Search:
Login:
OR

Marijuana Blog

Trudeau’s Liberals Appear To Have Won Canadian Election – Is Marijuana Legalization Next?

Category: News | Posted on Mon, October, 19th 2015 by THCFinder
canada marijuana

(image via Canada.com)

According to multiple media reports the Liberal Party in Canada appears to have won a strong plurality of seats, and maybe even a majority, in the federal elections that are wrapping up across Canada right now. Justin Trudeau, party leader for the Liberal Party, has been projected as the next Prime Minister of Canada. If the math stays true, this could be a HUGE victory for marijuana reform efforts in Canada. Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party has stated many times that it will make marijuana legalization a priority. They recently released the following press release outlining the party’s policy position on marijuana:

We will legalize, regulate, and restrict access to marijuana.

Canada’s current system of marijuana prohibition does not work. It does not prevent young people from using marijuana and too many Canadians end up with criminal records for possessing small amounts of the drug.

Arresting and prosecuting these offenses is expensive for our criminal justice system. It traps too many Canadians in the criminal justice system for minor, non-violent offenses. At the same time, the proceeds from the illegal drug trade support organized crime and greater threats to public safety, like human trafficking and hard drugs.

To ensure that we keep marijuana out of the hands of children, and the profits out of the hands of criminals, we will legalize, regulate, and restrict access to marijuana. 

Read More:http://www.theweedblog.com/trudeaus-liberals-won-canadian-election-marijuana-legalization/


Comments

Richard Branson Leaks UN Document Calling for Decriminalization of All Drugs

Category: News | Posted on Mon, October, 19th 2015 by THCFinder

British entrepreneur and outspoken billionaire, Richard Branson claims that the United Nations is on the verge of calling for decriminalization of all drugs. 

In a post on his Virgin website, titled "Finally—a change in course on drug policy," Branson leaked an embargoed, unreleased statement from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), calling on governments to decriminalize drug use and possession for personal consumption of all drugs. 

"My colleagues on the Global Commission on Drug Policy and I could not be more delighted, as I have stated in embargoed interviews for the likes of the BBC," Branson wrote. "Together with countless other tireless advocates, I’ve for years argued that we should treat drug use as a health issue, not as a crime. While the vast majority of recreational drug users never experience any problems, people who struggle with drug addiction deserve access to treatment, not a prison cell."

Unfortunately, hours after Branson published his post, the BBC reported that the UNODC has withdrawn the paper after "pressure from at least one country."

Read More:http://www.hightimes.com/read/richard-branson-leaks-un-document-calling-decriminalization-all-drugs


Comments

What strain are you smoking on today?

Category: Fun | Posted on Sun, October, 18th 2015 by THCFinder


Comments

The NFL Should Be Investing In Marijuana Research If It Wants To Survive

Category: News | Posted on Sun, October, 18th 2015 by THCFinder

The National Football League has survived more public relations crises in the past year than most multi-billion dollar organizations endure in a decade. Yet the greatest existential threat to the NFL - if not to the existence of football itself - still remains Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or “CTE.”

 

As former All-Pro linebacker Junior Seau’s documented struggle with CTE demonstrated, the presentation of symptoms that occurs in most stricken with the disease are not always readily apparent. Concussions and sub-concussive impacts on the brain cause the rapid brain decay that is a precursor to CTE. Eventually, the lobes of the brain blacken and loose density—causing depression, early on-set dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and eventual death.

 

Terrifyingly, the vast prevalence of the disease may not have been known until fairly recently. Just this year, Boston University found the existence of CTE in the brains of 96% of 91 tested subjects, all of whom played football at some organized level. When the disease was first discovered in 2002 in the brain of former Pittsburgh Steeler Mike Webster by Dr. Bennet Omalu, the NFL initially tried to limit the fallout from the discovery. According to Omalu, “NFL doctors told me that if 10% of mothers in this country would begin to perceive football as a dangerous sport, that is the end of football.” 

 

Read More:http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonbelzer/2015/10/18/the-nfl-should-be-investing-in-marijuana-if-it-wants-to-survive/


Comments


Search







Blog Categories

Popular Articles

Latest Offers In Your Area
Recent Blog Posts
Download Our App!
21.3 Miles Away | Ventura thru TO,
28 Miles Away | Long Beach,
7.7 Miles Away | Los Angeles,
September 26, 2016 | Category: Fun
September 26, 2016 | Category: Tokers
September 26, 2016 | Category: Videos
Mobile Apps
Copyright 2016 THCFinder.com
All Rights Reserved.
Dispensaries      Strains      About Us      Friends      API / Widgets      Privacy Policy      Terms of Use      Investors      Contact Us