African countries feeling the brunt of global economic downturn will eventually warm up to the billions in revenues and skyrocketing growth of the marijuana market.
The basic idea is “yeah, sure, you potheads are legal now, just so long as we don’t have to acknowledge your existence.” In other words, you’re legal, so long as you stay in the green closet.
If you’re out there complaining about the divisions between medical and recreational use, don’t look at the stoners. Look in the mirror.
This Appeals Court ruling is positive in declaring that detecting marijuana smoke alone is not objectively a “physically offensive” smell that can lead to police intrusion.
It’s still a bad standard, no matter how you slice it, but the doom prophesies against the per se standard that claimed “10,000 possession arrests per year can easily be converted into 10,000 (or more) DUI arrests” were way off the mark.
Your personal use may be medical, spiritual, or just for fun; the reason why is irrelevant. No authority has the jurisdiction over what you put in your body and do with your mind, period.
Members of the INKATHA Freedom Party are asking that the commercial and industrial regulations be deleted so the bill focuses only on medical marijuana.
If medical and spiritual wish to coexist with recreational, it’s time all users of cannabis recognize that why someone uses marijuana is irrelevant to determining their rights – no user of cannabis deserves a cage, period.
The multiple dire predictions that the “No on I-502” crowd bamboozled some pot smoking voters with never came true.