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What’s changed since Canada legalised weed?

What’s changed since Canada legalised weed?

Comment, Specials, World
  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbPoNj6jhxY&t=2s On October 17th, 2018, Canada officially legalised weed, but did this actually change anything within Canadian society? Prior to the official legalisation date, weed was decriminalised for years–meaning possessions of small amounts of weed did not carry extreme criminal penalties. Although the country is the second country ever to legalise marijuana after Uruguay, it doesn't seem like much has changed since October 17th. https://twitter.com/FraserAllanBest/status/1057646066554744832 https://twitter.com/FraserAllanBest/status/1057646995022606336 Dr Oyedeji Ayonrinde, an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Queen's University told Voice of London: "For young engaged consumers, not much has changed. For risk-aver
Everything you missed because of the royal baby

Everything you missed because of the royal baby

Investigations, Politics, Specials, UK
Here are the news stories you missed if you were too busy celebrating the announcement of the royal baby: Theresa May needs to resign Photo by DonkeyHotey/ CC by Flickr The prime minister made an offer to extend the Brexit transition period for 12 months which would cost billions of pounds in EU fees. Britain would remain under European rules for almost six years even after the referendum result. As a result, Conservative MPs said that May should resign her role as prime minister and bring a new leader on board.   Probable assassination of Saudi Journalist Photo by Pomed/ CC by Flickr  Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared more than two weeks ago, is suspected to have been murdered. It has been said that the Saudi journalist was last seen entering the Saudi Cons
Would you like a joint?

Would you like a joint?

Health & Fitness, Lifestyle
On October 17th Canada became the second country after Uruguay to legalise the possession and use of cannabis. Customers were standing in queues for hours and many retailers sold out on the first day. More than £387,000 were spent on the first day in Nova Scotia, one of the smallest provinces in Canada. As a result, Thailand, where marijuana was always strictly prohibited, decided to consider this legislation. 72% of Thais supported the idea to legalise cannabis for medical use. As of November 1st, doctors in the UK will be allowed to prescribe cannabis to patients. Steve Rolles, a drug policy expert, claimed that the UK would legalise recreational marijuana in five years. He thinks that it is better to put the government in control of the cannabis supply than gangsters.
“We went through really emotional breakdowns” say Courage My Love

“We went through really emotional breakdowns” say Courage My Love

Entertainment, Environment, Uncategorized
Words & Photos: Sal Fasone | Subbing: Joanne Clark and Lavinia Petrucci Courage My Love are back in the UK to present their album Synesthesia, after a week on Warped Rewind At Sea. Here, they talk about their relationship with fans, their love for poutine and obviously their UK tour. An energy and relationship within the band I have never seen before, Courage My Love know how to hold the crowd and go crazy on stage. Make sure you follow this band around, because you're going to hear from them often. First of all, I love Canada ... Jesus you guys have poutine! Phoenix: Yeah! Chips and gravy! Mercedes: You guys should have it in the UK. So good. Welcome to the UK. How do you feel about playing overseas and not in your home country? Phoenix: It's honestly really fun. It's li...
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