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Salon: 5 biggest myths about marijuana, debunked

Salon: 5 biggest myths about marijuana, debunked

Back in the 1930s, the arguments to criminalize cannabis were bizarre and openly racist. The anti-pot crusader Harry Anslinger made all sorts of over-the-top claims, such as, “Marihuana is a short cut to the insane asylum. Smoke marihuana cigarettes for a month and what was once your brain will be nothing but a storehouse of horrid specters.” Here's evidence as to why those claims are wrong. 

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The Stoner's Cookbook: Can You Believe Armed Trucks Are Essential In The “War Against Marijuana”?

The Stoner's Cookbook: Can You Believe Armed Trucks Are Essential In The “War Against Marijuana”?

Police forces all over the country are using a government program to request military grade armored trucks, and other special equipment normally reserved for the armed forces. The sole reason for requesting such power hardware? The war on drugs; more specifically, marijuana control.

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Brookings.edu: The Medical Marijuana Mess

Brookings.edu: The Medical Marijuana Mess

IN 2013, PATRICK AND BETH COLLINS WERE DESPERATE.Thirteen‐year‐old Jennifer, the younger of their two children, faced a life‐threatening situation. In response, the Collins family took extreme measures—sending Jennifer thousands of miles away in the company of her mother. Beth and Jennifer became refugees from a capricious government whose laws threatened Jennifer’s health, the family’s safety, and the life they had built together.

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