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By "Radical" Russ Belville on May 8, 2012
If your strategy to legalize the use of plant cannabis by all people for any reason is to preach “All use is medical/wellness”, cannabinoid pharmaceuticals is where you’ll end up. There exists a paradigm for the medical / wellness use of substances, and it lies in the realm of doctors and pharmacists and prescriptions and manufactured drugs. However, there also exists a paradigm for the recreational use of substances, and it lies in the realm of taverns and bartenders and DUI laws and ID checks and home brewing.
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By CannaBob on April 12, 2011
Today we have an Australian folk song that you may have heard in the NORML SHOW LIVE Toker Tunes rotation. Kevin O’Grady, also known as The Tasmaniac, does this tune simply called The Marijuana Song. While out shooting for a documentary on rural Irish pub life, Chris Fital met Kevin O’Grady at The Spaniard Pub in Kinsale, Ireland. After being lucky enough to witness this performance in person, he posted this video on YouTube, which instantly became a hit. So spark one up as we watch and listen to Kevin O’Grady with live version of The Marijuana Song.
By "Radical" Russ Belville on May 26, 2010
All Gil Kerlikowske has ended is the official use of the catchphrase “War on Drugs”. We still arrest over 850,000 Americans a year for marijuana. We still send SWAT teams into people’s homes, destroying their property and killing their pets, over marijuana. We still use federal resources to fight legal medical marijuana in the states that have it and to prevent the states that want to legalize from doing so. This is the same “Drug War Spam” being served up as “Demand Reduction Luncheon Meat”.
By "Radical" Russ Belville on July 21, 2009
LONDON (AP) — A judge has sentenced a cast member of the “Harry Potter” films to 120 hours of community service for growing marijuana. Twenty-year-old Jamie Waylett, who plays school bully Vincent Crabbe in the magical movie franchise, pleaded guilty to producing the drug at a court hearing last week. Prosecutors said police found 10 [...]
By "Radical" Russ Belville on January 29, 2009
The reclassification of cannabis as a Class B drug has come into effect in England and Wales amid complaints the new laws are “illogical”. Plans to introduce a “three strikes” system for cannabis possession start with a warning, then an £80 spot fine for a second offence. Scotland and Northern Ireland have opted out of [...]
Posted in ACTIVISM, LAW ENFORCEMENT | Tagged advisory council on the misuse of drugs, Britain, Class B, Class C, England, Gordon Brown, home secretary, Ireland, Jacqui Smith, Scotland, skunk | Leave a response
By "Radical" Russ Belville on August 8, 2008
Cannabis on sale now eight times stronger – National News, Frontpage – Herald.ie HERBAL cannabis on sale in Ireland is now up to eight times stronger than it was a decade ago, an addiction expert has said. Skunk is more potent than the more common cannabis resin, and the evidence is the varieties coming to [...]
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