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Joe Biden Isn’t Senile — He’s Just Hard Of Learning When It Comes To Weed

Joe Biden Isn’t Senile — He’s Just Hard Of Learning When It Comes To Weed
Biden fired five staffers who honestly admitted to having used marijuana, which is utterly inconsistent with his claims that his advisers will lead with science and truth. 
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Is Vaping Cannabis Really Worse For Teen Lungs Than Vaping Tobacco? 

Is Vaping Cannabis Really Worse For Teen Lungs Than Vaping Tobacco? 
Researchers claim that vaping pot is worse than vaping tobacco for teens’ lungs. But the teen subjects weren’t actually vaping “pot” at all.
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Will Prohibitionists Tie The New Conservative Movement To Trump?

Will Prohibitionists Tie The New Conservative Movement To Trump?
Over the next few years, American Conservatism will have to redefine itself, and if it ties itself to marijuana prohibition, it will never regain the majority.
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Merrick Garland Offers Conservative Argument For Federal Decriminalization Of Marijuana 

Merrick Garland Offers Conservative Argument For Federal Decriminalization Of Marijuana 
If Republicans hope to win majorities in the House and/or Senate, they need to realize that the majority of American voters are overwhelmingly in favor of legaliza…

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How Prohibitionist Ideology Has Wrecked The Republican Party And Undermined Democracy

How Prohibitionist Ideology Has Wrecked The Republican Party And Undermined Democracy
The Republican Party is badly split, but it did not start with Donald Trump. However, when ideology trumps reality, the result is stupidity. 
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Why Conservatives Should Support Marijuana Legalization

Why Conservatives Should Support Marijuana Legalization
So the government is going to control the retail sales of marijuana? Look at the messes they are making while supposedly legalizing marijuana in the various states.
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Will We Finally Have Free Trade For Marijuana After Legalization?

Will We Finally Have Free Trade For Marijuana After Legalization?
When marijuana is federally legal, the Interstate Commerce Act applies. 
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The Individual Courage And Collective Cowardice Of The Medical Profession

The Individual Courage And Collective Cowardice Of The Medical Profession
I think of the real heroes on the frontlines in our ICUs, risking their lives to save us all, and I think of the AMA and its quackery and I need a powerful antiemetic. 
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