1. Only about 9% of marijuana users become clinically dependent, according to a study.
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  2. 42%
    of people in the U.S. have tried marijuana at least once.
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  3. Study after study has found that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol and tobacco.
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  4. Heavy marijuana smokers are at risk for some of the same health effects as cigarette smokers, like bronchitis and other respiratory illnesses.
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  5. Legalizing marijuana
    would generate $8.7 billion
    in federal and state tax
    revenue per year.
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  6. Marijuana has been legal for personal use in Alaska since 1975, and it's still legal today.
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  7. The SEX Party in Australia is looking to legalize marijuana, euthanasia, censorship, abortion, and tax the church.
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  8. A Marijuana-derived compound forces cancer cells to freeze and prevents them from spreading.
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  9. Over 800,000 people are arrested for marijuana in the U.S. each year.
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  10. Medicinal Marijuana is Considered Kosher in Some Cases by Judaism.
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  11. Marijuana is legal and is not even classified as a drug in North Korea.
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  12. California
    was the first U.S. state
    that banned Marijuana
    a century ago.
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  13. Uruguay became, in 2013, the first country in the world to make it legal to grow, sell and consume marijuana.
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  14. In the U.S., a sentence of life in prison without parole was given for trying to sell US$10 of marijuana to an undercover officer.
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  15. In 1949, the U.S. Military created a synthetic version of Marijuana called "Dimethylheptylpyran." Just 1 mg can have effects lasting for 3 days.
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  16. In Colorado, medical marijuana dispensaries outnumber Starbucks locations 3 to 1.
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  17. Legal marijuana
    is the
    fastest-growing industry
    in the U.S. in 2015.
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  18. The U.S. government's "official expert" on Marijuana from 1938 to 1962 once testified in court, under oath, that he had smoked marijuana and it turned him into a bat.
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  19. The first recorded use of Marijuana was in China, over 4700 years ago.
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  20. In Bhutan, marijuana was only ever used to feed pigs before the advent of TV.
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  21. Rastafarians are legally allowed to possess marijuana in Italy due to it being a 'sacrament' to the religion.
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  22. 789 grams of 2,700-year-old marijuana were found in a Chinese tomb in 2008.
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  23. In India, it is not uncommon to consume marijuana in milkshake form.
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  24. The first thing ever bought and sold across the Internet was a bag of marijuana around 1971.
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  25. Bob Marley was buried with his red Gibson guitar, a Bible open to Psalms 23 and a bud of marijuana.
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  26. The first arrest for Marijuana possession and selling in the U.S. occurred in Denver, Colorado on October 2, 1937.
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  27. In the Netherlands, there are dozens of public facilities where you can bring recreational drugs including marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy to test if they are safe.
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  28. 18.3% of Iceland's population uses cannabis, placing them as the top marijuana consuming nation in the world.
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  29. Only around 1% to 5% of marijuana users end up developing psychosis.
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  30. A smoker would theoretically have to consume nearly 1,500 pounds of marijuana within about 15 minutes to die of an overdose.
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  31. In 2015, the marijuana market in the U.S. was bigger than craft beer, wine and organic food.
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  32. The Hollywood sign was changed by a prankster in 1976 to read "Hollyweed", after the passage of a state law decriminalising marijuana.
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  33. in the fiscal year of 2014, the DEA spent an average of US$4.20 per marijuana plant they uprooted.
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  34. A man with a rare bone cancer gets his marijuana —300 joints at a time, one shipment every 25 days— courtesy of the U.S. federal government.
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  35. In 1970, Bill Murray jokingly said to a fellow passenger that he had two bombs in his bag. U.S. marshals searched his luggage and found US$20,000 worth of marijuana. Murray was arrested.
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  36. Denver, Colorado, has more marihuana dispensaries than liquor stores or public schools.
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  37. Marijuana absorbs nuclear radiation. In 1998, the Ukraine's Institute of Bast Crops planted industrial marijuana to help remove contaminants in the soil near Chernobyl.
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  38. Scientists detected traces of Cannabis on pipes found in William Shakespeare's garden.
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  39. As Vice President, Richard Nixon once carried Louis Armstrong's bags containing three pounds of Marijuana through United States Customs without ever knowing it.
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  40. Denver voters passed in 2016 a proposition allowing people to consume marijuana in public spaces that get the OK from neighbors.
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  41. More U.S. teens smoke marijuana than cigarettes or e-cigs, a survey found.
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  42. There are now more U.S. states that have completely legalized cannabis than states that completely ban it.
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  43. High-achieving teenagers are more likely to drink alcohol and use cannabis than their less school-smart peers, a study of British adolescents found.
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  44. There has never been reported death linked to overdosing on marijuana.
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  45. 35% of tourists who come to Amsterdam also visit a coffeeshop to buy Marijuana during their stay.
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  46. The woman who made cannabis brownies famous by baking and distributing them to AIDS patients was actually called Mary Jane.
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  47. The first online transaction ever was
    Stanford students buying marijuana from MIT students.
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  48. On January 1st, 2018, recreational marijuana will be legal in California.
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