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101–Drug Prohibition…

If you’re looking for the most accurate, complete and useful information on cannabis (marijuana/hemp), you’ll want to acquire Jack Herer’s book, The Emperor Wears No Clothes (1985+). Much of it can also be digested in Herer’s 1-hr video of the same name.  Meanwhile, in this article I’ll touch upon certain significant elements related to prohibition … its demonization and criminalization. I will also relate briefly my own experiences and expertise as to both its use and distribution…

Emperor...-001Despite a growing number of states legalizing marijuana, the drug remains a federal Schedule I Narcotic (declaring it as having no socio-medical value).  The federal gov’t and 27 states at this writing still prohibit its growth, possession and distribution.

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The Emperor Wears No Clothes…

Some 55% of all federal inmates are incarcerated for drugs.  About 13% of the 2.5 million prisoners across the US—including all of the states—are convicted of marijuana “crimes” alone. 

Having served 20+ years in the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), I thought I pretty much knew most of what there was to know about reefer and reefer cases.  I was wrong.

Jack Herer published the book shown here back in 1985.  Since then, it has gone into 11 editions and is easily considered the bible of the marijuana industry.  (Herer died last April 2010.)

Herer documents the usual information on marijuana, its history and benign if temporal criminal cultivation and use, but so much more… more…