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Germany Set to Legalise Medicinal Cannabis in 2017

Source : http://www.ismokemag.co.uk/germany-set-legalise-medicinal-cannabis-2017/ Germany’s health minister said yesterday that Germany is going to legalise medicinal cannabis early next year. Hermann Groehe will present the draft legislation to the German Cabinet today, and said that “Our goal is that seriously ill patients are treated in the best possible way.” Groehe stated that ...

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More than 1,000 world leaders say the drug war has been a disaster

Source : https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/04/18/more-than-1000-world-leaders-say-the-drug-war-has-been-a-disaster/ The global war on drugs has proven « disastrous » and « humankind cannot afford a 21st century drug policy as ineffective and counter-productive as the last century’s. » So say more than 1,000 world leaders, including 27 members of the House of Representatives and six U.S. senators, in a letter ...

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Akron police expand unit investigating heroin deaths

Source : http://www.ohio.com/news/local/akron-police-expand-unit-investigating-heroin-deaths-1.673589 Akron detectives investigated three times as many heroin deaths as homicides last year. The heroin death toll has gotten so high that the Police Department has a special unit whose only job is to look into who provided the deadly dose of drugs. When Akron Police Chief James ...

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‘Slaughter Out of Control’: Heroin, Opioid Prosecutions Down as Deaths Go Up

Source : http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2016/03/22/slaughter-out-of-control-heroin-opioid-prosecutions-down-as-deaths-go-up/ Rehabilitation is not enough when it comes to dealing with heroin and opioid addiction. So says Florida Republican Rep. John Mica. “Treatment is at the end of the process — they’ve already been addicted. We have got to stop this stuff at our borders,” Mica told Obama administration ...

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