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Legalise cannabis – Kofi Annan

Comment: CANNABIS SATIVA IS AS OLD AS ADAM

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TAFARI
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2016-02-23 13:03:08
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Legalise cannabis – Kofi Annan


The beneficial effects of cannabis is known and has been known and has been around for a very long time.
At the turn of the 19th century, preceding the prohibition era, steps were taken to criminalize cannabis, although tinctures of the plant were known to Apothecaries and were used for medicinal purposes.
The criminalization of cannabis had racial undertones which were stacked against blacks/slaves, because at the time, blacks or slaves brought in from Africa to work on the plantations of the Whiteman, used cannabis as their "drug" of choice and it actually did a lot of wonderful things for the Slaves.
The added benefit was, compared to tobacco, it was relatively non-toxic or harmful as opposed to the nicotine in Tobacco, which the World has come to witness it's very harmful effects over decades upon decades of use.
Cannabis has pharmaceutical properties and currently has very wide use in cancer treatment, cosmetic uses and a host of others.
However as with any other "drug" it has potential harmful effects and therefore makes regulation and safe use, an important priority in considering it's legalization. Another thing to consider is whether legalization of cannabis is going to be for recreational or medicinal purposes or both?

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02-23 08:59
KWAME PECKHAM,ASHANTE,AKYEM BUSTARD
02-23 09:38
 
 
 
CANNABIS SATIVA IS AS OLD AS ADAM
TAFARI
02-23 13:03