If you are part of a democratic society then you should consider yourself to be privileged or blessed as the case may be for you. Because through being a participating member of a democratic society you are able to exercise and enjoy a number of civil liberties of particular interest to you. Among the many civil liberties enjoyed in democratic societies today is the contentious use of marijuana. The use thereof has remained contentious for a number of obvious reasons, one of the main being that it has led to criminal acts.
Such criminal acts have not only had a negative impact on those participating in the use of marijuana but more tragically perhaps on those who consciously choose not to use it. The negative impact of gross negligence and criminal use has led to the downfall of many a community. But there are those of us that have come to recognize the benefits that the use of marijuana could bring to marginalized societies in particular. For instance, it has already been advocated that it could be a useful source of job creation and economic opportunities for those who remain impoverished through crime as well as draconian responses.
But those who have a vested and responsible interest in the utilization of marijuana, still need to make an impact, loud and clear. They need to instill knowledge far and wide on how marijuana can be used positively and responsibly. This is of particular benefit to those who have been hesitant up to now, not really sure whether it is a good idea to experiment in the use of a famous drug for recreational and/or medicinal purposes. This is where the website information that is propagated or peddled becomes vitally important.
It needs to be truthful in its manifestations of all the facts of common or complex uses of the drug. It cannot be seen to be nothing but a blatant advertisement for drug use with gay abandon and with little or no consideration for the potential consequences. That being said, while the many positive benefits of marijuana production, manufacture and consumption need to be listed as accurately as possible, the negative side effects of its use also need to be shown. This can only be for the benefit of all members of society, not just for those with a vested interest in the drug.
And this is where you come in. Before even considering its use, you still need to determine whether or not the use is legal. If it is illegal, you need to exercise responsibility in not going out of your way to break the law. But if you believe that its use should be legalized, you can join active groups that are responsibly advocating its legal use. And by doing that, activist groups’ website information is factually honest and not recklessly political. It needs to be remembered that the enjoyment of civil liberties still entail a degree of responsibility.