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Brazil's supreme court could rule in favour of decriminalising drugs

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By Helena Forrester

As the drug policy reform debate heats up in the country, Brazil’s Supreme Court is set to discuss decriminalising the personal possession and use of drugs. 433 more words

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Marijuana ‘infinitely worse’ than tobacco, says Canadian PM Harper

There is no evidence that marijuana is bad for the lungs. He is making it it all up. If he is so ignorant on this issue what makes you think he understands other pressing issues?

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My mother, the drug war and me: Reading Ta-Nehisi Coates and forgiving my own black family in the age of mass incarceration

If you think you feel pressured to watch all of the good TV out there, imagine having to watch for a living. It’s impossible to keep up — and here I will confess to having skipped the ratings juggernaut “The Walking Dead.” I can’t stomach zombies; I made it through about four episodes before I gave up. 1,745 more words


Mens Warehouse Founder Calls War On Marijuana “Biggest Con Ever Perpetrated” Admits To Smoking Regularly

You’re going to like the way you feel… I guarantee it.


by John Vibes

September 22, 2015

George Zimmer, founder of Men’s Wearhouse recently admitted to be a regular marijuana smoker, and called the plant’s prohibition, “the biggest con ever perpetrated.” 348 more words


Nova Scotia: Marijuana for Trauma program aimed at veterans but attracts civilians

A program aimed at providing access to medical marijuana for veterans in Cape Breton, N.S., who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder has attracted the attention of civilians and is now finding itself helping everyone from cancer patients to those suffering from post-surgical pain. 283 more words