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Voices of Dust (8 дней назад)
Why Marijuana is Illegal in five words: Republican Fake Moral Christian Outrage
E Beth (16 дней назад)
i feel that weed should be legal, like, cigarettes are legal, but big companies dont care about the side effects, though weed is natural, cigarettes arent. same thing for alcohol. such bs
Buck Clary (27 дней назад)
What i dont understand is the govmt says that gay marriage which is a deadly sin in the bible,but they say its ok to go against god. But i cant use herbs like weed. Rediculous
legendary_ cheez3 (1 месяц назад)
Alcohol should be illegal also if your saying that about weed
Bry 117 (1 месяц назад)
But it is not illegal
oliver tomberg (1 месяц назад)
Bry 117 lucky you.
Koomers (1 месяц назад)
This is some fucking bullshit
Zesty Boi (1 месяц назад)
There is 0 deaths per year from cannabis
Anthony Vaughn (1 месяц назад)
It should be illegal forever it ruined my life and my parents
oliver tomberg (1 месяц назад)
What the fuck??? Explain
Anthony Vaughn (1 месяц назад)
I didn’t smoke it though
Wish I was sleeping (2 месяца назад)
Even shorter answer? Corporate interests paid off the government to make it illegal
Big Unit (2 месяца назад)
I did weed for a week and I am not addicted????.?
STOP RACISM (11 дней назад)
Big Unit you have to have an addictive personality to be addicted
Lub Dub (3 месяца назад)
*Adam walks in*
BeastlyGamer Dude (3 месяца назад)
Its sad that they tell us at a young age to not smoke weed but its good for you to some extents and it is way better than cigarettes, also cigs are legal but they kill you and weed is illegal. The government just wants us dead....
BIRDMAN PLAGUE DOCTOR (3 месяца назад)
make weed to create products like paper
Hempthusiast (4 месяца назад)
.Can I use your video for a podcast?
Cooter Spluge (4 месяца назад)
Alcohol kills 40,000 people in a year, marijuana kills nobody in a year. This generation is so smart. *clap* *clap* *clap*
Ethan (4 месяца назад)
And yet alcohol the most dangerous drug because of how widespread it is is legal, and don’t forget tobacco....
Screwdriver Kelly (4 месяца назад)
Why marijuana is illegal in one word. Racism.
Curved Papers, Inc. (24 дня назад)
No. Money is the one word. Did you watch the video? It's all about paper and industrial fibre magnates trying to eliminate the wonder plant as competition. Race is just a tool to gin up popular support, like what Trump is doing now to keep his votes.
Nukes for Dayz Nk (4 месяца назад)
1 word racism
Curved Papers, Inc. (24 дня назад)
Not really. Greed. As usual. They just use racism like Trump as a tool to make money and get votes. They don't care about race or anything. Only money. The Hearsts and the DuPonts. Original Fake News and Capitalist Pigs.
spazz man (4 месяца назад)
I hate it when you stoners allways use Goerge Washington as a straw man he grew hemp to make rope not smoke it *dumbass*.
Kid I know (5 месяцев назад)
it was a fact that alot of the reasons behind it being illigal was race driven, its not something thats up for debate.
Curved Papers, Inc. (24 дня назад)
Not so much race driven, money-driven, but using race to demonize the plant among common people. It used race, but it was about money. Nixon did the same thing, for political gain, pitted the people whose votes he wanted against people of color and hippies.
Nano Rivera (5 месяцев назад)
This is ethnocentric. Weed is illegal in most developed countries. Why?
Curved Papers, Inc. (24 дня назад)
Because of the US.
CelestialStone (5 месяцев назад)
God said that he'd give us all seeds and fruits that bare the earth and therefore marijuana.
Puppy (5 месяцев назад)
I live in sweden. I have a good freind who risks going to prison because of marijuana. Im 20 and been smoking since ive been 14 and i have been doin okay in my life. I will say it have helped me with depression and sleep. I have never been exposed for marijuana and my mom talks really bad about my freind. I mett him at the bar today so im a bit drunk and its late now, she know nothing about drug laws but still she hates it for reasons the media and american cop shows have told her. So im gonna debate her tomorrow cause im mad. If she says something like "but its obvious all weed smokers are fucked up", then i will reveal myself. Too mad about this bullshit.
Ye Cunt (1 месяц назад)
Puppy how'd it go?
FosterKid (6 месяцев назад)
Weed hurts lungs, therefore it is bad and should be illegal
E Mahacek (3 дня назад)
Please provide viable evidence proving the claim of LUNGS BEING HURT. I did a report in college and I found little evidence supporting Hurt Lungs.
STOP RACISM (11 дней назад)
You dumbass 7 year old
Curved Papers, Inc. (24 дня назад)
No it doesn't. Nobody gets cancer from smoking weed.
oliver tomberg (1 месяц назад)
FosterKid weed is illegal, because its a drug
s'all good man (6 месяцев назад)
I did one marijuana and grew a second dick, even smaller than the first one
HyFox (7 месяцев назад)
anyone else stoned watching this
Jaron Martin (7 месяцев назад)
Dude if you are going to use the race card game why marijiuan was illegal then you are not helping the cause. Just llike trains have been outdated because cars its all about power with money. If you use race for reason you wont get many people on your side.
Jaron Martin (6 месяцев назад)
@Bubba Fights. No that was an excuse to ban it after blacks commited crimes in the south. Violence against white women when hopped up on cocaine. It became a federal prohibition act, not all states banned it before. If it was directly race related then how come they would still arrest any white person with possestion of these drugs? Harrison act was a federal act against hard drugs way back in 1914 long before the Nixon admin. By the way US banned LSD in the 60s and that was almost all white middle class people taking that drug as US seemed to think it was a crisis. The US banned Marijiuanna in Japan after WWII. I guess that was race related as well? Oh nope they are not black. Alex Jones makes sense half the time right? Then he goes off on a rant about elites marrying horses and dressing up like werewolves and tearing childrens throats out. And now he thinks there are now spider goats and stupid stuff like that, discreating his news channel. Alex Jones is just for entertainment purposes.
Bubba Fights (6 месяцев назад)
Jaron Martin Lol the reasons for banning drugs IS race related, stop trying to deny it. Wanna know why they decided to ban heroin? No, not because it was dangerous as it is, but because they wanted to arrest black rights activists as said by one of nixon’s cabinet members. Look it up. Same with weed as it was with hippies, they wanted to arrest them. The war on drugs didn’t begin with good intentions. Don’t deny facts... *looks at subscriptions* Ah, alex jones. Makes sense.
Trap Fonee (8 месяцев назад)
And cigarettes are still legal…
Алексей Чорный (8 месяцев назад)
us at school compel to teach history although she is built on a lodge we until now are played around by найобуют
Алексей Чорный (8 месяцев назад)
Light Dancing (9 месяцев назад)
The VERY BEST VIDEO- "The REAL Reason Cannabis Was Prohibited!"- to answer that question is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ebz9OuYLL0&t=20s
Dustin Nunn (9 месяцев назад)
Here is how marijuana works: it kills you, just like how tobacco can kill you. When you smoke marijuana, you get stoned, you get high and then you die.
Magnorphieous The Great (9 месяцев назад)
This shit is so stupid. The government is so stupid
Wiseguy3500 (9 месяцев назад)
That is bullshit
wh0t (10 месяцев назад)
why cannabis is not legal is that his medication power .. if it would be legal , the world would be crazy with the cannabis to cure pains etc..
worthey1969 (10 месяцев назад)
Sounds like the gov. Bullshit and lies.
George Detective (10 месяцев назад)
Jordan Buchacher (11 месяцев назад)
I usually smoke multiple times a day. I’m a sophomore in college, and i ran out of weed last week. I have experienced absolutely 0 effects in the last week. Pretty sure if i used heroin daily and i was cut off, i would be freaking out. It’s absolutely insane that these drugs are put in the same category
MrBlue1190 (4 месяца назад)
Feckless Records with that logic anything could be illegal or a drug because we all get addicted to some sort of activity
Christoffer Rasmussen (8 месяцев назад)
Feckless Records, you're horribly wrong though, contrary to nicotine (cigarettes), cocaine, heroin etc. which are all PHYSICALLY addictive, THC (weed) is PSYCHICALLY addictive. Ie. if you know that before you smoke for the first time ever, unless you have prior mental health issues or your brain is not fully developed (which is why you shouldn't smoke till you're in your twenties), you literally cannot get addicted, and if you do, it's your mind that's addicted, not your body as compared to pretty much all other drugs, even legal ones like most medicine. There's scientific proof of this if you care to look, i'm not gonna do it for you :) also less important, but anecdotal evidence supports this fully. I've always known this, and i can rip the bong all day long for years, then take a break however long i feel like and suffer no ill effects, zero withdrawal, done it multiple times for different reasons. The fact remains that you're spreading misinformation. And i'm not saying that those who experience withdrawal are lying, but they all belong in either of the categories i stated earlier. Just like how the placebo effect makes useless medicine wonderdrugs as long as the patient believes in it. The mind is a curious thing.
Feckless Records (10 месяцев назад)
Jordan Buchacher Hmm well there is a difference when it comes to recreational use and medical use, and everybody's body is different. The main solution is still to smoke more lol xD Anyone reading this I am not a doctor so don't quote me on this or take this as a prescription xD
Jordan Buchacher (10 месяцев назад)
Feckless Records i’ve stocked up, and really had no side effects without it. If anything, it makes me play too much video games and fucks my sleep schedule when i am smoking
Feckless Records (10 месяцев назад)
Jordan Buchacher although you may not have experienced anything cannabis or more specifically THC withdrawals are very much real just as real as withdrawals with someone you were in love with or giving up soda or coffee. The body gets used to it, craves it or becomes dependent on it. But like I said before it's no different from the feelings you get when you give up watching cat videos, mood swings, inability to sleep, cravings; some of these effects probably went unnoticed as simple irritability or playing too much video games and messing up your sleeping schedule. The cure? Either never smoke it again or get yourself another dime bag and light it up! XD
AQuickSloth (11 месяцев назад)
so why is it illegal all over the world
Curved Papers, Inc. (24 дня назад)
Because of the US.
George Detective (10 месяцев назад)
because US government forced other countries to ban it
jorgerascon1212 (1 год назад)
Great video but I recommend you put some sources in the description to back up this claims.
Thought Monkey (1 год назад)
Thanks! I've started doing that on my more recent videos.
Corey Brown (1 год назад)
weed is illegal because white men thought black men would rape white women while under the influence of marijuana...period..go look it up!
CalmBeforetheStorm (1 год назад)
Nothing is wrong with weed ;-; it means no harm
Petty Lane (1 год назад)
I shared this to my fb page. Thanks for making this video
Thought Monkey (1 год назад)
Thanks :).
S a d S u c c (1 год назад)
Let's ban green tea.
unchartedman1 (1 год назад)
Why is it illegal in a bunch of other countries tho?
oliver tomberg (1 месяц назад)
Fuck america
TehKikkiGaming (1 год назад)
Cuz america begged the whole world to make it illegal in the 30s... look it up
chainsaw39 (1 год назад)
Ok,thats for america,but why the fuck is it illegal here in bulgaria.WTF?
Neil Mihelich (1 год назад)
Great video, sir! I fully support marijuana legalization. We must bury the government's lies about pot and spread awareness.
Levi Bailey (1 год назад)
I liked the video but dose this takes our rights away some how
Guide theLight (5 месяцев назад)
In short, yes. Cannabis is directly linked to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
I fuckin hate the us government
George Detective (10 месяцев назад)
look at Russian government and you will love US gorvenment
Leaked_Toilet (1 год назад)
IfYoureReadingThisYouAreWastingYourTime Come live over here in the Netherlands. All the pot to smoke for everyone :D
PINK CIRCLE (1 год назад)
marijuana helps people's depressions but pharmacist medicine, it kills.
Eric (6 месяцев назад)
Tony since you're saying weed makes you dumb then I'm guessing you've been high as fuck your whole life buddy because you're talking out of your ass lmao
Uriel Galindo (7 месяцев назад)
Tony Wtf!?! How does it make you dumb?
nomi (9 месяцев назад)
weed makes you temporarily dumb? wtf
Tony (11 месяцев назад)
JAWAADYBAR pharmacist medicine only kills you if you're stupid and do a overdose, weed makes you dumb temporarily which could lead to death by your actions while being high.
xlinkkai saintsrow2 (1 год назад)
isn't reefers madness considered to be one of the worst movies ever
Slay Every Day (1 год назад)
I wanna do weed
oliver tomberg (1 месяц назад)
Bry 117 its only overrated because its illegal
Bry 117 (1 месяц назад)
It’s kind of overrated to be honest
Mohamed Roula (11 месяцев назад)
did u do it
Thought Monkey (1 год назад)
Haha. Do it then.
Rowan Morrison (1 год назад)
The prohibition of all intoxicants in the 20th century is linked to racism (e.g. cannabis > Mexicans, opium > Chinese, cocaine > African Americans) and have become a scapegoat for governments' inability to address inequality (i.e. If we get rid of drugs, we will get rid of many of societies' problems). Different reasons have certainly developed since then (e.g. big pharma, big alcohol, prohibitionist politicians supported by scared parents who want to protect their children and law enforcement lobbying. But the tide is changing, and many prominent people are starting to realise that prohibition is the abdication of regulation, just like alcohol was (1920-1933). Legalise, regulate, educate, and don't advertise (surely society has learnt from tobacco and alcohol...).
баклажан (1 год назад)
I still don't get why? Like why? Like I smoke pot sometimes and see nothing wrong with it. Like why is it illegal I don't understand?
Curved Papers, Inc. (24 дня назад)
It has to do with paper and industrial fibre, nothing to do with drugs or behavior or race. All about money and competition with trees and cotton.
oliver tomberg (1 месяц назад)
People over 40 just dont get it. When they die, weed will be legal everywhere.
Thought Monkey (1 год назад)
In the early 1900s a few ultra conservative Christians basically didn't like that African-Americans and Mexicans smoked pot and made it a goal of there's to cleanse the country of it. In other words it was made illegal because of racism and ignorance. It still has not become completely legal because we are still trying to unlearn all of the propaganda that has been taught to us over the past 100 years.
Aster Isco (1 год назад)
Could weed be illegal again, I mean can for example Trump make it illegal again? I'm not from the US.
Venomous Soup (5 месяцев назад)
He’s going to legalize it
Mr Hawks (10 месяцев назад)
I hate Obama, hardly lifted a finger for it...only just enough to please his fanbase (the west coast) that was so worth the trillions of national debt he piled on
wood wink (1 год назад)
yes if that agree with Thought Monkey. The way the Federal Gov't will take away your weed is from Drug Enforcement Administration making raid team come to where ever your weed is at
Thought Monkey (1 год назад)
Weed is illegal by Federal law. But by some States law it is legal. It's a contradictory situation. Under Obama the Federal government chose not to intervene with the states that chose to legalize weed. But that doesn't mean future administrations will continue down the same path.
Cunt Paul (1 год назад)
whacky tobbacky! lol
J J MENBAU (1 год назад)
I do mukbangs in Spanish amigos taco lovers!!!!
Sushil Pednekar (1 год назад)
Greatttt stuff, thanks Subscribed.
Cunt Paul (1 год назад)
Sushil Pednekar hemp
Thought Monkey (1 год назад)
Thanks brother!
pat merewether (1 год назад)
It was made illegal because it was a huge competitor for oil and lumber . . . .that's it.
Dio Brando (3 месяца назад)
Александър Нижейко Cocaine is banned, and everyone knows that cocaine comes from the coca plant.
Александър Нижейко (5 месяцев назад)
You cant ban the nature right ?
EpicFace2020 (1 год назад)
pat merewether it really wasn't. and multiple sources would tell you otherwise.
RanJay H (1 год назад)
lmfao reefer madness the only way I can relate to that might be during tax refund when I buy a big fat O. and causes temporary insanity? fr? nah man its the opposite got me because im already insane it makes me see this world for what it is....stupid af people always kill the vibe mann....puff puff yall.
NVS Beatbox (1 год назад)
Marijuana is addictive and has no medical properties? Total bullshit. Marijuana is harmless than coffein, Nicotine and Alcohol. It's fact. I'm smoking weed, but that doesn't made me made or some shit like that. The drugged weed can thou cause it's a ganja combined with other drugs, meths and stuff.
DarkStaR (1 год назад)
in shorter Words, Illegal Stuff, is more expensive, therefore more money
Layne Tryba (6 месяцев назад)
DarkStaR less expensive they just knows it heals completley with no side effects and they cant let people know that or else they cant make money off of cigaretts alchol man made shit its pathetic fucking liars
Medastep (1 год назад)
so there's a bit of misinformation in this video. cannabis has grown all over the world since time indefinite. The only reason it doesn't grow in north america now is because of it being illegal. Cannabis grew in the Americas before European settlers. Other than that I have no qualms with it.
Critical Thinker (2 года назад)
DuPont made more than 'millions' when you consider the losses the oil/petrochemical/plastic/pharma industries - they (and their fascist brethren) made TRILLIONS.
Quenton McConnell (2 года назад)
methamphetamine is Schedule 2 drug. You can obtain a prescription. The feds say that pot is more dangerous than meth!
Omad Vids (2 месяца назад)
the feds are Not developed yet
Carlos Da Goat (11 месяцев назад)
Quenton McConnell who ever them feds are tell them to come and say that in my face! They gon leave someking a blunt and a slap in their face
ToxicBeast2765 6 (11 месяцев назад)
Quenton McConnell really
Clueless About Everything (1 год назад)
The feds are fuck head who don't like being proved wrong
jajao46 (1 год назад)
Fuck that...
Joe Ketchen (2 года назад)
I kind of hope Weed doesn't become legal because it would just take the fun out of doing it. Also, I consider myself to be in the stoner group in school and it wouldn't be the same if everyone was doing it like it was alcohol or something. Sure everyone can drink, but I don't want stupid ass bitches smoking pot too, it's not for everyone.
Sulfuric Sigil (5 месяцев назад)
Illegal, therefore "cool".
GoatPixel (6 месяцев назад)
The fact you say the reason why weed is fun is because it is illegal? Are you implying you only smoke this because it is against the law? Seriously? Also you would rather give your money to a drug dealer SOMETIMES going to buy things like guns and other hard drugs instead of the tax going to your economy so your country can develop? Coming from someone who smokes weed.
Stewart Kennedy (6 месяцев назад)
Joe Ketchen your a fucking idiot, "it's not for everyone " what makes you think you have more of a right than anyone else, it would also be alot more fun if it was legal, it's not fun because your breaking the law or because only your little dumbass group does it, it's fun because you get high
Rexsws (7 месяцев назад)
Kind of kid that just smokes to look cool
Magnorphieous The Great (9 месяцев назад)
Joe Ketchen idk about who does it I like getting high
bacelona -gano (2 года назад)
why is Florida so dumb, if u have more than 20 gs you go to prison for 5 years
oliver tomberg (1 месяц назад)
In alot of countries you can get 4years of jail time for 4g of weed.
A Human (1 месяц назад)
Yo, that's crazy! Buying a sticker for 100$ lmao
Marcos Santana (2 месяца назад)
In japan my bud got arrested for a .5
Wish I was sleeping (2 месяца назад)
Well I live in Washington DC and it is legal to grow marijuana here and to possess it, but you go to jail if you sell it. So the dispensaries here "give away" the weed for free.. but you have to buy a sticker from them for whatever the price of the weed would have been. So they will give you an bag "for free" but then you have to pay them $100 for a little sticker with their logo lol. Just make this shit legal already!
DaxyCZ (3 месяца назад)
Well, i live in Slovakia and laws here... 1g and you can go to jail
The Infohub (2 года назад)
Wow, I really like your style and info. The history show that there was something fishy going on when marijuana was legalized.
TimminsTrapR (1 год назад)
The Infohub
Thought Monkey (2 года назад)
+Infohub Appreciate it!
Johnnie Burkhalter (2 года назад)
This is almost like an online class

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