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Response to HuskyOffset (Reply #9)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 12:29 AM

13. Not true

DuPont positioned nylon as a substitute for silk, not hemp. There was far more money in faux silk (women's stockings, for instance) than there would have been in faux hemp, and when the Marihuana Tax Act was passed DuPont wasn't able to produce enough nylon to fulfill demand in that market.

The real reason for banning marihuana was racism...said the head prude, Harry Anslinger: "There are 100,000 total marijuana smokers in the US, and most are Negroes, Hispanics, Filipinos, and entertainers. Their Satanic music, jazz and swing, results from marijuana use. This marijuana causes white women to seek sexual relations with Negroes, entertainers, and others”

He also claimed cannabis to be an "addictive drug which produces in its users insanity, criminality and death."

He also made quite a few really racist remarks that I won't repeat here.

This is him:

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