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The war on drugs is not going well. Now is the time to rethink drug legalization.
In today’s essay, I’m going to show you another milestone on the road to the full legalization of cannabis in the U.S. It centers around one of America’s forgotten cash crops…
Drugs are a charged subject everywhere. They’re a “hot button” topic. Everyone has a strong opinion, often irrational, that seems to come from deep in the most reactive recesses of their collective minds.
The US federal government classifies marijuana as a Schedule I drug. Heroin and LSD are in the same category. That’s ridiculous.
Just imagine what we would know – how many sick people could have been helped, their pain alleviated – if the state hadn’t basically inhibited research into this plant going all the way back to the 1930s.