While Colorado’s pot shops are embracing wax as a popular, potent form of newly legal cannabis, the Drug Enforcement Administration is whipping up a drug panic in California. In a Yahoo News article, Gary Hill, assistant special agent in charge at the DEA’s San Diego office warned, “We have seen people have an onset of psychosis and even brain damage from that exposure to that high concentration of THC. Our concern is that this is going to spread before we get it under control.”
Agent Hill offered no studies or data to back up these claims.
But the DEA, once again, is too late. BHO has been around for at least a decade and now it is more available than ever—and the wax is here to stay.
Well the For Profit Prison System spent $45 million dollars lobbying congress in 2011 alone. That’s 45 million reasons why Congress won’t remove pot as a schedule 1 controlled substance. Throw in the paper industries lobbying and you have even more reasons
It sounds about right, but I’d like to get the source of the statistics given there.
(T)he situation in Afghanistan is dire with little prospect for improvement in 2014 or beyond. Afghan farmers are growing more opium poppies today than at any time in their modern history," Sopko said. "In sum, the expanding cultivation and trafficking of drugs is one of the most significant factors putting the entire U.S. and international donor investment in the reconstruction of Afghanistan at risk.
…let’s watch the War About Drugs™ chase it’s tail some more.