weed The almost financial collapse of the global economy and America’s banking system isn’t all bad. It may actually prove to be one of the best things to happen to the legalization movement in decades. Comparing the current state of affairs to the Great Depression and Prohibition between 1920-1933, The Socionomist argues that “anti-drug laws in the US tend to coincide with high share prices, and legalization with low.” Great news then, cause the stock market is mostly tanking. But it doesn’t take complicated socioeconomic theories to explain this tidal shift. Basically, people tend to be more reasonable and open to major social changes when their broke. They also tend to get high more! |NewScientist|