Almost every voter under 65 in this country has either smoked weed or grew up with people who did, Including presidents, Supreme Court justices and many other local and state officials.
The pot leaf’s image pervades popular culture, from Bob Marley T-shirts to billboards for Showtime and the Ohio State Buckeyes. So what is the problem with legalizing it. Why haven’t more politicians — especially the ones who inhaled — come out and say, “Let’s treat weed like alcohol.”
The major pharmaceutical companies are big backers of the Drug War… It’s not that they don’t want us on drugs – they just want us on theirs. The demand for drugs is the engine of the trafficking problem. We will not solve the problem. It doesn’t matter how much we work against the trafficking of drugs, how many lives we lose.
It doesn’t matter how great our effort, the problem will be there. The consumption of drugs is the real problem.