The media seems more dedicated to reporting marijuanna coming across the border than any other illegal drugs.
Wacky Tobacky is being reported on the news as it is being discovered in large quantities across the border of Mexico to the US. But why such a big deal about marijuana? It's hard to imagine the news reporting on any substance more serious than this, such as heroine, cocaine, morphine, opium or methanphetamines or barbituates from pharmacies on the deep web.
The thing I hate about what the news is doing is minimizing the truth about the actual number of drug smuggling that goes on 24/7 in the US. The level of drug smuggling of hard drugs that can actually kill you are going unreported and marijuana is being used as the placebo of drug traffic substances being pumped up as the worst type of drug in the world when in actuality, most states have considered legalizing it or at least making it more widely available to people with certain serious medical conditions. One child suffered extreme autism and the only thing that calmed that kid down was marijuana. They say it has medicinal properties.
The legalization of marijuana may or may not minimize the number of needless incarcerations of persons in possession of this substance, and focus on the real problem such as the opiates, the barbituates and cocaine and even designer drugs such as cheese, ice and extacy.
I wish they could stop overstating the significant number of marijuana incidents and get real. The way to do this would require sending special task forces to Mexico and rooting out the drug lords and essentially taking them all out.
Meantime, most pharmaceutical companies advertise medications that have tens or hundreds of types of bad side effects and they are advertised on television like candy showing happy people fishing, shopping, getting exercise and having back yard cook outs while a voice in the background tells you that some side effects could actually cause death.
The mass media effect in America is so overwhelmingly over simplified it only adds to the constant dumbing down of America and with access to internet information we all need to wake up and learn that we are being sold out to the big pharmacy organizations and being told what kind of drugs to take before we even get a diagnosis by a qualified MD with a PHD.
This and other things are why I lose sleep at night and have high anxiety.
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