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I just want the stupidity to end

I may not write much on this blog as I have several others and am working on promoting my book, but I did want to say a few things. I have fibromyalgia, and while this isn't AIDS or cancer the pain is awful some days. Could marijuana help me? I don't know and I don't dare find out because I fear the police raiding my home if I apply for medical marijuana. Being bipolar I can be paranoid at times but this isn't paranoia--people who are medical marijuana users have had their homes invaded. I shudder when I hear of the terrible way they have been treated. Often they are very ill. This kind of trauma is more than they can bear. I have wanted to get marijuana legalized for a long time, but not because of my own personal wishes. It's for others more than for myself, although if it were legalized I would definitely see if it would help my fibromyalgia. I don't want to take prescription pain killers, they have terrible side effects. Many of them make me sick. Isn't the bigger crime the fact that there is a readily available possibility for helping people with chronic pain and we have to fear being treated like criminals? I'm ready to do whatever I can, even if it is only small things. I stand behind ending the criminalization of a substance that is in reality less harmful than alcohol.
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Kucinich is good too, but he doesn't have the support to garnish a national audience.

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