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Marijuana Going Mainstream as Suds-Maker Ponders Pot Soda-Pop

Could this be the tipping point for national legalization?

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America is on the precipice of greatness, the likes of which we haven’t seen since the gold rush of the 1800’s, but we need to remove our craniums from our posteriors in order to strike it rich.

You see folks, we have a hardy, pesky plant in our nation of agricultural domination that we could be growing en masse.  This literal weed will grow in any state in the nation, and with minimal effort.  And, to top it all off, the plant is worth lots and lots of money.

I’m speaking of course about the cannabis plant, which, despite the proliferation of legalization in dozens of states, remains a federally scheduled drug.

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With popular opinion and mainstream science now agreeing that the national prohibition of pot was probably a poor choice, we are seeing a number of massive corporations jumping on the cannabis bandwagon, signaling a possible tipping point for national legalization and prosperity.

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The latest corporate gargantuan to eye a piece of the pot business is Anheuser Busch-Inbev, makers of Budweiser.

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s biggest brewer, said Wednesday that it’s teaming up with Canada’s Tilray to research cannabis-infused drinks.

It’s the latest major company to start exploring the pot market following decisions to legalize recreational marijuana in Canada and a number of American states. AB InBev and Tilray will invest a combined $100 million into researching nonalcoholic drinks containing cannabis elements.

“We intend to develop a deeper understanding…that will guide future decisions about potential commercial opportunities,” Kyle Norrington, president of AB InBev’s Canadian subsidiary Labatt Brewing Com., said in a statement.

For now, AB InBev is only looking at using cannabis ingredients in Canada. The company, whose top brands include Bud Light and Stella Artois, will make a decision on whether the pot products are commercially viable at a later date.

Tilray, which is based in British Columbia, specializes in medicinal cannabis products. Earlier this week, the firm announced a partnership with Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis to distribute medicinal pot in international markets.

With the world’s largest beer company looking to buy potentially millions of dollars worth of cannabis annually in the near future, why won’t the United States stop wasting time and start growing money?

 

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Beto Seemingly Calls for WAR Over Mueller Report Secrecy

The left just had to find some way to make the idea of transparency seem sensational, didn’t they?

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As the nation patiently awaits the findings of the Special Counsel report, a debate is raging. On both sides of the aisle, we are hearing that transparency is key.  Rod Rosenstein, the Deputy Attorney General and self-proclaimed “heat shield” for Robert Mueller, has expressed his concerns over tarnishing the reputations of those not accused of a crime. The rest of America seems fairly well convinced, and rightly so, that there should be unfettered access to the report. And while this is undoubtedly a widely felt sentiment, the radical left just had to find a way to make it seem sensational. Cue 2020 presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke: “Republicans and Democrats should do whatever they can to make sure their constituents, the American people, can read that report, form their own judgement, make their own decisions, and that the truth comes out,” O’Rourke said at a campaign stop in South Carolina Friday. O’Rourke warned that America may not see another year if details of Russian interference in the 2016 election included in the Mueller report are not made public, saying, “This is an unprecedented attack on this country and on our democracy, and we are owed the facts. And if we do not receive them, 243 years in, there’s nothing that guarantees us a 244th.” O’Rourke is undoubtedly suggesting that a Civil War or revolution could take place over something that everyone already wants. Not only have a number of democrats parroted the “everyone should get to see everything” line, but they’ve done so in complete agreement with Trump-appointed Attorney General Bill Barr. For Beto to go nuclear in this statement is beyond bizarre, and sounds more like a coaxed soundbite than his true sentiment on the subject.

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Mueller Report Findings Expected by Congress Sunday

Monday morning’s water cooler chit chat has already been decided.

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Is our long national nightmare actually over?  Well, that depends on who you ask today. For many, the completion of the Mueller report on Friday, without any additional indictments being suggest by the Special Counsel, was a huge win for President Trump.  It meant that there wasn’t evidence sufficient to bring charges against the President…perhaps. We should remember that the DOJ’s longstanding belief was that a sitting President could not be indicted. On the left side of the aisle, however, a tense wait has begun, with the Attorney General expected to hand off a summation of Mueller’s findings to Congress any minute. Attorney General William Barr was expected to release his first summary of Mueller’s findings on Sunday, people familiar with the process said, on what lawmakers anticipated could be a day of reckoning in the two-year probe into President Donald Trump and Russian efforts to elect him. Since receiving the report Friday, Barr has been deciding how much of it Congress and the public will see. Of course, for some democrats, this simply wouldn’t cut it. “I suspect that we’ll find those words of transparency to prove hollow, that in fact they will fight to make sure that Congress doesn’t get this underlying evidence,” Rep. Adam Schiff of California, chairman of the House intelligence committee, said on ABC’s “This Week.” His plan: Ask for information and if that’s denied, “subpoena. If subpoenas are denied, we will haul people before the Congress. And yes, we will prosecute in court as necessary to get this information.” For now, we will just wait and see. We do know one thing for certain:  Monday morning around the water coolor is going to be a happenin’ spot.

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