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Weed The People: Cannabis and The Constitution

A few days old but, still relevant.

Weed The People:  Cannabis and The Constitution
By: Allen St. Pierre – NORML Executive Director
January 6, 2011

Today, as first act for the Republican led 112th Congress, the new majority is going to read the United States Constitution out loud.

Oh, the irony.

If there is real reverence for the document (notably the original copies of the document in the late 1700s were scribed onto paper made from hemp…a staple commercial crop during America’s Revolutionary period cultivated by many of the US Constitution’s original signers…an agricultural product banned by US federal governments for the last 74 years) by those who read the document and sit in rapture listening to the words, then it should be clear to all in the Congress this morning that Cannabis Prohibition is unconstitutional.

Read the full post @ blog.norml.org

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