Hawaii Poll Indicates Increasing Support For Legal Marijuana

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Rep. Joe Souki has suggested allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in Hawaii. Public domain image.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Paul-von-Hartmann/637731902 Paul von Hartmann

    In Hawaii, Reverend Roger Christie has been a visionary, contemporary leader of the world’s oldest global culture. For the past two and a half years he has been indefinitely imprisoned without trial or bail, denied visitors and access to the media. “Religious” legitimacy of sincere, spiritual agriculture practice warrants First Amendment protection and due process of law. Instead, cruel and unusual punishment of a publicly awarded peacemaker has been the anti-Constitutional spawn of the so-called “war on drugs” [sic].

    Drugs don’t make seeds. Herbs make seeds. Cannabis has never truly been a “Schedule One drug” because it is not a drug at all. Cannabis is an “herb bearing seed”, “of first necessity to the wealth and protection of the country.” President Obama signed Executive Order 13603 on March 16th, 2012, identifying “hemp” as a “strategic food resource” available by “essential civilian demand.”

    What’s happening to Reverend Roger Christie is what the Constitution was written to prevent. If you love this country, you will stand with Roger and Share Christie in reclaiming our freedom to farm “every herb bearing seed” the first test of religious freedom.

    • Plant Dope. Harvest Ice.

      Christie is in jail because he’s the Pied Piper pushing drugs on our keikis and kanaka. And to top it off, under the misnomer ‘religion’.

      We don’t want more of the US haole gun & drug culture here. Got a problem with that? Good. Chew on it.

      • Ken

        Yeh – had he only been a drunk who killed someone, he would have been on the streets within 24 hours after his arrest and a free man forever.
        Chew on it

        • Plant Dope. Harvest Ice.

          Cheers! ( with a carrot juice, another holy legal plant)

          • Ken

            Yet more proof you love, embrace, condone, support and go out of your way to make the drunk driver the hero!

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Paul-von-Hartmann/637731902 Paul von Hartmann

        Mahalo nui loa for your question about Reverend Christie,

        In fact, “drugs” (meth & alcohol) are what infect the Hawaiian community when god-given herb Cannabis is not available. The following federal study by NIDA that proves this to be true has been posted on Reverend Christie’s website for more than ten years.


        The Hawai’i Cannabis Ministry website is the only place that this truth can be found, since NIDA buried it.

        Here is the report published in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin

        If your keikis, kanaka and ohana use marijuana it’s because pakalolo is a safe and effective herbal therapeutic; natural food & medicine for dealing with many illnesses and the stresses of life.

        And you can chew on it — to prevent illness and disease without the psychoactive effects or smoke. This short film explains why you might want to do that…


        and here’s another to understand about

        Cannabis and children



        • Plant Dope. Harvest Ice.

          Love it when this ‘legendary’ study surfaces! It’s a qualitative study done (with not more than 150 Honolulu city interviews). The other 300 from San Diego & S.F. Heavy focus on life style, crime, sexual activity and symptom description. Nothing wrong with that. But QUALITATIVE.

          But then a short, sudden turn at the end into 1930’s theories on a QUANTITATIVE study scale. With no data backing it up. Just pure utter speculation that marijuana was replaced by meth because of prosecution. Even speculating that kawa was replaced by alcohol.

          Wonder why they didn’t get to that opium abuse in Hawai’i was successfully fought back in 1920’s. Despite the haoles efforts to legalize it.

          Dope Pope Christie can pray to oregano or spinach. Nothing illegal there.

          • http://www.facebook.com/people/Paul-von-Hartmann/637731902 Paul von Hartmann

            Obviously, you’re right — When people can’t find affordable marijuana because of eradication, then they just don’t do hard drugs or alcohol, or huff Scotchguard or gasoline….especially rebellious, thrill-seeking teens — Hey brudduh, you got me convinced — where’s the quantitative research of that tired, old “forbidden fruit” theory anyway…Geez, GuyWho’sAfrid to Use his real name, and thinks it clever to denegrate a true American hero, standing up for your First Amendment right too, ya thankless twit. Your insights into human behavior are stunning…I mean that — just stunning…in a vacant, vacuous sort of way.

          • Plant Dope. Harvest Ice.

            Does your train of thought have a caboose?

          • http://www.facebook.com/people/Paul-von-Hartmann/637731902 Paul von Hartmann

            This is what Reverend Christie had to say when I forwarded your remarks comments to him in prison:

            “So interesting to see the ‘Plant Dope – Harvest Ice’ person (is it a guy?) actually reading the N.I.D.A. study – and then disagreeing with it on scientific grounds. Good for them for getting into it. It’s telling that it’s THE ONLY STUDY EVER done to find the cause of meth! Why zero other studies on a raging, multi-generational epidemic? I think it’s because the powers-that-be didn’t want and don’t want the same conclusions replicated and made CERTAIN to the unsuspecting public that the government CAUSED meth with their tax dollars for marijuana prohibition. They’d rather suppress the N.I.D.A. study and pretend they don’t know what caused meth here AND keep marijuana prohibition going so they can keep their budgets high and manpower fully staffed. It’s a DESIGN, a calculated effort to purposely implode the ‘local’ culture and substitute another population here … and it’s working. Check the exploding homeless ‘local’ population here, check the enormous violent crime stats., especially for ‘locals’ and native Hawaiians. Then look at the newest Honolulu condo with sales of units from $500,000.. to $8 million per unit – sold-out in 24 hours! Locals OUT – multi-national millionaires IN. Bingo!

            The situation here was kind of like during alcohol prohibition when beer, wine and hard liquor were prohibited, ‘bath-tub gin’ appeared to fill the vacuum with that much more dangerous substitute. Meth is the bath-tub gin of marijuana prohibition. Who knows what dangerous and addictive ingredients in the mixture?

            Our ‘Plant Dope – Harvest Ice’ person is obviously in personal pain to see the degrading of the sweeter island lifestyle s/he remembers from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Hey, blame the jet engine, blame statehood, blame Elvis and movies in Technicolor for showing Hawai’i off to the world resulting in the tourism boom. I wish him or her a full healing and recovery from the pain(s) they suffer from, I really do.

            All the best to everyone,


          • http://www.facebook.com/people/Byron-Matthews/735919198 Byron Matthews

            Seems far fetched but if someone who can’t find marajuana and them decides to huff scotchguard or gasoline, probably shouldnt be contributing to our gene pool anyway

  • Cherdan Johnson

    Wow, 600. That’s really representative of our state’s 1.1 million population.

  • Plant Dope. Harvest Ice.

    Barbara Ankersmit is the Hawaii ACLU president. She also comes up with the 600 people to interview and analyses the data in her own “research” company, Qmark. The results of this fake “study” are, surprise, pro-illegal drugs.

    David Nixon is NOT an economist, but teaches public and administration policies.

    This is typical hog wash and to be discarded.

    • Ken

      Yeh – had he only been a drunk who killed someone, he would have been on the streets within 24 hours after his arrest and a free man forever.

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