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Does this change the way you feel about the safety of smoking pot?

http://www.twincities.com/news/ci_17859935?source=rss

Article here that tells of a Mom admitting she had smoked pot when she caused an accident --while her two small kids were in the car.
Anyone know how to make it a "clicky" link?Thank you.

 
minnesotanice

Asked by minnesotanice at 12:41 PM on Apr. 16, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (22)
  • It has never been safe or good. If you have kids you give up your life. That means no more partying, no more drugs, no more any of that. Any money or time spent on those things is taken from your family. It is wrong, and illegal.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 1:03 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • Not really, I didn't think it was to smart to drive high anyway.
    Carpy

    Answer by Carpy at 12:56 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • Of course you shouldn't be driving while you are under the influence of ANY drug.
    skittles1108

    Answer by skittles1108 at 12:55 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • A 17 year old with pot in his system t-boned my father and killed him on Thanksgiving. It doesn't help that he was texting. But either way, driving under the influence of anything, whether alcohol, pot, ambien, or an innocuous cold medicine is just stupid. I don't smoke pot but I don't begrudge those who do. As long as it is done responsibly.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 1:20 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • Thank you for posting this, and I'm sure you know to be prepared for the bashers. It doesn't change how I feel because I don't think it's a safe, harmless drug. I was a pot smoker for 17 years, and I know it is addictive. I know the lasting effects it has on your cognition even after you stop smoking it.

    With alcohol, it is possible to test drivers to see if they are currently under the influence. This is not possible with marijuana, since it shows up in a UA for such a long time. People can come up with other explanations for the glassy eyes, red eyelids, and poor cognition.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:45 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • With any and all drugs no one should be driving while using them.
    kaylan010

    Answer by kaylan010 at 12:52 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • I have to agree, I've never actually considered it "safe" to start with. 

    MrsHouston47302

    Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 12:47 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • popcorn  Someone bring the beer, this is going to get fun, lol.

    MrsHouston47302

    Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 12:48 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • But it's so relaxing!!!


    But it's all natural!!!


    But, but, but IT CURES CANCER!!!


    J/K, LOL. I think driving while high is dangerous, period. I wish people would stop trying to convince others how great pot is.

    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 1:15 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • Smoking pot is for losers or hs kids. Just sayin....
    Mel_in_PHX

    Answer by Mel_in_PHX at 12:43 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

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