War on Weed Clouds Common Sense

By Linn Washington Jr.

 

Hemp has multiple uses from food to fuel to textiles and ending pot prohibition would save the United States of America millions, now spent on anti-pot propaganda. Under America’s draconian drug laws, a conviction for marijuana possession can bar a person permanently from receiving federal education loans – a penalty absurdly not applicable to convictions for serious crimes like armed robbery and rape.

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