“involved”… I’m guessing that the majority of those were people that were getting drunk and happened to smoke a joint then get in some kind of accident…

Doctor: Well, you’re obviously very intoxicated on alcohol. Have you done anything else this evening?

Dude: Well, uh, I think I had a bong hit earlier…

Doctor: *checks the box labeled “marijuana involved”*

Peer 2 Peace

Seeking to scare the public away from legalizing the stuff, the Obama administration notes that in 2009, marijuana was “involved in” 376,000 emergency-room visits nationwide. Be afraid, be very afraid: This represents less than 0.3 of 1 percent of all ER visits, and 3.3 million fewer visits than are caused annually by recreational sports. Figures such as those help explain why voters in Washington and Colorado were not frightened, and passed referenda decriminalizing pot.

 

Read more via Prohibition: The Real Reefer Madness – Reason.com.

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