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Published:December 18th, 2014 10:05 EST
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Pot Shop Removes Painting of Santa Smoking Pot!

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A medical-marijuana dispensary has removed a depiction of a pot-smoking Santa Claus after receiving hundreds of complaints.

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The holiday decorations in the 1400 block of S. Gaffey Street were painted on the windows of the Harbor House of Dank in San Pedro last week."

CBS

Is this yet another example that America has gone to pot, or is it much ado about nothing?

I think it`s symbolic of the great strides that we have made in the legalization and acceptance of marijuana; the good citizens of Sand Pedro aren`t demanding that the pot shop be shut down, their panties are in a twist over a silly painting of Santa smoking pot.

Muslims go postal when a cartoonist creates a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed, but secular Americans lose it when they see a painting of Santa smoking a blunt.

Let`s keep things in perspective: A painting of Santa smoking pot isn`t a harbinger of the Apocalypse, and it isn`t going to inspire little kids to become potheads.

Light up a joint, and just relax!

Read More:

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2014/12/16/medical-marijuana-dispensary-removes-pot-smoking-santa-painting-after-hundreds-complain/

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