How the IRS Could Be the Deciding Factor in the Legalization of Cannabis – Energy & Capital

The quickest way to get the government to sign off on something is to present it as a profitable opportunity. 

Such is the case with cannabis, the long-stigmatized plant that has proven to be far less dangerous than the prohibition of it.

It’s no secret that the war on drugs has been a massive failure. Yet even today, with nearly every state in the U.S. having some kind of cannabis legalization on the books, the government continues to drag its feet.

And it doesn’t matter which political party is squatting at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Republicans and Democrats alike have ignored the dangers of cannabis prohibition in an effort to appease special interests and old people who make fat campaign contributions while warning their partisan prostitutes of the dangers of the devil’s lettuce.

Even Joe Biden, who progressives love to claim as their own, has continued to look the other way as the country demands not only the full decriminalization of cannabis but the legalization of it as well.

Bottom line: Common sense doesn’t get politicians to do the right thing — but money does. 

The Government Wants Its Money

It didn’t make many headlines, but a recent announcement from an

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