Reasons Pot Should Be Legal October 24, 2010 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. California’s Prop 19 will be the most talked-about ballot initiative in the November election. After almost 100 years of marijuana prohibition in California , marijuana is more popular and accepted than ever . For the Concerned Parents 1. 2. 3. 25 Animals that Love Weed! by Evilpig on January 22, 2010 | 26 Comments via HMJ Continue reading for more! As a bonus, here is my kitty! You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
Marijuana (Weed) History and Facts People around the world have been smoking marijuana for thousands of years while also using the hemp plant for everything from fabric and rope to ethanol fuel. Unfortunately, somewhere along the way, a man with a bit of power and enough determination decided pot was wicked, evil and narcotic. He moved mountains to make it illegal worldwide. In the U.S., the struggle continues to this day to overcome the lies and misconceptions about marijuana that the government spent billions to spread. Between 1937 and 1947, the government spent $220 million on the war against drugs. First Fabric Known to Man The hemp plant, also called cannabis or marijuana, has been used around the world for thousands of years. Cannabis Seeds Used as Food Around 6000 BCE hemp seeds were used as food in China. Cannabis is Cultivated and Left as an Offering In 1500 BCE Scythians started to cultivate cannabis for weaving cloth. "Sacred Grass" Named One of Five Sacred Plants in India Hemp Use Spreads Throughout Europe U.S.
Répression et consommation Manifestation pro-légalisation à Mexico (Reuters) La France est l’un des moutons noirs du pétard en Europe. Non contente d’être l’un des pays les plus répressifs de l’Union, elle est également l’un de ceux où l’on fume le plus. En 2005, près de 4 millions de nos compatriotes avaient ainsi expérimenté cette drogue et plus d’un demi-million en consommaient même tous les jours. Ces chiffres sont connus, d’autres le sont moins. Côté idées reçues, le rapport nous apprend que « les cadres s’avèrent plus souvent consommateurs réguliers que les ouvriers » . Arrestations d’usages de drogues 1985-2005 (OFDT) Côté répression, chaque année, 90000 personnes sont interpellées pour usage de cannabis (contre 12000 il y a vingt ans) et la répression coûte à l’Etat plus de 500 millions par an, soit 0,4% du PIB. Les prix baissent et la consommation n’a cessé de croître depuis l’adoption de l’arsenal législatif français, la fameuse loi de 1970. Consommation de cannabis dans les pays européens (OFDT)
Colbert's Best Marijuana Moments | Comedy Central Insider | Funny, TV and Comedy Blog Click here to watch Jon Stewart discuss Kansas’s anti-gay legislation on The Daily Show. Click here to watch Nathan help a hotdog stand, or we’ll have to teach you a lesson. Click here to watch Stephen Colbert celebrate Women’s History Month. Click here to watch Jon Stewart discuss the child immigration debate. Click here to say “aloha” to the Hawaii episode of Drunk History. Cannabis Enhancing plant South African Bushmen have been chewing kanna (Sceletium tortuosum) for hundreds of years to reduce stress, relieve hunger and elevate their moods. Now there are plans to market the exotic plant worldwide as a new over-the-counter drug, according to PhysOrg.com. The first license ever issued to market kanna was given to the South African company HGH Pharmaceutical, who intend to sell it as a dietary supplement. "We're positioning [the product] for everyday people who are having a stressful time in the office, feeling a bit of social anxiety, tension or in a low mood," said Nigel Gericke, director of research at HGH. Though the company intends to produce their kanna product in pill form, the plant is traditionally chewed, smoked or made into a tea. When it is consumed, users are said to receive a head rush similar to the effect of smoking a cigarette, but without the risk of chemical addiction or health concerns. At intoxicating levels, kanna taken alone can cause euphoria and sedation.
Stoner Games/Game, Online Weed Games, Pot Games, Marijuana Games Connecticut Approves Pot Decriminalization Bill In Connecticut, possession of 30 joints or less will be akin to receiving a speeding ticket. sea kay's flickr After much debate over the weekend, the Connecticut Senate narrowly approved legislation to decriminalize small amounts of pot. And today, after more heated debate, the House gave final legislative approval to the bill. And Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy hailed its passage and pledged to sign it when it reaches his desk: "Final approval of this legislation accepts the reality that the current law does more harm than good - both in the impact it has on people's lives and the burden it places on police, prosecutors and probation officers of the criminal justice system." Malloy was quick to assert that this bill did not constitute a tacit approval of smoking pot: "Let me make it clear - we are not legalizing the use of marijuana.
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Drink Marijuana Tea for a healthy heart Tea is a popular drink, and it can soothe the soul, help you sleep, and some kinds of tea are even good for a healthy heart. The popularity of tea has really risen over the last decade or so, with a lot of people choosing to drink it over things like soda, juice, or coffee. Many people may not realize that there is such a thing called marijuana tea. It is made from, you guessed it, marijuana! By adding some milk to the marijuana tea, you may get more of the adverse affects from the cannabis sativa plant. Copyright 1999-2006 HempNut, Inc. HempNut, Inc.: Fine zero-THC hempseed foods since 1994. When you are high.. When you are high.. (11 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5) Loading ... Posted in Images on April 10th, 2010 by Demon | Report This Post | Add to favorites Disclaimer: Unless specifically mentioned in the post, we have no clue where this picture came from.
Legalization advocates criticize ex-DEA chiefs | Local News A national group advocating less-stringent drugs laws is criticizing eight former Drug Enforcement Administration chiefs for their call to nullify new laws in Colorado and Washington legalizing recreational marijuana use. The New York-based Drug Policy Alliance said in a statement Tuesday that the former administrators have a vested interest in defending policies they promoted for decades but that many Americans are now rejecting. The group's executive director, Ethan Nadelmann, says the ex-officials face the same legacy as agents who enforced alcohol prohibition in the 1920s and early 1930s. It was eventually viewed as a failure and reversed. The ex-DEA chiefs say federal law banning marijuana use has supremacy over state laws. They've urged the Obama administration to try to nullify the Washington and Colorado laws. THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. The statement came on the same day a United Nations-based drug agency urged the U. U.S. Holder is scheduled to appear Wednesday before a U.S.
Telling Teenagers the Truth Lying to Teens about Marijuana does more harm than good. I think it's wrong for society to lie to teenagers about smoking marijuana. I find it frustrating when I hear ads from places like "Partnership for a Drug Free America" running commercials against Pot that just aren't true. For those parents who are reading this in horror, I am not trying to get kids to smoke Pot. How bad is Marijuana Really? As compared to most drugs, Pot is the least dangerous. Pot will cause some short term memory loss. Pot will give you the Munchies. Pot is a sexual stimulant. Never drive while doing any drugs or alcohol, or many prescription drugs for that matter. Smoking Pot increases your risk of cancer. Pot will give you dry mouth. The most dangerous thing about Pot is getting caught with it. Benefits of Marijuana Marijuana is the safest of all drugs. Marijuana make most people more relaxed. Marijuana has other medical benefits. Marijuana is especially good for those with high stress lifestyles.
Marijuana, THC, Cannabis, Pot, Weed Cannabis is Schedule I at the Federal level in the United States. This means it is illegal to manufacture, buy, possess, or distribute (sell, trade or give) without a DEA license. However, 9 states have made it available by prescription. And Washington and Colorado Residents Can Use Cannabis Legally Addictive Potential: Low Emergency Room Visits Yearly: 79,663 in 2003 more… Mandatory Minimum Sentence: 5 years for 100 kg to 999 kg mixture; or 100 to 999 plants Mechanism of Action: Binds to and activates the cannabinoid receptors in the brain Overview: Cannabis, or Marijuana, is a genus of flowering plant that includes one or more species. The reason cannabis is not as addictive as other drugs is simply because the discontinuation of use results in only mild withdrawal symptoms, if any at all. Cannabis & Short Term Memory Loss: Cannabis is linked to short term memory loss because of the concentration of cannabinoid receptors in the hippocampus. Cannabis and Your Lungs: Recipes: Articles: Videos: