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After the November decision by Colorado and Washington to legalize recreational marijuana use, leaders from across Latin American responded within days demanding a review of drug-war policies that have mired the region in violence. Latin American decision makers are now openly questioning why they should continue to sacrifice police and soldiers to enforce drug laws when legal markets for marijuana now exist in the U.S.
Posted on January 18th, 2013 by Diana
Cannabis was cultivated 1.300 years ago at a farm in Southern Norway. The Sosteli farmstead, in Norway’s southernmost Vest-Agder County, offers strong evidence that Vikings farmers actively cultivated cannabis, a recent analysis shows. The cannabis remains from the farmstead date from 650 AD to 800 AD. This is not the first sign of hemp cultivation in [...]
Posted on January 2nd, 2013 by Diana
A German court has ruled in favor of allowing seriously ill patients to grow their own cannabis for medical treatment. But the ruling, with certain stipulations, could still prevent self-cultivation for some patients. Michael F. is seriously ill. For more than 20 years, the craftsman from the western German city of Mannheim has suffered from [...]
Posted on December 31st, 2012 by Earl O'Frogherty
Of the many Christian denominations, is it arguably the Roman Catholic Church that harbors the most intense dislike of cannabis. The late Pope John Paul II publicly spoke out against legalization on repeated occasions, reiterating the official position that there is no distinction between hard and soft drugs, and equating drug use to murder.Their position is [...]
Posted on December 17th, 2012 by Seshata
Marijuana legalization creates some challenges for the Seattle Police Department, but SPD is already working to respond to these issues head on, by doing things like reviewing SPD’s hiring practices for police officers to address now-legal marijuana usage by prospective officers, as well as current employees.
Posted on November 20th, 2012 by David Cannafacts
Dutch politicians are currently working on an amended proposal regarding the controversial Weed Pass (Wietpas), to resolve ideological differences between the two main parties.
Posted on October 29th, 2012 by Seshata
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Posted on October 23rd, 2012 by David Cannafacts
By the time aggressive breast cancers begin to invade and metastasize surrounding tissue, survival and rehabilitation of the sufferer is highly unlikely. Very little is understood of the complex genetic processes at work during the final stages of the disease, and there are currently few treatment options available.
Posted on October 19th, 2012 by Seshata
Political support for full legalization of hemp farming is growing on both sides of the fence, as it becomes ever clearer that the USA’s insistence on remaining the only industrialized country to prohibit its cultivation is short-sighted and potentially crippling.
Since the introduction of the controversial Weed Pass (“Wietpas”) to the southern provinces of the Netherlands in June this year, authorities have reported significant upswings in cannabis-related petty crime. The protests of municipalities not yet subject to the law are becoming ever more strident…
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