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San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors temporarily bans marijuana outlets

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Posted: Wednesday, March 3, 2010 12:00 am

Sean Becker said he has an aggressive form of multiple sclerosis, but he moves around since beginning to take medical marijuana four months ago.

Becker and other members of a Stockton-area group called Legitimate Cannabis Collective spoke to the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday about the benefits of having medical marijuana dispensaries in the county.

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9 comments:

  • posted at 3:24 pm on Fri, Mar 5, 2010.

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    http://newsjunkiepost.com/2010/02/27/five-things-you-may-%E2%80%98know%E2%80%99-about-marijuana%E2%80%A6-that-aren%E2%80%99t-true/was the read I was talking about

     
  • posted at 3:15 pm on Fri, Mar 5, 2010.

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    (continued)A smoker would theoretically have to consume nearly 1,500 pounds of marijuana within about fifteen minutes to induce a lethal response.Dispensaries, in fact, have lower crime rates than either banks or liquor stores, according to the Denver Police Department, which certainly should know, since they have 300 of them in town.Five Things You May ‘Know’ About Marijuana That Aren’t True Good read for those of you still listening to all that drug war propaganda..Would you rather have a store owner whos paying taxes and requreing Medical Card+ID selling it or the guy on the corner who's going to give it to anyone who asks i.e. your sons and daughters and students?Take the profits away from the drug dealers on the corner and give them to a nonprofit dispensary that will pay taxes and contribute positively to the community. Or does sending the possible tax dollars to Sacramento or Stockton or the guy on the corner sound better?

     
  • posted at 2:44 pm on Fri, Mar 5, 2010.

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    You all need to update your reefer madness era ideology. You need to quit listening to the propaganda that been repeated over and over, as well as repeatedly disproven for years, and look into the actual science of it. Why should it be anyone elses decision what I or anyone else does to ease our suffering? Maybe in your opinion if I've got a sore knee(thats to you s a mom) I should go get some synthetic heroin instead, after all it's regulated and comes from a ph0armacy(who cares if its physically addictive or kills my liver). Maybe if I'm depressed I should go get some Prozac or some Xanax, like the ads on TV with the bouncing cartoons say I should. Who cares about the 50 plus side effects and risk of addiction or suicide. Or should I just have a glass of wine and learn to deal with it? Heres some news for everyone:Marijuana kills less people than asprin.(Absolutely 0 deaths from overdose)Drug Enforcement Administrative Law Judge, Francis L. Young, called marijuana "one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man,"

     
  • posted at 4:25 pm on Wed, Mar 3, 2010.

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    Legalization is on the way. All you have to do is look around you, and you can see the serious momentum this movement has gained since Reagan left office. Those who rally strongly against it would be wise to spend their energies on a winnable battle instead.

     
  • posted at 1:35 pm on Wed, Mar 3, 2010.

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    T & C wrote on Mar 3, 2010 1:24 PM:Do I smoke? NO! Do I want the card to make Brownies? "NOT"!Would the drug help your condition?

     
  • posted at 7:24 am on Wed, Mar 3, 2010.

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    It is so easy to get a medical card for the privelige to SMOKE all the pot one wants too.I have broke my back twice L-5, & T6-7, wear a back support 24 hours a day, have Osteoarthritis, Lumbar disc protrusion.I will bet it would be easier the hell to get any dr. to issue me a pot medical card to get high 7 days a week.Do I smoke? NO! Do I want the card to make Brownies? "NOT"!Pharmacies should control this DRUG, and document everything closely. There is way too much ABUSE by drug addicts simply wanting to get "Stoned"!

     
  • posted at 2:12 am on Wed, Mar 3, 2010.

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    So sa mom....What Med's U Take, Really? Mind Your Own (Friend Of Friend), Take None GOOD 4 U & God Bless

     
  • posted at 1:57 am on Wed, Mar 3, 2010.

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    do any of you know how easy it is to get a medical marijuana "license". A friend of my son's, simply went to San Fran, saw a doctor there, told him his knee hurt so bad he couldn't stand it. He now can purchase medical marijuana in Stockton... this is no joke. He thinks it is all ok because they gave it to him. I understand for dieing cancer patients but because his knee hurts... really?

     
  • posted at 1:06 am on Wed, Mar 3, 2010.

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    lets focus on banning weed stores and not solving our relative budget problem.

     
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