Can Cannabis Help the NFL?

**Stoned Philosopher’s Thoughts**

Fall is here, that means cooler weather, pumpkin spiced lattés, Halloween and of course, football. The teams that I root for are doing fairly well, however we shall see how the rest of the season plays out. There is something that has been looming over football for a few years now, head trauma. This and other injuries are causing some to look at football as unsafe and have caused a waning interest in playing the sport at a young age in some areas of the country. Continue reading Can Cannabis Help the NFL?

Do Marijuana Smokers Make Bad Parents?

**Stoned Philosopher’s Thoughts**

“People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.” Dalai Lama XIV

When I was a child, my siblings and I would run all over our neighborhood. My mother gave us pretty much free range; if we told her where we were going and when we would be back, it was alright. If a child today were to head off into the woods or play in a ravine a mile away like I did, the parents may be accused of neglecting their children. Continue reading Do Marijuana Smokers Make Bad Parents?

“Cannataerians” and the “New Deity Dozen”

Stoned Philosopher’s Thoughts:

To say that Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration act is contentious would be putting it mildly.

While I won’t get into the moral argument here, the new law signed into place by Indiana’s governor “provides that a state or local government action may not substantially burden a person’s right to the exercise of religion.” Continue reading “Cannataerians” and the “New Deity Dozen”

How Dangerous is Marijuana?

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How Dangerous is Marijuana?

A video that recently came into my sphere of attention again posed questions of marijuana’s safety. Again, I was struck by the blatant disregard for reason. In the video, Michele Leonhart, Head of the DEA, in charge of implementing and carrying out the drug laws in the U.S., is asked a very simple question: Is marijuana more dangerous than other Schedule 1 drugs?
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