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Why Marijuana Should Be Decriminalized

They raid the cannabis clubs because under US legislation the federal government supersedes the state. The taxpayers who voted to legalize it for medicinal use in California are watching their federal tax money go to the DEA who then comes in and refuses them their medicine. And this isn’t even the worse of it. Incarcerations are up twelve-fold since 1980 for possession of marijuana charges.

People use marijuana to relax and instead get throw in jail with hardcore criminals. This negative influence experienced in jail is no good for society in general. Imagine if everyone who ever tried thc was thrown in jail. Over a third of the US population would be stuck not only draining tax dollars but being negatively influenced by criminals. Hemp is an extremely valuable cash crop that is not legal to grow.

It is unfortunate to realize that the constitution was signed on hemp paper, but the government is so scared of the plant that it is not even legal to grow now. The plant can be turned into clothing, paper, rope, and fuel. Currently we import all hemp from other countries. …

Mind Alternating Stimulants Other than Weed

Another type of stimulant is known as tonic herbs are on the uprising. Tonic herbs such as ginseng and Siberian eleuthero do not contain central nervous system stimulants as potent as caffeine and ephedrine. These old school herbs work in the body to increase energy, prevent fatigue, improve mood, and possible even enhance libido. Mood brighteners are substances that elevate the spirits, rid depression, reduce anxiety, and increase feelings of cheer and optimism. Mood brighteners tend to be less potent and less toxic than anti-depressants. Substances such as St. John’s wort and three essential oils (Rose, Jasmine, and Neroli) rarely cause euphoria but frequently rid mild depression and enhance an overall sense of well being.

Brain boosters are becoming more and more popular in the natural remedy aisle. Brain boosters are taken to enhance brain function, prevent age related declines in mental performance, increase short and long term memory, promote learning, and heighten creativity and motivation. Some common side effects of natural brain boosters are the ability to protect the brain from radical damage, increase blood flow in brain, and lastly, boosting the activity of some neurotransmitters (dopamine, noradrenalin, and acetylcholine). …