Study Shows Marijuana Reduces Other Drug Use

They call this a gateway drug?

In the study, 40 percent of marijuana users said they have used marijuana to control their alcohol addictions, 66 percent said they used marijuana instead of prescription drugs, and 26 percent said marijuana helped them stay off other illegal drugs. [MPP]

For the 1000th time, the empirical reality about marijuana turns out to be the precise opposite of what the propaganda would have you believe.
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I believe it

I used marijuana therapy to kick a crystal meth addiction. I was off the crank and only a few days later I wasn't having any urge to relapse. Its been 3 years now, and still no meth.

PTSD

I've had horrible bouts with major PTSD "episodes" since about 4 years after I returned from Nam. The VA tried their best to turn me into a slobbering drug addled individual which I wouldn't accept. When I heard about the Israeli program, I decided to give it a try. After all, how could anything be worse that what I was already experiencing?

It worked wonderfully! I even went as far as getting a vaporizer. If you have PTSD or know someone who does, you need to consider this. We have thoughts that I can only define as "sticky." They make us uncomfortable and unreasonable. The longer they're there, the worse it gets, not only for us but for those around us who care.

Cannabis turns those thoughts from "sticky" to "slick." They don't "take up residence." They're in and out. I take a single hit, probably 4 times a day, every day. My PTSD episodes or "moments" have almost disappeared. No one tries to get "inside the wire" while I sleep. Plus, I'm totally functional throughout the day.

Now, can I please have my "legal" life back???

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