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Legit.Cannabis. Cannabis Culture. Cannabis Education. Cannabis Legalities. New Health Concerns. Cannabis Review. Cannabis as Medicine. Cannabis Socializes. 6 Awesome Pro-Marijuana Ads. By Evilpig on June 14, 2010 | 125 Comments Continue reading for more! Created by Rigo14 You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. Experts Tell the Truth about Pot.

IN THE CLASSIC 1936 cult film Reefer Madness, well-adjusted high school students who try marijuana suddenly sink into a life of addiction, promiscuity, aggression, academic failure, homicide and mental illness. The movie concludes with the ominous warning that “The dread marijuana may be reaching forth next for your son or daughter ... or yours ... or YOURS!” Newspaper headlines of the day often reflected a similar sentiment. On February 10, 1938, a headline in the Beloit (Wisc.) Daily News read, “Authorities Warn against Spread of Marijuana Habit—Insanity, Degeneracy and Violence Follow Use of Weed.” Such a position on pot seems extreme. Yet just as people have since cast aside the notion that marijuana use inevitably culminates in the destruction of the mind, so have they also begun to question the concept that it is benign. How Many Get Hooked? Possible Perils A hotly debated issue is whether marijuana is a “gateway” drug, leading to the use of more dangerous substances.

The 10 Reasons Cannabis Is Far Safer Than Alcohol For The Consumer and Community. The health impact of any drug depends on how it’s used, who’s using it, how much is used, and under what circumstances. Cannabis and alcohol are no exception, so comparing them directly is difficult — each possesses the potential for unique risks or benefits. Both alcohol and cannabis can be considered a narcotic or hallucinogen, that affects the central nervous system, causing changes in behavior and often addiction. But there are major differences in how each reacts with the human body. Alcohol, regardless of its type (i.e. beer, wine, liquor, etc) is a class A1 carcinogen which are confirmed human carcinogens. Alcohol consumption has been causally related with breast cancer for some time. Increasing evidence indicates a stronger association with neoplasms, though the risk is elevated for other types of breast cancers too. Cannabis on the other hand is a plant and it is one of the most powerful healing plants in the world which can make cancer essentially disappear. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

FORO SOCIAL INTERNACIONAL DE CANNABIS 2013 - Foro Social Internacional de Cannabis. Reconocidos ponentes nacionales e internacionales van a abrir la zona de debate. La normalización del cannabis como eje central. El Foro como elemento anti-estigmatizante. La segunda edición del Foro Social Internacional de Cannabis, se celebra los días 13 y 14 de septiembre en el recinto ferial Ficoba, en el marco de la Feria Cannábica de Expogrow. Una nueva edición del Foro, enfocada a compartir experiencias y a debatir sobre el cánnabis sin tabúes. En este contexto se va a desarrollar el segundo Foro Internacional de Cannabis, que este año trae a figuras nacionales e internacionales de gran calado para continuar la labor comenzada el año pasado. Algunos de los participantes son: Araceli Manjón-Cabrera, Profesora titular de Derecho Penal y “número dos” con Baltasar Garzón en el Plan Nacional sobre Drogas. Ben Dronkers, Fundador de Sensi Seeds, uno de los primeros bancos de semillas del mundo y del The Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum.

We are the Marijuana Majority. Cannabis Discussion. Does researching casual marijuana use cause brain abnormalities? In reading the news yesterday I came across multiple reports claiming that even casually smoking marijuana can change your brain. I usually don’t pay much attention to such articles; I’ve never smoked a joint in my life. In fact, I’ve never even smoked a cigarette. So even though as a scientist I’ve been interested in cannabis from the molecular biology point of view, and as a citizen from a legal point of view, the issues have not been personal. However reading a USA Today article about the paper, I noticed that the principal investigator Hans Breiter was claiming to be a psychiatrist and mathematician.

That is an unusual combination so I decided to take a closer look. I immediately found out the claim was a lie. In fact, the totality of math credentials of Hans Breiter consist of some logic/philosophy courses during a year abroad at St. J.M. This is quite possibly the worst paper I’ve read all year (as some of my previous blog posts show I am saying something with this statement). US debates legalization of marijuana. US debates use of marijuana and its effect on urban areas By Tony Favro, USA Editor* 10 May 2012: President Obama’s trip to Colombia in April 2012 threw a spotlight on America’s drug policy. The presidents of Colombia, Mexico, and Guatemala - countries that have seen limited returns for their inordinate sacrifices of human lives and financial resources to control the supply of illegal drugs - publicly chastised the United States for failing to curb its demand for drugs.

The international focus on American drug policy has resurrected a debate within the US about the legalization of drugs, especially marijuana and how it may affect urban areas. The Obama administration has shifted US drug policy over the past three years away from its decades-old focus on jailing offenders to treatment and prevention. This is not enough for the presidents of Colombia, Mexico, and Guatemala, centers of the most sophisticated and violent operations for trafficking illegal drugs to the US. Marijuana | It’s time for a conversation. Infograph: The Decriminalization Of Marijuana. Marijuana Policy Project - Home. The Raw Story. Science Can evolution explain why so many domesticated mammals have floppy ears? By Don Newgreen, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Jeffrey Craig, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute Take… Oil-guzzling transportation: A cause and soon-to-be a casualty of climate change, report warns Originally published at Climate Central The transportation sector is a major contributor to climate-changing carbon… King Richard III’s makeshift grave opens to public in central England The grave of King Richard III, immortalised by Shakespeare as one of history’s great villains,… Scientists warn of ‘time horizon’ when sea level rise overwhelms US infrastructure By Ryan McNeill (Reuters) – Flooding is increasing in frequency along much of the U.S Tech News FL college students use 3-D printer and $350 in parts to create ‘bionic’ arm for 6-year-old boy A team of engineering students from Florida banded together and built a working ‘bionic’ arm… China regulator announces anti-monopoly probe of Microsoft.

Here's What They Say: Marijuana Legalization Opposed in California. Correspondent A ballot issue that would legalize possession of small amounts of marijuana and also permit growing pot at private residences picked up some powerful opposition Saturday. The Los Angeles Times editorialized against Proposition 19, writing that it was poorly thought out, badly crafted and replete with loopholes and contradictions. The ballot issue would allow possession of one ounce of marijuana for adults, use in private homes or licensed public places, and cultivation for personal use. But the newspaper said the proposition was an "invitation to chaos" because it would permit each of the state's 478 cities and 58 counties to make their own regulations for implementing the legalization law, meaning it could change hundreds of times from area to area within the state.

Passage of the issue in California November would set up a confrontation with the federal government which opposes legalized marijuana. California Super Initiative | Medical Marijuana & Cannabis Cultivation Community's Future. March 2010. Why a comprehensive rationale is needed to end Cannabis prohibition in Spring 2010 Decades of grassroots activism, public education and scientific research have failed to end Cannabis prohibition in the United States and at the United Nations. There is obviously something broken in a system of governance that fails to acknowledge the true value of an uniquely essential, "strategic food resource.

" Prolonged essential resource scarcity is threatening the world with sudden, unpredictable, unresolveable, synergistic collapse of environment, economics and social structures upon which we all depend for survival. Because 'time' is the limiting factor in the equation of survival, a comprehensive and conclusive analysis of Cannabis is urgently needed to end the prohibition of hemp in Spring 2010. Attacking the Natural Order as we have done and continue to do is self-defeating and unnecessary. Build the movement: Join the Courage Campaign and pledge to support cannabis legalization. MEDIA ALERT FOR: Wednesday, 01 October 2014 CONTACT: CJ Frogozo : 310 570 2622 : Courage Campaign to Honor Legendary Guitarist Tom Morello and Rev. Frank Schaefer at Spirit of Courage Awards Morello to Perform Acoustic Set with Special Tributes from Miles Solay of Outernational, Anti-Flag, Wayne Kramer, and Boots Riley at Iconic House of Blues on Sunset Strip LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — The Spirit of Courage Award is presented each fall to someone who exemplifies Courage in the fight for a more fair and just society.

This year, the Spirit of Courage award will be presented to Tom Morello. In addition to being named one of the 100 greatest guitar players of all time by Rolling Stone and writing some of rock music’s most politically powerful songs,Tom is also a fierce and courageous activist who is well known for fighting for social justice and workers’ rights around the world. The Spirit of Courage Award will also be given to Rev. Morello will play a short acoustic set. The Skinny on Prop 19. Avis de Duflot, Hammadi, Coppel. « Moi, j’ai bien envie de me fumer un joint... » Rien de particulier a priori en ce 18 juin au parc de La Villette, à Paris.

Sauf que cette quadra plutôt sympathique s’adrese à un représentant des forces de l’ordre. Membre de la brigade des stupéfiants de surcroît. Et que ce dernier ne réagit pas le moins du monde. Bienvenue à la 31e célébration de L’Appel du 18 joint, lancé en 1976 dans les colonnes de Libération et repris depuis 1993 par le Circ contre la prohibition du cannabis. Musique, discours politiques et bronzing entre deux pétards, l’ambiance est décontractée. Côté politique, outre la désormais traditionnelle présence d’Olivier Besancenot (LCR), l’intervention de la secrétaire nationale des Verts a été particulièrement remarquée. Egalement présent, Razzye Hammadi, leader du Mouvement des jeunes socialistes, qui rappelle l’engagement de son parti sur cette question : A lire : « Pas d’usager en prison »L’interview de Jean-Pierre Galland, porte-parole du Circ. Dépénalisation du cannabis. Etude sur du cannabis thérapeutique en Israël le 27 août (Amir Cohen/Reuters) C’est une petite annonce qui a suscité de nombreuses vocations.

Le journal alternatif Denver Westword recrute un critique cannabique : « Est-ce que votre santé nécessite la prise de cannabis ? Avez-vous des facilités à écrire ? Ne vous précipitez pas, plus de 100 candidatures ont été reçues et les inscriptions sont fermées. Comme treize autres états américains, le Colorado autorise certains malades à se soigner en recourant au cannabis, en particulier les malades du sida, les cancéreux en chimiothérapie, les personnes atteintes de glaucomes, de sclérose en plaques, de la maladie de Parkinson...

En Californie, la loi l’autorise depuis 1996. Qui semble recevoir l’approbation tacite de l’administration Obama. Laurent Joffrin s’abreuve chez Sarkozy Une évolution qui semble avoir échappé à Laurent Joffrin, de Libération, où j’ai signé quelques articles sur la question, y compris sous ses ordres. Ouvrir le dialogue. Evolution des saisies. La lutte contre le trafic de stupéfiants constitue une priorité récemment réaffirmée par le Président de la République. La mobilisation quotidienne des forces de police et de gendarmerie s'appuie notamment sur les groupes d'intervention régionaux (GIR), dont l'action a été recentré sur cette délinquance, ainsi que sur l'Office central pour la répression du trafic illicite des stupéfiants (OCRTIS) de la direction centrale de la police judiciaire, composé de policiers et de gendarmes et qui contribue au démantèlement de réseaux de criminalité organisée spécialisés dans le trafic de drogues.

Une action internationale ambitieuse est également conduite, par exemple avec la création, fin 2008 à Toulon, d'un centre de coordination pour la lutte antidrogue en Méditerranée (CECLAD-M), composé des différents acteurs français de la lutte antidrogue et de représentants de services spécialisés étrangers. S'agissant du cannabis, les données de l'OCRTIS pour les années 1999-2008 sont les suivantes. En Europe. Cannabis : une définition. D'un coté, Daniel Vaillant se prononce sans ambiguïté sur la légalisation du cannabis. De l'autre, le gouvernement lance une campagne sur le thème « Drogues : ouvrez les yeux ».

Au Etats-Unis, la Californie compte près de 200 dispensaires de marijuana. Ces évènements posent un débat sur la dépénalisation voire la légalisation du cannabis et sur la question du statut de cette herbe. Un statut qui pose bien des soucis aux politiques. A l'opposé, on constate dans de nombreux Etats, une dépénalisation de la pratique et du commerce.Il y a l'exemple si bien connu des Pays-Bas et de ses nombreux coffee-shop mais cela ne s'arrête pas à cela.Le Portugal a voté la dépénalisation, l'Argentine a déclaré inconstitutionnelles toutes poursuites à l'encontre des adultes simples consommateurs, le Mexique est allé plus loin en annonçant une dépénalisation de l'usage de l'ensemble des drogues. Howard Becker, dans son article, s'intéresse au processus définitionnel et constate deux étapes. Ian LD. Cannabis : l'échec de la répression. L'action contre le trafic. Cannabis et législation.

3 résultat de la recherche Cannabis Le cannabis est un produit classé stupéfiant et son usage est interdit, conformément à la loi du 31 décembre 1970, dont les dispositions ont été intégrées dans le Code pénal et le Code de la santé publique. En acheter, en consommer, en détenir, en donner, en revendre, en cultiver (chez soi ou à l'extérieur), en transporter ou conduire après en avoir consommé sont autant d'infractions à la loi, passibles de sanctions lourdes devant les tribunaux, quelle que soit la quantité de cannabis incriminée. Les peines sont doublées quand le cannabis est vendu ou donné à des mineurs. Depuis la loi du 3 février 2003, toute personne ayant conduit après usage de substances classées comme stupéfiants est passible d'une peine de 2 ans d'emprisonnement et de 4 500 € d'amende. Si la personne se trouvait également sous l'emprise de l'alcool (plus de 0,5 g par litre dans le sang), les peines sont portées à 3 ans d'emprisonnement et à 9 000 € d'amende.

Electorat et santé publique. Chiffres de la consommation. Chiffres de la consommation. Facebook founder donates to California marijuana vote. GOP Mogul Behind Drug Rehab 'Torture' Centers Is Bankrolling Opposition to Pot Legalization in Colorado. Yes on Amendment 64: The Colorado Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol.

Why grow Industrial Hemp in Arizona? If Tobacco Regulation Works, Why Not Regulate Marijuana? Regulate Marijuana Like Wine | 62% of California voters agree: Legalize marijuana in a framework we know and trust. It is time we treated the problem like adults. Mapping The Legal Marijuana Industry - Prohibition & Humanism | The Humanist.

NiteTiger comments on Question: When cannabis becomes legalized, will prices increase, decrease, or stay the same? Legalizing Marijuana Topic at Politics Daily: Politics News, Elections Coverage, Political Analysis and Opinion. United Nations agency demands U.S. government sue states over marijuana decriminalization laws. Cannabis : le débat.