Marijuana Is For Us: Seattle Cannabis Cooperative Celebrates Legalisation
MARIJUANA is now mainstream in the USA. But the debate over the use of cannabis in the UK is nil. The criminality that underpins all the Government’s view on drugs stymies debate. Anyone saying the drug has uses is either a crank or a drug-addled fool. How sad it that if someone wants to smoke a joint to alleviate a symptom or chronic condition in their own bodies they become a criminal.
Most of us know of someone who smokes or has smoked weed. You could, perhaps, count them in the millions. But they are forced to hid it away, a guilty, filthy, illegal habit. It’s not ‘them’ who use marijuana; it ‘us’. It’s the elite.
On Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, Washington became the second U.S. state to adopt rules for the recreational sale of marijuana.
We went to look around Shy Sadis The Joint, a medical marijuana cooperative in Seattle.
Samantha Rough, a law student at the University of Washington who uses marijuana to treat eating disorders.
Monique Rydberg weighs and packages medical marijuana.