Now That We Have Lost Weed

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Mel Cooke ~ The Gleaner
 
Can we rebel against child murders now?
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Medical Marijuana Canada Lawsuit: Privacy Violation Alleged Over Bumbled Government Mail-Out

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Philip Ross ~ International Business Times ~
 
Health Canada, the agency that runs the country’s national public health system, is at the center of a lawsuit over patient privacy.
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Sixty Italian Lawmakers Sign Motion Calling For Marijuana Legalization

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Johnny Green ~ TheWeedBlog
 
The marijuana reform movement is sweeping across the globe.
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Legal Weed Is On Its Way To New South Wales Australia

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Published by THE HOUSEMATES on March 16, 2015 ~
 
The medicinal marijuana debate was thrown wide open today by the ABC’s Vote Compass Poll. Nearly 80% of the 35,000 people surveyed were in favour of marijuana being legal for medical purposes.
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Opinion - Global illicit drug economy is adapting to pot legalization

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Jason Tama ~ Denver Post Guest Commentary ~
 
With multiple state marijuana initiatives winning voter approval in the 2014 midterm elections, legalization proponents are already hard at work in states like California, where passage of a comprehensive initiative in 2016 could provide the policy “legitimacy” reformers are seeking.
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Groups From Thirteen Countries Form an International Medical Cannabis Patient Coalition

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Johnny Green ~ The Weed Blog
 
Medical cannabis (marijuana) patients from thirteen countries, including those represented by U.S. advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA), established the International Medical Cannabis Patient Coalition (IMCPC) this past week while at the “Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoids: Policy, Research and Medical Practice” conference in Prague from March 4-7th. IMCPC member countries include Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, United Kingdom, and United States.
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UN drugs body warns US states and Uruguay over cannabis legalisation

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Alan Travis ~ The Gaurdian
 
International Narcotics Control Board report says US and Uruguay are breaking drug treaties and warns of huge rise in abuse of ADHD treatment Ritalin
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Medical marijuana industry competes for scarce investment dollars

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Geordon Omand ~ The Canadian Press
 
VANCOUVER - The free-for-all era of Canada's commercial medical marijuana industry is over as a new crop of growers try to woo scarce investment dollars in an increasingly competitive business, observers say.
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Jamaica decriminalizes marijuana, adding to international trend

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Island nation legalizes possession of two ounces of pot, use of the plant for religious purposes
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