Cannabis for Beginners: Why is Cannabis Illegal in the United States?

It can be difficult to grasp why cannabis is still mostly illegal around the globe, while jurisdictions like Colorado or Canada have proven that legal cannabis is indeed not the end of the world. The United States in particular has a storied history with cannabis prohibition, which has been propped up by reefer madness propaganda and systemic racism. In this episode of Cannabis for Beginners, we learn why exactly cannabis remains illegal in the US and how we got to and are still at this point. 

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Before enlisting in the military, this veteran saw cannabis as just another recreational activity to do with friends. But after his service it became a tool for massive healing both physical and emotional ailments. From battle scars to anxiety, and other traumas, cannabis is a versatile medicine that is known to be a life saver specifically for veterans — many of whom suffer from PTSD, the symptoms of which (like nightmares and insomnia) can be treated with cannabis.

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