Should medical marijuana be legalized?

96%

Say Yes

(3697 votes)

 

3%

Say No

(150 votes)

 

3847 total votes

2
comments
Comments do not represent the opinions of the Chattanooga Times Free Press, nor does it review every comment. Profanities, slurs and libelous remarks are prohibited. For more information you can view our Terms & Conditions and/or Ethics policy.
sassymom3210655 said...

yes i think medical marijuana should be legalized. i think we the people should have the right to the use of it. god put it on this earth as an herb. i think that marijuana should be legal due to the fact of alcohol being legal. alcohol cause's death each and everyday. people that are bipolar posttermadic stress diorder's with anixty and other medical issue's should be able and allowed to recieve the medical marijuana and should be able to grow for there on use.

April 9, 2012 at 1:11 p.m.
judah_papa said...

It is long overdue for marijuana to be legalized here in Tennessee and in many other states for medical purposes. I have several TBI's and a seizure disorder resulting from them and have suffered now for 20 years. The harsh medications I've had to take and that haven't worked, that have deteriorated my teeth, caused horrible side effects over the years are far and away more dangerous than marijuana. My mother suffered nearly died from breast cancer in the late 80's and if not for the beneficial effects of this plant she would not have been able to sleep, eat, reduce pain, or remain alive. She is only alive today because of it, but had to risk getting it illegally because of backwards archaic laws. It is one of the few things many of us find helpful when all other avenues fail us. I certainly don't condone use or abuse of ANY DRUG by ANYONE especially a minor! Overuse or consumption simply for that purpose has no place medically and while I don't believe you can overdose on it and can still become a dangerous substance as can alcohol or Tylenol when used improperly. Still, the time to revisit this topic without bias has past and the time to embrace not only medical fact, but honor the peoples wishes is long overdue...

October 20, 2013 at 2:44 a.m.
please login to post a comment

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »

advertisement
advertisement

Find a Business

400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.