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   When the Judge says you can stay out of jail if you give up pot, asking for just one more joint might not be the brightest move

16 Nov 2012 10:02 AM   |   3578 clicks   |   Philly Burbs
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jigger     
Worth a shot.

16 Nov 2012 10:03 AM
ChipNASA     
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/problems.

16 Nov 2012 10:04 AM
Fool_Marquis     
Marijuana: clearly not at all addictive.

Oh well, hopefully the new measures in Colorado etc. will generate some good tax revenue. Maybe even bring a manufacturing base up north, Phillip Morris already knows it can convert it's cigarette rolleing machines into joint rollers.

16 Nov 2012 10:08 AM
bluefoxicy     
I would have said sure. It's a closure thing. There's an argument you'll hear about addiction and perpetuation and such, but let's face it: psychological factors are huge. The guy is asking for one more smoke, and in his mind he's got a sudden ambiguous end he didn't expect; giving it to him lets his brain register, with intent, that this is the end cap, the closing, the beginning of a new mode of operation. Sure there will be lust and desire, he'll want more; but there will be a sense of finality, an understanding of the current state.

It makes things easier for the mind to handle. Like how couples have a peaceful break-up, but there's all this weirdness and stress and erratic behavior ... then they have sex, ONCE, some months down the line after the break-up, and that's the last time they EVER have sex but suddenly everything is fine and they're back to being non-awkward friends again.

Human psychology is weird.

16 Nov 2012 10:09 AM
Headso    [TotalFark]  
judge should give up his addiction to coffee. let he without sin cast the first stone.

16 Nov 2012 10:14 AM
Oztemprom     
Worsh you mean I caint have one more toke?

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16 Nov 2012 10:15 AM
Fart_Machine     
Don't bogart that joint, my friend
Pass it over to me
Don't bogart that joint, my friend
Pass it over to me

Roll another one
Just like the other one
You've been hangin on to it
And I sure would like a hit

16 Nov 2012 10:17 AM
Citrate1007     
He should have gotten a lawyer.

16 Nov 2012 10:21 AM
Keeve     
One toke over the line?

16 Nov 2012 10:23 AM
kumanoki     
Let's be honest; if you don't know better, it's a fair question.

16 Nov 2012 10:25 AM
david_gaithersburg     
I bet he listen's to that Jazz music.

16 Nov 2012 10:32 AM
Classic Girl     
Legalize it, don't criticize it.

16 Nov 2012 10:34 AM
TwowheelinTim     
Kid, move to Colorado of Washington. At least the voters in those states understand that pot isn't so bad. In fact, that it's illegal and alcohol isn't based on the "dangers" of the drug in question, is beyond stupid. And I believe that the "dangers" of pot are not the reason it's been outlawed, and remains so. That's just what they want us to believe.

I don't want to believe.

16 Nov 2012 10:36 AM
TwowheelinTim     
typos everywhere. Too early for me.....

16 Nov 2012 10:37 AM
JackieRabbit     
Should have asked for one more bowl. Silly boy.

16 Nov 2012 10:41 AM
The Flexecutioner     
i prefer to see that tag for the judge.

16 Nov 2012 10:46 AM
kindms     
So at least 2 court appearances and time in jail. What a waste of time and money. If all he did to get himself in the position was working with or possessing MJ he shouldn't be in court at all.

The jail time, record and court fees and fines will do more to ruin his life than weed could ever hope to accomplish.

16 Nov 2012 10:47 AM
Big_Fat_Liar     

Classic Girl: Legalize it, don't criticize it.


I certainly don't. If alcohol were illegal, I'd still brew it and drink it. I might would even become a dealer, to my friends. There would be nothing wrong with any of that, but self-righteous aholes would still think I deserve to be butt raped in prison for not respoecting their athoritay.

16 Nov 2012 10:52 AM
Wasilla Hillbilly     
Considering how addictive it is, they should allow you marinol therapy. Over a period of months or maybe years you can slowly wean the afflicted to a point where one can take that cold-turkey plunge and finally rid themselves of the demon-weed influence. Odds are that the person will never be a contributing member of society, but we should at least give a chance and, really, it's the humane thing to do.

16 Nov 2012 10:52 AM
MythDragon     
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16 Nov 2012 10:53 AM
TheGreatGazoo     
It should be legal, but that kid is really dumb.

If you end up in court, your job is to dance and sing or whatever they want you to do (and do them to a T) so you get away from court supervision.

16 Nov 2012 10:54 AM
Pair-o-Dice     

Headso: judge should give up his addiction to coffee. let he without sin cast the first stone.

Judge Melba Marsh says she was astonished by the response


Wanna know how I know you didn't RTFA?

16 Nov 2012 10:55 AM
Random Anonymous Blackmail     
Fool_Marquis

Marijuana: clearly not at all addictive.

Great blanket statement, but not entirely accurate.

I used to be a regular pot smoker and then gave it up one day without a bat of an eye, I cant stop smoking cigarettes after trying several times using methods and medication. An old friend of mine cannot give up the weed but never had an issue quitting cigarettes.

16 Nov 2012 10:57 AM
JeffDenver     
Move to Denver...it's legal here.

16 Nov 2012 10:58 AM
FloydA    [TotalFark]  
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Approves

16 Nov 2012 10:59 AM
canavar     

bluefoxicy: I would have said sure. It's a closure thing. There's an argument you'll hear about addiction and perpetuation and such, but let's face it: psychological factors are huge. The guy is asking for one more smoke, and in his mind he's got a sudden ambiguous end he didn't expect; giving it to him lets his brain register, with intent, that this is the end cap, the closing, the beginning of a new mode of operation. Sure there will be lust and desire, he'll want more; but there will be a sense of finality, an understanding of the current state.

It makes things easier for the mind to handle. Like how couples have a peaceful break-up, but there's all this weirdness and stress and erratic behavior ... then they have sex, ONCE, some months down the line after the break-up, and that's the last time they EVER have sex but suddenly everything is fine and they're back to being non-awkward friends again.

Human psychology is weird.


I'll out myself as an addict here but what the hell...i was a crack addict for 5 years. what saved my life was my mom and moving far far away. anyway the night before i was to board a plane to far far away, i partied my ass off. my last try at scoring had to be done on the street and i got burned. got home with my rock to discover it wasn't. anyway 2 years went by and somehow i ended up being around people smoking crack and i always always felt like i deserved one more time getting high because i got ripped off the last time i tried to score and that thought still stuck with me...so i took a hit. it didn't make me return to my crackhead days and in fact i can say it gave me the closure i needed. i know I'll never smoke that crap ever again now.

16 Nov 2012 11:10 AM
strathmeyer     

Wasilla Hillbilly: Considering how addictive it is, they should allow you marinol therapy. Over a period of months or maybe years you can slowly wean the afflicted to a point where one can take that cold-turkey plunge and finally rid themselves of the demon-weed influence. Odds are that the person will never be a contributing member of society, but we should at least give a chance and, really, it's the humane thing to do.


If you think the kids like the pot, wait until they get their hands on some marinol.

/take 3 times daily

16 Nov 2012 11:19 AM
ChipNASA     

canavar: bluefoxicy: I would have said sure. It's a closure thing.
Human psychology is weird.

I'll out myself as an addict true Farker here but what the hell...i was a crack addict TFer for 5 years. what saved my life was my mom and moving far far away going to Reddit. Anyway the night before i was to board a plane to far far away sign up for 4 Chan, i partied my ass off Logged back in to TF. my last try at scoring had to be done on the street photoshopping and i got burned no votes. got home with my rock to discover it wasn't The the Modes deleted my entry for not being relevant. anyway 2 years went by and somehow i ended up being around people smoking crack at a Fark party and i always always felt like i deserved one more time getting high shooping a contest because i got ripped off the last time i tried to score shoop and that thought still stuck with me...so i took a hit chance. it didn't make me return to my crackhead TFer days and in fact i can say it gave me the closure i needed. i know I'll never smoke that crap pay $5 ever again now that I can get Fark for free.

/sorry....it had to be done.
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16 Nov 2012 11:20 AM
canavar     

ChipNASA: canavar: bluefoxicy: I would have said sure. It's a closure thing.
Human psychology is weird.

I'll out myself as an addict true Farker here but what the hell...i was a crack addict TFer for 5 years. what saved my life was my mom and moving far far away going to Reddit. Anyway the night before i was to board a plane to far far away sign up for 4 Chan, i partied my ass off Logged back in to TF. my last try at scoring had to be done on the street photoshopping and i got burned no votes. got home with my rock to discover it wasn't The the Modes deleted my entry for not being relevant. anyway 2 years went by and somehow i ended up being around people smoking crack at a Fark party and i always always felt like i deserved one more time getting high shooping a contest because i got ripped off the last time i tried to score shoop and that thought still stuck with me...so i took a hit chance. it didn't make me return to my crackhead TFer days and in fact i can say it gave me the closure i needed. i know I'll never smoke that crap pay $5 ever again now that I can get Fark for free.
/sorry....it had to be done.
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lol thanks :)

16 Nov 2012 11:22 AM
ringersol     
TFA: "offer to allow an Ohio drug defendant the chance to stay out of prison if he'd give up marijuana" ... "what to do with his trafficking case."

Obviously this can't be one of those cases where they bumped up "caught with joint" to "trafficking" because they had it on good authority that this guy shared a joint with a friend in exchange for pizza and beer. Because judges let *trafficking* sentences slide *all the time* on a Scout's Honor pledge to give up pot. And absent a slap on the wrist deal, those same judges often have to think long and hard about how to sentence a convicted drug trafficker.

Nope, not a trumped-up bullshiat charge and conviction whatsoever.
No siree.

16 Nov 2012 11:28 AM
Defeated     
Anyone crying out Addiction in this case is a farking idiot. You know who you are.

http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20 121114/NEWS0107/311140123?gcheck = 1&nclick_check=1

^Article is a bit more detailed, I'd say he's just a normal guy who happens to like to smoke pot, So we should totally put him in tight enclosed spaces with rapists and murderers, ect...

I, for one applaud him. And I hope his case brings even more attention on how ridiculous the prohibition is.

/Smokes weed for going on 12 years, Happy and not addicted.
//Smokes Cigarettes for only 4 years, addicted and wants to stop.
///Slashies

16 Nov 2012 11:36 AM
Clemkadidlefark     
Marijuana marks you as a 'tard.

16 Nov 2012 11:43 AM
The My Little Pony Killer     
Damaine Mitchell should move to somewhere more civilized, like anywhere except Ohio.

16 Nov 2012 11:45 AM
thisisarepeat     
Fark it, its just jail. If you're going to let a judge tell you what you can consume safely in your own home, then you'd probably suck his dick if he told you to.

16 Nov 2012 11:46 AM
Ivan Denisovitch     

Keeve: One toke over the line?


Sweet Jebus... 

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16 Nov 2012 12:07 PM
OrygunFarker     
What farker wouldn't request his last beer if the judge had ruled the defendant couldn't drink any more?

16 Nov 2012 12:23 PM
WildManBand     
He should have just done pain pills and coke. Out of the system in three days. Mj smokers get screwed all the time for a benign habit.

16 Nov 2012 01:40 PM
Jon iz teh kewl     

WildManBand: He should have just done pain pills and coke. Out of the system in three days. Mj smokers get screwed all the time for a benign habit.


it's not benign! i'd rather have my employees doing meth at work than weed

and remember weed stays in your system forever. effecting your work performance

17 Nov 2012 10:04 AM
D_Evans45    [TotalFark]  

Fool_Marquis: Marijuana: clearly not at all addictive.



Anything can be addictive, dumbass. From the caffeine you had this morning (actual physical addiction), to the internets you are currently derping over, to the stroking activity youll be doing alone later.

Cannabis has absolutely no potential for physical addiction, and only week minded people actually have problems stopping. Cannabis, like alcohol, even video games, allows less intelligent people to trundle on in their lives oblivious to their shortcomings, as long as they have escaped into their stoned/drunk/stimulated little world. A pothead/drunk will go on working at a minimum wage job, driving a shiatty car, dating a fat tramp, no desire to move up, as long as they are sufficiently "escaped." It has absolutely nothing to do with cannabis, it has to do with the individuals drive to escape.

If cannabis didnt exist, these people would find another way to escape. They would drink alcohol, or use real drugs, or hide out and play Call of Duty all day. It really is that simple.

17 Nov 2012 03:15 PM
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