What Is Your Cannabis IQ?
Science and collective personal experience is revealing a vast amount of information about the uses and potential benefits of cannabis. Is marijuana a medicine or a menace? What is "industrial hemp" used for? Is cannabis really a vegetable? If you would like to know more, follow the links below and decide for yourself how modern society might benefit from what we know about cannabis/marijuana AND hemp.
A Good Place to Start:
Hemp and its Countless Uses
A " Super Majority" of South Carolina voters want Doctors to have access to MMJ
How Did We Get Here?
In 1971, then President Nixon appointed Governor Schaffer to head a panel commissioned by Congress to study marijuana.
Schaffer Commission Report (1973)
Breaking News! :
Uruguay Releases Regulations for World's First National Legal Marijuana Market
Obama Administration says it's time for Congress to reschedule marijuana
Maryland just voted to Decriminalize!
Knowledge Is the Answer
Safer for the Consumer, Safer for the Community
Start A Conversation
The next time someone asks you, "Why is marijuana SAFER than alcohol?" You can say, "Cannabis is virtually non-toxic, is not associated with violent or aggressive behavior and is much less addictive than alcohol."
There are no recorded cases of overdose or fatalities attributed to cannabis, and the estimated lethal dose... is so high that it cannot be achieved by recreational users.
Dr. Lester Grinspoon has become one of the leading American researchers in the field of Medical Marijuana
The health-related costs for alcohol consumers are 8 times greater than those for marijuana consumers.
People who smoke marijuana have less incidents of cancer than people who have never smoked! Dr. Tashkin, UCLA
Hemp yields 4 times more paper per acre than trees!
Did You Know?
- Someone can lose their house or custody of their children for possessing marijuana.
- Be ineligible for student aid for possessing marijuana.
- Prohibition has had a devastating and disproportionate effect on young people and people of color.
- 88% of marijuana arrests are for possession only.
The Alberto Wilmore Story
Providing An Alternative
Legalize, Tax and Regulate
The alcohol, tobacco and firearm industries are regulated and overseen by the ATF agency of the US government. So too should marijuana be regulated. By removing it from the criminal market, social harm can be addressed and minimized. Regulation allows for age limits, safety, quality and labeling. The Criminal marketplace does not!