Opinion on California's Proposition 19: Voting stoned not such a good idea - Yahoo! News#mwpphu-container#mwpphu-containerThe "Regulate, Control, and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010," also known as Proposition 19, is one of the California referendums to be voted on Nov. 2. I ask the rhetorical question: Why do people smoke marijuana?
There are two possible answers—medicinal purposes and to get high. Regarding the medicinal purposes of marijuana, it's pretty clear there are hundreds of better prescription pain management remedies. Sure, people will claim that nothing relieves their pain like marijuana. But most people smoke marijuana with no other purpose than to get high. So I'm making a short list of activities you would be able to legally do while high. Ask yourself if you're comfortable with: