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Response to EarthFirst (Original post)

Tue Dec 18, 2018, 03:56 AM

5. It won't do medical marijuana patients any good.

I'm a chronic pain sufferer from a 1998 botched spinal fusion. I take methadone, but with the big "opioid epidemic" in the U.S. my pain and symptom management doctor has cut my medication in half. I asked about medical marijuana, but since it's still considered a schedule one narcotic by the federal government he won't prescribe it. Every three months I have to pee in a cup, and if I test positive for any "street drugs" (marijuana included) he can void my opioid contract. There's no possible way I can get through a day without the Methadone, so I'm still screwed. Damned junkies. They've completely ruined the lives of people who actually need strong pain medication to have any sort of a "normal" life.

So now, while everyone else in New York State will be enjoying nice bowls of coma-inducing OG Kush, chronic pain sufferers will be left on the outside again! This shit is really getting to my attitude.

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