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IMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM; : Ask Your Congressman why it's illegal. : : Nearly 490,000 Americans will die this year from accidents or : : illnesses related to alcohol or tobacco. But Marihuana is no killer. : : In fact, medical evidence indicates many foods we commonly consume : : pose a greater danger to human health than marijuana. Still it : : remains illegal --- consuming over $5 Billion of our tax dollars for : : law enforcement each year. Taking up prison space that could be : : better utilized on violent criminals. But if regulated, marijuana : : sales would generate $10 to $15 Billion in annual tax revenue. : : 400,000 people are arrested each year-- 85% for simple possesion. : : If you enjoy occasional recreational use, this should trouble you. : : Because while these laws remain on the books you are in jeopardy.You : : risk financial and social disaster and even prison for just a small : : quantity of pot. : : Whether you smoke or not, you should be angry about it's prohib- : : ition. Why not join N.O.R.M.L ---- The National Organization for the : : Reform of Marijuana Laws. Your contribution will make a difference. : : N.O.R.M.L. 2001 "S' STREET, NW, SUITE 640 WASHINGTON,DC 20009 : HMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM< --- Opus-CBCS 1.13g * Origin: The Debate Place BBS Houston, Texas (713)451-6066 (1:106/113.0)

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