VINTAGE PROPAGANDA AND TRUTH… Themes in Chemical Prohibition: Sec 5 – The Drug News Bot

VINTAGE PROPAGANDA AND TRUTH Source: Themes in Chemical Prohibition: sec 5 – Drug News Bot NIDA: Themes in Chemical Prohibition, William L. White, 1979 http://www.druglibrary.org/schaffer/History/ticp.html 5. The Drug Is Associated with the Moral Corruption of the Young, Particularly Their Sexual Corruption “You’re in paradise until the blast wears off and you’ve got to face reality again: you’re hooked, chained, a teenage dope addict.” Chemicals have long been inextricably linked in prohibitionist literature with the sexual corruption of young people. Joan. Fran. Rauch attacked chocolate in…

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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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WATCH – The advantages of LST, bending instead of topping: Cannabis growing for the chronically ill –  VIDEO

A few people have asked the benefit of LST (Low Stress Training) vs topping. Catz Weeds A few people have asked the benefit of LST (Low Stress Training) vs topping. Which you choose is based on your set up, time in veg, light. For completely indoor and Fluorescent or LED light, the light is not as penetrating to the bottom of the plant. A ScrOG, screen of green is a very good method indoors or out, with a variation. If I were finishing my grow…

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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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WATCH – Damage Done: The Drug War Odyssey – Documentary Video

“Meet a group of maverick cops – and former cops – who have put in decades fighting the war on drugs. They may be libertarians, Republicans, socialists or evangelical Christians, but they all believe strongly that drug prohibition is a terrible mistake and that all illicit drugs should be in the hands of government, not under the control of criminals. John Gayder, a currently employed constable with nearly 20 years experience, is our guide to the world of pro-legalization cops. Among this group is the…

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