Colorado and Washington state have struck a blow for individual freedom and states rights. Thumbing their noses at the Federal Government and it's failed 40 year "war on drugs" they have boldly rejected the prohibition of a substance far safer than the legally sanctioned poisons of the alcohol industry and replaced it with a means to regulate cannabis's sales and use. Rather than continuing to spend obscene amounts of our tax dollars on an immoral, unconstitutional, and unwinnable assault on personal choice and freedom while sending all the profits out of the country they have wisely decided to legitimize one of this nations largest agricultural crops and reap he benefits that only regulation and taxation can bring.
With this first big blow against the unholy alliance of Big Brother, Big Pharma, and the Industrial Prison/ReHab Complex expect The Machine to shriek in rage and fear as it realizes it's days are numbered. Just as the end of Prohibition v.1 ended with individual states acts of defiance so will this current stain on human rights. It took only a single election cycle the last time, just four short years to repeal Prohibition 1, what will the next four hold for us?
BTW; did I mention Massachusetts just passed a Medical Marijuana Bill granting safe access to medicine for it's citizens?
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