Is the War on Drugs a War on Jobs?

Sacramento News & Review | October 25, 2011
California’s Compassionate Use Act, which permitted the use of medical marijuana, has turned out very differently than what California voters expected when they approved the 1996 ballot proposition. It produced an estimated 200,000 patients, thousands of collectives, revenues of $1.3 billion, more than $100 million paid in taxes and tens of thousands of jobs. Now the feds want to throw this unplanned baby out with the bathwater.

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