Many of you know the story of Jeff Mizanskey. Jeff spent over 20 years in prison in Missouri for non-violent marijuana charges until his story went viral and activists brought it to the attention of the legislature and governor in the state. This led to a commutation of Jeff’s sentence and his release from prison.
Many people who take pills don’t like them. They don’t like the way they make them feel, they don’t like the side effects and they don’t like the often lackluster results.
Most people take pills because they have no other choice. If they are in pain they know of no other option than taking a few Advil, or maybe something stronger if the pain is bad enough. They see their choices as take a pill or be in pain. Under those circumstances most people will choose the pill.
Back in February we told you about the state of Hawaii implementing new medical marijuana regulations and allowing for the first dispensaries to open in the state. Last week, the Hawaii Department of Health approved licenses for 8 dispensaries, but a company owned by a well-known celebrity didn’t make the final cut.
Those in the higher age brackets have always been the most resistant to the idea of cannabis legalization. This is the case for a few reasons: 1) older people have heard the lies and propaganda about cannabis the longest. 2) Older people are always the most resistant to change. 3) Older people are less likely to be on the Internet and have access to all the new information that is available about cannabis. In short, they lack the truth.