Justice demands nothing less than the lifting of all penalties (criminal and civil) and removal of all restraints upon the cultivation and use ofboth smoking and non-smoking usesof this, our most remarkable plant.
Prisoners being held for the peaceful possession, sale, transport, or cultivation of cannabis hemp must be released immediately. Money and property seized must be returned. Criminal records must be wiped clean, amnesty granted, and some sort of reparations paid for time served. These cannabis prisoners are the real victims of this monstrous crime called the War on Drugs.
In the end, half measures will not be acceptable.
In the meantime, we must begin with a moratorium on hemp/marijuana law enforcement. And we most move swiftly to restore and expand the national archives and historical record on hemp and its multiplicity of valuable uses.
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