I understand that some people think that cannabis is illegal because of ‘dangers to the user and society’. That is simply false. It is illegal because of ‘dangers to the wealth and power of a certain family’.
We all suffer because of their greed. If there ever was such a thing as a ‘Prince of Vampires’, then surely this man…
Originally posted on Hemphealer's Blog:
In the 19th century it was William Avery Rockefeller who hawked remedies and medications; medications that had opiate bases. He was literally a traveling salesman, a ‘hack doctor’ and a trickster. He was, in fact, a drug dealer.
He called himself a ‘cancer specialist’, and eventually, with the sales of his elixirs and growing ‘snake oil fortune’, was able to give large amounts of money to his son, John Davison Rockefeller, who used that money to start an oil business.