‘Savages’ Boss Oliver Stone Knows Good Weed (w/ video)

from Cannabis News

Posted by CN Staff on July 07, 2012 at 04:39:21 PT
By David Germain, The Associated Press  
Source: Associated Press

cannabis Los Angeles — Oliver Stone has smoked great marijuana all over the world, from Vietnam and Thailand to Jamaica and South Sudan. But the filmmaker says the best weed is made in the USA and that pot could be a huge growth industry for taxpayers if it were legalized.

Stone, whose drug-war thriller “Savages” opens Friday, has been a regular toker since his days as an infantryman in Vietnam in the late 1960s and knows a good herb when he inhales one. He insisted in a recent interview that no one is producing better stuff now than U.S. growers.

“There’s good weed everywhere in the world, but my God, these Americans are brilliant,” said Stone, 65, who sees only benefits from legalizing marijuana. “It can be done.

It can be done legally, safely, healthy, and it can be taxed and the government can pay for education and stuff like that. Also, you can save a fortune by not putting kids in jail.”

Stone is known for mixing polemics and drama in films such as “JFK,” ”Born on the Fourth of July,” ”Wall Street” and “Nixon,” his saga of the president who declared the war on drugs 40 years ago. Yet “Savages” may be closer to a pure thrill ride than anything he’s done, the action coming without much in the way of preaching for legalization.

Still, the film offers a fictional portrait of violence among a Mexican drug cartel and California pot growers that makes legalizing marijuana seem like a sane option. . . . Read Complete Report

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Narcotics Task Force (NTF) Raid on Medical Marijuana Dispensary in San Diego. On January 11, the San Diego Narcotic Task Force raids California’s Best Meds located in San Diego CA. That night 3 dispensaries were raided. Read more at www.SafeAccessSD.org

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Narcotics Task Force (NTF) Raid on Medical Marijuana Dispensary in San Diego. On January 11, the San Diego Narcotic Task Force raids California’s Best Meds located in San Diego CA. That night 3 dispensaries were raided. Read more at www.SafeAccessSD.org

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