Monday, July 27, 2009

Could the war be over soon?

The debate over legalizing marijuana in the US is picking up steam, especially now that Governor Arnold of California is suggesting it might be time to debate the issue. The hard line anti-drug folks trot out the same tired old lines against the idea, but a Harvard senior economics lecturer knocks down every anti-marijuana myth in this video. Basically the argument is that billions are spent, when in fact billions could be generated instead.

Speaking of marijuana, here's a BBC report on the plant in Canada - specifically - British Columbia, which most Canadians joke is the hub of the drug culture in our country.

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