"Throughout Western Europe hemp was famed for its
healing properties. 1763 to
Many considered the properties of hemp seed
Farmers fed hemp to livestock to encourage good health." -
It is against the law in Virginia to refuse to grow
George Washington and
Thomas Jefferson are growing hemp.
owns one of the first hemp paper mills in
Cannabis indica is used
in treating addiction.
chloral hydrate, and
addicts are successfully treated
with potent cannabis extracts.
War of 1812
attempts to de-rig the English Navy by invading Russia to cut off the export of
hemp to England.
Hemp sails and rigging had to replaced every two
Hemp sails and rigging cost five times the wood in a newly
90% of all ships' sails and rope were made from hemp
for thousands of years.
The word 'canvas' is Dutch for cannabis.
80% of all textiles, fabrics, clothes, linen,
drapes, bed sheets, etc. were made from hemp until the 1820s with the
introduction of the cotton gin.
first Bibles, maps, charts, Betsy Ross's flag, the first drafts of the
Independence and the Constitution of the United States of
America were made from hemp.
Schoolbooks are made from hemp or
Rembrants, Gainsboroughs, Van Goghs as well as most early canvas
paintings were principally painted on hemp linen.
Hemp is the largest
cash crop until the cotton takes over in
1850 Kentucky produces 40,000 tons.
1908 The first Model-T built by
Henry Ford runs on hemp
oil gasoline and the body
parts are constructed from hemp.
Henry Ford creates hemp
plastic panels that have an impact strength 10 times stronger than steel.
Henry Ford grows his
1916 United States Department of
Agriculture Bulletin #404 concluded that hemp produces 4 times as much pulp
with at least 4 to 7 times less pollution than wood pulp.
Hemp is the
first cash crop in America to exceed a billion dollars in value in a
"Anslinger was not trained in medicine or
psychiatry yet he often used
clinical descriptions of bizarre behavior that he attributed to the use of
drugs." - John J. Coleman1917 to
1928 Harry Jacob
Anslinger, widely credited for shaping international drug
policies, works for various military and police organizations.
Andrew William Mellon, Secretary
of the Treasury for Herbert
Hoover and the primary DuPont investor,
appoints his nephew-in-law, Harry Jacob Anslinger, to head the Federal
Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs.
The Federal Bureau of
Narcotics, like the Bureau of Prohibition, is under the auspices of the
Treasury Department as
the undeclared trade of
alcohol and drugs is considered a loss of revenue.
"In strict medical terms,
marijuana is far safer than
many foods we commonly
consume. Cannabis, in its natural form, is one of the safest
therapeutically active substances known to man." - DEA Administrative Law Judge
Francis L. Younglate 1920s early
Anslinger did not consider
cannabis a serious
threat to American society he was willing to help the oligarchs
attempt to replace natural substances
with a petrochemical monopoly.
DuPont petrochemical interests and
interests create the highly sensational media blitz of 'yellow journalism'
focusing on an anti-marijuana campaign to eliminate hemp as an industrial
Hearst newspapers run stories claiming "marihuana", an
addictive narcotic causes shocking acts of violence, incurable insanity and
White women would be seduced by "jazz and darkies"
to commit murder.
Few people, at the time, realized that the deadly
menace they had been reading about on William Randolph Hearst's front pages was
in fact hemp.
The American Medical Association understood
cannabis as a MEDICINE found in numerous
healing concoctions sold for over a hundred years.
Members of the League
of Nations began implemented restrictions on cannabis.
Madness' (1936), 'Marihuana: Assassin of Youth' (1935) and
'Marihuana: The Devil's Weed' (1936) are
This iss industrial propaganda designed to
hemp fiber for paper with
hemp fiber for clothing with
hemp fiber for rigging with
medicines with manufactured
1936 DuPont patents the
processes to make plastic and
plastic fibers from
These process' are taken from the
Germans as war reparations.
DuPont Annual Report urges
stockholders to invest in its new petrochemical division.
Synthetics such as plastics, cellophane, celluloid,
Dacron®, PVC , could be made from
agricultural industrialization would have ruined over 80% of DuPont business.
Hearst and the Hearst Paper Manufacturing Division of Kimberly Clark owned
vast acreage of timberlands.
The Hearst Company supplied most wood pulp
Marihuana Tax Act of 1937
"We cannot understand yet, Mr. Chairman, why this
bill should have been prepared in secret for two years without any intimation,
even to the profession, that it was being prepared." - Dr. James Woodward
"58,000 tons of hemp seeds were used in America for
paint products." - Sherwin-Williams testimony about the previous yearAugust 2, 1937 The
Constitution did not provide sufficient authority to regulate a substance grown
and distributed throughout the states.
Congress settled on a "tax" act
because the Constitution provided Congress the unlimited power to levy and
The bill that outlawed hemp was brought directly to the
House Ways and Means Committee.
Chairman of the Ways and
Means, Robert Doughton a DuPont stockholder and a close
associate of Mellon, assures passage.
"I wish I could show you what a
small marihuana cigarette can do to one of our
That's why our problem is so great; the greatest
percentage of our population is composed of
Spanish speaking persons most of whom
are low mentally, because of social and racial conditions." -
Federal Bureau of Narcotics Commissioner Harry Jacob Anslinger testimony
before the House Ways and Means Committee
Dr. James Woodward
denounces the Marihuana Tax Law claiming fraud as the American
Medical Association had not been informed 'marihuana' was
"No definite scientific study of the effects of marihuana was
presented to substantiate the position that marihuana was a dangerous drug.
No synthesis of available scientific information was submitted nor was
there any statement by the Public Health Service.
Neither of the
government's own public health experts, Assistant Surgeon General, Dr. Walter
Treadway, and Dr. Lawrence Kolb, testified, nor did Drs. Walter Bromberg or JF
Siler who had recently published scientific articles on the effects of cannabis
in humans." - National Commission on Marijuana and Drug Abuse
The most useful crop known to man becomes
a dangerous narcotic with the stroke of a pen (spellbinding).
The people and ecology of
the Earth have been suffering ever since.
The ecological damage
visited upon the Earth may be irreversible.
1942 US Department of Agriculture produces a 14-minute
film, 'Hemp for Victory', encouraging and instructing 'patriotic
American farmers' to grow 350,000 acres of hemp each year for the war
"Through a report released in 1983 under the Freedom of
Information Act, it was discovered (after 40 years of secrecy) that Anslinger
was appointed to a top-secret committee to create a "truth serum" for the
Office of Strategic Service
(OSS), which evolved into the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Anslinger and his spy group picked, as America's first truth serum,
"honey oil", a much purer, almost tasteless form of hash oil made from
cannabis sativa, to be
administered in food to spies, saboteurs, military prisoners and the like, to
make them unwittingly "spill the truth."
Fifteen months later marijuana
extracts were discontinued by Anslinger's group as America's first truth serum
because it was noted that they didn't work all the time.
being interrogated would often giggle or laugh hysterically at their captors,
get paranoid, or have insatiable desires for food.
Also, the report
noted that American OSS agents and other interrogation groups started using the
honey oil illegally themselves.
In Anslinger's OSS group's final report
on marijuana as a truth serum, there was no mention of violence caused by the
In fact, the opposite was indicated." - Jack Herer
1950s Under the communist threat voiced by McCarthy, Harry J.
Anslinger now says marijuana will pacify a soldier and they would not want to
fight the communists.
This extreme passivism was proved wrong
empirically in Vietnam.
1960s Gateway theory
takes hold when marijuana becomes the leading new recreational drug surpassing
tobacco even though there is no scientific evidence for the theory that
marijuana is a gateway drug.
The cannabis-using cultures in
Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America show no propensity for other
In the eighties when cocaine abuse exploded marijuana
'NOT linked to depression, lung cancer or asthma in later
1972 The Shafer Report
commissioned by Richard Nixon and
named after former Pennsylvania Governor Raymond Shafer, concludes that
"neither the marijuana user nor the drug itself can be said to constitute a
danger to public safety" and urged the government to stop penalizing marijuana
smokers for personal use or distribution.
Ronald Reagan hires Robert G. Heath to asphyxiate Rhesus monkeys.
1980 NORML receives - after six years of
requests and suing the government - an accurate accounting of the research
procedures used in the Robert G. Heath's report:
Rhesus monkeys were
strapped into a chair and then strapped into gas masks and given the equivalent
of 63 Colombian strength joints in "five minutes, thru the gas masks" losing no
The monkeys inhale large amounts of carbon monoxide due to the
burning of 63 joints in five minutes.
Carbon monoxide kills brain cells
and is given off by any burning object.
The Heath Monkey study is
actually a study in animal asphyxiation and carbon monoxide
Much larger monkey studies, one by Dr. William Slikker of the
National Center for Toxicological Research and the other by Charles Rebert and
Gordon Pryor of SRI International, found no evidence of physical alteration in
the brains of monkeys exposed to daily doses of cannabis for up to a year.
Human studies of heavy cannabis users in Jamaica and Costa Rica found
no evidence of abnormalities in
1978 300,000 people are in American prisons
for all crimes combined.
Five times more tax is being spent on building
schools than on building prisons.
1992 to 2003
Those who admit using PHRMA to 'catch a
buzz' nearly doubles from 7.8 million to 15.1 million.
1999 to 2004 Unintentional overdoses of psychotherapeutic
chemicals including sleeping pills, antiDepressants and antiPyschotics
resulting in death grows 84%.
from King's College at the University of London determine that people trying to
juggle phone calls, e-mail and other routine office distractions suffered
a greater loss of IQ than someone
2006 700,000 people in
America are admitted to emergency room care
for adverse reactions to prescribed
drugs according to the Journal of the
American Medical Association.
"If I had every problem the
television ads say I do - breathing, lifting, walking, sitting, sleeping and my
toes rotting off - I'd welcome
death. Drug companies are pushers, and Congress and the
FDA are the cop on the beat who's
been paid off to look the other way. Is there anything more laughable than the
thought that the FDA is protecting
anything but the profit margins of
- Bill Maher, 4/27/06
2007 There are almost 2
million people in prison, 800,000 in jail and the penal system supports 300,000
Federal and state spending for new schools has dwindled to
less than one-fifth that of prison building expenditures.
offenders, most of them passive users or minor dealers, are swamping our
prisons. 47.5% of all the drug arrests in 2007 were for marijuana offenses.
Nearly 60% of the people in state prisons serving time for a drug offense have
no history of violence or of any significant selling activity. Four out of five
drug arrests were for possession of illegal substances, while only one in five
was for sales. Three-quarters of the drug offenders in our state prisons were
there for nonviolent or purely drug offenses." - Senator Jim Webb
2008 American College of
Physicians calls for rigorous scientific evaluation of the potential
therapeutic benefits of medical marijuana and an evidence-based review of
marijuana's status as a Schedule
I controlled substance.
More than 700,000 of the America's
20-million cannabis users are arrested for marijuana possession. Between 1998
to 2008 there are over 5,000,000 arrests on 'marijuana'
November 10, 2009 American Medical
Association urges the federal government to reconsider its classification
of marijuana as a dangerous drug with no accepted medical use.
California Medical Association passed resolutions that declared the
criminalization of marijuana a failed public health policy and called on the
organization to take part in the debate on changing current policy.
The ingestion of cannabis has the following
asthma; relieves glaucoma;
reduces many types of tumors; is the best treatment for many types of
epilepsy; the best muscle
relaxant, back spasm medicine and general antispasmodic medication;
antibiotic uses; as a topical analgesic in the treatment of arthritis,
herpes, cystic fibrosis and
best natural expectorant; lowers blood pressure,
dilates the arteries and reduces body temperature an average of one-half
degree, thereby relieving stress and
alleviating nausea while increasing appetite.
Cannabidiol from cannabis
sativa is the best treatment for other neurological disorders such as
National Institute of Mental Health
reports that cannabis smoke is the only medicine known on Earth that can fully
stop the brain
damage after a stroke occurs:
(1) by causing the arteries to enlarge
and allowing virtually any clot to flow harmlessly through the brain and
(2) by stopping the production of glutamate, which poisons and kills
brain cells after the blood clot is in place.
puff of 'ditch weed' from Iowa will stop the aftereffects of 95% of all
ending paralysis, speech loss and coma resulting from
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