Letter – Pot should never be made legal

The "time to legalize pot" is never, and for these reasons

Pot should never be made legal

The “time to legalize pot” is never, and for these reasons: biology dictates that only cool, clean, fresh air is to go into lungs. Marijuana is self-pollution; marijuana is a carcinogen; marijuana is used to avoid feeling what needs to be felt, to avoid saying what needs to be said, to avoid doing what needs to be done. Marijuana is self-repression. The maxim is: change your life, not your brain chemistry. For chronic, non-emotional, non-psychologically induced pain, learn from those monks who sat stoicly after setting themselves on fire in political protest. While I would cease charging people for possession, I would continue to allow police or anyone to destroy marijuana plants anywhere.

Peter R. Wheeler,Victoria

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