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How would decide we have decided here that the only way to end this week is on a high note so we're gonna talk marijuana off off.
That was my little joke doctor -- tableau of the folks need medical eighteen is here as we'll know Doctor King.
Washington State and Colorado have both legalized.
And didn't purely for up before we get into the psychology of that from a medical perspective.
Good bad way -- you -- real happy about this.
I'm concerned about it I'm.
The -- I think it's proper given that.
I don't like the idea of substances being -- legal which have been used by probably.
A very large percentage of elected officials in the United States I don't like the hypocrisy of that.
I don't see how you can have alcohol being legal and marijuana not.
But I'm concerned about alcohol use I see it.
Diminishing people I see the potential prediction ICM mitigate impacts work polices how it impacts the roads and highway accidents and we should prepare.
As states begin to decriminalize marijuana for another -- yet more of this -- because this is not a harmless substance.
I see -- causing depression in my practice -- -- causing lethargy.
I see it inducing psychotic symptoms from folks who have those symptoms.
And a low low level.
And their brought out by this substance sometimes they're hard to put back in the box.
Is that it doctor is -- a gateway drug do you see that as well.
I absolutely believe that this is a gateway drug people who say.
That it's not a gateway drugs are not people who become addicted -- There -- people vulnerable to addiction and they don't want to feel pain.
That's the basic Tenet -- hold -- in mind people who are vulnerable to addiction refuse to feel pain.
They will stumble upon marijuana and it -- to decriminalize rather than dealing with their suffering their anxiety coming to me.
To find out what's happened to me in my life I seem not to be on the trajectory I wanna be is causing me.
Low mood anxiety if this is a handy remedy.
Some number of people will use this and then yes they will move on since they've crossed the threshold they'll move on whether -- him more alcohol.
Or potentially to opiates -- -- a lot of people who tell me.
I was using marijuana and now I'm here to get help only with the opiates because they use those leader and I've never had a problem when I was on the marijuana.
-- -- -- -- -- -- You started with America I want you went to the and and they want all looked at -- -- is -- nothing to do it that.
But it did have to view it that.
And so bottom like you would have preferred.
Not to see marijuana made illegal.
No I think it's proper to legalize it I think it's anyone's decision I think it's now essential.
That a large percentage.
The state might derive from this drug that they -- I would urge every state to do that in -- market for drug dependence treatment.
More teaching people the impact of this substance on your driving.
For empowering employers to ferret it out as a source of underperforming employers.
And to educate people because we're gonna have to deal with that everyone knows when prohibition went away alcohol related illnesses skyrocketed.
Now that's the price to pay for free society -- will be a price to pay for this move to.
The only thing that additionally troubles me about legalizing marijuana now -- I think people want their heads in the sand.
About all kinds issues economic political and otherwise.
And the symmetry.
Between not looking at tough economic.
And the government gearing up to distribute mind altering substances.
Is troubling to -- but I don't think it should be illegal.
All right Doctor King have other medical eighteen -- -- has say fascinating piece about this a psychological impact.
Of legalizing marijuana at foxnews.com.
Right now doctor Keith great to talk -- thank you very much if you have a great weekend.
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