Watch: The High Stakes Of America's War On Cannabis

Saying the contradictions surrounding America's medicinal cannabis industry are "absurd" is like saying, Ted Nugent is "a little trigger happy."

According to, an estimated two million Americans use cannabis medicinally. Yet, as John Hudak of the Brookings Institution notes, "Marijuana sits with substances like heroin and ecstasy as what the federal government considers the most dangerous drugs with absolutely no medicinal value."

Hudak describes the industry's state of legal limbo in this video. It's a follow-up to the Brookings Institution's recent call to reschedule cannabis. Check it out:

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Our galaxy will seem a lot smaller in the near future as space tourism emerges as a new sector in the travel industry. But as companies begin booking passengers for extra-terrestrial flights, they will also have to sort out what you can and can't legally do in outer space - whether that involves mining gold from an asteroid or smoking a joint on the moon. That's where experts like Frans von der Dunk come in.

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