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The 3 Ridiculous Reasons Why Drugs Were Prohibited In The First Place

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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2013, file photo, Cody Park exhales a cloud of marijuana smoke after taking a hit on a bong at the first day of Hempfest in Seattle. A new study by the Rand Corp. suggests the market for marijuana in Washington state could be more than twice what state officials estimated last year, before voters approved Initiative 502 to set up a regulated system of recreational marijuana sales to adults. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File) | ASSOCIATED PRESS

The War on Drugs is not a novel concept.

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