Category: Marijuana Legalization

Fact 016: Rastafarians Are Legally Allowed To Possess Marijuana In Italy Due To It Being A ‘Sacrament’ To The Religion

Rastafari, a religion that started in Jamaica in the early 1930s. About 10 percent of the total Jamaican population are Rastafarians. They also consider Ethiopia to be their Promised Land or spiritual home, they consider the former emperor of Ethiopia to be a divine figure also i.e. Haile Selassie. Smoking of marijuana or the possession […]

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Fact 006: Marijuana has been legalized for personal use in Alaska since 1975, and it’s still legal today

Although it remains banned to smoke publicly, Alaskans are now allowed to possess up to 1 ounce and 6 plants. After the vote to legalize marijuana was passed, Alaska citizens can now take great pleasure in the smoking of weed as the law has allowed the official use of marijuana in privates. Under this new […]

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Fact 005: Legal Marijuana Is The Fastest Growing Industry In The U.S.

Legal Marijuana is the fastest growing industry in the U.S. and should the trend to legalize it in all 50 states be successful, marijuana could become bigger than the food industry. According to researchers from the cannabis industry investment and research firm in Oakland, the U.S. market for legal cannabis increased by 74% in 2014 […]

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Fact 004: Uruguay, In 2013, Became The First Country To Legalize The Trade Of Marijuana

Uruguay became the first country to make it legal to grow, sell and smoke marijuana. A bill sponsored by the government endorsed by 16-13 Senate votes provide the regulation of the distribution, consumption and cultivation of marijuana – with the aim of obtaining the business from criminals in Uruguay. Law backers, some joints for smoking, […]

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Fact 002: Legalizing Marijuana Would Generate $8.7 Billion In Federal And State Tax Revenue Annually

Federal and state governments are faced with discouraging fiscal expectations of the future. The nation faces a debt of 60% of GDP, which is her highest level ever since the World War II. With the present projections, this estimate will increase to over 75% of GDP by 2020 and will also be on the increase […]

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