Why Smoking Pot Is Good for You

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Why Smoking Marijuana Is Good For You If you walked into a room and asked all the people who have ever smoked cannabis sativa, more commonly known as marijuana, to raise their hands, there would be few if any hands raised. Obviously no one would want to admit to criminal activity in front of bosses, law enforcement, family, teachers or friends. So why is it that smoking pot is so taboo in our society? Marijuana is one of the safest medicinal substances on the planet and is supported by many celebrity role models. To quote Johnny Depp, “I’m not a big pothead or anything like that… but weed is much, much less dangerous than alcohol.” The most common myth is that marijuana leads to harder drugs, which is not true and has been proven by the National Institute of Health. Marijuana is the safest of all drugs. It is far safer to smoke a joint than to have a beer. Marijuana makes most people more relaxed. It relieves the clutter and tension after a hard days work. It mellows you out and makes you more relaxed, heightening the imagination and improving creativity. There are also other medical benefits, such as helping reduce problems with glaucoma, nausea from chemotherapy and controlling depression. Marijuana is especially good for those with high stress lifestyles. The brain has a tendency to lock onto a problem, go into a mental loop where you can’t stop thinking about work or another problem. Pot can help you break the cycle and see the problem from a different perspective allowing your mind to move on and rest, allowing you to enjoy life so that you can recover and have a fresh perspective for the next day. The famed German Philosopher Freidrich Nietchze once said, “If one seeks relief from unbearable pressure one is to eat hashish”. As mentioned above marijuana has been infallibly proven to relieve the vomiting and nausea that come with

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