Years ago, Colorado was one of fourteen states that had voted to legalize medical marijuana. The problem was that the federal government still said it was illegal, leaving it in a legal limbo. With Obama’s recent comment about letting state laws stand, there’s been a kind of gold rush. I don’t know how it’s been in other parts of the country, but the free newspapers have been filled with medical marijuana advertisements. I’ve even seen advertisements taped to newspaper machines. You know — just like other respectable medical treatments.
Personally, I don’t care if marijuana is legalized. But, I think it’s rather amusing to see all these places spring up. It seems like most of them are being run by subscribers to ‘High Times’ magazine. A friend of mine saw one place named “Dr. Reefer”. Here’s a few images from a real ad I spotted in The Onion. They’re obviously not going out of their way to seem like a respectable medical treatment.
Medical Marijuana for Asthma, ADD, ADHD, or PMS? And, if you don’t have any of those 23 problems, maybe they can find an illness that does require it.