Toronto Star, 05 Dec 2016 - The wrong way to go The Toronto Transit Commission has had five years to make a convincing case that there is a serious drug or alcohol problem among its staff that is putting public safety at significant risk. So far it hasn't.
Metro, 05 Dec 2016 - Firefighter union reacts to Winnipeg's overdose statistics Winnipeg firefighters and paramedics are responding to more overdose calls in 2016 than in the past five years, new data shows. From Jan. 1 to Nov.16, the city says the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service has received 1,593 calls related to overdoses and poisonings, […]
Toronto Star, 04 Dec 2016 - With marijuana legalization looming, PM wants police to tackle unlicensed vendors A frustrated Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants police to "enforce the law" and criminally charge illegal marijuana dispensaries - even though weed legalization is looming.
Texas Senator Jose Menendez submits medical cannabis bill, Anon Texas mother of 2 year old describes powerful benefit of cannabis + Nishi Whiteley author of Chronic Relief - A Guide to Cannabis for the Terminally and Chronically Ill
This week The President talks about marijuana legalization, President-Elect Trump talks drug war with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, and the head of an agency to prevent underage drinking says legalization is scary because she thinks marijuana is a gateway drug.
A couple of interesting ones from Tom Angell at Marijuana.com Congressional Republicans Vow To Block Marijuana Amendments Don’t count on there being any marijuana votes in the U.S. House next year. That’s the message that Republican leadership in Congress is sending after blocking a number of cannabis amendments from reaching the House floor earlier this […]
TRUMP PICKS EL CHAPO TO RUN D.E.A. It’s satire, of course, but I couldn’t resist. In an official statement, Trump said that El Chapo’s “tremendous success in the private sector” showed that he has what it takes to “shake things up” at the D.E.A. Trump’s appointment of the former drug lord surprised many in Washington, […]
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 […]