Sean Azzariti joined Reddit for an AMA to discuss becoming the face of the nation’s changing marijuana policy.
Searching for alternatives to the failed war on drugs, the Government of Guatemala is looking at poppy production in a legal and controlled manner. President Otto Perez Molina’s was the only voice raised in the Western Hemisphere in support of the Government of Uruguay authorizing the legalization of marijuana.
Tomorrow, the Uruguayan Senate will vote on a bill that would make their country the first in the world to legally regulate the production, distribution and sale of marijuana for adults.
The 126-page report details how prosecutors throughout the United States extract guilty pleas from federal drug defendants by charging or threatening to charge them with offenses carrying harsh mandatory sentences and by seeking additional mandatory increases to those sentences. Prosecutors offer defendants a much lower sentence in exchange for pleading guilty.
So Representative Trey Radel, the Republican from Florida, a self-styled ” conservative voice” in Congress, has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession. And Toronto’s city council has stripped Mayor Rob Ford of much of his power after it came out that he had smoked crack (never mind that Ford’s well-known drunken antics were not cause for such censure).
Former UK Drug advisor calls certain drug restrictions “the worst case of
scientific censorship since the Catholic Church banned the works of Copernicus