Vivian McPeak (seattlepi.com, op-ed):
To some Americans, the word marijuana conjures up images of blank-stare slackers anchored to a couch, staring blithely at the television, bag of Cheetos in hand.
Other folks may think of marijuana and associate it with their college years, which may or may not have a direct similarity to the above slacker association.
Some people associate marijuana with introspection, creativity, depth of perception, relaxation, or consciousness expansion. Some associate pot with better sex. MORE...