MARIJUANA: THE BIGGEST CASH CROP
As per the public policy psychoanalyst by Jon Gettman, says that the biggest cash crop in the United State in not corn crop or the wheat crop. Infact the crop produces here is marijuana and it gives more annual revenue than those crops combined. It gives nearly $35 billion of revenue.
The reports produce by the advocate of medical marijuana and by the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws chief Gettman also said that Washington, , Hawaii, Tennessee, Kentucky and California produce more than $1 billion of the plant every time. In the year 2002 and 2005 it was around $35 billion figure reported by the government reports. It was also said that production levels in the United States was more than10, 000 metric tons an annually. Gettman also used a national survey to find out the retail prices in the year 2001 and 2005, and it was seen that the cost was seen between$2,400 and $3,000, and when calculated the price of per pound of marijuana was $1,606.
As per the report, the income produced by wheat, corn and soybeans in the year 2001 and 2005 was as follow: where the income produced by corn in the United States was$23.3 billion a year, and income produced by soybeans was $17.6 billion; where $12.2 billion income came from food production. There was $11.1 billion income of vegetables were produced and in wheat$7.4 billion was made. http://www.marijuana-license.com
When it was asked by the Office of National Drug Control Policy spokesperson of united state "Tom Riley said" he will not conform the figures produced by Gettman's, but he said that the illegal drugs used was a "solemn part of the economy." It was estimated by the officer that the illegal drug use overall was at $200 billion a year. It was also said by Riley that he don't think that there should be a realistic economic quarrel in support of marijuana legalization, or calling it an "intrinsically damaging activity," and also added that more of U.S. teenager were treated for marijuana dependency than for other drugs joint. Gettman made all his effort to remove marijuana from the list of drugs and also with no medical value for more than six years. He also expected that this type of information will show the united state that they are not able to control the criminal cultivation of marijuana. He also stated that marijuana has become an enveloping and ineffaceable part of the economy of the United States,"Â Â Visit - http://www.marijuana-license.com