The Pendulum Movement of Capital Cannabis Rx Potomac Resurrection

cannabis-plantIn recent years, California and a number of other states have legalized marijuana for medicinal purposes. The federal government outlawed marijuana in 1937, cited it as being the fuel behind the negative behavior of Mexican immigrants and black populations during this period of prevalent racial discord. In spite of the negative history surrounding the use of the cannabis plant, it has become the holistic approach to treating chronic diseases with painful symptoms since the bud of the plant provides an inhalation capable of soothing internal afflictions. Its leaves, seeds and flowers produce hallucinatory effects when chewed or smoked.

Medicinal Marijuana of America, is a company that is in its initial stages of opening in the District of Columbia. The purpose of this company will to grow, cultivate, and dispense legal dosages of marijuana to qualified individuals. The warehouse will be located on New York Avenue and the founders are hoping to dispense enough cannabis to turn a profit in the first year. The founding group includes the attorney for the famed D.C. Madam case, Montgomery Blair Sibley, who has partnered with Amber McKay and Barrett Nnoka.

As the new mayor, Vincent Gray, directs his administration on finalizing the regulations, there are already groups of entrepreneurs who are developing business plans and lining up finances to prepare for the expected competitiveness surrounding obtaining licenses to operate for control of the emerging market.
Of course, interest levels are high but not all will be able to afford immediate establishment. The business licenses alone will cost $10,000 and other instruments and devices are needed to professionally operate a successful cultivation of the crop. Since space is a commodity in the District, the highest price tag will most likely be derived from the expense of the location to grow and dispense the herb.

Historically, the hemp plant known as Cannabis was a cash crop for the United States, among other states, during the antebellum period of U.S. history. In some parts of Asia it is referred to as bhang while in South Africa it is called dagga. Surprisingly, hemp was a significant portion of Kentucky’s economy during slavery and immediately thereafter the emancipation of slaves. Here in the nation’s capital, for some 60 miles along the banks of the Potomac River, marijuana used to grow in utter profusion. The Commission charged with outlawing its growth and usage saw the task as a daunting challenge since its existence was so common placed and widely accepted. The wild hemp was rooted in America and its uses date back to the Stone Age for many prominent civilizations.

The pendulum swung for hemp from legally and widely established to outlawed, banned, and stamped as being a taboo gateway for radical drug consumption. Hemp has many sustainable benefits; water and soil purification, clothing and building materials, texture linen fabric, jewelry, paper, plastic, medicine, dietary nutrition, storage preservation, and so on.

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