By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness
The illegality of cannabis is hypocritical for obvious reasons, but the United States is clearly approaching nationwide legalization. With so many states decriminalizing it or legalizing it for medicinal purposes and states like Colorado and Washington legalizing its recreational use, this country is quickly changing its stance on a plant that’s been used throughout our recorded history but demonized in the last century.
The hypocrisy lies in the fact that cannabis is illegal yet alcohol and tobacco are perfectly legal despite their risks and the lives they’ve destroyed.
Not only does alcohol take lives every day – it can also cause some dark and violent behavior. It can completely change a person, and it can turn them into an addict who can’t live without something that only used to take the edge off and make them feel better. Once they’re addicted, all…
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