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Sean Spicer Just Compared Cannabis to Opioid Addiction

Its safe to say that it has been a controversial, if not entertaining first 6 weeks in the White House for Donald Trump and his band of merry men.

From Fake News to Fake Massacres, it seems as though every new policy or opinion shared from America’s most important residence is generating serious debate.

Last week, Sean Spicer a.k.a Melissa McCarthy faced the press once again, as the mouthpiece of the Trump administration and the great defender of its policies.

While Spicer was quick to tell the press that he believed medical cannabis to be a positive thing for people in desperate need, he also compared recreational cannabis to opioid addiction. This statement caused concern in the cannabis community as to the future of legalization and the new governments stance on a plant loved by so many.

In the briefing, Spicer stated, “There’s a big difference between that (medical marijuana) and recreational marijuana. I think that when you see the opioid addiction crisis blossoming in so many states around this country, the last thing we should be doing is encouraging people. There is still a federal law we need to abide by in terms of when it comes to recreational marijuana”.

The reaction to Spicer’s comments have been met with wholesale negativity, not just from the cannabis community. – but from the general media, who have cited thousands of official scientific studies confirming that cannabis is significantly safer than opioids.

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  • 1Robert

    More clueless people

  • andrew cattell

    The man is an uneducated idiot if he thinks that there is any connection between opioids and cannabis

  • Melvin Keeton

    I believe they are very uneducated about wats killing people and wats helping.and even if they don’t legalize medical marijuana.well it’s here to stay no matter.they can spend billions and billions on these drug enforcers to get the heavy drugs..while we will chilli bck high and feelin rite..besides eatting all the food in the house..lol..my opinion

  • Bill InPlayas

    This clown is not uneducated and not clueless. He is told what to say and he says it. Big Pharma OWNS this guy. Just like they own most all politicians, including Trump. This Administration, along with Spicer and the racist Jeff Sessions will lie about anything, as long as it benefits their bottom line. They don’t give a rats ass about the many thousands of opioid deaths in the US. Their sole job is to protect corporate profits. And they will do and say anything to keep their jobs.

  • Turdy Gurdy

    trump has already made it quite clear,
    his position is give power
    back to the states when it comes to issues
    like this.
    this is the way it should be.
    meanwhile, it’s inevitable that the clowns
    surrounding him are going to stir up trouble.
    in my opinion, he’s doing the best with what
    he’s got to work with….and that’s not much!

  • Ben

    I live in the state that grows the best, and has the best understanding of the herb. Welcome to Hawaii. Even the abbreviation of our state’s name is friendly, “Hi.”
    As far as this Sean Spicer story goes, comparing marijuana to opiates is like comparing a glass of water to a glass of whiskey.

  • Anne Tomato

    Cannabis plants can be jolly dangerous if they have a wasp nest in them.

  • Charles

    Wow, what a joke. Medical Cannabis and recreational is in deep shit with this administration. We/Arkansans VOTED 53% for Medical.Now we are being sabotage by ex DEA now Gov. Of AR.& his cronies. They might end up rounding all the disabled up after all.

  • Charles

    Yeah it’s all about the pharmaceutical money. They obviously don’t care about the people.HUNDREDS Die every day from opioid overdose. They are shipping the heroin in from overseas. I had hopes for this ad min. But everyday now we here more & more Shit come out of there mouths. It’s sad really.

  • Turdy Gurdy

    trump has already made it quite clear,
    his position is give power
    back to the states when it comes to issues
    like this.
    this is the way it should be.
    meanwhile, it’s inevitable that the clowns
    surrounding him are going to stir up trouble.
    in my opinion, he’s doing the best he can with what
    he’s got to work with….and that’s not much!

  • Steve

    Big Pharma owns just about all these nut jobs,look at Sessions,does not know his ass from a ho in the ground,why can’t we put ppl in office that r gonna do what the ppl want,not what they want,

  • John Gabriel Soares

    He’s Getting His Orders From Big Pharma, Alcohol, Tobacco, Any Industry Feeling Threatened By Marijuana’s Success And Predicted Drain Off Their Cash Revenues..

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