I'm a toker in his early twenties, living in Burlington, VT. I use marijuana for recreational purposes, as well as medical purposes. I love weed and I smoke it every day.

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Oaksterdam’s Richard Lee: Make weed legal like Budweiser, not orange juice

Oakland, California (CNN) — Richard Lee sits before a classroom in Oakland explaining how the term marijuana has racist origins because it was first popularized to make Mexicans appear criminal and sinister. Lee, credited with almost single-handedly getting a vote to legalize marijuana on California’s November ballot, is the founder of Oaksterdam University. Here, students…

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Hemp Is the Far Bigger Economic Issue Hiding Behind Legal Marijuana

From Alternet.org If the upcoming pot legalization ballot in California were decided by hemp farmers like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, it would be no contest. For purely economic reasons, if you told the Constitutional Convention in 1787 that the nation they were founding would someday make hemp illegal, they would have laughed you out…

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Progressive Ins. Founder Donates To Legalize It in CA

From StopTheDrugWar.com Proposition 19, California’s tax and regulate pot initiative, has received yet another large late donation, this one from Progressive Insurance founder Peter Lewis, who announced Saturday he was donating $209,500 for the effort. “I’m supporting the campaign because I support common-sense reform of the nation’s drug laws,” Lewis said Saturday in a statement…

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