Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Tobacco versus marijuana

Tobacco Versus Marijuana

    Tobacco is a known carcinogen and has been proven to be responsible for the death of millions. Although lawsuits have been brought against the tobacco companies and won, no one has been prosecuted for murder, or done jail time. The government refuses to outlaw something that they know for sure is responsible for the death of millions of people, but marijuana on the other hand has been made illegal and millions of people have gone to jail and done jail time for producing it and selling it. Understand the question is not whether marijuana should be legalized. The question is whether justice is truly blind and whether certain people and corporations are being allowed to get away with murder? Are the laws of this country being distributed justly and equally if both products are equally bad for you should not the law be applied equally? Shouldn't tobacco farmers and smoke shops and anyone connected with the production of tobacco be doing prison time? If slapping a label on a product that says that this product may be hazardous to your health and may be a carcinogen, shouldn't the growers, sellers and producers of marijuana also be given that loophole? 

America has the highest number of prisons and prison inmates. Is it possible that the reason this is so, is because the laws are not being equally administered?  

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