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Marijuana Slims? Why Pot Smokers Are Less Obese

10. 1. 2012 v 12.55

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If cannabis causes the munchies, how is it possible that pot smokers are thinner than nonsmokers? [Číst dále]

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Million Marihuana March 2011 demands 5 plants LEGAL

20. 4. 2011 v 11.39

Posted by: Michal
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PRAHA – This is the 14th year that the Legalizace.cz association has challenged the criminalization of marihuana and its users. We are encouraging everyone to express their disapproval of such laws by attending the global pot legalization demonstration – Million Marihuana March 2011 – taking place on May 7. [Číst dále]

20. 4. 2011 v 11.39 - Posted by: Michal - Comments Off on Million Marihuana March 2011 demands 5 plants LEGAL
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Jak zalátat díru v rozpočtu: Zadlužená Kalifornie zvažuje daň z marihuany

22. 10. 2010 v 11.23

Posted by: hanka
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Pro legalizaci by se ve volbách začátkem listopadu podle průzkumů měla vyslovit většina voličů. Pro federální vládu by to byl problém. Místní daňové úřady již vymýšlejí, jak budou vypadat kolky na marihuanu. [Číst dále]

22. 10. 2010 v 11.23 - Posted by: hanka - Comments Off on Jak zalátat díru v rozpočtu: Zadlužená Kalifornie zvažuje daň z marihuany
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Veřejné slyšení “Regulace konopí, krizové opatření?”

9. 10. 2010 v 19.38

Posted by: hanka
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Mezinárodní organizace ENCOD ve spolupráci s poslanci Evropského parlamentu pořádá dne 8. Prosince 2010 – 11.00 do 17.00 hod v Evropském parlamentu v Bruselu věrejné slyšení na téma “Regulace konopí, krizové opatření”. Cílem jednání je společná účast zástupců evropských občanských organizací, akademických pracovníků zabývajících se problematikou konopí a členů Evropského parlamentu a Evropské komise. [Číst dále]

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Public Hearing “Cannabis Regulation, a crisis measure?”

8. 10. 2010 v 11.30

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Organised by Encod in collaboration with Members of the European Parliament on 8 December 2010 – 11.00 to 17.00 in European Parliament, Brussels. The hearing is meant to bring together representatives of European civil society organisations and academics involved in the cannabis issue as well as Members of the European Parliament and the European Commission. [Číst dále]

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Cannabis stance is wrong, says Lib Dem drug campaigner

20. 9. 2010 v 15.55

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Ewan Hoyle, founder of Liberal Democrats for Drug Policy Reform, says party should support legalisation. The Liberal Democrats were told today their drugs policy was wrong and the party should support the legalisation of cannabis and a scheme to provide pharmaceutical heroin to addicts instead of methadone. [Číst dále]

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Prague high

5. 9. 2010 v 22.58

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24 August 2010 – The freshly appointed National Drug Coordinator Jindřich Vobořil, who assumed his post on 1 July, has his hands full. Although the partial decriminalization of cannabis at the beginning of this year didn’t transform the capital into the new Amsterdam, as some headlines suggested, the accessibility of soft drugs, Vobořil says, has secured the Czech Republic one of the highest rankings in Europe regarding cannabis use. [Číst dále]
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ENCOD BULLETIN 65 – Citizens, authorities and drugs

You don’t need to be an economist to know that when a substance that people want becomes illegal, its price goes up and its quality goes down. The number of suppliers increases, and it is harder to control the market. [Číst dále]

5. 7. 2010 v 16.10 - Posted by: hanka - Dva komentáře
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Research on cannabis and Multiple Sclerosis

30. 6. 2010 v 15.22

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An estimated 350,000 people in the United States are living with multiple sclerosis (MS), a debilitating and sometimes fatal disorder of the central nervous system. MS is the most common debilitating neurologic disease of young people, often appearing between the ages of 20 and 40, affecting more women than men. Symptoms vary considerably from person to person; however, one frequently noted concomitant is spasticity, which causes pain, spasms, loss of function and difficulties in nursing care. [Číst dále]

30. 6. 2010 v 15.22 - Posted by: hanka - Dva komentáře
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Drug Policy Debate Must Be Based On Facts

9. 6. 2009 v 15.58

Posted by: jirka
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When people talk about “drugs,” they are typically referring to either A) a substance used as a medication or B) something and often an illegal substance that causes addiction, habituation, or a marked change in consciousness.  Unfortunately, in the debate on the “Legalization of Drugs,” our leaders have ignored Websters Definitions of  the term Drug and instead, focused on the term Illegal. [Číst dále]

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Latin America: Peru to Export Coca Beer

20. 3. 2009 v 16.46

Posted by: Bushka Bryndová
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A coca trade fair in Lima designed to demonstrate that coca is not cocaine showcased a number of products, but the star of the show was a coca leaf beer whose manufacturer has plans to export it to markets in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. The fair was organized by the National Confederation of Agricultural Producers of the Coca Valleys of Peru (CONCPACCP), the country’s largest coca growers’ union. [Číst dále]

20. 3. 2009 v 16.46 - Posted by: Bushka Bryndová - Comments Off on Latin America: Peru to Export Coca Beer
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Policy Shift Good News for Medical Marijuana Advocates

19. 3. 2009 v 22.21

Posted by: Bushka Bryndová
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SALINAS, Calif. – Attorney general Eric Holder announced Wednesday that federal agents will no longer go after marijuana distributors that comply with state law. “We have tinctures, the medical form in the 30s,” said Lisa Molyneux, Greenway Dispensary founder. Molyneux owns the first licensed pot dispensary in California. She’s also a thyroid cancer patient who said there’s no substitute for medical marijuana. [Číst dále]

19. 3. 2009 v 22.21 - Posted by: Bushka Bryndová - Jeden komentář
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How to stop the drug wars

11. 3. 2009 v 22.01

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A HUNDRED years ago a group of foreign diplomats gathered in Shanghai for the first-ever international effort to ban trade in a narcotic drug. On February 26th 1909 they agreed to set up the International Opium Commission—just a few decades after Britain had fought a war with China to assert its right to peddle the stuff. Many other bans of mood-altering drugs have followed. In 1998 the UN General Assembly committed member countries to achieving a “drug-free world” and to “eliminating or significantly reducing” the production of opium, cocaine and cannabis by 2008. [Číst dále]

11. 3. 2009 v 22.01 - Posted by: jirka - Tři komentáře
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