I have to put my hand up with Rory White on his issues with the legalization of pot. I can’t count the number times I’ve walked into an apartment building and smelled the aroma of musty, heavy-burning marijuana smoke. Actually, I’ve never walked into an apartment building and smelled smoke, of any kind. Come to think of it, aren’t a lot of apartment buildings non-smoking these days? Although if we legalize pot, he’s right. People would probably immediately pick up the habit who had never done it before and forever wreck the pleasant smell of apartment building foyers.
And I couldn’t agree more with how terrible it would be to be walking around in public and having to breath in the acrid, horrible smell of marijuana smoke. Not when we have diesel and gas exhaust, in addition to cigarette smoke to delightfully inhale. It would be an absolute nightmare having to dodge these pot clouds of public nuisance.
If we legalized pot every 10-to 16-year-old would find someone to bootleg it for them. Right now, it’s actually almost impossible for kids of that age to find this very dangerous and illegal substance on the street, at their school, near their park, while out hiking, when at work, or in their parents sock drawer. Won’t someone please think of the children?
Addictive? You better believe it! How will the city support all the rehabilitation clinics that will spring up from the sudden explosion of addicted users if we legalize this menace? Could you imagine the chip and pop shortages we would face? The chronic nappers? All of the bandwidth being used up by people streaming endless hours of Cheech and Chong? It would be anarchy.
I hope someone finds this as laughable and enjoyable as I found Mr. Whites’ headlining article to be.