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    Why the world's most useful plant is illegal

    Why the world's most useful plant is illegal
    by Jonathan Landsman

    (NaturalNews) It's all about corporate greed and government-control of the population. Hemp - one of the world's most useful plants - has been used to create fuel, paper, clothing, food and natural medicine. So why has the United States (plus other countries) criminalized the production of this valuable commodity? ("Dirty" details below)

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    The (ugly) reason why hemp is illegal

    In 1901, Andrew Mellon (and his brother Richard) started an oil company in Texas called Gulf Oil. They wanted to drill in Kuwait but the British were in control - at that time. So, Gulf Oil appealed to the U.S. government and this is where it gets disturbing.

    You see - Andrew Mellon gave up his position as Treasury Secretary of the U.S. (1921-1932) to become U.S. Ambassador to Britain (1932-1933). Naturally, as he traveled to Great Britain - he would bring up the subject of Gulf Oil's interest in Kuwait. Just two years later, in 1934, British Petroleum and Gulf Oil struck a 50-50 deal and in 1938, struck oil!

    The hidden agenda gets worse

    In 1930, while Commissioner of the U.S. Treasury Department, Andrew Mellon appointed Harry Anslinger as the first Commissioner of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics. Many political experts see Anslinger and his campaign against marijuana as a secret agenda to eliminate hemp as an industrial competitor. When you follow the money - everything gets a little clearer.

    In the 1920's and 30's, the DuPont Petrochemical Company (heavily financed by Andrew Mellow) was making similar advances with oil - instead of hemp. DuPont went on to become a leader in the development of Rayon fiber (synthetic fabrics), paint, synthetic rubber, plastics and other (toxic) chemicals. Clearly, Andrew Mellon had a vested interest in destroying the hemp industry.

    By the way, Andrew Mellon became one of the wealthiest people in the United States. In fact, while serving as Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Department, his wealth peaked at around $300 - $400 million by 1929 -30. Andrew Mellon, John D. Rockefeller, Henry Ford and many other industrialists (of the early 1900's) would stop at nothing to kill the hemp industry. It's time to re-discover the power of hemp to heal the world.

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    Thanx, Prince, I will give this a listen.

    It's just amazing that this one plant alone has so many uses, for many it is a panacea...well it is for me, anyway!

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    The number one reason pot is illegal: the cigarette companies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DOMS View Post
    The number one reason pot is illegal: the cigarette companies.
    YES
    ironic that now the cigeratte companies products cause a major strain on our healthcare system.
    One state in a major finiancial crunch will legalize it tax the shit out of it. And other states will follow.
    Although there seems to be increasing evidence of long term brain issues with prolonged use.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dieseljimmy View Post
    YES
    ironic that now the cigeratte companies products cause a major strain on our healthcare system.
    One state in a major finiancial crunch will legalize it tax the shit out of it. And other states will follow.
    Although there seems to be increasing evidence of long term brain issues with prolonged use.
    Everything can harm you in excess, a person can OD on water. This is what I can't understand you can go to the store and buy drain cleaner which will kill you if ingested once, but because a substance might cause slight memory problems it should be demonized....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince View Post
    Why the world's most useful plant is illegal
    by Jonathan Landsman

    (NaturalNews) It's all about corporate greed and government-control of the population. Hemp - one of the world's most useful plants - has been used to create fuel, paper, clothing, food and natural medicine. So why has the United States (plus other countries) criminalized the production of this valuable commodity? ("Dirty" details below)

    Discover the awesome healing power of hemp on the next NaturalNews Talk Hour - visit: :: Natural Health 365 :: and enter your email address for free show details.
    Hey thanks for the link! That site has alot of good stuff in it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by maniclion View Post
    Everything can harm you in excess, a person can OD on water. This is what I can't understand you can go to the store and buy drain cleaner which will kill you if ingested once, but because a substance might cause slight memory problems it should be demonized....
    Your preaching to the choir...
    But I would be fooling myself to think the shit I smoke will not have some lasting effect.

    Your preaching to the choir... What was I just thinking. Oh something about long term... Memory... Open face turkey sandwich

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    Quote Originally Posted by maniclion View Post
    Everything can harm you in excess, a person can OD on water. This is what I can't understand you can go to the store and buy drain cleaner which will kill you if ingested once, but because a substance might cause slight memory problems it should be demonized....
    It's demonized because big pharma has yet to put out an equally effective alternative. They're trying, though! Big pharma is hoping/trying to take over the MMJ market with their 'sativex' product. This is being "developed" for the treatment of pain in patients with advanced cancer, who have had inadequate medicines. Sativex is the brand name for a drug derived from the cannabis sativa plant. It's an extract from the whole cannabis plant, not a synthetic compound.

    Yet, as the FDA is about to approve the drug for BP, state licensed MMJ dispensaries that provide the same relief for thousands of patients continue to be attacked and raided by fed agencies.

    Total hypocracy and absolute bullshit!

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    Nothing but a bunch of worthless stoners in here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Diesel618 View Post
    Nothing but a bunch of worthless stoners in here.





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    Quote Originally Posted by maniclion View Post
    Everything can harm you in excess, a person can OD on water. This is what I can't understand you can go to the store and buy drain cleaner which will kill you if ingested once, but because a substance might cause slight memory problems it should be demonized....
    marijuana does not cause the same negative health effects that cigarette smoking does so not only can it not be patented but it does not cause an increase in revenues for the health care industry.

    everything in the US is about money and profits...

    legalizing MJ would also probably reduce the amount of street crime in the US reducing profits to the prison industrial complex. statistics from the DOJ have proven that offenders of major crimes all consumed regular amounts of alcohol in the weeks prior to the commitment of that crime. all of the recent data also shows that drug use increases with income which is why the US has a much higher rate of hard drug use than other wealthy country's in the OECD, we have a higher relative income.
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    Prince,

    when I saw this from afar, my first thought of what I find the most beneficial of plants is the Poppy, but hey then the dentistry industry comes calling and the coca tree is another, so not too sure of what more then the paper, and appetite increase for Aids and Cancer patients this plant does. Did have a conversation with a gal that would rather use it (hemp) then getting stuck on pills that makes her more of an "addict."

    Great interests with the alternative, (stock holders, and such) but again sounds to me like a come on "to get happy and addicted" with their chemical compound man made engineering.

    great topic

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    Wowzers. You guys are damn near retarded.

    First of all. Do you really believe that the average hard drug user in America has an income of more than say 30 G's a year? FUCK NO. You don't get good jobs by being a drug addict. Call me a square, but that's the truth. How many CEO's, or MD's are banging heroin before work, or letting loose with an 8 ball and some whiskey? Poor people do drugs.

    And this nonsense about pills making your friend "more of an addict" than marijuana? That doesn't even make sense. People are born addicts whether you want to believe it or not. You either are or you're not, the drug you do has no effect on "how much" of an addict you are. Any mind-altering substance will trigger the symptoms of addiction in an addict.

    As far as poppy plants and coca plants being beneficial to society? Um...they figured out that is about as close to a polar opposite of the truth as can exist in the world back in the 20's. Sorry.
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