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  • Reefer gladness: Mile High City’s pitch to the high-end weed smoker

    01/26/2014 8:55:21 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 17 replies
    Irish Times ^ | 1-27-14 | Maureen Dowd
    So you want to get high in a high-end way in the Mile High City? You could call Dale Dyke and his wife, Chastity Osborn, a massage therapist, who run Get High Getaways. They gutted their brick house in Bel Mar and let it go to pot, refashioning it as a clothing optional, or as Dale calls it, “textile optional” bed-and-breakfast. They’re still waiting for their first big booking, but Chastity says they’re busily adding amenities to create a “resort environment”, including a stone labyrinth with a tether ball, a camera in the living room to Skype your friends stoned...
  • The price of going soft on cannabis: Labour's experiment 'pushed up hard drug use and crime'

    04/07/2013 12:11:59 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 149 replies ^ | April 5, 2013 | Steve Doughty
    [UK] Labour's liberalisation of the cannabis laws was a disaster that pushed up drug use and crime and doubled the number of drug victims in hospital beds, two major research studies said yesterday. They found that after police were told to go easy on cannabis smokers, there were increases in assaults, theft and car theft, burglaries, vandalism and anti-social behaviour. The chance that a young person who had never smoked cannabis would try the drug went up by a quarter after it became unlikely they would get more than a warning if caught by police, one project found. The likelihood...
  • Drug correlation to school slaughter

    01/27/2013 5:54:18 PM PST · by simka · 9 replies
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  • War on drugs a trillion-dollar failure by Richard Branson

    12/06/2012 2:25:44 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 233 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/06/2012 | Richard Branson
    Editor's note: Richard Branson is the founder of Virgin Group, with global branded revenues of $21 billion, and a member of the Global Drug Commission. Sir Richard was knighted in 1999 for his services to entrepreneurship. Watch today for Branson's interview with CNN/US' Erin Burnett Out Front at 7pm ET and tomorrow (12/7) with CNN International's Connect the World program at 4pm ET (CNN) -- In 1925, H. L. Mencken wrote an impassioned plea: "Prohibition has not only failed in its promises but actually created additional serious and disturbing social problems throughout society. There is not less drunkenness in the...
  • Mexico Decriminalizes Possession Of Drugs To Curb Corruption, Treat Addicts

    08/22/2009 10:42:17 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 29 replies · 1,392+ views
    All Headline News ^ | August 22, 2009 | Mayur Pahilajani
    Mexico City, Mexico (AHN) - The Mexican government decriminalized the possession of small amounts of drugs, including cocaine, heroin and marijuana, officials said Friday. The move to decriminalize drug possession by enacting a law is to curb corruption in the police force and encourage addicts to seek treatment.Thousands of people have lost their lives in a drug war in Mexico. The reports and officials put the number of deaths at 11,000 over the last three years, but experts say that the unofficial figure could be higher. President Felipe Calderon, who took office in late 2006, has stepped up his government's...
  • Texans Strike Back at Soros

    02/17/2006 10:49:27 AM PST · by STARWISE · 20 replies · 1,340+ views
    CONSERVATIVES in Texas are using liberal activist George Soros as a "boogeyman" to galvanize their base, with the Free Enterprise Committee featuring the Hungarian-born billionaire in television ads. Soros, who spent over $25 million trying to beat President Bush in 2004, has lately taken aim at disgraced, doubly indicted House Majority Leader Tom DeLay by funding a series of harsh attack ads in DeLay's home state of Texas. Yesterday, the Free Enterprise Committee - which calls itself the "leading voice in the public arena fighting for the American system of free enterprise" - counterattacked with a commercial running for the...

    10/26/2004 9:33:45 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 28 replies · 1,081+ views
    Exposing and Opposing George Soros By Cliff Kincaid | October 25, 2004 Convicted in France of insider trading, Soros specializes in weakening or collapsing the currencies of entire nations for his own selfish interests. How many times have we heard or read stories about Vice President Cheney's old firm, Halliburton? A public company with more than 100,000 employees, Halliburton had revenues of $13 billion in 2001. George Soros is a human Halliburton who will be in a position if John Kerry is elected president to pull the strings. He is reportedly worth $7.2 billion. But his role in buying the...