About several years ago, they legalize medical marijuana in our state. Everyone I knew thought that legalizing medical marijuana was a wonderful thing. Many of the boys both of us had gone to school with had served in Vietnam and other foreign wars. Some of our sons had been in foreign wars in the mid-to-late 1990s. Nearly everyone I knew who had been in a war came back with some kind of depression, physical ailment, or social problem. When both of us found out they were going to legalize medical marijuana, both of us all thought the state was finally looking at people with these kinds of mental, physical, or emotional troubles. Every one of us hoped were finally being recognized as having a disability]and finally being accepted into civilization. Fast forward several years, and the same people who were glad to see medical marijuana legalized were now arguing over having legalized recreational marijuana. I felt that the few people who had fallen through the cracks of getting medical marijuana could finally be able to purchase legal recreational marijuana and self medicate themselves as so many people do with aspirin, acetaminophen, and other over-the-counter drugs, and unluckyly, I was in the minority. Many of those who thought medical marijuana was a wonderful thing quickly thought that any kind of marijuana use should be illegal. Seems that those same few who are now fighting any kind of legal marijuana are the same 1s who used illegal marijuana many years ago. My acquaintance wanted to remind them of their transgressions all those years ago, even though she was afraid it would only harden them more.