Pot-smoking as nonviolent civil disobedience

Makes sense, even the politicos are acknowledging benefits of medical mj.

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Source: Legal Weed Proving to Be Far More Effective at Destroying Cartels than the War on Drugs

Vasu Murti

March 5, 2016

I see pot-smoking as nonviolent civil disobedience. It isn’t a radical statement to admit that the Prohibition of alcohol in the United States failed and we really should end marijuana prohibition. Millions of ordinary Americans don’t smoke or drink, but don’t have a problem with alcohol and/or marijuana being legal.

A pamphlet entitled “10 Things Every Parent, Teenager and Teacher Should Know About Marijuana” produced by the Family Council on Drug Awareness tells us marijuana is not physically addictive.

The 1980 Costa Rican study, the 1975 Jamaican study and the 1972 Nixon Blue Ribbon Report all concluded that marijuana use does not lead to physical dependency.

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The FBI reports that 65 to 75 percent of criminal violence is alcohol-related. On the other hand, Federal Bureau of Narcotics director…

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