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Illinois becomes 20th state to legalize medicinal marijuana as reform continues

02.08.2013 21:09

Marijuana has been legalized for medicinal use in Illinois, making it the twentieth state in the US that permits individuals with serious diseases, including HIV and multiple sclerosis, to buy the drug in limited quantities.

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Paul Paul 07.08.2013 02:42

When you consider that cannabis is a safe and effective drug, you realize that to deny it to those in need results in unnecessary suffering and premature death for many which is mass torture and mass murder which happens as the result of the widespread persecution of minority groups and the poor.
Prohibition is a crime against humanity.
And as more US states allow its use we get closer to a majority of states contradicting federal law.
The feds will then be forced to comply with the will of the people.
And that could happen by the next Presidential election.


sofia feher 05.08.2013 13:52



Olle Ahlmark 04.08.2013 18:08

I know of a strict pensioners home where they only are allowed or forced to take pill cocktails and they hated that life. One day a grower of M got a room in the home for elderly. He started to give the others M and today they only have M, they take their pills and throw them away. The happiest, calm and glad people I have ever seen. I have done many years of research in cannabis and it gets more and more popular every year. It is not a party drug. To feel how M really works you should try it for a week alone. Then you can say if it should be legal or not. Small doses 0,05 g in a pipe. No tobacco. Inhale three time


Olle Ahlmark 04.08.2013 17:46

A majority of Americans are for legalizing Marijuana. Why does lesser and lesser people go against M. M is growing wild in India for thousands of years. M has only been forbidden in 60 years and the world is now going back to normal again. Within 40 years it will be free every where. When you realize the big trend, governments everywhere should let people out of jail now. It cost to much. Have you thought about the fact that only people who has never tried M is against it. They should be forbidden to vote.


Shawn 04.08.2013 12:43

Ganja Ganja Ganja!!!!!!!!!!! The whole country is
s l o w l y starting to learn what some of us have known for decades....IT WILL COME TO BE as soon as the "old codgers" all die off out of our government.....


Katie Wohldmann 04.08.2013 11:28

Riwen, really? Wow you're stupid. Marijuana is the safest drug there IS. It is SIGNIFICANTLY safer than heroin, coke, alcohol, and most any other drugs. I've been smoking for 5 years and have never had the urge to use any other drug. The whole "gateway drug" thing is just propaganda bull. But people are finally starting to wake up. Legalizing marijuana would help a LOT of people, and would keep people out of jail for marijuana-related offenses. It would also put lots of people at work. Apparently you have 0 common sense.


Bob San 04.08.2013 07:13

Cannabis is such an amazing plant an has so many potential uses the banning of it can only be described as industrial sabotage


Riwen 03.08.2013 16:37

Time to push for medical heroin and cocaine!


AMS 03.08.2013 12:48

Cannabis is very useful for many purposes. It should be approved the world over for medicinal use of all sorts. Most people using it are not aware of how to use it properly in order to gain the benefits, though, and that does not help the image.


the downfall 03.08.2013 01:58

1984. Perpetual War. Big Brother. Surveillance. Dystopia. The Inner Party. Now add a touch of Soma from "A Brave New World" so the sheeple will disassociate even more! What a joke this really is, we all have to wake up and take action, now!

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