Construction, landscaping, waiter Should marijuana be available for medical use? It should. It improves appetite and reduces anxiety in cancer patients. It should be controlled through the state, though, simply to remove potential crime aspects.
What should the law be for marijuana usage in general? If it's legal to use tobacco and alcohol, it should be legal to use marijuana. I've never seen a study showing that marijuana is more dangerous than tobacco or alcohol.
Is marijuana a gateway drug? If you have an addictive personality, anything you use or ingest will draw you into more dangerous behavior.
Have you used marijuana? Yes.
Was it a negative or a positive experience? The only drawback was worry about possible drug testing on the job. Otherwise, I never had a negative experience. There's been times, though, when I woke up sick with a wicked hangover from alcohol, and wished I hadn't used it.
Should medical marijuana be legal? It helps people with cancer, glaucoma and terminal illnesses. It also helps treat people who have anxiety disorders.
Explain the difference between marijuana and alcohol usage. Both are social drugs which people use to self-medicate. As a social worker, I've seen many, many people die of alcoholism, but I've never seen anybody die from long-term marijuana use. It's odd that alcohol is socially acceptable, but marijuana isn't.
Is marijuana a gateway drug? If, at a young age, you start using any substance as a coping mechanism say, when you're stressed you're likely to rely on self-medication when you're older.
Have you used marijuana? I'm not going to give that a yes or a no.
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Should medical marijuana be legal? The prohibition against marijuana overshadows the judgment of a lot of politicians. If marijuana provides medical benefits, it should be available for that purpose.
What should the law be for marijuana in general? It should be available in the same way, and with the same restrictions, as alcohol. It's certainly no more dangerous than alcohol.
What's the difference between marijuana and alcohol? Both are intoxicants. They impair you in similar ways.
Have you used marijuana? In college, I did.
Was your experience positive or negative? I never enjoyed it that much. It made me paranoid and turned me into a Jell-O-head for a few hours. I had friends whom weed made more productive and creative, but not me.