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Entrepreneurs on the fringe of the drug culture are also at work elsewhere.

In the San Francisco area, a young Canadian, Michael Sudds, is starting an organization called Free Weed, dedicated to the legalization of marijuana. It also offers a more immediate benefit: free legal defense for members who get caught in the Cannabis trap.

Although planned as a moneymaking operation, it is doubtful that Free Weed will ever grow into a million-dollar plant.

Membership requires filing an application and payment of $50 for the first six months. Thereafter, renewals cost $50 per year. In return, Free Weeders will be entitled to $1,500 worth...

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