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Pot-smoking moms tired of being judged by wine drinkers

There is a huge stigma on moms who choose marijuana as their drug of choice to relax and stay focused on the myriad of tasks facing them on any given day.  Rather than reach for an alcoholic beverage, they choose to reach for a bong loaded with cannabis.

“If I wanted to, I could sit with a glass of wine in one hand, a cup of coffee in the other, with a cigarette pressed between my lips, under the influence of prescription narcotics — all the while holding my child in my lap,” says Serra Frank, founding director of Moms for Marijuana and mother of two, ages 9 and 12.

“Everywhere we look our families are bombarded with advertisements for these drugs. Our societies benefit from taxes placed on the manufacture and sale of these drugs. Yet, we can’t make the decision to choose one of the most commonly used drugs, one that has proven to be much safer than all the rest? That’s just not logical.”

Read more here in the Today Parents article: http://www.today.com/parents/pot-smoking-moms-tired-being-judged-wine-drinkers-886433

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