Wall street is celebrating the continued success of mega giant addictive drug retailing. For the past 20 years, Walgreens and CVS have seen unprecedented nationwide growth.
With the advent of ObamaCare, the meth & opiate industry has received record government subsidies to keep the cash cow producing for the stockholders of the largest dispensary chains, and the entire 'big pharma' sector of our economy.
Politicians at all levels of govt. are celebrating as well. opiate-friendly drug policies have been an intended outcome of the millions spent on campaign contributions.
All of this could end if the cities and states allow an old class of natural medicines to be cultivated and consumed by the sheep.. ere, I mean people.
31 states have now bucked the entrenched power of big pharma despite the schedule-1 status that federal regulators obediently kept arbitrarily in place since many of the damn hippies turned to living naturally and avoiding the tranquilizers their parents were hooked on.
"We spent a lot of money to buy congress and several presidents! I'll be damned if we're going to sit by while Jeff Sessions decides to change course!" said one pharmacy CEO.
"The emphasis now is to get as many communities tied up in reefer hysteria over cannabis dispensaries. We can treat that hysteria later. We have drugs for that."