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Marijuana And The Wasted Vote — Legalization’S Darkest Hour In Israel


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Probably should be an "International Headlines" forum, but if anyone is interested, here is an interesting rundown on cannabis legalization in Israel. Big takeaway is that billionaire Sheldon Adelson - who makes tons of money selling alcohol at his casinos and is a major funder of anti-marijuana legislation (he gave megabucks to Florida's anti-MM campaign) - was the major contributor of Netanyahu's very successful recent campaign. So decriminalization is on hold in Israel; ironically since that country is arguably the world leader in the research and use of cannabis for medical purposes.


Article here.



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