Reader: Only an idiot would try to roll a joint with hemp

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Melanie Asmar's post about the final Colorado hemp regulations inspired a wide variety of comments: some celebratory, some accusatory. Additionally, one reader wondered why the state is bothering to test hemp when it has a negligible amount of the psychotactive ingredient in marijuana....

bo001 writes:

I have to wonder...WHAT is their mind set??? Why do they think *anyone* is going to do anything with Hemp but use it industrially??? Having hemp with 2, 3 even 5 or 6 percent THC....SO WHAT?? There's 20-25% (and more!) recreational Cannabis available everywhere in the State, so why would anyone bother with hemp? The ultimate question is, "WHY are they so afraid of anyone getting "high"?? Again, isn't that an individual choice?? Your *actions* in the public are certainly of concern....Why don't the legislature regulate that?? Oh, wait...They already have. It's called the CRS. This insane "Reefer Madness" campaign needs to end. There is nothing wrong with hemp of *any* trivial amount of THC...you don't have to analyze it and test it and spend millions making sure some idiot somewhere doesn't try to roll a joint of hemp....
You don't need to regulate the agriculture crop like NO other crop.....
You don't need to make the regulations so onerous that farmers are LEAVING the concept in droves, fearing the governments actions....

Unless, of course your real intent is to just regulate *everything*....*everywhere*...RFID chip, anyone???

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mitchellarsen91
mitchellarsen91

Low THC content, very high CBD content...this makes a hemp joint a wonder for someone with epilepsy.  Thinking that THC is the only cannabinoid that cannabis users look for is idiotic.

Michael B Meloro Jr
Michael B Meloro Jr

just shows how much the average person does know bout difference.n if theyd educate we.d be alot further along as a nation....jus sayin.

stuka1
stuka1

Hey everybody - I made $200 growing an acre of hemp!

Ask me how.


mattleising
mattleising topcommenter

Westword please make a block button so we don't have to deal with lewd individuals anymore. We'd all really appreciate it. Thank you!

mattleising
mattleising topcommenter

Humans have used hemp for thousands of years and it's time we brought it back. It can substitute a good amount of what we rely on lumber for and it's much easier and faster to grow. Furthermore, think of all the revenue that we could make on it and what we could produce here in the states with it and then send abroad! Potential my friends... So much potential! 

Trent Long
Trent Long

What are you stupid? The only reason that pot has been illegal for so long is that the government makes a metric TON of $$$ off of it. They want legislation to check that hemp crops are hemp and not pot, so that they can be sure that nobody is cutting in on their action.

Hemp Share
Hemp Share

Now that the truth comes out. One can only reflect upon the fact that the Cannabis Ruderalis growing as "Ditch Weed" in the Midwest was acting to PROTECT us from harmful runoff in these ditches. Cannabis IS a natural functioning PLANT FILTRATION DEVICE for the Earth. Wonder why your waterways are polluted? Because you paid the State Police to remove the FREE, natural PLANT FILTRATION DEVICE? Starting to feel stupid? Here is what Ruderalis is doing for Chernobyl Nuclear cleanup due to its Anti-Radiation characteristics. http://www.hemp.net/news/9901/06/hemp_eats_chernobyl_waste.html

Hemp Share
Hemp Share

"Hemp cannot physically be used as a drug" ~ Jared Polis, Rep D-Boulder

Tim Tindle
Tim Tindle

The state is owned by oil and gas, hemp could threaten the industry. What do all you bible folks think the oil in all the lamps, and the announcing oils where made of? Why do you think this industry has fought against this silly weed so long. Hint- it has nothing to do with caring about the children. It is all about money, plain and simple.

David Schueller
David Schueller

happy someone else realizes this.... it would make them seedy and weak

David Schueller
David Schueller

well unless you were rolling a joint with hemp rolling papers........... Other than that only an idiot would think you can get high off of hemp

Donkey_Hotay_is_GOD
Donkey_Hotay_is_GOD

The high CBD content of hempy weed should be preferred by real "medical" marijuana patients ...


James Steele
James Steele

You would have to roll one the size of a Telephone Pole!

Adam Brabant
Adam Brabant

Hemp would actually ruin any outdoor recreational or medical marijuana crops for like 90 miles.

mystothemagi
mystothemagi

Corn silk contains as much THC as hemp.  Why don't we regulate corn!

Mark N Deb Fjelstad
Mark N Deb Fjelstad

hemp replaces tobacco does not get you high, can get you off nicotine from cigs and cures other illnesses. Not all by smoking it either

Jewel Shell
Jewel Shell

In the 70's a guy showed me his find from along the railroad tracks in Arkansas. He was sure he'd scored some weed. It was hemp growing wild and I recognized it right away. He insisted it was good smoke so I rolled a joint and we smoked it. All we got was a busthead and dry mouth. He wasn't as delighted with his find any longer.

elkabong
elkabong

Only an idiot would SMOKE marijuana ...

... rolled in hemp paper, lit with a hemp wick.

elkabong
elkabong

Only an idiot would SMOKE marijuana.

elkabong
elkabong

You sound like a "dunno"

Donkey_Hotay_is_GOD
Donkey_Hotay_is_GOD

@..Matt..  because you're TOO STUPID to simply stop reading my posts, or not reply to them, eh moron?

Does it hurt to be so ignorant?


Donkey_Hotay_is_GOD
Donkey_Hotay_is_GOD

@..Matt.. = moron

The Canadians, Chinese and Eastern Europeans have been growing Industrial Hemp for DECADES ... yet it hasn't replaced the Lumber industry, nor has it resulted in any financial windfall for them, is spite of them "sending it abroad" by the ton!

The only "potential" shown is hempheads potential to DELUDE themselves with unfounded, utterly fabricated NONSENSE.


Donkey_Hotay_is_GOD
Donkey_Hotay_is_GOD

@Hemp Share "Anti-Radiation characteristics."

LOL!

More retarded LIES from clueless illiterate stoners.


stuka1
stuka1

@Hemp Share 

I too was dumb enough to believe the lies that the pro-hemp crowd spews like the lie about Besty Ross sewing the first American flag out of hemp.

Then I did some research and found out it was all just myth lies and false propaganda.

I feel like such an idiot for believing it.


JimTom
JimTom

@Hemp Share 5% THC? that sounds like a drug to me idiot. They say the weed in the 60's and 70's had less THC than 5%. If the THC is there you can get high. Real agricultural hemp has less than 1% THC.  The stains being used by the EU have 0.2% THC and 1% to 5% CBD. So you and Jared are completely wrong.

Donkey_Hotay_is_GOD
Donkey_Hotay_is_GOD

@Hemp Share ... the same Jared Polis who LIED in front of Congress and falsely claimed that the 1st US flag was made of hemp ??

Jared Polis = ZERO Credibility.


JimTom
JimTom

@Mark N Deb Fjelstad Idiot sheeple. Walk this way, no the drop isn't far.

stuka1
stuka1

@..Matt.. <=== why do you continue to read his posts if they bother you?

You look like a fool with no self-control.

I engage him and others here for the sport of argument. It's a PUBLIC forum.

If you don't like it here run on back to the heavily censored Denver Post forums.


mattleising
mattleising topcommenter

@Donkey_Hotay_is_GOD @..Matt.. First of all I'm talking about beginning to switch to using hemp products as the majority of creating goods that trees can do as NO country does and second of all, please stop harassing me. It is against the law

elkabong
elkabong

I demand that you stop reading all of my posts immediately or there will be psycho-emotional consequences for you.

mattleising
mattleising topcommenter

@elkabong Ok I will. Stop replying to mine or there will be legal consequences. Thank you :)

elkabong
elkabong

Stop reading and replying to my posts you stalker.

mattleising
mattleising topcommenter

@elkabong Please stop harassing me otherwise there will be an issue. Thank you :)

elkabong
elkabong

It's just you Matt, the rest of the adults here have the self-control to ignore the posts they don't like.Now stop stalking Donkey, and stop reading his posts.

You rode the short bus to school, didn't you?

elkabong
elkabong

Who is forcing you to debate with Donkey?

If you don't like his posts then don't read them.

mattleising
mattleising topcommenter

@stuka1 I appreciate your opinion but I shouldn't have to worry about harassment when I want to engage in thoughtful debate about particular subjects and nor should anyone else. That is why legislation has been passed against this type of behavior and I do plan using that legislation if the problem persists as is my right. 
As for engaging him/her "for the sport of argument," I have yet to see any "argument" just the slinging of insults and inflammatory statements. Myself and many others have had enough and it's time something was done.

Donkey_Hotay_is_GOD
Donkey_Hotay_is_GOD

@..Matt.. Stop Reading and Replying to MY POSTS, you bigoted stalker

Stalking is against the law!

Are you partially retarded or full retard?


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