In the Beginning Was the Weed

The Washington state legislature has voted unanimously to ban the word marijuana from its legal code and replace it with the word cannabis. As reported on the website of Seattle’s KIRO-TV: “The term ‘marijuana’ itself is pejorative and racist,&#8…

The Washington state legislature has voted unanimously to ban the word marijuana from its legal code and replace it with the word cannabis. As reported on the website of Seattle’s KIRO-TV: “The term ‘marijuana’ itself is pejorative and racist,’ said Washington state Rep. Melanie Morgan during testimony in 2021. Morgan is a Democrat representing the 29th Legislative District and More

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