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4 July 2022. Record corporate profits and record inflation. Corporations are taking advantage of us.
6 May 2022: Germanys health minister Karl Lauterbach confirms on twitter the starting of the process of Legalisation of Cannabis in Germany. . They also want a new start in #drugpolicy in general! #DontPunish
Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin could save abortion rights but ... they won't.
2022 Global Cannabis March and 420 map. Germany. 2022 map of many cities with Global Marijuana March events on May 7, etc.. . 22 Apr 2022: New Jersey gets high on its own supply as legal weed sales begin. .
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18 Apr 2022: Legalizing marijuana lowers demand for prescription drugs, study finds. "The reductions in drug utilization that we find could lead to significant cost savings for state Medicaid programs."
30 Mar 2022: Bill to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky appears dead. "The measure won approval in the House, but the [Republican] Senate hasn’t brought it up for a vote. Advocates like Julie Cantwell say they’re furious. She says her son used to have 100 small seizures every day. Now, with help from out-of-state medical marijuana, she says he’s been seizure-free for 29 months. ... Support for medical marijuana is widespread in the commonwealth. A poll from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky says nine in ten adults support legalization."
26 Mar 2022: Mitch McConnell’s Confederate Flag Photo Resurfaces as He Announces He Will Oppose Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court Confirmation.  . The Republican roots of the racist drug war go all the way back to President Nixon. See: Race, ethnicity, and drug war.
25 Mar 2022: Native Americans Are Operating New York State’s First Legal Cannabis Dispensaries.
16 Mar 2022: Delaware. Cannabis legalization backers question ‘suspicious’ amendments before bill fell short in house vote. . Republicans actually lost this vote. But their anti-democracy rule killed the bill: "The three-fifths vote is required on legislation that raises revenues."
4 Mar 2022: Upstate New York’s Cayuga Nation expands its legal marijuana business. Several of the state’s Indian nations sell cannabis.
25 Feb 2022: Louisville family held at gunpoint during botched SWAT marijuana raid settles lawsuit for $460K. Some of these cops were later involved in the Breonna Taylor killing.
9 Feb 2022: CDC: Unvaccinated Adults 97 Times More Likely to Die from COVID-19 Than Boosted Adults. Unvaccinated adults 14 times more likely to die than fully vaccinated adults without booster dose.
9 Feb 2022: Ohio. Proposal to legalize marijuana faces yet another roadblock in Senate Republican leader.
Today: Google News search: Republicans refuse to get vaccinated. The Covid pandemic would be over by now in the US if not for the lies of the Republican echo chamber. Unvaccinated Republicans are dying in droves.
19 Dec 2021: Straight out of Inwood: ‘Legacy’ New York City pot dealers going legit — ‘We got that good work. The best of the best.’
13 Dec 2021: Free Speech Under Attack in Czech Cannabis Crackdown. .
Nov 2021: 40 under 40 Outstanding BIPOC leaders in Drug Policy - SSDP. BIPOC stands for "Black, Indigenous, and People of Color". SSDP = Students for Sensible Drug Policy.
20 Nov: Oregon raid seizes an epic amount of illegal marijuana. 500,000 pounds. .
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Henrik Vanger: "Isn't it interesting how fascists always steal the word 'freedom'?"
Real democracy is ranked-choice voting (instant-runoff).
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Special:Search works well. Click: "Global Marijuana March maps". Add city name to search, and state/province/nation as needed. This is an advanced search of main pages and templates. This will pull up all yearly maps in which the city is listed. Except for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2021 due to various problems. Putting quotes around multi-word city names helps focus the search: "New York City". This city, nation, or subnational area participated or signed up one year (or more) for the Global Marijuana March (GMM), Million Marijuana March (MMM), or 420. Cities and nations holding 4/20 events are also included in later years. Yearly maps. See: 420 and Global Cannabis March event lists by year. See: GMM links.
1035 cities have participated from 85 nations or subnational areas since 1999.
GCM city lists and maps: ~ 1999. 2000. 22.214.171.124.5. 126.96.36.199.10. 188.8.131.52.15. 184.108.40.206.20. 21.22. Yearly event links in many cases will no longer be added to city pages due to the amount of work involved. Such links are found in the yearly city lists and maps. Graphics and crowd photos will also no longer be added to city pages in many cases. Graphics and photos can be found in this alphabetical flat list.
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- Facebook: Cannabis Bevrijdings Dag.
- Cannabisbevrijdingsdag 5 Mei in Antwerpen. @ Cannabis Social Club @
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Antwerp: Joep Oomen info(at)encod.org Tel. 00 32 (0)3 293 0886 (ENCOD), Lange Lozanastraat 14, 2018 Antwerpen, Belgium http://www.encod.org 14.00 at Vrijdagmarkt : picnic with hempsoup, info stand, & free pot plant.
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Antwerp: Joep Oomen info(at)encod.org Tel. 00 32 (0)3 293 0886 (ENCOD), Lange Lozanastraat 14, 2018 Antwerpen, Belgium http://www.encod.org 14.00 at Vrijdagmarkt with: REALITY EXPERIMENT - RIO DE AMBERES - ZOUNDZ - HET DWANGBUIZERDEFFECT - SHANTI B + JAKKE & Philippe Decraene (DAK), Kris Verdonck (Trekt Uw Plant), Jos Nijsten (Cannaclopedia), Joep Oomen (ENCOD) picnic with hempsoup, info stand, & free pot plant.
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Today at the Worldwide Marijuana March in Antwerp 4 members of Trekt Uw Plant got arrested on the accusation that they planted a seed and some others because they were protesting against this arrest. Details will follow later. Meanwhile everyone is safe and free after 6 hours of detention and interrogation, the manifestation could continue and was visited by 150 people. The manifestation that was not intended as a blow in (open air cannabis consumption room), became a blow in after the intervention of the police, as a natural consequence of the fact that people came together on that place and the fear of the police for further escalation.
Books, T-shirts and flyers have all been confiscated, as well as 84 seeds, and four people at (each less than the officially tolerated 3 grams) cannabis on him. The police action seems to be politically motivated by the lord mayor of Antwerp, Patrick Janssens (also known as El Kapoen), who apparently ordered this directly without consulting the prosecutor nor the public order section of the Antwerp police force, who had given us permission to realize the event knowing perfectly well waht we were going to do: plant a seed of one cannabisplant for each member of the Trekt Uw Plant association.
The event has been filmed - there will be scenes from it available soon.
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- Report (from old GMM site):
The GMM in Antwerp, Belgium, on 13 may was a modest manifestation: only a handful of people showed up. The weather was fine, but fear was in the air: Two days before in Antwerp, a man of 18 had shot three people because of the colour of their skin and killed two of them. And as always in Flanders, people have difficulties in showing publicly their support for legal cannabis. One of the major political forces here, the fascist-oriented nationalist party Vlaams Belang, had announced a counter-demonstration, and the local police showed up the with the usual performance. Currently, Vlaams Belang has 34 % of the votes in Antwerp, it could very well come to power at the next elections.
The positive news is that we obtained great press coverage (articles in two national newspapers, local television) and for a change, positive media coverage!
One of the objectives of the GMM in Antwerp was the presentation of a new association of cannabis consumers and producers, called "DRAW UP YOUR PLANT", that would start a collective plantation in the coming months. The new association wants to use the principle of giving each adult member the opportunity to grow 1 plant, which according to Belgian legislation, would fit in the category "cultivation for personal use" which has the "lowest priority of persecution".
The new association is planning to start its plantation in June, so when the local elections in Antwerp will take place in October, it would be the time of harvesting.
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- Report (from old GMM site):
We had a lot of bad luck: heavy rain and wind, the early hour (chosen in order not to compete with Gay Parade in Brussels and a music festival close to Antwerp), late start of publicity campaign as the authorities delayed the permission for weeks, the fact that we could not start in time because unexpectedly, there was a funeral going on in a church close to the venue, the overwhelming presence of police (at least a 100 cops, water cannons, many officers in civilian at or around the place) and a counter demonstration by the Flemish Block Youth Party, a fascist party we have here in Flanders (Dutch speaking part of Belgium).
The theatre started before we even had built our stage. Around the planned hour of start of the event the approx. 10 counter demonstrators came marching on to the square. When the police tried to stop them, they threw a stink bomb, that spread quickly because of the wind. When they found out that this was affecting mostly the crowd who was just saying goodbye to a dead relative, the counter demonstrators disappeared quickly.
Half an hour later we could finally start with entertaining presentations, music, explanation of the Belgian cannabis law, music, high class poetry by the anti-stress poet and witnesses of the war on drugs.
At best, there may have been some 30 participants. But among them several journalists, who covered the event in newspapers and a local TV station and included that this was an event to denounce the war on drugs.
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US Republicans have led cannabis and drug wars worldwide. All to create 2nd class citizens who are blocked from many educational, job, and voting opportunities. Part of the conservative plan to concentrate wealth in fewer hands worldwide. USA. The state of the nation. After decades of Republican-led drug war, and their filibusters in the Senate.
- US Republican states. It's not just cannabis prohibition. Many maps. It's also their low minimum wages, etc..
- The US federal minimum wage would be $13.46 in 2022 dollars if its real value had remained at the 1968 level. Even more in 2023 dollars. See graph below. Note the low minimum wages in the Republican south in the map below. See Wikipedia: Republican states.
- Wikipedia: List of US states by minimum wage.
- Wikipedia: List of European countries by minimum wage.
Canadians are richer, healthier, and safer than Americans:
- A $15 minimum wage would cost jobs, right? Probably not, economists say.
- There’s More Evidence That Raising the Minimum Wage Won’t Cost Jobs.
- The U.S. has one of the stingiest minimum wage policies of any wealthy nation. Washington Post.
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Roswell UFO craft and alien body retrieval was real according to U.S. Army officer Walter Haut. He signed affidavits to that effect in 1993 and 2002. Released in 2007 after his death in 2005. Video made in 2000. Released in May 2021. Much of the technology has been back engineered, and its carbon-free energy could end global warming. See Stephen Greer video.
Articles about Haut:
17 Aug 2021: “My father saw the bodies”: chasing the truth about Roswell. By James Jennings. Archived here.
5 June 2022: Roswell officer's deathbed confession about theory of alien cover up. By Declan Carey. Archived here.
14 May 2021: Ex-Army officer ADMITS he saw ‘alien the size of a 10-year-old child’ after famous Roswell UFO crash in incredible video. By Emma Parry. Archived here. This article has a short excerpt of the video.
May 2021: Roswell Officer Speaks From the Grave: Video Released, Confesses that Alien was "the size of a 10 year old". By Anthony Bragalia. Archived here. From article (emphasis added): "This video clip is part of a memoir video / oral history over two hours in length that covers many personal and professional aspects of Haut's life. The video was taken at the Roswell Museum in 2000 with friends Dennis Balthaser and Wendy Connors."
September 2007. Haut's Daughter Tells How Affidavit Came to Be. By Julie Schuster (his daughter). MUFON UFO Journal. Issue 473. Page 15. Dec 2002 affidavit is on page 14.
30 June 2007: Roswell officer's amazing deathbed admission raises possibility that aliens DID visit. By Nick Pope. Archived here.
2002 and 1993 affidavits. Archived here. Scroll down for the affidavits.
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