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Medicine should come from pharmacy

It amazes me that Measure S is on the ballot. Our last vote on marijuana was sold to us as a relief for terminal patients. It was a lie then and it is a lie now. It is such a lie that anyone can easily find a recommendation for almost anything like an irritable bowel. Californians have tried to get their high without fear of arrest and this is the most recent attempt.

A very large percentage of violent crime in Nevada County has been directly associated with grows, like shoot outs with law enforcement, home invasions, dead people found in grows, and convicted felons with guns, just to name a few incidents law enforcement and working taxpayers have been subjected to. I can’t recall the last time someone was in a shoot out over a crop of dried tomatoes.

Patricia Smith and Stephen Munkelt should be ashamed trying to sell this stink to voters yet again as medicine. Anyone who is truly terminally ill — give them anything they want to make them comfortable, but that too should come from a pharmacy, not the grow down the street. Vote ‘No’!



Jerry Eason

Penn Valley


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