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Capitalism made hemp, pot illegal

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By the 1930s, the struggling cotton and timber industries saw hemp as a threat to their interests, and the unscrupulous newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst, who had lots of his money tied up in the timber industry, mounted a campaign to demonize marijuana and other cannabis plants, including hemp. By Tom McDonald/Portales News Tribune – NM

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