Winnipeg Sun, 23 Apr 2017 - The federal government's proposed bill for legalizing marijuana expands police powers, sets new mandatory penalties for illegal possession, and boosts prison sentences for lawbreakers. That all sounds pretty tough. But the legislation also downloads some difficult decision-making on to provincial authorities, and from there on to municipalities and local […]
Toronto Star, 23 Apr 2017 - World-class athletes attend Toronto cannabis trade show Anyone hoping to find a stoner scene worthy of a Jeff Spiccoli pipe dream at the conference would be disappointed There can't be much that better illustrates the mainstreaming of cannabis in North American culture than an industry "trade show" at which […]
Toronto Star, 23 Apr 2017 - So the federal government is planning to permit the marijuana industry to advertise. The question is why? If people want to smoke marijuana, that is all well and good. However, to allow advertising will only have the effect of increasing the number of people who partake.
This week: Professor David Bradford on his research that show billions of dollars and countless lives are saved in the US because of medical marijuana, and we look at the Secretary of Homeland Security, Marine General (Ret.) John Kelly.
Paul Armentano, Dep Dir of NORML, report on Canada attempt to legalize, Glenn Muse re problems with synthetic "weed" in Texas, former Police Chief of Seattle Norm Stamper, Phil Smith of StopTheDrugWar.org
“Enjoy trying to sleep tonight, wondering if tonight’s the night our SWAT team blows your front door off the hinges.” Sheriff Peyton Grinnell Lake County Sheriff’s Office Community Engagement Unit message. “Community Engagement Unit” – now there’s a euphemism.
Ending the war on drugs: Making the case for regulation of drug markets in Latin America and beyondA workshop organized by Transform DrugPolicy Foundation and MéxicoUnido Contra la Delincuencia as part of The International DrugPolicy Reform Conference 2013Join us to learn and share experiences on how to meaningfully engage with the drug policy reform debate, […]
Transformand MUCD were pleased to launch the latest publication from our joint Latin American Programme for Drug Policy Reform in Mexico City yesterday.‘Ending the War on Drugs: How to win the debate in Latin America' is the product of a series of workshops and consultations with experts across the region, and builds on Transform's 2007 book […]