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What's the Real Story Behind Marijuana Being Illegal?

Updated on February 24, 2015

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Many individuals and groups believe that cannabis was made unlawful by means of some sort of course of action relating to scientific, health-related, and federal government proceedings; that it would be to protect the people from what was identified as a hazardous drug.

The exact account reveals a significantly different picture. People who voted for the unlawful destiny of this plant didn't have the truth, but were influenced by info furnished by those that had a particular goal to mislead congress. You'll start to see underneath that the initial federal government vote to stop marijuana was centered totally on a documented lie on to the floor in the United States Senate.

You are going to also realize that a brief history of marijuana’s criminalization is loaded with:

  • Bigotry

  • Fearfulness

  • Safeguards of Company Profits

  • Yellow Journalism

  • Badly informed, Lacking, and/or Tainted Law makers

  • Individual Professional Progression and Greed

These are the basic and real explanations of why marijuana is prohibited.

Part. 2 Historic Background of Marijuana


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      shrubber 5 years ago from USA

      They sure do! Thanks Billy!

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      Billy Stark 5 years ago

      The pro-legalization people need to get the truth publicized-the whole story and history! At least legalize the production of hemp. It will only cause the economy to boom! Duh?