The Pot TV News For January 14th, 2002

Monday, January 14, 2002

2001: A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF MARIJUANA PROHIBITION

“House Republicans Thursday unveiled a package of bills to combat drug abuse
and vowed to make America virtually drug-free by 2002.” – Reuters, May 1998

2001 Drug Statistics – Estimated U.S. deaths in year 2001 attributed to
tobacco: 400,000; alcohol: 110,000; prescription drugs: 100,000; suicide:
30,000; murder: 15,000; aspirin and related painkillers: 7600; marijuana: 0

“The difference between a policy and a crusade is that a policy is judged by
its results, while a crusade is judged by how good it makes its crusaders
feel.” – Thomas Sowell

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