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Does a Joint a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

Pot-hibition is on its way out and we know it, but what do the doctors think about this alleged miracle plant? Marijuana is said to cure everything from a long day at work to serious issues like cancer. Well, they really think you should be making the decisions about the consumption of cannabis on your own.

None of my doctors wanted to talk to me about the topic, so I went to my best friend’s mother, Valerie Maricle, who is an RN in Connecticut.

“I won’t deny that there are medical benefits to the plant, but it’s about the same as a doctor prescribing a beer to you because you’re anxious in crowds.”

However, instead of placing the decision of whether or not someone should legally be permitted to smoke on the physicians, Miracle thinks it should be on the lawmakers.

“Under law it’s still a schedule I drug, so I wouldn’t want that responsibility.”

While there are always parties on either side of the discussion, there’s no denying that pot is on the rise. On Valentine’s Day, the Massachusetts Dept. of Health will be holding an open hearing from 10am to 1pm at the Roxbury Community College.

Posted by on February 8, 2013. Filed under Around Campus. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

One Response to Does a Joint a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

  1. C

    February 8, 2013 at 2:35 pm

    I don’t think anyones ever said marijuana could cure cancer…