Big business and big money shape pur laws. Been doing it for longer then any of us have been on earth. Cannabis was illegalized because it would cut into the profits of thebpiwerful dupont and hearst familys of the early 20th century. It was all about newspapers and the wood pulp that was used to make it. At the time it was being stufied and used...[Show All] medicinally. Covertly it was demonized in films like reefer madness and bogus claims of violence and interracial relationships. Iwhen big pharmacy realized that there was no money in it for them as it was easily produced by anyone they too jumped on the demonization bandwagon. Big money and big business dictated laws and policies then, it continues now. Your presodent elect is a very entrenched member of that elitist crowd. Gor him it will always be about the benjamins. [Show Less]