The Road To Legal Weed Just Got Shorter
I don't think you have to be a psychic to see that an expressway to legalization has just opened up.
All of this is better than my original headline which was "Legal weed just popped a Boehner". Still, I had to write that down, it was awesome and juvenile. If you haven't heard the news ex-Speaker of the House John Boehner has signed on as a board member of a company that currently grows and sells weed to eleven states.
Boehner seems to be coming from the right place on the issue after originally being against it. Boehner said that it's helped a friend with back pain and that the jails are filled with non-violent prisoners who shouldn't be there. For my money, that's two of the biggest tentpoles that I guy can lead on. Let's be honest too, for most people, a bowl in front of the t.v. is less harmful than a six-pack.
True freedom means the right to do whatever you want to do to yourself as long as it doesn't hurt anyone else. Marijuana prohibition needs to be lifted immediately and we need to start processing folks out of prison that were caught with weed. John Boehner is the kind of guy that can call on political allies to get this done.
*p.s. I would like to point out again, that I'm not a smoker, I'm just a concerned citizen that can plainly see that the war on weed is a waste of time, money and effort. It ruins lives for no reason at all.