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Marijuana’s $40 Billion Dollar Green Rush

Marijuana's $40 billion dollar green rush

  • Even though many states have either decriminalized marijuana or at least legalized it for medical use, drug paraphernalia (your bong or pipe for instance) is still illegal to possess in the United States.
  • It’s only a matter of time before possessing drug paraphernalia is no longer an illegal activity.
  • Back in 2003 the DEA ran “Operation Pipe Dreams” , effectively shutting down every bong shop selling paraphernalia on the internet.
  • The manufacturers are online based and shipping to the United States, skirting laws that don’t apply to them.
  • An additional 20 states have bills on the docket this year to legalize marijuana in some form.

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@YahooFinance: “Marijuana’s $40 billion dollar green rush”


From Yahoo Finance: Back in 2003 the DEA ran “Operation Pipe Dreams”, effectively shutting down every bong shop selling paraphernalia on the internet. The ill-fated and misguided war on drugs fueled then Attorney General John Ashcroft with nary an eye to the future of marijuana. “The drug paraphernalia business is now accessible in anyone’s home with a computer and Internet access,” Ashcroft said at the press conference back in 2003.


Marijuana’s $40 Billion Dollar Green Rush

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