This Johnny Potseed poster (1969) was made by illustrator George Goode and printed with fluorescent ink, so it glows under ultraviolet light. The name Johnny Potseed comes from Johnny Appleseed, a folkloric hero who scattered apple seeds during his journey through the United States. But is Johnny Potseed an urban legend or a real person? In October 1968 the Californian newspaper Times-Standard published an article about a hippie who was scattering cannabis seeds on fertile ground. The agent who chased him across various states gave him the nickname Johnny Potseed. According to police reports, the planter scattered cannabis seeds in abandoned farmland in broad daylight. Then he made maps of his latest cannabis plantings to send to fellow hippies.
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Marijuana is a hotly debated topic these days. This web site contains content about marijuana.
Some of the controversial subjects covered include cannabis cultivation and its legalization.
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High Touch does not promote the “illegal” use of marijuana,
nor does High Touch condone the viewing of this controversial material,
by minors (those under 18 years of age.)
We do, however, wish to educate and disseminate information regarding its status
in today’s economy, society, and criminal/law enforcement industry to the rest of you .
We would like you to understand why the 1937 Hemp Tax Conspiracy was promulgated
and who some of the forces were behind this bogus “taxation without representation.”
Fifteen states, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, DC, Hawaii, Maine, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington have passed Medical Marijuana Initiatives allowing Physicians to recommend Cannabis to their patient without fear of prosecution, by State or Federal law. The following nine states have pending legislation to legalize Medical Marijuanam Connecticut, Delaware, Idahoe, Missisippi, New Hampshire, New York, Illinois, Oklahoma and Maryland in 2011. This will bring us to a total of 24 states that recognize Marijuana as a useful substance.
Folks, when alcohol was prohibited by the 16th amendment of the United States Constitution, states had to declare alcohol to be medicinal as a harbinger to redirect our country to pass the 18th amendment to re-legalize alcohol. Marijuana is a safer alternative to recreational intoxication than alcohol. We should get the laws changed to reflect this reality.
We hereby order Federal authorities to reclassify Cannabis as a viable medical substance
and remove it from the Schedule I list of Narcotics
“. which is reserved for those substances that have no medicinal value whatsoever.”
and order the American Medical Association to return it to the Phycisians Desk Reference .
This would be a good thing because Marijuana has been used for thousands of centuries as medicine.
The industrial version of the Marijuana Plant “Hemp” has over 50,000 uses
which include fuel for energy in transportation, and the heating of homes,
body care lotions, fibers for the textile industries to make clothing, sporting goods,
paper for the newspapers and other office supplies, food like chips, breads and Hemp Burgers.
Hemp can be used for about anything we can make from the petroleum based industries
which are strangling us planetwide, causing “Global Warming”
and holding us hostage within our homes as heating fuel costs soar out-of-control.
Hemp can provide an alternate fuel source people. wake-up! Hello. the lights on. is anyone home.
You have the opportunity now to speak up to your represenators and let it be known
that Marijuana/Hemp/Cannabis is a desireable addition to the American Way of Life.
You’ll be proud to be creating the history of tomorrow.
It all depends on a marijuana user whether to seek marijuana addiction treatment or not.