31 Dec 2019:
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker . (Democrat) issues 11,000 pardons for marijuana
27 Dec: Growing a Little Marijuana at Home Is Not a Crime, Italy’s Top Court Says. Decriminalized.  .
20 Dec: Thailand. Southeast Asia Opens Its First Medical Marijuana Clinic in Bangkok.   .
19 Dec: As in parts of Sweden. Finnish Prime Minister Marin calls for a 4-day-week and 6-hour-day for her country. (34) is the youngest female head of government worldwide. Sanna Marin
19 Dec 2019: Lesotho.
One of the Poorest Countries in Africa Wants to Send Its Legal Marijuana All Over the World.  .
17 Dec: Canada: At 25 cents a gram, is outdoor-grown cannabis the key to lower legal prices?
16 Dec 2019: Zambia approves cannabis exports to boost economy.   .
13 Dec: Italy legalizes production and sale of cannabis with a maximum of 0.5 percent THC. .
12 Dec: 2020 US State Minimum Wage Rates. Plus map showing lower minimum wages in . Republican states  .
11 Dec: Thailand Prime Minister Uses Medical Marijuana At Event With Ganja Mascot.  .
6 Dec: Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Chicago residents can smoke legal weed in their backyards or balconies without being ticketed.
1 Dec: Activist and poet John Sinclair among first to purchase legal recreational marijuana in Michigan, 50 years after his historic arrest.  .
Wikipedia: John Sinclair (poet).
25 Nov: Poopy lettuce strikes again, sickening 67 with E. coli-tainted romaine. Our food is tainted with E. coli, yet . Trump's FDA is rolling back safety rules
26 Nov: Joe Biden rolls back his stance on marijuana being a "gateway drug".
26 Nov: Chicago. Congressional candidate Anthony Clark gets high in campaign video, claims ‘cannabis saved my life’.
25 Nov: Birmingham Mayor Woodfin (. Democrat) introduces plan to pardon misdemeanor marijuana convictions
22 Nov: Oregon Supreme Court Bans Police From Asking Random Questions During Traffic Stops.
20 Nov 2019: Bill To End US Federal Marijuana Prohibition Passes Key House Committee.
17 Nov: Joe Biden Says Marijuana Might Be A Gateway Drug.   .
17 Nov: Thailand Will Soon Allow Its Citizens To Grow Cannabis At Home To Sell To The Government.
7 Nov: Montana Ag Network: Hemp being considered for construction uses.
5 Nov: Massive marijuana shipment confiscated by NYPD is legal hemp: business owner. .
4 Nov: Prof David Nutt to lead medical cannabis trial involving 20,000 UK patients.
25 Oct: Bernie Sanders promises to use executive order to legalize marijuana. .
This is what happens when you elect a Senate: Republican
Do not buy most most cannabis stocks. There is a huge inventory of unsold cannabis:
. Democrat Governors Of Northeastern States Adopt Coordinated Marijuana Legalization Plan
9 Oct: Pennsylvania. . Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed steps on marijuana legalization
14 Oct: Scotland’s Ruling Party Unanimously Backs Drug Decriminalization Measure.
12 Oct: Thailand to Host World Ganja Festival 2020. . Jan 29 - Feb 2, 2020.  .
Chart from: 16 July 2019: Scotland has highest drug death rate in EU. . BBC News. Data is latest available at article publication. 218 deaths per million for Scotland in 2018. 217 for US in 2017.
America's richest 400 families now pay a lower tax rate than the middle class. CBS News.
8 Oct: For the first time in history, U.S. billionaires paid a lower tax rate than the working class. From the article: "The top 400 families have more wealth than the bottom 60 percent of households, while the top 0.1 percent own as much as the bottom 80 percent." Politifact: The Washington Post. .
6 Oct: The Rich Really Do Pay Lower Taxes Than You. New York Times.
South Africa. Legalisation is killing our market, say small-scale dagga growers.
4 Oct: On the other hand: 25 Sep: . Republican Trump just expanded drug testing (including marijuana) to hundreds of thousands of workers . Democrat-ruled New York City Ban on pre-employment marijuana testing to impact HR policies nationwide, experts say
25 Sep 2019: Annual fee eliminated for Massachusetts medical marijuana patients.
24 Sep: Australian Capital Territory votes to legalise cannabis for personal use.
14 Sep: Thais allowed six cannabis plants per household under draft law.  
12 Sep: California bans private prisons – including ICE detention centers.
12 Sep: Elizabeth Warren leads Joe Biden in ranked-choice poll.
9 Sep: South Africa ready to expunge dagga (cannabis) criminal records.
9 Sep: New York woman being held in Russia after arrest with medical marijuana.  .
24 Aug 2019: Sweden. Man Avoids Arrest After Seagull Steals His Weed.
23 Aug: Disneyland Busted Robert Downey Jr. For Smoking Marijuana, He Reveals While Accepting Disney Award. .
23 Aug: Buttigieg Pledges To Decriminalize Possession Of All Drugs In First Term As President.
20 Aug: Elizabeth Warren. Rethinking Public Safety to Reduce Mass Incarceration and Strengthen Communities. . And 18 Aug: Facebook video and comments. Bernie Sanders unveils criminal justice reform plan aiming to curb prison population.
13 Aug 2019: Thailand. Rangsit University Opens ‘Ganja Studies Department’. .
9 Aug: Did Ohio lawmakers accidentally legalize marijuana? Top law enforcers say yes. .
9 Aug: Bernie Sanders: Insane to be arresting some 600,000 people a year for marijuana.
And: Source with comments. HempFabricLab.com
Luxembourg to be first European country to legalise possession, sale, and production of cannabis. Coalition of Liberals, Social Democrats, Greens.   .
4 Aug 2019: David Letterman had the best "apology" for calling . Trump a racist
4 Aug: Olivia Newton-John for medicinal cannabis worldwide. Her breast cancer fight.
1 Aug: “Be Water!”: seven tactics that are winning Hong Kong’s democracy revolution. .
1 Aug 2019:
Short video. American Woman's Medication Costs 10% of US Price in Spain.
Source and comments.
Screwing up elections at home and abroad. President Vladimir Putin. And: Wikipedia: 2019 Moscow City Duma election. And: Wikipedia: 2019 Moscow protests. and nearly all cannabis reform legislation!
Moscow Mitch blocks election security bills in the US Senate,
For example; in the Middle East over the years. And The US has sold wars and weapons to nearly all sides. The US has not reduced the harm from hard drugs. It has increased harm. The US prefers drug war, not harm reduction and less drug deaths. the US has propagandized and sold the drug war and reefer madness to the whole world.
George Orwell "1984".
22 Jul 2019:
Philippine march for cannabis. Quezon City, part of Metro Manila.   .
24 Jul: Marijuana legalization more popular than free college and $15 minimum wage, poll finds. .
Good idea. %
NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll. See July 23, 2019 analysis article. See PDF page 15. "Do you think each of the following is a good idea or a bad idea?" .
70% "Medicare for all that want it, that is allow all Americans to choose between a national health insurance program or their own private health insurance".
67% "Government regulation of prescription drug prices".
63% "A Green New Deal to address climate change by investing government money in green jobs and energy efficient infrastructure".
63% "Legalizing marijuana nationally".
62% "A Wealth Tax, that is a higher tax rate on income above one million dollars".
56% "A national minimum wage of 15 dollars an hour".
53% "Free college tuition at public colleges or universities".
leaders are out of touch with mainstream Americans and Canadians.
Canada. THC slushies, pirate radio, and cannabis-driven boom in a Mohawk community.
19 Jul 2019:
Texas . Republican Leaders Want You to Know They Really, Really Hate Marijuana    .
18 Jul: Texas . Republican Lawmaker Lies about Pot & Veteran Suicides to Block Medical Access  .
Texas state Senator Donna Campbell.
. Republicans Want a White Republic. They'll Destroy America to Get It . magazine Time
17 Jul: Three . Republicans Stand in the Way of Federal Cannabis Reform in the US Senate . SAFE Banking Act. STATES Act. Veterans Equal Access Act. Descheduling or rescheduling cannabis.
17 Jul: Florida. New hemp laws temporarily halting marijuana-related arrests. .
14 Jul: Medical cannabis is gaining momentum in Asia. And China is heavy into hemp.
Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers To Fly Flag In Animated Series.
Wisconsin . Republicans Say No To Cannabis Reform. Increase Budget For Corrections
9 Jul: Hawaii decriminalized marijuana. 26th state to legalize or decriminalize recreational pot.
8 Jul: Trump buddy:
Duterte's drug war is 'large-scale murdering enterprise' says Amnesty.
See US household debt is at an all time high. $13.7 trillion. page 3. PDF
Click to enlarge. Timeline is by quarters.
See: Thomas Paine. His statue in Common Sense. Thetford, England. See Search for "poor" within those quotes. He supported economic justice, unlike today's his quotes.
6 Jul 2019:
New York eyes plan to clear criminal records for over 200,000 pot busts.
3 Jul: Wisconsin . Republican Senate leader opposes medical marijuana
Texas Republicans' New Medical Marijuana Law Doesn’t Cover Veterans Suffering from PTSD.
There’s More Evidence That Raising the Minimum Wage Won’t Cost Jobs.
1 Jul 2019: Canadian Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Decriminalize All Drugs.
28 Jun: Malaysia Will Decriminalize Drug Possession, Top Gov't Official Says. .
27 Jun: New report finds ecstasy and cocaine less harmful than alcohol and tobacco.
21 Jun: Maine Legislature overwhelmingly approves recreational marijuana rules.
21 Jun: Marijuana Decriminalization Is Greatly Expanded in New York state. .
20 Jun: The majority of Congress Votes 267 to 165 To Block Feds From Enforcing Marijuana Laws In Legal States. opposed it. Only 8 Democrats voted against it. Republicans
18 Jun: Colombian court legalizes public pot consumption.   .
17 Jun: 2 Jul: . Beijing says legalization of marijuana in US/Canada is a 'threat to China' Overseas influence blamed for rise in marijuana abuse among young Chinese.
12 Jun 2019:
Earliest known signs of cannabis smoking unearthed in 2,500-year-old cemetery in China. 
12 Jun: Ohio. Cincinnati City Council votes to allow marijuana possession up to 100 grams.  64% of Americans support legalizing adult use of marijuana. . By 19 April: Gallup Poll. CBS poll at 65% for legalization. Senate block the will of the American people. Republicans Vote!
12 Jun: And: 11 Jun: Hundreds arrested in Moscow during protest over Ivan Golunov, and drugs planted by police. Russian Journalist Ivan Golunov Is Freed; Ministry Orders Inquiry Into Drug Charges. .
8 Jun: AOC Pushes To Make It Easier To Study Shrooms And Other Psychedelic Drugs. .
7 Jun 2019: Marijuana Legalization Front and Center in 3 States.
6 Jun: New York City. Empire State NORML Activist Doug Greene Passes Away.      .
Oakland Just Decriminalized Magic Mushrooms, Ayahuasca, Peyote, Iboga. . And: 8 May 2019: 18 June: Denver voted to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms.
Is Canada next for shrooms?
-- Sao Paulo, Brazil. June 1, 2019. Huge crowd. Photos.  . Marcha da Maconha. Marijuana March. Streets filled from end to end in overhead photos and videos.
Video. Please share widely: 2. .
Photo album. Sao Paulo, Brazil. Huge marijuana marches over years. .
Federal Appeals Court Rules DEA, Fed. Govt. Must 'Promptly' Reassess Marijuana's Illegality.
Illinois Becomes 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana.
30 May: Zimbabwe government approves country's first cannabis farm. 
29 May: Colorado Governor Jared Polis Signs Bill Legalizing Social Marijuana Use Areas. .
28 May: Michigan Man Still Serving 60 Year Prison Sentence for Selling Weed in the ‘90s.
27 May 2019: 20-day pro-cannabis march embarks across Thailand.
A Lesson From 1930s Germany: Beware State Control of Social Media.
24 May: Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds . (Republican) vetoes medical marijuana expansion bill, saying 'Iowa must proceed cautiously' on changes Republican vetoes and filibusters.
24 May: Trump dictatorship: Trump bypassing Congress with $8 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates. Trump's dictator friends: Many dissenters regularly executed after torture and false confessions. One of my Saudi clients is dead. Another is living, but he could be next: Exiled lawyer.
23 May: Federal Judge Rules People Can Secretly Record Police In Public Spaces.
23 May: He’s proposed across-the-board drug decriminalization in both nations. Cannabis is being legalized in Mexico. Mexico’s President to the U.S.: We Don’t Want Your Armed Helicopters.
21 May: 200+ Professors of Economics Endorse Single-Payer Medicare for All.
21 May 2019: Washington becomes 1st state to allow composting of human remains.
16 May: Bernie Sanders leads Joe Biden in Emerson national poll of 2020 contenders.
16 May: Serious Injuries From Domestic Violence Dropped After Marijuana Decrim, Study Finds.
16 May: #ClimateStrike 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg on the cover of Time magazine.
15 May: Amazon Tribe Wins Lawsuit Against Big Oil, Saving Millions Of Acres Of Rainforest.
. St. Kitts And Nevis Court Rules Adults Can Legally Use Marijuana In Private
Mexico Wants to Decriminalize All Drugs and Negotiate With the U.S. to Do the Same.
7 May: Senate Cannabis Industry Work Costing U.S. Veterans Their Retirement Pensions. refuse to allow simple majority votes on Republicans
rescheduling or descheduling cannabis.
May 4, 2019. Cardiff, UK. Cannabis March. Media.
Illinois. Democrat governor (with Democrat legislature) announces plan to legalize marijuana.
3 May: 'Luxembourg Can Set an Example in Europe' When It Legalizes Cannabis in 2020.  .
2 May 2019: It will allow dispensaries, restaurants, hotels and other businesses to apply for pot consumption areas.
Colorado. Marijuana Consumption and Hospitality Businesses Passes Legislature.
1 May 2019:
Las Vegas council approves marijuana ‘social’ lounges.
30 Apr: Large-Scale Cannabis Business Park in Detroit Will Train Past Marijuana Offenders.
30 Apr: Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (. Republican) says Senate won't pass bill to lower penalties for marijuana
29 Apr: People Over 40 Shouldn't Work More Than 3 Days a Week, Study Says. .
Paul Free released after 25 years in prison for nonviolent marijuana offenses.  .
Yearly GCM-420 city lists and maps.
27 Apr 2019: Why Senate block and filibuster the rescheduling of cannabis (even for medical purposes): Republicans Marijuana can block a green card holder’s U.S. citizenship — even in states where it’s legal.
24 Apr 2019: Will legal pot mark the end of the neighborhood weed man? Exorbitant dispensary prices.
2019 Facebook event pages and reports. 4/20 and Cannabis Marches worldwide.
Getting lit! Stoners around the US and Canada celebrate the biggest 420 day EVER at public festivals after a tenth state legalizes recreational weed. . Daily Mail
. History of 420 in cannabis culture and activism
18 Apr 2019: For the fourth time, Democrat Sargent introduces bill to fully legalize marijuana in Wisconsin. . Republicans again threaten to block it in a state with majority support for legalization
Can't we all just get a bong?