A turnout of over 500 cannabis activists embarked on Phoenix Park on Saturdayto highlight the plight of medical cannabis patients like Alicia Maher (top), who is forced to live in Spain in order to access her medical cannabis.
Hundreds enjoyed each others company while respecting social distancing. Gardai mingled among happy adults who were partaking of the ‘erb. A protest march with a gardai escort did a loop from Wellington Monument down to the court house and up the hill. A good number of country folk made it up to the big shmoke for the day.
More major smoke ups are planned all over the country in order to hit home the fact that cannabis users are not criminals. Whether they use medicinally or for adult use.
The deal that legislative leaders brokered with NY Governor Andrew Cuomo calls for a 13% sales tax, 9% of which would go to the state and 4% to the localities Distributors additionally would collect an excise tax of as much as 3 cents per milligram of THC, the active ingredient in cannabis, with a sliding scale based on the type of product and its potency.
The governor’s office estimates that a legal cannabis program could pull in about $350 million a year once fully implemented.
A nicely baked short by Matthew Salton – and all true for all you know. To wit:
In 1968 Patty was a flight attendant, who realised she could smuggle prime pot in from Jamaica with relative ease, given her line of work. She is 77 years old now, and this is her version of what happened.
A midnight ‘Bud Drop’ in Toronto to celebrate the passing of laws allowing recreational cannabis use in Canada
Recreational marijuana is now legal in Canada:
– Adults will be allowed to carry and share up to 30 grams of legal marijuana in public
– They can cultivate up to four plants in their homes
– And they can make products such as edibles for personal usehttps://t.co/WhPJzViX7s
Canada has became the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana use, beginning a national experiment that will alter the country’s social, cultural and economic fabric, and present the nation with its biggest public policy challenge in decades.
Across the country, government-run stores were preparing to greet consumers, who will be able to choose among pre-rolled joints, fresh or dried marijuana flowers and cannabis oil — all of which are permitted under the new federal law.
Dr Catherine Jacobson (top), director of clinical research at Tilray, and Dr Arno Hazekamp, Chief Scientist at Bedrocan (second pic) address the Global Medical Cannabis Summit about the innovations and developments that are “changing the trajectory of this global debate” on the legalisation of the ‘erb.