The resurrection of Cannabis in Colorado created a new vibe on April 20 this year while the rest of the world continued in contemptuous civil disobedience. Previously stigmatised Stoners in Denver are now valuable clients in Big Weed’s new legal deal.
The prohibition of drugs, just like the prohibition of alcohol, is what provides the tremendous profits to the criminal organisations that provide the drugs on our streets. The legalisation of marijuana and other drugs will lead to a reduction in the power of street gangs and cartels that terrorise our cities.
Prisons are for drug traffickers, kidnappers, killers and thieves, but not for those who smoke marijuana. Prisons in Mexico unfortunately, are full of marijuana smokers who will leave with a higher probability of becoming criminals than when they went in.
Thanks to all the other small political parties who chose to place HEMP high on their list of preferences to give each other a better chance of winning a Senate seat in the Western Australia election re-run this Saturday.
A bumper crop of headlines this week as the HEMP Campaign heads west for the WA Senate Election. Cannabis law reform voters come in many political colours and they support legalisation for many different reasons. The Embassy Headlines are a selection of recent articles from news services and media sources primarily concerning Cannabis issues, the consequences of prohibition and the challenges for law reform.
Cannabis is one of the most benign herbs. Cannabis is safer than sugar, alcohol, tobacco and every pharmaceutical. So many lives could have been saved if they had legal access to the medicine made from the plant. Cannabis prohibition is genocide. People who support prohibition are complicit in a serious crime against the human race.
Unfortunately for the sick and dying there’s more profit in keeping them that way. Children with epilepsy, veterans with PTSD and countless others who suffer will have to keep suffering until prohibition is repealed. Is stopping people from getting ‘high’ really more important than treating disease?
The top brass open up about their fears of ending the drug war. The Military Industrial Complex is big business and they want to keep it as a tool for political instability around the world. Bounty hunted asset seizures and weapon dealers fund the drug war. Convicts work for prison wages in a modern form of slavery.
Cannabis experts in Nimbin have discovered that prohibition only increases the price of weed which gives incentive to growers. Supplying marijuana also helps the local economy in providing jobs in tourism, the tertiary sector and law enforcement industries. Growth forecasts continue to outstrip expectations for profit in the unregulated and untaxed Cannabis commodity market.
The same law that provides a profit incentive for criminals and law enforcement can be changed to provide a profit incentive for big business and high finance. Health and human rights issues don’t have the same appeal as money. Jump into the weed industry and quit your job as a dealer or at the DEA.