Nevada’s Marijuana Legalization Gives Control To Newly Created ‘Cannabis Cartel’

Though it is exciting to be able to purchase recreational marijuana in Nevada, its “legalization” isn’t everything it seems to be.
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    On July 1, 2017, thousands of people in Nevada waited in line at dispensaries for hours to purchase marijuana — a plant that has been cultivated for thousands of years and has never killed anyone.

    The night before, parties raged in celebration of the ability to purchase it for recreational purposes. 

    Though the right to purchase marijuana in Nevada is exciting, there are some lesser-known facts about its “legalization” few are aware of.



    As Vin Armani explains in the video below, it is still considered a FELONY to possess an ounce of weed. Additionally, residents are not allowed to grow cannabis unless they live 25 miles or more away from a dispensary.

    In addition to explaining the difference between legalization and decriminalization — and why activists should be pushing for decriminalization nationwide, Armani exposes how the government has created a cannabis cartel to profit more than the entrepreneurs who have devoted themselves to cultivating high-quality weed.

    Watch the video below:


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    • And why should we be surprised? The only reason it has taken this long is because the ruling class elites have been figuring out how to control and profit from it without raising any suspicion in the process.

      And since it is the Baby boomer generation who has been waiting the longest, and because we’d like to be able to smoke a joint legally before we die, it’s no wonder that we’d turn a blind eye to this, just more status-quo corruption, if it means we can finally get stoned without constantly looking in our rearview mirror (metaphorically-speaking)…