What’s wrong with smoking weed?
Although legal barriers holding back cannabis are dissolving before our eyes, many of us in the industry still face skepticism from others in our business and social circles. The perception still exists that recreational cannabis use is somehow immoral. The morality of recreational drug use is a very interesting topic in itself and one that many of us have inchoate views on. But what exactly are the different arguments against the morality of recreational drug use? And are they any good?
The links below analyze and criticize some of the major arguments against recreational drug use. They make excellent bedtime or bathroom reading! The second link is quite comprehensive, for nerds like myself. This is a great way to put some flesh on the bones of your perspective on recreational cannabis, and it can also prepare you to engage with anti-cannabis interlocutors:
Have you encountered any of these arguments in social or business contexts? What’s the best one you’ve heard? What’s the WORST? I would love to hear your perspectives on the issue.