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Going Green: Legalizing Marijuana Is The Best Thing For America
By Steve Elliott ~alapoet~ in Culture, Legislation
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 2:43 pm
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Marijuana is the greatest revenue producer of all agricultural products grown in the United States, at $36 billion a year. Cannabis is the top cash crop in 12 states, and one of the top three crops in 30 states.

Meanwhile marijuana prohibiton costs the U.S. $7.7 billion a year -- when we could be gaining $6.2 billion on marijuana tax revenues, and $7 billion more on cannabis shops, natural medical products, and industrial hemp products.

Meanwhile, 55 percent of Americans, according to one recent poll, believe marijuana should be legalized.

What are we waiting for?

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