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Marijuana not a drug

Marijuana is not a drug (referring to the Opinion Page, May 29). It is a very effective alternative holistic approach, instead of taking drugs prescribed from the mainstream medical field.

It is grown legally in your back yard and not manufactured as drugs are. Some medical marijuana patients rely on the product because their livers are or can be destroyed from drugs that are prescribed from the pharmacies. There are many safe ways to use it medicinally without having to smoke it.

Please try to have an open mind and see more sides than just yours. There are so many misconceptions that we are all ending up in rehab for heroin use or whatever. That is simply a myth left over from the 1980s.



Carla Pino

Cedar Ridge


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