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Fighting for the Right to Chew Coca

Like any independent country should have to fight for that right… Time Magazine has a pretty good article about the battle between the INCB/UN/US and the Andean nations who have used a natural and healthful plant for thousands of years — coca.

The latest affront, they say, is a recommendation this month from the UN’s […]

Oh, the horror. Look what happens when you decriminalize marijuana!

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The Dutch Justice Ministry reports it was forced to close down eight prisons, which will result in some 1,200 penal system staff members being laid off. During the 1990s, the Netherlands was faced with a lack of prison capacities, but now it has virtually no prisoners. Some 12,000 prisoners are serving their sentence at […]