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WATCH – Time to declare peace in the worlds longest running war – TEDx Talks

Time to declare peace in the worlds longest running war Drawing on his experience from the frontline, former undercover cop Neil Woods explains the costs of the policy of drug prohibition. Follow Neil on @wudzee0 Neil Woods is a former Detective Sergeant and undercover operative and is now Chairman of LEAP UK, and a board member of LEAP in the USA. LEAP (Law Enforcement Action Partnership) is a U.N. accredited international organisation composed of law enforcement figures, military and policy influencers who campaign for evidence-based…

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US: Marlboro Maker Places $1.8 Billion Bet On Marijuana

Source: US: Marlboro Maker Places $1.8 Billion Bet On Marijuana Newshawk: http://drugpolicycentral.com/bot/ Votes: 0 Pubdate: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser (HI) Copyright: 2018 Star Advertiser Contact: http://www.staradvertiser.com/info/Star-Advertiser_Letter_to_the_Editor.html Website: http://www.staradvertiser.com/ Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/5154 MARLBORO MAKER PLACES $1.8 BILLION BET ON MARIJUANA NEW YORK – One of the world’s biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $1.8 billion buy-in. Store manager Stephanie Hunt posed for photos, in July 2015, with a pack of Marlboro cigarettes, an Altria brand, at a Smoker Friendly…

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Federal bill ‘420’ would regulate marijuana like alcohol

The “Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act”  – A Bill to Remove marijuana from the federal controlled substances list. A press release from U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer says that “while the bill number may be a bit tongue in cheek, the issue is very serious.” U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer — “Our federal marijuana laws are outdated, out of touch and have negatively impacted countless lives,” Blumenauer is quoted as saying by the publication. “Congress cannot continue to be out of touch with a movement that a growing…

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Marijuana Legalization 2019

  Source: cannabisnews.com: Marijuana Legalization 2019 By Alexandra Hutzler   Source: Newsweek USA — Following a year of huge advancements in marijuana policy reform, experts predict that 2019 would be a “real game-changer” in terms of the conversation surrounding cannabis legalization at both the state and federal level. “In 2019, I think that we can expect to see more of the same type of change, but maybe at a more rapid pace,” Jolene Forman, senior staff attorney at the Drug Policy Alliance, told Newsweek. “The…

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 Washington State — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) Governor To Pardon Misdemeanor MJ Convictions

Source: Huffington Post Washington State — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) offered on Friday to pardon potentially thousands of people who have a misdemeanor marijuana possession conviction in his state, where weed has long been legal. Inslee’s new “Marijuana Justice Initiative” will provide pardons on an individual basis to adults who have a single misdemeanor conviction for marijuana possession on an otherwise clean record. He announced the plan at an annual event for The Cannabis Alliance, a group that promotes the cannabis industry. “We shouldn’t…

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DOES SMOKING MARIJUANA CAUSE TEEN BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS OR VICE VERSA?

DOES SMOKING MARIJUANA CAUSE TEEN BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS OR VICE VERSA? Source: DOES SMOKING MARIJUANA CAUSE TEEN BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS OR VICE VERSA? Pubdate: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 Source: Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA) Copyright: 2018 Philadelphia Newspapers Inc Contact: inquirer.letters@phillynews.com Website: http://www.philly.com/inquirer/ Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/340 Author: Aneri Pattani DOES SMOKING MARIJUANA CAUSE TEEN BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS OR VICE VERSA? As dozens of states move toward legalizing marijuana — for both medical and recreational purposes — scientists and parents have asked what the impact might be on children.  Will more…

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Damage Done: The Drug War Odyssey – video

This is a film we made in 2006; a co-pro between NFB Atlantic & imX. Many thanks to the heroes of LEAP: Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, and Detective (Retired) Frank Serpico, NYPD. www.leap.cc Damage Done: The Drug War Odyssey “Made in 2006; a co-pro between NFB Atlantic & imX. Many thanks to the heroes of LEAP: Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, and Detective (Retired) Frank Serpico, NYPD. www.leap.cc” #Vancouver #NewYork #Cannabis #Police #Drugs #Prohibition #Heroin #Cocaine #USA #CANADA. Conceptafilm Documentaries https://conceptafilm.com/ via @httpstwittercomConceptafilm https://www.facebook.com/vanoutreachcanada/ https://hemp.gq

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Jodie Emery is simply brilliant on BC CTV news today. Vancouver’s marijuana movement | CannabisSativa.tk

Source: Vancouver’s marijuana movement | CTV News Vancouver Jodie Emery est tout simplement génial sur les nouvelles CTV en Colombie-Britannique aujourd’hui. Le mouvement de la marijuana de Vancouver | CannabisSativa.tk Jodie Emery is simply magnificent on BC CTV news today. Vancouver’s marijuana movement https://t.co/O1zxbpXwuG — Marc Emery (@MarcScottEmery) January 11, 2019 Jodie Emery es simplemente brillante en las noticias de hoy aC CTV. movimiento de la marihuana de Vancouver | CannabisSativa.tk  

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Wow! Will @CityofVancouver follow this example? “Gibsons council has issued a temporary use permit (TUP) for the S&M Medicinal Sweet Shoppe

Gibsons council has issued a temporary use permit (TUP) for the S&M Medicinal Sweet Shoppe, despite the store owners’ stance that they won’t apply for a provincial non-medicinal cannabis retail. . . Source: S&M gets temporary permit but will have to change look Wow! Will @CityofVancouver follow this example? “Gibsons council has issued a temporary use permit (TUP) for the S&M Medicinal Sweet Shoppe, despite the store owners’ stance that they won’t apply for a provincial non-medicinal cannabis retail licence.” Wow! Will @CityofVancouver follow this…

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