Left Over: Morality-Lite: MacKay’s Glass House

Trudeau, Ford Set Bad Example For Country: Justice Minister Globalnews.ca  |  Posted: 11/17/2013 11:09 am EST     Hey, McKay, pot callin’ the kettle..guess it’s okay to waste taxpayers’ money, and be the kind of grifter that imperiously orders up a an Armed Forces helicopter when you need a ride from your fishing trip..and hey, wasn’t that you ...

Cowichan Conversations: Will Canada Choke on Conservative Corporate Cannabis?

It is time to tax and toke! Once Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau admitted smoking pot on occasion and actually inhaling it all bets for the status quo approach were off. His calls for legalization, tax and toke, have met with very clear support from Canadians and that has thrown PM Steve Harper into a dilemma. ...

Left Over: Continuous ConJob Growing Like a Weed….

$1.3B medical marijuana free market coming to Canada New system will use large indoor marijuana farms certified by RCMP The Canadian Press Posted: Sep 29, 2013 3:52 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 29, 2013 5:27 PM Well, Emperor Steve acknowledges that dirty oil isn’t the only ‘natural resource’ his friends can get rich with…and making it still ...

Things Are Good: Marijuana Decriminalization Lowers Youth Crime Rate

Marijuana has been recently decriminalized in a few states in the USA, and based off of data from California the overall rate of youth arrests will drop dramatically. This is good news because now so many young lives won’t be destroyed for participating in using a drug that has negligible health effects (way less than ...

Alberta Diary: U.S. pot decriminalization: will B.C.’s economy go up in smoke?

Smugglers sneak B.C. bud ashore in Washington State. Below: Typical pot smugglers’ accoutrements. Actual Canadian marijuana smugglers may not appear exactly as illustrated. If we Albertans want a hint of what it may be like when the oil runs out – or is replaced by cold fusion or something – all we may have to ...

Dead Wild Roses: Prohibition is Still Failing. Portugal Shows That Decriminalization Works

When I was quite young and much more naive than I am today, I was talking to my dad about drugs. We were talking about all the negative health effects of smoking in school, so I told my dad that I thought that it would be a wonderful idea if smoking was made illegal. Within ...

Combat zone

It is a war out there, and the front line combatants are women. Dr Gabor Maté has charted the battles that rage within and without, which begin from the moment a zygote starts its journey of cell proliferation and eventually, attempts to survive as a creature facing a hostile environment. Human infants are extraordinarily fragile ...

Toronto!

So I just spent an AMAZING ten days in Toronto. We had a Drug User Groups summit and we officially created the Canadian Association of People who Use Drugs (CAPUD). We wrote our mission statement etc. and got everything underway. The overarching goal of the group is to help co-ordinate the regional groups (ADDICQ in ...

Busy bee!

So I was having a really crappy today and yesterday. I spiked my opiate tolerance by using a LOT of Dilaudids, and man did I ever come down sideways when I started to use less. I mean, I was dopesick even before I tried to go to sleep last night, and waking up this morning ...

Biking around town! Sorry folks.

[edit: I just noticed that I passed 1000 hits! Thank you everyone for reading my blog! I feel so special!] Hey OFDSU devotees – I’m sorry that my posting has been so erratic lately. To be honest I haven’t really had any good topics to write about and I don’t want to bore you with ...

Portugal — a model of the future! Part ONE

Part One of a Two-Part Special Series! So I’m sure those of you who keep up with the news have read at some point or another that Portugal decriminalized all drugs in 2001. This decision was supported by a huge majority of their society, from lawmakers to law enforcement, social workers, medical professionals and of ...