Smoking up for Japan: a good cause?


It seems everyone's been trying to help out Japan in their own way, and Compassionate Pain Management's owner, Shaun Gindi, is no exception. Compassionate Pain Management is a medical marijuana dispensary located in both Lakewood and Louisville, Colorado. Those with valid medical marijuana cards and prescriptions can buy their joints for $5 a piece and 100% of the proceeds from marijuana sales for the next two to three weeks will go to the Red Cross in order to help Japan.

Because medical marijuana is not legal in all states and is still technically illegal according to federal law, Gindi's donations will not be tax-deductible, but apparently that doesn't bother him, and he's determined to continue with his efforts. Whatever your opinions on marijuana use are, it's pretty cool that this guy is willing to try this hard to donate to Japan, despite not being helped out by the government.

So what do you think? Is this an appropriate way to donate to Japan? I don't personally have any qualms with it, though I realize that some might. However, since it's perfectly legal in Colorado for those who need it--go on, pop in your favorite Cheech and Chong title, get out the munchies, and get to saving Japan!

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