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Who is behind the anti-legalization of Marijuana Movement? Follow The Money

 

 

 

 

Judge Jim Gray on The Six Groups Who Benefit From Drug Prohibition

YouTube ~ ReasonTV

Uploaded on Mar 8, 2010

In 1992, Jim Gray, a conservative judge in conservative Orange County, California, held a press conference during which he recommended that we rethink our drug laws. Back then, it took a great deal of courage to suggest that the war on drugs was a failed policy.

Today, more and more Americans are coming to the realization that prohibition’s costs—whether measured in lives and liberties lost or dollars wasted—far exceed any possible or claimed benefit

 

 

Americas Now— Private Prisons in the U.S. Make Big Profits 04/04/2016

YouTube ~ CCTV English

Big Alcohol is bankrolling anti-pot efforts

YouTube ~ TYT Nation

Published on Sep 15, 2016

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“THE FIGHT AGAINST legalized pot is being heavily bankrolled by alcohol and pharmaceutical companies, terrified that they might lose market share.

On the heels of a filing last week that revealed that a synthetic cannabis company is financing the opposition to legal marijuana in Arizona comes a new disclosure this week that a beer industry group made one of the largest donations to an organization set up to defeat legalization in Massachusetts.

The Beer Distributors PAC, an affiliate that represents 16 beer-distribution companies in Massachusetts, gave $25,000 to the Campaign for a Safe and Healthy Massachusetts, tying it for third place among the largest contributors to the anti-pot organization.”

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Reefer Madness 2017: Marijuana Stocks Are Sky High; The Future of Legal Marijuana

Featured Image: 1937 Marijuana revenue stamp. Fair Use.

Marijuana Stocks Are Sky High

Sean Williams
Here’s a quick rundown of how some of the industry’s largest players’ stock prices have performed over the trailing 12 months.

This article originally appeared on the Motley Fool.

The marijuana industry is the hottest thing since sliced bread, and marijuana stocks are thriving as a result. Here’s a quick rundown of how some of the industry’s largest players’ stock prices have performed over the trailing 12 months: . . . Read Complete Report

 

Six Top Pot Stocks for 2017

“They’re headed only one way over the long run… up!”

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The future of legal marijuana under Trump

YouTube ~ Controlled Substance Published on Jan 16, 2017

The Sinister Reason Weed is Illegal

YouTube ~ CollegeHumor

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Marijuana legalization spreads to Alaska

youtube by Slow Easy English

Published on Feb 24, 2015

Read the transcript for this video by clicking here: http://www.sloweasyenglish.com/?p=3264

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Cannabis Legalization Updates

youtube by ReasonTV

Protecting Marijuana’s $2.7 Billion Cash Industry When Banks Won’t

Published on Feb 17, 2015

Thanks to recreational legalization in Colorado and Washington, the U.S. marijuana industry exploded from $1.5 billion to $2.7 billion in one year. But now, businesses making hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars a week are facing a serious problem: There’s nowhere to stash all the money.

youtube by TheLipTV Published on Jan 26, 2015

Marijuana Legalization State by State

Looking Back
youtube by MarijuanaCommunity Uploaded on Nov 17, 2009

Cheech & Chong Debate On Fox News About Marijuana

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COPS SAY END PROHIBITION – Legalize everything!

youtube by AdamKokesh

Published on Oct 29, 2014

At CPAC 2014, Adam talks to the LEAP cowboy as he sets a group of young conservatives straight about the drug war.

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Colorado Cannabis: Six months of Rocky Mountain High

Featured Image: Sheeple Magazine#23. SOURCE: David Dees

youtube by FOX31 Denver

Published on Jul 15, 2014

A look at how the recreational marijuana industry is doing in Colorado six months after pot became legal.

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Joe Allbaugh Gets Piece of Pot Business

Featured Image: Pot Plant. CREDIT: United States Fish and Wildlife Service SOURCE. Wikimedia. (Public Domain).

From The Texas Tribune by  Sept. 9, 2014

Former FEMA director Joe Allbaugh, who took the reins of Gov. Rick Perry’s 2012 presidential campaign just as it was going into a nosedive, has jumped into a potentially more stable and long-term endeavor: legal marijuana.

Joe M. Allbaugh Photograph_by_Greg_Schaler_taken_on_12-10-2001_in_District_of_Columbia Public DomainAllbaugh is an investor in and board director of Colorado-based CannLabs, which calls itself “a leader in cannabis innovation” and specializes in the testing of pot potency and quality. . . Read Complete Report

Image: Joe M. Allbaugh

Portrait of (former) FEMA Director, now big-time pot dealer, Joe Allbaugh Photo by Greg Schaler/ FEMA News Photo. (Public Domain)

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Hemp-derived carbon nanosheets help build cheap, high-performance supercapacitors

 Featured Image: Another one of the millions of uses of the hemp plant. Hempcrete CREDIT: Olivier Dupont SOURCE Wikipedia Commons (Public Domain)

From gizmag

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August 20, 2014

Source: American Chemical Society

Using waste hemp fibers as the starting material, researchers at the University of Alberta in Canada have developed a high-performance electrode material for supercapacitors at one thousandth the cost of the more commonly used graphene. The advance could lead to supercapacitors that are both cheaper and able to operate under harsh environmental conditions.

Despite a bad reputation, hemp is a truly remarkable plant. It can be grown on the cheap, requiring very little care even in very cold and dry environments, and has many uses, ranging from construction material to clothing, bioplastics, and even biofuel creation. . . . Read Complete Report

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Bonus Video:

Hemp For Victory (1942)
Hemp For Victory is a 1942 film documentary made to encourage farmers to grow hemp during World War 2 because other industrial fibers, often imported from overseas, were in short supply. The film shows a history of hemp and hemp products, how hemp is grown, and how hemp is processed into rope, cloth, cordage, and other products.

From youtube  posted by TheBlueBijou

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Are You Higher Than a 4th Grader?

4th grader sells pot in northern Colorado

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — School officials in northern Colorado are asking parents to take care with their newly legal recreational marijuana, after fourth graders were caught dealing the drug on an elementary school campus.

John Gates, director of safety for Weld County School District 6, said Wednesday that the students involved, three 10-year-old boys and a 10-year-old girl at Greeley’s Monfort Elementary School, faced tough discipline but not suspension or expulsion. He would not elaborate on their punishment.

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Mexico confirms confrontation with Border Patrol agents

Mexico confirms confrontation with Border Patrol agents

Image: Wikipedia Commons; File:US Navy 090317-N-5253T-016 Two men scale the border fence into Mexico a few hundred yards away from where Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalions (NMCB) 133 and NMCB-14 are building a 1,500 foot-long concrete-lined dr.

 

U.S. officials characterized the incident as one of the most serious incursions in recent years. 

BY RICHARD A. SERRANO AND TRACY WILKINSON

April 1, 2014, 11:52 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Two heavily armed, camouflaged Mexican soldiers crossed 50 yards inside Arizona in January and drew their guns against U.S. Border Patrol agents who confronted them in a tense standoff, according to documents obtained by The Times/Tribune Washington Bureau.

U.S. officials said it was one of nearly two dozen border incursions by Mexican soldiers into southern Arizona in the last four years.

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