As of 00:00:01am EST, marijuana is legal in Michigan.
Before states began legalizing marijuana we were all told by official sources that legal weed would trigger the End Of Days.
Pot smokers, OTOH, said cops would spend their time catching real crooks instead of arrested peaceful pot smokers.
Guess who was right?
In related news, a college baseball coach has been fired from his job because he's fucking stupid.
Mike Jeffcoat, the coach of Texas Wesleyan’s baseball team, sent this email to a potential baseball team recruit from the stoned state of Colorado.
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Justice is blind and also slow. In America Justice remains slow but is no longer blind, overtly giving power to elites and corporations. Many inequities in law we experience today are the results of a two-tiered "justice" system. As the purpose of this essay is not to concentrate on judicial failings, and by extension societal failings, but to discuss a topic in which restrictions are antiquated, racist in origin, and empirically self-defeating.
For immediate release: Presidential candidate Clinton to fire FDA head "first day on the job".
Ms Clinton has suggested that the days of big pharma/big alcohol and private prison profiteers controlling the half-century long war on marijuana (and perhaps other medicinal plants like kratom) are finally over.
As if we needed another reason to legalize marijuana:
Cannabinoids May Reduce Alzheimer’s Proteins From Brain Cells
Summary: A new study finds THC reduces amyloid beta proteins in human neurons.
"Source: Salk Institute.
Preliminary lab studies at the Salk Institute find THC reduces beta amyloid proteins in human neurons.
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