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|Under Trump, real wages are not just flat, they are falling. Wages adjusted for inflation. And: Portugal's drug decriminalization. 126.96.36.199. Based on single-payer, universal healthcare. 2.|
|Medicare-for-all is single-payer, non-socialist, non-government-owned, Canadian-style healthcare. ~ Republicans waste $$-trillions on health insurance companies, plus $5.6 trillion on ground wars.|
|USA spent $3.3 trillion on healthcare in 2017. (2.3.4.). Canada spent half as much per person, and got better outcomes. 63% of Americans support a "Medicare-for-all" system. (188.8.131.52.6.)|
|Country||Life expectancy. 2016||Under-5 mortality rate per 1000 live births. 2016.||Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births. 2015||Healthcare cost per person. US dollars PPP||per 100,000. 2016|
|82.8 years. (2)||4.9||7.3||1.7|
|78.5 years. (2)||6.5||26.4||5.3|
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- 13 Cannabis is safer
- 14 Presidents alone can not reschedule it
- 15 USA. Republican-led war on cannabis
- 16 Drug war, mass incarceration, control
- 17 Felon disenfranchisement & gerrymandering
- 18 Republican-led big spending on drug war
- 19 GOP-led spending on endless ground wars
- 20 U.S. infrastructure badly needs this money
- 21 U.S. household debt at all time high
- 22 Canadian middle class has surpassed USA
- 23 U.S. middle class wealth has collapsed
- 24 Many nations surpassed US middle class
- 25 USA. Richest 10% Own 84% of All Stocks
- 26 Record global debt. Who will bail out USA?
- 27 US income inequality, and falling wages
- 28 Republicans refuse to raise minimum wage
- 29 Green love
- 30 Canada has universal healthcare
- 31 Canada has single payer healthcare
- 32 Canadian healthcare costs much less
- 33 Half the cost of Obama-Trumpcare
- 34 USA could save $1.6 trillion YEARLY
- 35 Canada has better health outcomes
- 36 Massive wasteful spending in US healthcare
- 37 Each 10 million US uninsured equals
- 38 10,000 more deaths yearly. Also:
- 39 10,000 die waiting for disability yearly
- 40 Portugal has universal healthcare
- 41 Portugal decriminalized all drugs
- 42 Portugal has drug treatment for all
- 43 In Portugal few die of overdoses
- 44 Global Marijuana March and 420 photos
- 45 Vote out most Republicans in 2018
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Global Marijuana March
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works well. Click: . Add city name to search, and state/province/nation as needed. This will pull up all yearly maps in which the city is listed. Except for 2015, 2016, or 2017 in which only countries were listed for the most part. 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. 41 nations participated on May 6, 2017, or thereabouts. 44 nations participated on May 7, 2016, or thereabouts. 43 nations participated on May 2, 2015, or thereabouts. 212 cities from 42 nations signed up for May 3, 2014 or thereabouts. 226 cities from 42 nations signed up for May 4, 2013 or thereabouts. 950 different cities have participated from 82 different nations or subnational areas since 1999.
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GMM, May 4:
- Facebook: Eugene Global Cannabis March.
- Global Cannabis March Features Three in Oregon - Weedist.
- High Noon March For Cannabis | eugeneweekly.com.
- Facebook: Global Marijuana March.
- Global Marijuana March with Jim Greig take II 04/29 by SFPI Radio | Blog Talk Radio.
Eugene: Jim Greig jimgreigads(at)yahoo.com 541 844 1220 or Dan Koozer: GMM(at)willametteValleyNORML.org 541 517-0957 http://www.willamettevalleyNORML.org Willamette Valley NORML, PO Box 10957, Eugene, Or 97440
GMM. Report (from old international GMM site):
On Saturday, May 5th, over 230 cities around the globe participated in the annual Global Marijuana March. In Eugene under partly cloudy skies, on a beautiful spring day about 100 enthusiastic supporters gathered in front of the old federal building at the corner of 7th and Pearl. The crowd was treated to a round of speeches by drug policy experts and marijuana/cannabis activists from across Oregon.
The focus of the speakers was of course directed at cannabis policies in the U.S. and in Oregon. Elvy Musikka, one of the first participants in the federal government's Compassionate Investigational New Drug program told how her eyesight has been saved by her ability to access cannabis legally. She receives a government issued tin of about 300 cannabis cigarettes every month from her pharmacist (about 1/2 pound) produced at the University of Mississippi. She utilizes cannabis as medicine to prevent further deterioration of her remaining sight.
Doug McVay, the Research Director and Projects Coordinator for Common Sense for Drug Policy, editor of the book Drug War Facts, and an Oregon resident, explained to the crowd the ways in which drug policy is confounded by our government's inability to enforce its own findings, preferring instead to maintain a policy based not on science but on perpetuating the fallacies of "Reefer Madness."
Jim Greig, Eugene resident and a registered patient in Oregon's Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) was emcee. Greig's persistence and advocacy culminated in a Proclamation from Mayor Kitty Piercy proclaiming the day Medical Marijuana Awareness Day in Eugene. The announcement and reading of the Proclamation received the days loudest response from the crowd.
For 2 hours the assembled cannabis supporters heard rousing testimony as activists and patients gave their views on ways to change a system they all agreed was broken. Eugene resident and activist Allan Erickson gave a vivid demonstration of what he called the insanity of cannabis policy. Holding two hand-rolled cigarettes in the air he said "one is tobacco. A product that kills over 400,000 people a year, is highly addictive, is a known cause of cancer and can be bought anywhere in the country at most anytime of the day or night. The other is cannabis, pot, marijuana. A substance proving to be effective in fighting cancer, may be a preventative against cancer and effective for those fighting cancer who are in chemotherapy and undergoing heavy regimens of toxic pharmaceuticals."
The speech presented by John Sajo, executive director of Voter Power, a Portland based, statewide medical marijuana and voter education based group was an assessment of Oregon's OMMP and a preview of perhaps where Oregon may head in the future. Sajo explained how activists statewide have been battling discriminatory legislation that would allow employers to fire OMMP participants if they have positive drug tests that show marijuana use. He pointed out that employees who test positive for other prescribed medications will have their employment status protected while cannabis, even used with a doctor's recommendation would be a reason for termination.
Sajo went on to discuss which direction the state may head and outlined various efforts underway by state activists. He explained the possibility of dispensaries and how they may be implemented in the state. He praised the attending crowd for supporting the speakers and joining others in making their voices heard. He also praised those politicians in the state, many of whom are local like State Senators Vicki Walker, Floyd Prozanski, Bill Morrisette and others for their support of the truth and the plight of Oregonians for whom marijuana is effective.
Groups with representation at the event included Willamette Valley NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws), Oregon Green Free ( a medical cannabis support and education group with chapters statewide) and Voter Power. The consistent theme maintained throughout the day's speeches reinforced the medical efficacy of cannabis and the harmfulness of keeping cannabis wrongly classified as a schedule I substance under the Controlled Substances Act. They repeatedly stated that the science of cannabis overwhelmingly supports what patients who utilize the maligned weed continue to say. Marijuana is good medicine and no one should be arrested, harassed or imprisoned because of it.
As Arthur Livermore national director of The American Alliance for Medical Cannabis eloquently stated, quoting Martin Luther King, "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."