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Legalise marijuana. For occasional recreational use and as a health treatment

It is time to make joints (of marijuana)

available over the shop counter and as a health treatment

I first smoked weed (marijuana) in a cave on the Matala beach in Crete with some other hippies in the Summer of Love in 1967. I never looked back from those weeks on that Greek island. I smoked marijuana and hashish from time to time in Greece, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Thailand, Laos and the rest of south east Asia. Ancient India regarded marijuana as a sacred plant owing to its medicinal properties. Hippies also adopted the tradition of thanking God (Siva) after inhaling smoke from a joint. Boom Shankar (The Sound of Siva).. Continue reading 




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