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Your guest Tom Bergin seems to think he knows who "needs" medication and who doesn't, he wouldn't happen to be a doctor as well as a sheriff would he? As a person who deals with constant and very difficult chronic pain I need to stress that having law enforcement and politicians make every attempt to regulate how I should treat my pain is absolutely absurd. I do not use cannabis, but pills prescribed by my doctor. These pills have much worse side affects than any amount of cannabis, and are addictive as well. Also, those of us with chronic pain are constantly made to feel like pariahs by the public, law enforcement and even our own doctors. Our doctors do not give us narcotic medication according to our need as much as they are forced to follow federal regulations.
It is bad enough I was run over by a truck (the driver was only given a ticket for running a red light, then plea bargained to "defective vehicle"), now law enforcement wants to punish me for attempting to feel normal? Shame on you Mr. Bergin, you are not protecting the public. Consider your ignorance of who "needs" pain medication a blessing.
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