Krazy Kansans push propaganda to scare suburbanites

By Patrick Devlin

In a frantic effort to remain in contention for the hill-billiest of backward slouching states in our union, county public safety officials in Lancaster County Kansas have determined that the most productive use for more than $6000 in tax payer funds will be for the county to purchase three sets of Fatal Vision brand “marijuana intoxication simulation goggles” to misinform members of the police force and scare county townsfolk and suburbanites.

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Deputy Jeremy Schwarz told local media that the county’s public safety enforcement officials will use the goggles to train deputies, school counselors and “drug-recognition experts” about what has never been scientifically linked in any way to cannabis – that the substance impairs ones visual perceptions in an unsafe way.

The public safety professionals will also use the unscientifically proven goggles to frighten members of the public at “community events” into believing that cannabis causes dangerous visual impairment.

The makers of the goggles, Innocorp, a Wisconsin company run by a marketer with an MBA from a college in Davenport, IA, who touts his experience “promoting and fostering positive attitude and behavior change” claims with absolutely no scientific validation whatsoever, that their marijuana simulation goggles “models the effects of recreational marijuana” by impairing the wearer’s ability to accurately perceive color so they “can experience the impact of what it’s like to be under the influence.”

In a flash of momentary honesty on the company’s website, the manufacture actually admits that;

“When you are under the influence of marijuana, you do not, in fact, lose your ability to perceive color.”

Catching themselves in a truth, the company clarifies their deceptive sales pitch stating that although cannabis does not effect a user’s perception of colors, their marijuana simulation goggles do in fact, “model recreational marijuana’s true effects” – without providing any evidence for this statement.

Lexington county officials did not describe the safety benefit of needlessly frightening members of the public by using non-scientific products produced by untrained quacks to spread non-facts about cannabis. Officials also were unclear about what effect the goggles will have as a training tool to further educate Lexington County’s staff of tax payer paid “drug-recognition experts” – given that the so-called “experience” that the goggles provide has absolutely nothing to do with the effects of imbibing cannabis.

None of the non-science or absence of actual facts appear to have deterred Deputy Scwarz, who sang the praises of the goggles and the various “training Kits” that Innocorp sells to local coppers across the country. Schwarz advised that he can’t wait to share the non-scientific and fact void training with the members of his county police force, “so they can make decisions on traffic stops.”

Innocorp sells packages of marijuana symptom recognition supplies and training kits to police forces that range in price from $1000 to more than $26,000.

(note from MLaw editors to Lexington County, KS: a gram of cannabis can be purchased legally in nine states for recreational purposes at prices ranging from $5 to $15 so y’all can do your own research and save the taxpayers some cash;))

Its all true:
Fatal Vision Marijuana Goggles Coming to Lincoln: Lincoln Journal Star

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