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Cannabis Prohibition: A War on the People (Pot Documentary)

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Cannabis Prohibition: A War on the People (Pot Documentary)

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Senate Committee on Illegal Drugs report: parl.gc.ca/SenCommitteeBusiness/CommitteeHome.aspx?parl=37&ses=1&Language=E&comm_id=85
Tories use majority to pass omnibus bill: news.nationalpost.com/2012/03/12/contentious-tory-crime-bill-passes-as-countrys-biggest-provinces-voice-concerns-over-costs/
Canada’s Crime Rate In 2011 Lowest Since 1972: huffingtonpost.ca/2012/07/24/canada-crime-rate-low-stats-can_n_1697773.html?ir=Canada+Politics&ref=topbar
The War On Drugs: leap.cc/for-the-media/the-war-on-drugs-at-a-glance/
Majority of Canadians support legalizing or decriminalizing marijuana: news.nationalpost.com/2012/01/17/majority-of-canadians-support-legalizing-or-decriminalizing-marijuana-new-poll-suggests/
Marijuana Cuts Lung Cancer Tumor Growth In Half: sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/04/070417193338.htm
Smoking marijuana won’t give you lung cancer: theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/conditions/smoking-marijuana-wont-give-you-lung-cancer/article623681/
Marijuana relieves muscles tightness, pain of MS: thestar.com/living/article/1178109–marijuana-relieves-muscles-tightness-pain-of-multiple-sclerosis-study
Cannabidiol May Fight Alzheimer’s Disease: examiner.com/article/cannabidiol-may-fight-alzheimer-s-disease
Marijuana’s journey to legal health treatment: cbc.ca/news/health/story/2009/08/14/f-medical-marijuana.html
Mexican official: CIA ‘manages’ drug trade: aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2012/07/2012721152715628181.html
Punishing pot growers more severely than pedophiles?: news.sympatico.ca/oped/coffee-talk/punishing_pot_growers_more_severely_than_pedophiles/4a0891e1
WikiLeaks and the War on Drugs: thenation.com/article/169076/wikileaks-and-war-drugs?page=0,1#
Numbers Tell of Failure in Drug War: nytimes.com/2012/07/04/business/in-rethinking-the-war-on-drugs-start-with-the-numbers.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all
Global illicit drug users to rise 25% by 2050: guardian.co.uk/society/2012/jun/26/global-drug-users-rise-un
Uruguay to sell marijuana to reduce crime: cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/06/20/uruguay-marijuana-sales.html
Illegal drugs: Canada’s growing international market: cbc.ca/news/health/story/2009/06/24/f-unitednations-drug-report-canada-ecstasy.html
Making Economic Sense: drugpolicy.org/issues/making-economic-sense
Earlywine, M. (2002). Understanding Marijuana: A New Look at the Scientific Evidence. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Nolin, P.C. (2003). Cannabis: Report of the Senate Committee on Illegal Drugs. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
What Happened When Portugal Decriminalized Drugs?: youtube.com/watch?v=unu-sbtp65A
Quasar Marijuana Plant: youtube.com/watch?v=lno8ljXFQLE&feature=plcp
4/20 Attracts Cannabis Smokers: youtube.com/watch?v=Yr6URA_2FMI
4/20 Ottawa 2010: youtube.com/watch?v=3IbEIwXzbLQ
13 Dead As Mexico Drug War Heats Up: youtube.com/watch?v=jLblfoq3e1U
49 Dead in Sign of Increasing Brutality in Mexico’s Drug War: youtube.com/watch?v=aB8HlMUOPfE
49 Headless Bodies Dumped on Mexico Highway: youtube.com/watch?v=WGpphTeH0OY
Activist Who Smoked In Canadian Parliament Smokes Again on CBC: youtube.com/watch?v=dtNi4kzxdaw
Alcohol Prohibition: youtube.com/watch?v=vNQ_2_J7G2w
Canada has the most pot smokers: youtube.com/watch?v=y9dO2saOjGo
Congressmen Polis Grills DEA Admin: youtube.com/watch?v=RCDZkXNfGNs
Flintstones Cigarette Commercial: youtube.com/watch?v=NAExoSozc2c
High Above Vancouver: youtube.com/watch?v=fwj7nH34G1k
Iran Contra Drug Smuggling: youtube.com/watch?v=M5wp9Ew4d_Q
Rob Nicholson Pushing Prohibition: youtube.com/watch?v=xRP7mQA8WZo
Liberals Party For Legalize Marijuana: youtube.com/watch?v=ekKwESk-rSk
Mexico Drug War: youtube.com/watch?v=hRvipp1JfWU
NDP against marijuana decriminalization: youtube.com/watch?v=ggT1gFXu_Ng
Obama Spoke Fast & Furious Before Holder Claimed He Knew: youtube.com/watch?v=XXflvUH_cHE
Opium fields guarded by U.S. troops in Afghanistan: youtube.com/watch?v=N_54LJMwG4E
Police Destroy 0K Of Pot Plants: youtube.com/watch?v=4E877_aDd-4
Reefer Madness: youtube.com/watch?v=ny5SUdLIBV4
potvid2: youtube.com/watch?v=DcCXo36MDvo
Stephen Harper Talks About Marijuana on YouTube: youtube.com/watch?v=RFp210pZSKk
134 tons of pot burns in Mexico: youtube.com/watch?v=v95JfMXUKok
Rob Nicholson, Bill C10: youtube.com/watch?v=cM2Z6lxe1ZI

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BBC Documentary – Drugs, Addiction and the young People in Britain

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BBC Documentary – Drugs, Addiction and the young People in Britain

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TV Patrol: Hitman at drug courier ng mga Parojinog, ikinanta ang mga 'krimen'

Eksklusibong humarap sa ABS-CBN News ang nagpakilalang hitman at drug courier ng ‘Parojinog organized crime group’ sa Ozamiz City. Isinawalat niya ang umano’y koneksiyon ng pamilya Parojinog sa iba’t ibang krimen kabilang na ang ilegal na droga at pagpatay.

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10 Famous People Ruined By Drugs

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10 celebrities who ruined and lost their lives to alcohol and drug addiction. Subscribe: https://goo.gl/Hnoaw3
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Drugs and superstardom seem to go hand in hand. In Hollywood, drugs are easily accessible to celebrities, and many A-list parties center around all-night drug binges and an unlimited supply of alcohol. While many celebs are able to keep their drug use under wraps, others haven’t been so lucky. As fans, we have seen many stars’ lives ruined by their drug habits. Some are able to kick their addictions, but others haven’t been as lucky.

Rocker Pete Doherty’s music career has taken a backseat to his highly-publicized drug addiction. The Libertine’s frontman has been arrested for various drug offenses, including driving under the influence, and possession of crack cocaine, heroin, cannabis and ketamine. The singer completed his last rehab stint in 2015, but his addiction has clearly taken a toll on his life and his appearance. His gaunt frame and severely yellowed teeth should serve as a reminder that drug addiction has harrowing effects on the human body.

Repeated and unsuccessful drug rehab stints seem to be a common theme for many celebrities who just can’t kick their drug habits. Whitney Houston reportedly entered rehab following the airing of her reality show Being Bobby Brown. The singer was never able to kick her habit, and her unusual and drugged-out appearance was the main topic in gossip magazines. During an interview with Diane Sawyer, Whitney admitted drugs were an issue for her in the past, but she had moved on from her addiction. But when she was found dead in a hotel bathtub, the truth was revealed. Cocaine was found in her system, and drug paraphernalia was strewn across her hotel room. Sadly for fans of the singer, her life and career is still tarnished by her drug use and untimely death.

Heath Ledger also had an unsuccessful rehab stint prior to his death. The actor wanted to kick his drug habit prior to filming The Dark Knight, but his attempt was unsuccessful. He was found dead in his Manhattan apartment, and the coroner found a lethal mix of oxycodone, hydrocodone, diazepam, temazepam, alprazolam and doxylamine in his system. Fans were shocked to hear that drugs were the cause of his death.

Although drugs have been the reason behind many celebrity deaths, many stars get a new lease on life. NBA player Lamar Odom was found unconscious in a Nevada brothel back in October 2015, but medical personnel were able to bring him back to life. He was sent to a Los Angeles hospital where he underwent therapy to help restore his memory and to help him kick his habit. But Lamar’s addiction has other plans for him. It has since been reported that he is back on crack, and his ex-wife, Khloe Kardashian, has left him once and for all.

When our favorite stars battle with drug addiction, we have no choice but to sit back and watch as they spiral out of control. This list of 10 celebrities who have been ruined by drugs is a testament to the amount of damage drugs can do to one’s life and career.

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In Colombia, the heirs to Pablo Escobar’s drug empire are conducting business as usual — though with a somewhat lower profile. Today’s Medellin drug cartels are highly structured and run much like multinational corporations. But violent gangs operating in the city’s slums provide the muscle; known as combos, they’ve carved Medellin into fiefdoms, imposing invisible borders between gang territory — borders that, when ignored, often get people killed.

VICE News travelled to Medellin to meet gang members — along with top cartel leaders and assassins — who revealed the inner workings of the city’s modern-day cocaine industry.

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