Yea, someone is smokin' alright...

CDale cdale@techmonkeys.net
Wed, 23 Jan 2002 17:07:19 -0600 (CST)


For real!!  I buy lots of carrots and celery and stuff like that to munch 
on, though, so it doesn't necessarily go that you have to pig out on junk 
food when ya get the munchies.  (:
Cindy, Cab Pilot, stoner, lots of etc.


On Wed, 23 Jan 2002, Adam L. Beberg wrote:

> Wait, you mean if we legalize pot women wont get fat? *laughs* what about
> that after-smoke pigout?
> 
> - Adam L. "Duncan" Beberg
>   http://www.mithral.com/~beberg/
>   beberg@mithral.com
> 
> -----------------
> 
> Pot: A Women's Issue?
> 
> LONDON (Reuters) - Female members of Britain's biggest trade union have
> added their voices to calls for the legalization of cannabis, but they have
> an unusual argument -- the drug offers women a calorie-free way to relax.
> 
> Women members of Unison's eastern region say the decriminalization of
> cannabis is a ``women's issue'' because it presents a healthier and less
> fattening way to chill out.
> 
> ``Cannabis can be used for women to relax and de-stress without calories, in
> contrast to alcohol or chocolate,'' the women will argue in a motion to the
> union's 9,000-strong women's conference in Cardiff next month.
> 
> Women lead ``amazingly stressful lives... with many different roles, jobs
> and multi-tasking. It is important that women can relax and escape the
> stresses of life.''
> 
> The group even have a proposal for those who do not smoke: ''Non-smokers can
> use cannabis by incorporating it into recipes and cooking with it.'' Though
> presumably not in a chocolate cake.
> 
> A spokesman for Unison dismissed the motion on Tuesday, saying it was
> unlikely to be passed.
> 
> ``Of course it is up to the members,'' she said. ``But it is not exactly one
> of the more serious items on the agenda. It is tongue-in-cheek, so to
> speak.''
> 
> 
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