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Re: “Medical marijuana group keeps public in dark on backers

Someone needs to counterbalance the millions and millions of dollars that have been spent by big international corporations for alcoholic beverages and pharmaceutical drugs which are scared witless that cannabis legalization will break up their deadly addictive stranglehold on the US public.

So, Who is against cannabis legalization in our nation today? Why do they want to keep cannabis illegal? The answer is easy, just follow the money!

* Drug cartels and organized crime will lose $150,000,000,000 (BILLION) in cannabis sales forever in favor of legitimate business, regulation and taxation.
* Corrupt DEA officials afraid of losing their jobs.
* Court forced cannabis rehab centers will go out of business.
* Police and Private prisons will lose federal grant money and up to 30% of their drug related "customers". Well known contributors to anti legalization efforts.
* Big pharmaceutical corporations are scared witless that cannabis will replace their multi-billion dollar addictive stranglehold on the US public because cannabis works better and has no physical addiction. Well known contributors to anti legalization efforts.
* Current cannabis providers and growers who have been running untamed and unregulated.
* The alcoholic beverage industries are the largest financial lobby against cannabis legalization. They know cannabis is safer and less toxic than booze and it is already being used as an alternative by millions of American citizens.

Legalization seems like a slam dunk considering the relative safety records of cannabis, booze and pharmaceuticals. Cannabis with zero toxic fatalities and almost no statistical record of traffic accidents, versus alcohol, tobacco and pharmaceutical drugs which kill over 650,000 US citizens annually plus another 21,000 in traffic deaths. Makes you wonder if our politicians and lawmakers answer to "we the people" or the corporations and criminals listed above.

Legalize, regulate and TAX! *** Vote YES Nov 8 ***

18 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Freedom Fighter on 11/07/2016 at 11:21 AM

Re: “Arkansas Supreme Court refuses to rehear invalidation of marijuana act

Some of our lawmakers and police officials are afraid of cannabis legalization. If they're properly informed they know cannabis is safer than booze, tobacco and pills and that cannabis consumers almost never give cops trouble. What scares them is losing soft targets cannabis users provide and the money from federal grants and personal property they've wrongly confiscated. These cops are addicted to that money and scared witless of losing it.

Figures from the Center for Disease Control on numbers of deaths per year in the USA:

* Prescription Drugs: 237,485 + 5000 traffic fatalities
* Tobacco: 390,323
* Alcohol: 88,013 + 16,000 traffic fatalities
* Cocaine: 4,906
* Heroin: 7,200
* Aspirin: 466
* Acetaminophen (Tylenol): 179
* Marijuana: 0, none, not a single fatal overdose in all medical history and almost no traffic problems.

So, which is safer???? Legalize, regulate and TAX! Vote YES Nov 8

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Posted by Freedom Fighter on 11/03/2016 at 10:33 AM

Re: “Children's groups oppose marijuana measures UPDATE

Just more Reefer Madness nonsense!
Those who are really trying to keep kids safe would FIRST use their efforts to keep them away from booze, tobacco and prescription drugs. Data direct from the CDC shows that tobacco, alcohol and prescription drugs are far more dangerous than cannabis and directly cause over 650,000 deaths per year in the US each and every year. This plus another 21,000 traffic fatalities directly caused by alcohol and pharmaceutical drug intoxication. The numbers continues to increase annually.

US CDC Figures on numbers of deaths per year in the USA:

* Prescription Drugs: 237,485 + 5000 traffic fatalities
* Tobacco: 390,323
* Alcohol: 88,013 + 16,000 traffic fatalities
* Cocaine: 4,906
* Heroin: 3,365
* Aspirin: 466
* Acetaminophen (Tylenol): 179
* Marijuana: 0, none, not a single fatal overdose in all medical history and almost no traffic problems

So, which is safer????? Legalize, regulate and tax! Vote YES November 8

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Posted by Freedom Fighter on 10/12/2016 at 11:27 AM

Re: “Landlords oppose medical marijuana

It's absolutely clear that Cannabis is already in wide general use in Arkansas. It's also clear that cannabis is much safer than booze. The only open question is who will profit from the sales of cannabis, organized crime and criminals, or legitimate business with regulation and Taxation?

An estimated 150 BILLION dollars in illegal cannabis sales occur every year here in the United States. Another 15 BILLION is wasted on the capture and persecution simple cannabis consumers. Another 30 BILLION is lost in potential tax revenue. Legalization solves all these issues and puts organized crime out of the cannabis business.

Enough with the lies, just Legalize!!

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Posted by Freedom Fighter on 10/03/2016 at 2:45 PM

Re: “Medical marijuana backers respond to governor's 'reefer madness'

Just more blatant evidence of corruption in the medical profession and our government. Cannabis has been used by humankind for over 5,000 years. Before “Reefer Madness” began cannabis was widely used for recreation as well as medicine and was well understood for its many medicinal benefits and properties. Pharmaceutical companies including Bristol-Myers Squibb and Eli Lilly used cannabis in medicines widely sold in U.S. pharmacies to treat pain, insomnia, migraines, glaucoma, and rheumatism. Between 1840 and 1900, U.S. scientific journals published hundreds of articles touting the therapeutic benefits of cannabis.

Cannabis is completely legal in Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Washington DC and the sky hasn't fallen, and these cannabis legal states still function as they always have with some notable exceptions . Instead of drug cartels and gangs getting billions of cannabis dollars legitimate responsible business is handling the funds providing new jobs for thousands of citizens. Teen use is either unchanged or down. These states are getting a healthy chunk in new taxes. Gangs and drug cartels are moving out to places where cannabis is still illegal. Multiply the success by 50 states. Millions of new jobs, BILLIONs in new tax revenue and NO MORE DRACONIAN POLICE WAR on folks for cannabis consumption. Legalize it!

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Posted by Freedom Fighter on 09/13/2016 at 12:34 PM

Re: “Governor opposes medical marijuana

Some of our lawmakers and politicians like Asa Hutchinson are corrupt and answer to the will of big corporations rather than the people they're elected to serve. If they're properly informed they know cannabis is safer than booze, pills and tobacco. What scares them is losing the money from big corporations for alcoholic beverages and pharmaceutical drugs currently lining their pockets and keeping them in office.

Figures from the Center for Disease Control on numbers of deaths per year in the USA:

* Prescription Drugs: 237,485 + 5000 traffic fatalities
* Tobacco: 390,323
* Alcohol: 88,013 + 16,000 traffic fatalities
* Cocaine: 4,906
* Heroin: 7,200
* Aspirin: 466
* Acetaminophen (Tylenol): 179
* Marijuana: 0, none, not a single fatal overdose in all medical history and almost no traffic problems.

So, which is safer???? Legalize, regulate and TAX!

35 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Freedom Fighter on 09/12/2016 at 11:40 AM
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