Regulate: ex-world leaders’ solution to ‘failed’ drug war

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - More governments should turn away from a repressive war on drugs that has “failed” and look to proven strategies to implement regulated markets for risky substances, a group of former presidents and leaders said in a report published Monday. Since the group that includes 12 former heads of state began advocating …

To acknowledge that the War on Drugs has been a failed policy…

Text: H.Res.933 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)There is one version of the bill.Text available as:XML/HTML XML/HTML (new window)TXTPDF (PDF provides a complete and accurate display of this text.) Tip?Shown Here:Introduced in House (06/12/2018)115th CONGRESS2d SessionH. RES. 933To acknowledge that the War on Drugs has been a failed policy in achieving the goal of …

Thailand’s Legendary Marijuana

Recently, there have been signs that the Thai government is softening its stance on marijuana. By Peter MaguireApril 30, 2018For decades, Thailand was one of America’s most resolute allies in the war on drugs. After zero tolerance policies left the Kingdom with the highest rate of incarceration in Asia and a methamphetamine (ya ba) epidemic …

A look at Kentucky Cannabis Activists circa 2009

There are a lot of Cannabis Activists fighting the good fight here in the State of Kentucky.  They have been fighting for years - to no avail.  But we never give up!  We will keep fighting until we win! It started with Gatewood Galbraith, Craig Lee   and many more, some of whom are in …

Abolish the Drug Czar’s Office!

04/14/2017   The Trump Administration is widely expected to pick Representative Tom Marino for Drug Czar. Representative Marino is a longtime, rabid drug warrior who has a consistent record of voting against marijuana law reform legislation -- a position that runs counter to that of the majority of voters and his own constituents. His appointment …

This may be the ultimate indictment of the "moneyed" drug reform movement in this country and I urge you to distribute this article as widely as possible

(The following article is posted from a website that I happened to come across today while looking for information on the "MERRP Model" for RE-Legalization.  I decided to repost it because I think the opinion that is offered needs to be heard and RE-Legalization vs. Legal-Lies or "Legalize" has to be made known.  SK) (1) …

Legalize all narcotics now: War on drugs is war on people, says BMJ

Published time: 15 Nov, 2016 Doctors have an “ethical responsibility” to back the legalization of drugs, the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has advised for the first time. An editorial in the BMJ, the UK’s most widely-read medical journal, argues that laws against drug use have harmed people across the world, while stressing that drug addiction …

It’s time for another Presidential Election in the U.S.A. (Lord, what are we supposed to do now?)

The following is a short synopsis of the current situation as I see it concerning the Presidential Elections. After watching Donald J. Trump at the Republican National Convention (RNC) and Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in July, I am still at a loss on who would be the best Candidate to put …

“Your ad wasn’t approved because the body/title text used in the ad promotes the use or sale of illegal drugs,”

Why Did Facebook Block Our Reporting On Hemp? By Jeff Young • 18 hours ago     Hey, Mark Zuckerberg, can we talk about hemp? No, really, I’m asking: can we? Because a recent experience with Facebook left the impression that reporting on the plant used in products from soap to rope is taboo. Verboten. …

Libertarian Johnson: Drug war ‘root cause’ of police shootings

By Burgess Everett 07/08/16 11:55 AM EDT Gary Johnson believes the tensions between police and minorities that led to two high-profile police shootings and the deaths of five Dallas police officers has a root cause: The long-running war on drugs. The libertarian nominee for president did not directly tie the drug war to the shooting …

Kentucky comes up short of falling in line with current mainstream Cannabis reform – once again

April 17, 2016 Sheree Krider   http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/16RS/SB136/SCS1.pdf   The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2016 regular session ended on Friday, April 15 and once again the people's requests were ignored. There were a total of five Cannabis and Hemp Bills introduced into this Legislature and not one of them made it. Here is the short list of …

HB 584 AN ACT relating to the medical use of marijuana in Kentucky introduced March 1, 2016 (You won’t believe what they are doing to our medical cannabis!)

HB 584(BR-1994)(click bill number to view bill details.)       Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - introduced in House   The following is a summary of this House Bill:   Summary: *Create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to define terms; *require the Department for Public Health (DPH) to operate a medical marijuana program; *establish …

SB 13, Kentucky Cannabis Freedom Act continues to sit in committee since January 7th

  There has been no activity on the "Kentucky Cannabis Freedom Act" since January 7th when it was forwarded to "Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations"...   Whose members include:   Sen. John Schickel [Chair] Sen. Paul Hornback [Vice Chair] Sen. Joe Bowen Sen. Tom Buford Sen. Julian M. Carroll Sen. Denise Harper Angel Sen. Jimmy …

From Organizing America to Operation Chronic Problem, How Cannabis Prohibition Ruins Lives

      Katree Darriel Saunders is a 30 year old mother, cannabis activist, and an active member of her community. Katree was living in Las Vegas, NV when she was arrested during a DEA sting called Operation Chronic Problem on the charges of: Conspiracy to distribute marijuana and hashish. For 10 grams of hashish …