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No Guns For Pot Patients? My Government Embarrasses Me

October 5th, 2011
​​By Jack RikessToke of the TownNorthern California CorrespondentI'll give you my joint when you take it from my brown, resin-soaked fingers.What comes first... A revolution or a war? Right now more Americans are taking to the streets in numbers not seen since they tried to do away with the original Coca-Cola. And with the same reasons, the Cola-Baggers in the Day wanted to turn back the clocks to a simpler time. The message was simple: Don't mess with our Coke.In 1937 marijuana was politically shoved into a niche alongside heroin and other bad stuff, because of money. Behind the scenes, the same names were at work. Great American families like the Hearsts, the Mellons and the DuPonts needed cannabis to go away, so they could make money the old fashion way -- by manipulating the markets. Continue reading "No Guns For Pot Patients? My Government Embarrasses Me" >