But it’s much worse when they try and pretend that, really, they just care so much about sick people.

Now, there may be good arguments in favour legalizing da weed, but stoner palaver about ?medical marijuana? is a particularly dishonest tactic. While there is some evidence that some compounds derived from marijuana may be beneficial for some ailments, none of it is justification for potheads to be given a greenlight to move their ganja out of the attic greenhouses and into the open.

Face it, blazers don?t really give a toss about sick kiddies. They just want that sweet, sweet 420. They?re just not honest enough to come right out and say so.

Now the lid has been blown off the grass-heads? self-righteous rhetoric. Quote:

The medical marijuana market is in a downward spiral as businesses, lured by big money, shift to recreational

In 2015, Erich Berkovitz opened his medical marijuana processing company, PharmEx, with the intention of getting sick people their medicine. His passion stemmed from his own illness. Berkovitz has Tourette syndrome, which triggers ticks in his shoulder that causes chronic pain. Cannabis takes that away.

Yet in the rapidly changing marijuana landscape, PharmEx is now one of three medical-only processors left in the entire state of Oregon. End of quote.

Genuine medical marijuana suppliers with high ideals (no pun intended this time) have quickly learned that it?s really all about getting high. Quote:

Ironically, Oregon?s medical marijuana market has been on a downward spiral since the state legalized cannabis for recreational use in 2014. The option of making big money inspired many medical businesses to go recreational, dramatically shifting the focus away from patients to consumers. In 2015, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) took over the recreational industry. Between 2016 and 2018, nine bills were passed that expanded consumer access to marijuana while changing regulatory procedures on growing, processing and packaging.

In the shuffle, recreational marijuana turned into a million-dollar industry in Oregon, while the personalized patient-grower network of the medical program quietly dried up.

Now, sick people are suffering. End of quote.

Good work, doobie brothers. Now genuinely ill people are being forced to resort to criminality again. Quote:

?All the people that we made these laws for ? the ones who are desperately ill ? are being screwed right now and are directed to the black market,? said Karla Kay, the chief of operations at PharmEx.

Kay, who also holds a medical marijuana card for her kidney disease, said some patients she knows have resorted to buying high dose medical marijuana products illegally from local farmers markets ? in a state that was one of the first to legally establish a medical cannabis industry back in 1998. End of quote.

Addicts are a notoriously selfish and devious lot. The self-righteous stoner lobby shamelessly exploited sick people, especially children (no sob story about medical marijuana, after all, is complete without the tear-jerking tale of little Timmy with the exotic disease that only magical, mystical maryjane can cure) to get their drug of choice legalised.

Once they got their hands on all that dank legal cheeba, though, the sick kiddies got kicked to the kerb. Don?t bogart their joints, sickos. Stoners just wanna get stoned.