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UN OKs medical cannabis

 

The UN has been talking about drugs at their ungass meeting in New York this week. The previous meeting talked about a drug free world. This time however, after the full devastation of the war on drugs has been felt, the UN body has changed. The focus is moving from punishment to a health care approach. There are now more drugs, more readily available than ever before. Simply jailing drug users is not helping. A drug addict is the consequences of a bad environment, bad choices and an availability of drugs. To change this situation, you can’t just focus on one part of the problem. We need a tilt away from our crooked friend, Richard Nixon’s policies of racism and move in a more responsible, compassionate direction.

For cannabis, there has been an interesting positive result. Medical cannabis has been recognized by the majority of participants. This means more acceptance of the plant being used as an alternative to current pharmaceutical options. The language is still unclear, but medical cannabis is moving forward. When we understand that all cannabis use is medicinally beneficial, it finally opens the door for cannabis.

It is now up to the general public. If we organize into cannabis clubs and show that we are both engaged and trustworthy, the plant will be adopted much quicker. Join or create a cannabis club. Get serious about becoming a professional medical cannabis grower but most of all, get active. The grey area surrounding cannabis has just increased in size. It is up to us to fill it with medical cannabis community cooperation.

 

UN ending cannabis war?

 

From the 19th to the 21st of this month, April, the UN meets in New York to renegotiate the legal terms of the international drug restrictions treaties. If you are to listen to the medical and scientific experts, drugs should be treated as a health issue and not a criminal one. Regulating the market for drugs is the sensible, adult action. Right now we have to choose, do we want drug dealers running drugs, or do we want governmental control over a hugely important social issue?

Ungass 2016 is a crucial event towards safe access to medical cannabis for those who benefit from the plant. Ungass can lift the international legal treaties that stop individual countries making their own mind up on cannabis. Cannabis is a safe, health promoting plant when used responsibly. Our government has no right to keep this plant from us. Help spread the word about this meeting :

http://www.unodc.org/ungass2016/

Cannabis shows us how government/UN works

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A couple of days ago Richard Branson released an internal UN drugs policy document. In it, the leading global drugs experts called for an immediate end to the war on drugs. It is clear to these experts that the war on drugs is much more damaging than the drugs themselves. Now lets give ourselves a bit of a reality check. Prescription drugs kill more people than all the deaths by illegal drugs. We only care about cannabis here at Praguepot because unlike the nasty, dangerous drugs, cannabis is processed by growing it, then drying it, then (if you are smart) vaporizing or eating it. No lab required. Just a small, clean, well ventilated spot and hey presto, you have a ready made medicine that can effectively treat up to half of life’s illnesses.

We have seen scientific study after scientific study proving how healthy cannabis is but we are still caught in no mans land. It is clear that the pharmaceutical industry is taking the financial consequences of legal cannabis very seriously. America is the richest nation on Earth. The biggest industry in America is drugs. Imagine that, the country with the greatest and most frequently used army on the planet, also happens to be protecting the commercial interests of the biggest legal drug dealers. Pharmaceutical companies have a strangle hold on governments around the world. Anyone following the secretive international trade deals (TPP etc) will know that big legal drug dealers will now have unrestricted access to the worlds population. 

So if you are a huge drug dealer, everyone, including the UN will celebrate your success. If however, you are a sick granny growing some pot to help fight diseases common in old age, fuck you, you are a criminal and we are going to try and ruin your life. Never mind that no one has ever died from cannabis and it has cured an army of people far larger than our American friend’s army, the plant is illegal. With side effects like, happiness, giggles, good appetite and a great nights sleep you might need to take a few breaths and let that sink in. Cannabis is healthy for you, the UN knows this and it knows that the war on drugs is very damaging for society but still we are pretending that the laws regarding cannabis are legitimate. When Richard Branson did the decent thing and exposed clearly what the UN is thinking, they denied and blocked Richards efforts. The war on drugs has increased human suffering. The UN and our governments have sat and watched this suffering while taking money personally from large  legal drug dealers. GlaxoSmithKleine is a huge drug dealer. They have so much money and virtually no authority over them. They have knowingly killed people with their drugs and they don’t care about anything other than the next quarters profits.

So what can we do? Faced with this kind of opposition, it is easy to think about giving up. Each of us are the end result of millions of years of evolution and finally here we are, stuck between a monster drug dealer and a cold hearted, warped government killer. Do you think we have been crafted by nature only to give up at this moment? The psychos in our society have captured government. There is a long history of the worst human behavior ending up at the top. I guess it is natural, good people are more gentle and are easily bullied by vicious people. The only problem for those vicious people is, the gentle people are capable of being strong and forceful when they have finally had enough. Reading your history books you will see we have revolutions as a species. We get so fed up that eventually we all organize and start hanging the psychopaths. I think we are approaching one of those moments. We don’t need to hang anyone, but we must all stop cooperating with the system until we have real justice and a rational approach to society.

Cannabis is an anti cancer agent. It kills cancer cells while leaving healthy cells undamaged. It does many other beneficial things and even though your government says it is naughty, you should know how to grow cannabis and be organizing yourselves into groups. We have a cannabis church you can join, there are many activist groups packed with cool people who care but are now getting well past pissed off and we have you. You are the most important part of this drama. We need you to understand that it is us against them. If we don’t do something our grandchildren will be legal drug dealer’s slaves. You can be the difference.

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UN drugs committee calls for the end of the war on drugs

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Richard Branson has once again proven invaluable to our cannabis movement. He is a member of the Global Commission on Drugs Policy and has aggressively sought the end of the war on drugs. Richard has released an internal UN document that has called for the ending of the war on drugs. He is a clever business person and by publishing this document, he puts pressure on the UN to actually act for the good of the public it is supposed to serve. The UN has reacted defensively but the game has changed. We are seeing the end of prohibition. We can be a species that relies on science to dictate policy rather than political special, cynical commercial interests. In reality, the drugs war has utterly failed. Cannabis is an anti-cancer fighting substance. You grow the plant, dry it and then consume it. It boosts your health system and helps develop compassionate communities. We have a serious cancer epidemic that is being ignored. Praguepot calls for anyone that can, to start growing cannabis for their own use and for those around you that need this medicine. When laws are unjust, when they deny health or suppress our individual freedoms , we do not need to follow those laws. In fact, we must actively resist these laws for the good of future generations. 

It is time for our younger generation to wake up. No more bitching about how the system seems fucked up. It is up to us to resist the older generation’s misguided, ill-informed nonsense on cannabis. Grow cannabis, be happy and form compassionate communities when you meet like minded souls.