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War On Drugs

Recreational Marijuana Is Putting A Smile On The Faces Of Colorado Lawmakers

Colorado Deposits $44 Million In Recreational Pot Taxes In The State‚Äôs Bank If there was any doubt that legalizing recreational marijuana is a good business move for states, that doubt has been erased. Even though the Colorado forecasted about $70… Continue Reading →

Recreational Marijuana Legalised

A poll was organised in several cities. Following the examples of Washington and Colorado, which were the first to accept the plant as legal in 2012, 18 states have joined the list by accepting it. While support draws from its… Continue Reading →

The War On Drugs Largely Misguided In The U.S.

In 2012, both Colorado and Washington approved the recreational use of marijuana, yet possession or use of marijuana remains criminal in all other states. This illustrates the extent to which the war on drugs in the U.S. is largely misguided,… Continue Reading →