Monthly Archives: November 2012

Happy Black Friday

Ten years from now, will we all be camping outside the big box cannabis store to get the best Black Friday deals on Christmas bud?

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Open thread

Continued silence from the administration. I really don’t know what that means and would love to be on the inside to hear what discussions are going on. I’m also torn on the issue of forcing their hand – part of … Continue reading

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President Obama Finally Speaks Out on Legalization

Oops, sorry, my bad. That was from 2004. The silence from the administration has been deafening. And other states and countries have been stepping into the void to make a case for legalization. The genie is definitely out of the … Continue reading

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I actually found this rather humorous… Link The Dunedin Returned and Services’ Association (RSA) is upset after drugs paraphernalia was found marring a war memorial. Last week, a Keep Dunedin Beautiful Adopt-A-Spot volunteer discovered some bongs at the Highcliff Rd … Continue reading

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A book to add to your list

This sounds outstanding. Ricardo Cortes gave us “It’s Just a Plant: a children’s story about marijuana” and also illustrated the extraordinarily popular “Go the Fuck to Sleep.” His latest project is one that has taken years of research, development and … Continue reading

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And the terrorist organizations begin to respond to last week’s vote

Link Vienna, 15 November – The President of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), Raymond Yans, has voiced grave concern about the outcome of recent referenda in the United States of America that would allow the non-medical use of cannabis … Continue reading

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You’re merely a mule and have no useful information. Die.

No softening of anti-drug war Singapore explains its new adjusted death penalty plans. SINGAPORE – Singapore’s move to introduce changes to its mandatory death penalty for drug offences will boost its agencies’ ability to fight the growing scourge both at … Continue reading

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As the usual gang of academics in drug policy have, over the years, continually pointed out the uncertainties of legalization given the lack of any actual examples of legalization, I have often publicly wondered at the lack of interest in … Continue reading

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Jack and Jill

From NIDA: Huh???

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Are we about to see the dissolving of soft opposition?

Just doing some random thinking here… One of the obstacles we’ve faced in the past is what we might call the “soft” support for legalization. By that, I mean that there were a lot of people who seemed to support … Continue reading

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