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If reducing harm to society is the goal, a cost-benefit analysis shows cannabis prohibition has failed

On Sep 8, 2020
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In NZ between 1975 and 2019, 12,978 people spent time in jail for cannabis-related convictions. They are another country where, if reducing harm to society is the goal, a CBA shows #cannabis prohibition has failed - ⁦@nzherald⁩ #CannabisCommunity https://t.co/MUjaf8GWI0
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If reducing harm to society is the goal, evidence shows cannabis prohibition has failed.

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On Sep 8, 2020
@Oaksterdam shared
In NZ between 1975 and 2019, 12,978 people spent time in jail for cannabis-related convictions. They are another country where, if reducing harm to society is the goal, a CBA shows #cannabis prohibition has failed - ⁦@nzherald⁩ #CannabisCommunity https://t.co/MUjaf8GWI0
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If reducing harm to society is the goal, a cost-benefit analysis shows cannabis prohibition has failed

If reducing harm to society is the goal, a cost-benefit analysis shows cannabis prohibition has failed

If reducing harm to society is the goal, evidence shows cannabis prohibition has failed.

If the UK legalised cannabis as Canada has, we’d have a safer society. The Government’s hypocrisy is staggering

If the UK legalised cannabis as Canada has, we’d have a safer society. The Government’s hypocrisy is staggering

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The jury is in on cannabis legalization in North America: it’s been a success.

The jury is in on cannabis legalization in North America: it’s been a success.

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What The US Can Learn From Holland’s Coffee Shop Cannabis Model

What The US Can Learn From Holland’s Coffee Shop Cannabis Model

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Is 2020 a High Point (Or Low One) For Cannabis Tech? NORML’s Political Director Weighs In

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Canberra supports legalising cannabis says local Labor MLA while health expert believes legalisation could nip problems in the bud

Canberra supports legalising cannabis says local Labor MLA while health expert believes legalisation could nip problems in the bud

ACT Labor MLA Michael Pettersson says his bill to legalise cannabis for personal use is gathering

Legalization is only the start: Canada must do right by its 'cannabis criminals’

Legalization is only the start: Canada must do right by its 'cannabis criminals’

Alan Young saw prohibition ruin good people’s lives. Now, legalization will make some of the architects of that tragedy rich, while leaving its victims behind. Have we learned anything?

Justice Reimagined: How Cannabis Has Been Used as Tool for Oppression

Justice Reimagined: How Cannabis Has Been Used as Tool for Oppression

Speakers, including those from the cannabis and entertainment industries, religious institutions and law enforcement, discussed how racism fueled the war on drugs and how targeted ...

Dank Rebel: Inside the Stunning World of a Canadian Cannabis Entrepreneur

Dank Rebel: Inside the Stunning World of a Canadian Cannabis Entrepreneur

Catch a glimpse at Dan Sutton's SunLab just outside of Vancouver

Canada Wants to Pardon Cannabis Possession Charges, but Is That Enough?

Canada Wants to Pardon Cannabis Possession Charges, but Is That Enough?

Critics argue that expungements would better serve former marijuana offenders in Canada, allowing them to clear their records of pot-related “crimes” for good.

The War on Drugs has failed. But a profit-driven legal market is not the answer

The War on Drugs has failed. But a profit-driven legal market is not the answer

With big business eyeing up cannabis as a future market, it is essential that legalisation supports racial and economic justice.