Clayton Cramer is expounding at length on why pot should not be legalized. He cites a government funded study. In the comments I found this:
13. Roux's Papa:So climate scientists aren't the only corrupters of science. This is good to know.
Well – having used pot twice in my life and the second time experiencing a debilitating effect that would truly alarm a vibrant young man and exactly at the wrong time. So, I got religion and prayed that everything would be alright and my deal with GOD was that I would never use it again. GOD kept his end of the bargain and I kept mine. The point of this story that happened almost 45 years ago is that I am not a user or purveyor of the substance. However, I strongly favor legalization and as for the STUDIES? Hey, you offer grants to study something – My life depends on continuing research grants – I love money – I want to please you – tell me the desired results that you are seeking – deliver money and I will deliver the desired results.
After the Global Warming fiasco, I find it extremely pathetic that members of the general public would continue to fund,with their tax dollars, and believe scientists. The Scientific Community ranks alongside Politicians, Lawyers and Ponzi Schemers in trustworthiness. Any test or study can be manipulated to deliver desired results. The results in this article are like all other Scientific?!!? research??!!?? another desired result produced for $$$$$$$$. In all things SEEK THE TRUTH by following the $$$$$$ MONEY $$$$$$ TRAIL !!$$$$$$
Note that Eric at Classical Values has also taken a look at the "scientific" report cited from a slightly different point of view. Have a look.
Well what do you know. The New York Times linked here. Look for the box "From Around The Web" on the page.
Cross Posted at Classical Values