The following article from The Voice of Russia sounds even more entertaining if you imagine it being spoken by Yakov Smirnoff.
There is a term in the U.S.: “war on drugs” which describes the stateâ€™s attempt to wage war on the spread of drugs. The campaign is having a telling effect not only on the stateâ€™s budget. 80 per cent of all the prisoners in American jails were convicted for marijuana offence.
And most of them come out of prisons mentally damaged. Against this backdrop, 50 per cent of Americans are calling for the legalization of Indian hemp. This is not because Americans have become more liberal-minded, says Bill Piper, Chief of the â€œDrug Policy Allianceâ€.
In the past 50 years, the numbers of supporters of the â€œpoisonâ€ has been increasing steadily, and towards the end of the 90s, a law which allowed obtaining of marijuana on a prescription, in a free medical marijuana dispensary, was adopted in 17 American states. […]
An organization called â€œLaw emforces against banâ€ has been formed. The members have proposed legalizing all the existing drugs, arguing that this could help protest children from prohibited substances, remove drugs from the streets, and keep more effective records of drug addicts.