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- Publisher: InnerQuest Books (September 14, 2015)
- Publication Date: September 14, 2015
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- Language: English
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Without these counter arguments you do not stand a chance. As this book uniquely points out – marijuana users tend to be politically active. The marijuana lobby is a drug “enabler” on a national scale. They are creating a community of people who believe and repeat their stories and excuses.
Addicts want their drugs easily available, but it is important to realize that Marijuana is different. Alcoholics lament that the world treats THEM unfairly, but they seem to know that alcoholism is a bad thing. Marijuana uses maintain that the world treats POT unfairly. People who believe marijuana’s upsides far outweighs its downsides don’t just tell their friends, they tell the world. They believe that the drug is blameless. Marijuana users really are great proselytizers; it’s a unique feature of the drug. The intense belief that marijuana is treated unfairly seems to come from using the stuff, and seems to leave when they get clean and sober. If so, the cure for their frustration with marijuana laws is not to legalize the drug. The cure is to stop using it.
This book cuts to the truth. We need to be more cautious, since it is a fact that the states that introduced “medical” marijuana programs have far greater youth usage. As a doctor, Ed Gogek writes convincing testimony as to how marijuana changes the young brain. He explains how pot is more harmful to the young brain than any other drug. These 2 points are continuously omitted in legalization dialogue.
The book is full of charts and graphs to make the subject easy to comprehend. Most of the public has been fed by simple soundbites such as “the war on drugs has failed,” or that “people whose only crime is pot” are in jail, or “it’s just a harmless herb. This book provides a more thoughtful discussion and gives a good deal of background as to how the marijuana financiers have bought a change in public policy. (Talk about Koch Brothers and oil--this is the equal!!) At the end of the book are specific examples about how lazy the national media has been in checking out the sources. The book has a detailed list of sources and references.
Most of all, I recommend this book because it is extremely well-written, easy to read and comprehend and serves as a guide to clarify much misguided information that the public is getting.
Fool us once, shame on you Big Marijuana. Fool us twice, shame on us. EXCELLENT BOOK!!!!