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Why is marijuana illegal when some the countries greatest leaders smoked pot?

I know for a fact that George Washington has smoked pot, even native americans. It is an unknown fact that George Washington had a pot plant in his backyard. My resource is Encyclopedia Britannica.

Asked By: sp33dphr3ak24 - 9/10/2008
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The passage of all the controlled substance laws before Regan's "War on Drugs" actually have their roots in racism and corporate greed, and were fueled by yellow journalism... More
Answered By: trai - 9/10/2008
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Marijuana is a major victim of two things. Propaganda and the status quo... More
Answered By: radamantium82 - 9/10/2008
 
how do you know that for a fact? were you there when washington was smoking pot? anyway, if you want to change the laws, chose your vote wisely, or else become part of congress... or else move to a different country.
Answered By: rec - 9/10/2008
 
Hemp was grown commercially for its rope and fiber. It was a cash crop then, and definitely not illegal. I couldn't say if George Washington smoked it, but if he did, it wasn't illegal... More
Answered By: Charles G - 9/10/2008
 
I know what you mean. It wasn't just washington. Not a single person that signed the constitution didn't go anywhere without a bag of coke in his pocket. We look up to these men do we not? I personally think it is illegal because of the foreign drug trade between mexico and south america. My bf is in jail right now... More
Answered By: Jayme - 9/10/2008
 
Sounds like you are looking for a reason that you are stupid. Well you have found it.
Answered By: KIB - 9/10/2008
 
"...even native americans." Wrong, sorry, marijuana is not originally native to here.
Answered By: Indigo - 9/10/2008
 
Washington didn't have A pot plant, he had fields of hemp. Hemp for rope and such was more profitable and grew better on his estate then tobacco. Doesn't mean he smoked it though, he might've not even known it was possible to smoke. But of the numerous reasons to legalize weed, past people who have smoked it doesn't... More
Answered By: ThemadcapSyd - 9/10/2008
 
SING IT!!!!! "Money, money money ..... MOOOONEEEEY"
Answered By: Vote Third Party '08 - 9/12/2008
 
I don't know, i also knew about that of George Washington,i think marijuana is less dangerous than other drugs and even cigarettes, the thing is i prefer something coming from a plant that another pills coming from a laboratory
Answered By: Te amo Alejandra - 9/12/2008
 
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