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That’s the abbreviated conclusion of a report released today by an international commission studying drug policy. And if governments actually listen to the recommendations of the Global Commission on Drug Policy, resourceful entrepreneurs could find some high opportunities. The 19-member panel that offered its verdict on the fight against illegal drugs is no hippie operation. It's members include former U.N. chief Kofi Annan; entrepreneur Richard Branson; former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker; former Secretary of State George Schultz; and former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo.
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Cromie Gazette Staff The new study of cognitive changes caused by heavy marijuana use has found no lasting effects 28 days after quitting. Following a month of abstinence, men and women who smoked pot at least 5,000 times in their lives performed just as well on psychological tests as people who used pot sparingly or not at all, according to a report in the latest edition of the Archives of General Psychiatry. That's the good news. The bad news, not included in the study, is that most heavy users admit that pot has had a negative effect on their physical and mental health as well their functioning on the job and socially.
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Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. Opponents of marijuana legalization, particularly members of law enforcement, frequently claim that liberalizing cannabis laws will lead to an increase in incidences of criminal activity, such as burglary, robbery, and driving under the influence. But two recent scientific papers report that just the opposite is true. In the most recent paper, published online in March in the scientific journal PLoS ONE, researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas reported that the enactment of laws legalizing people’s access to medical marijuana is not associated with any rise in statewide criminal activity, and that it may even be related to reductions in incidences of violent crime.
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Category:Cannabis culture. Uruguay’s president nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for legalizing marijuana. Published time: February 06, 2014 09:18 Edited time: February 07, 2014 12:49.
Nobel for legalization of drugs: bad joke or pragmatic consideration? In recent years and even decades, the authority of the Nobel Peace Prize was shaken.
And its supervisors have nobody to blame but themselves. This one-time serious international prize awarded to the best of the best now more and more frequently depends on political situation and some apparently purely pragmatic considerations. Suffice it to recall the 2009 award, when it was given to the newly elected US President Barack Obama, who just could not physically managed to achieve any success on this post. FBI 'weed' problem in cyber-war - Gadgets and Tech - Life & Style. According to The Wall Street Journal, director James Comey has acknowledged strict FBI rules about hiring people who smoke cannabis could have complicated efforts to recruit cyber-security specialists.
The agency’s policy prohibits anyone working for it who has used cannabis in the past three years. Unfortunately, hackers like their weed. Hemp For Future — Hemp & Cannabis For Future! Marijuana-revenue-by-states.jpg (JPEG Image, 864x1580 pixels) - Scaled (40%) Marijuana Law Reform - NORML. Will Legalizing Marijuana in Uruguay Trigger a Global Revolution? Updated 03/05/2014, 11:06AM Uruguay is poised to legalize recreational marijuana on Tuesday, an experiment that will force the United States to reevaluate its own international drug policies.
The Uruguayan government will oversee the cultivation and distribution of pot, and residents will be able to purchase up to 1.4 ounces of marijuana each month. Along with Uruguay, other nations are considering marijuana law reforms. Last month, Jamaica’s Parliament endorsed decriminalizing pot, and lawmakers in Morocco are drafting a plan to legalize marijuana cultivation. Are these signs that the United States is de-escalating the global war on drugs? L'Uruguay va vendre un cannabis légal à 0,75€ le gramme pour lutter contre le trafic de drogue. Les autorités de l’Uruguay veulent mettre en place une nouvelle stratégie pour combattre les trafiquants de drogue.
Si le Sénat valide leur proposition, l’État pourrait autoriser dès 2014 la vente du cannabis à 0,75 euro le gramme. Le texte proposé par le gouvernement prévoit trois moyens encadrés de se procurer le produit. 420 Meaning: The True Story Of How April 20 Became 'Weed Day' - This piece was first published on April 20, 2010.
See also: A Big Mystery Involving The Origin Of 4/20 Has Finally Been Solved Warren Haynes, the Allman Brothers Band guitarist, routinely plays with the surviving members of the Grateful Dead, now touring as The Dead. Smokepot. Grass (1999 film) The film presents this map of US states with non-medical marijuana decriminalization laws.
State-level but not federal decriminalization of non-medical marijuana No federal or state level decriminalization of non-medical marijuana The film follows the history of US federal policies and social attitudes towards marijuana, beginning at the turn of the twentieth century. Category:Films about cannabis. Grass - The History of Marijuana (Narrated By Woody Harrelson) Cannabisandcapitalism.jpg (Image JPEG, 960x960 pixels) - Redimensionnée (80%) Marijuana & Money: An Insider Look Into This Multi-Billion Dollar Industry. Cannabis Documentaries - It's 4:20, do you know where your stash is? Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. Benefits of Industrial Hemp.
Industrial Hemp (which is not the same as medicinally and recreationally-used marijuana) was grown commercially in the US until the 1950s. Now the US is the only industrialized nation that prohibits growing industrial hemp despite the fact that it’s highly profitable; can be used to make more than 25,000 products, including paper, fiber, plastics, textiles, and rope; and does not require the use of herbicides or pesticides to grow it. Many communities are aiming to make industrial hemp legal, which would benefit farmers, our economy, and the environment. In the last ten years more than 28 American states have introduced hemp legislation.
You can learn from their experiences and join forces. Here are some resources to learn more about the benefits of industrial hemp and get involved in the movement: The North American Industrial Hemp Council, Inc.Industrial Hemp Brochure. Hemp Is the Far Bigger Economic Issue Hiding Behind Legal Marijuana. From Alternet.org If the upcoming pot legalization ballot in California were decided by hemp farmers like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, it would be no contest.
For purely economic reasons, if you told the Constitutional Convention in 1787 that the nation they were founding would someday make hemp illegal, they would have laughed you out of the room. If California legalizes pot, it will save the state millions in avoided legal and imprisonment costs, while raising it millions in taxes. But with legal marijuana will come legal hemp. Marijuana News, Cannabis Culture, & Medical Marijuana. Mapping The Legal Marijuana Industry - Forbes.com. Legalize All Drugs. The Stoner's Cookbook. I Love Weed. Cannabis Culture LIVE at Oaksterdam for the Califo on USTREAM: CANNABIS CULTURE - Californians will go to the polls on Tuesday, November 2 for the historic. Ustream © Search Log in / Sign up. HEMP SEED: The Most Nutritionally Complete Food Source In The World. 1272491862333.jpg (Image JPEG, 960x1284 pixels)
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Super High Me. Determined to find out the true effects of marijuana on the human body, stand-up comedian and former Stoner of the Year Doug Benson documents his experience avoiding pot for 30 days and then consuming massive amounts of the drug for 30 days. More than just an amusing story of one man's quest to get super high, this documentary also examines the hotly contested debate over medical marijuana use. Although the film is inspired by a joke which was inspired by Super Size Me, don’t expect to see the same dramatic reactions. Help to raise awareness of WORLDWIDE legalization. 420 pearltrees. Welcome to Hempcity. Home of Willie Wortels Sativa, Indica and Sinsemilla. -=www.hempcity.net=- Portal:Cannabis.
MAP: The Media Awareness Project. Study: Marijuana Doesn't Affect Driving Performance. It's something most seasoned pot smokers already know, but still it's nice to get more scientific confirmation: Marijuana doesn't make you wreck your car. Subjects show almost identical driving skills just before and just after smoking marijuana, according to a study published in the March issue of the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs.
Cannabis (drug) Legality of cannabis. The medicinal use of cannabis is legal in a number of countries, including Canada, the Czech Republic and Israel. While federal law in the United States bans all sale and possession of cannabis, enforcement varies widely at the state level and some states have established medicinal marijuana programs that contradict federal law—Colorado and Washington have repealed their laws prohibiting the recreational use of cannabis, and have instated a regulatory regime that is contrary to federal statutes.
Campaign for the Restoration and Regulation of Hemp. Help End Marijuana Prohibition in Oregon in 2014 Donate to Help End Marijuana Prohibition in Oregon in 2014. (100) Legality of cannabis on GetGlue. Annual cannabis use by country. World map of annual cannabis prevalence Table CRRH's Cannabis Tax Acts (CTA) would comprehensively reform marijuana laws by regulating and taxing adult sales; licensing the cultivation of the drug for sale in adult-only businesses; allowing adults to grow their own and farmers to grow industrial hemp.
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