Marijuana Numbers Don't Lie

In 2015, Legal - and hence TAXABLE - sales of Marijuana topped 5.4 BILLION Dollars in the U.S. alone.

Fish Failing Drug Tests

Fish have been found in Washington’s Puget Sound tainted with cocaine, Prozac, Advil, Benadryl, and Lipitor.

Big Pharma At The Helm Of FDA

The commisioner of the FDA, Dr. Robert Califf, was a paid consultant for several drug companies. An “industry insider” leads to more rubber stamps on skyrocketing drug cost and inappropriate drug approval.

Medicating Unhappiness

From 1988-2012, the rate of antidepressant drugs prescribed in the U.S. increased nearly 400%. At that time, approximately 14% of Americans taking antidepressants had done so for 10 years or longer.

Depressed State of America

Every year, more than 253 million prescriptions for antidepressants are filled in the United States, making them the second most prescribed drug in the US (cholesterol-lowering drugs are the most prescribed). Exercise actually outperforms antidepressants.

Coca-Cola Company Exempt From The War On Drugs

Coca-Cola is the only U.S. corporation that has been granted the right to legally import coca leaves into the United States, via a coca processing lab known as the Stepan Company. Approximately 100 metric tons of Coca leaves each year.

Children and Prescribed Medication

Childhood use of medications for Type 2 Diabetes is up more than 150% since 2001. Girls between the ages of 10 and 19 showed the greatest jump at nearly 200% over a nine years period.

Indoor Marijuana Gobbles Electricity

In California, indoor marijuana cultivation is responsible for 8 percent of household electricity usage.

The War On Drugs Is A War On You

Of the 1,561,231 arrests for drug law violations in 2014, 83.1% (1,297,384) were for possession of a controlled substance. Only 16.9% (263,848) were for the sale or manufacturing of a drug. 

Violent Crime Arrest v. Marijuana Arrest

2009 violent crime arrest total (including murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery,aggravated assault) 581,765. Simple marijuana possession arrest 758,593.