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Bermuda. House of Assembly: cannabis decriminalisation passes. To Senate next. And: Jeff Sessions Is Being Sued By 12-Year-Old Girl (Alexis Bortell) Over Department of Justice Medical Marijuana Policy. “I’d say it’s a lot better than brain surgery.” Alexis Bortell wins "Most Influential Individual 2017!" - Video. [17][18].

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Global Marijuana March animated

Obamacare sign-ups defy Trump’s sabotage campaign, but “the window is closing” Dec. 15. Many plans are free. Some states have later deadlines. [19]. And: Marijuana in Indiana: Battle lines drawn for 2018 legislative session. Veterans versus prosecutors.
Paraguay About to Legalize Medicinal Marijuana. And: Jeff Sessions spars with DOJ interns over marijuana, police violence in newly leaked video. [20]. And: Canada. Conservative Alberta representative says pot legalization could lead to communist revolution.
"$5.6 trillion" for endless Mideast wars that started with Bush and CIA WMD lies about Iraq. [21][22]. Interstate Highway System cost $526 billion in 2016 dollars. And: Landing a human on the moon cost $221 billion. And: Marijuana may hold promise in treating veterans with PTSD. [23].

Trillion-dollar Cost of Republican-led U.S. drug war. And: Its racist application. [24][25].

Trenton 2017 June. New Jersey. The plant is winning

"After a 40 year trillion dollar war against a plant, The Plant Is Winning". Trenton, New Jersey.

Will 2018 midterm elections remove Republicans? 2018 ballot issues: marijuana & minimum wage.
Republican tax bill hurts the poor more than originally thought, Congressional Budget Office finds. "By 2019, Americans earning less than $30,000 a year would be worse off under the Senate bill, CBO found. By 2021, Americans earning $40,000 or less would be net losers, and by 2027, most people earning less than $75,000 a year would be worse off. On the flip side, millionaires and those earning $100,000 to $500,000 would be big beneficiaries".
2 polls: Only 29% of Americans approve of Republican tax plan. 2.
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2018 Global Marijuana March and 4/20 events.

Canada. Federal marijuana legislation clears House of Commons, headed for the Senate. [26]. And: Africa. Good News: Congo Is Ditching Conflict Metals For Cannabis. And: Will Attorney General Jeff Sessions end medical marijuana for all US states in December 2017? And: 10,000 people died waiting for a disability decision in the past year. Will he be next?

Evolving Republican tax plan. By 2027, Americans earning $75,000 a year and below would, as a group, see their taxes increase. New York Times. [27]. And: Canada. How the provinces are planning for pot legalization by July 2018. And: As Canada prepares for legal pot, ex-cops get into the business. [28]. And: Video. USA. 3 months behind bars for sexual assault/rape, versus 21 years behind bars for marijuana. [29]. And: Robert Reich: The Poor Are Being Barred From Voting. And That’s Unconstitutional. And: CBD cannabis oil use in the UK doubles in a YEAR. And: Veterans Being Denied Medical Cannabis Are Crushed By Pills, PTSD, And Suicide. And: “It’s Time:” Effort to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in North Dakota Underway. And: Maryland Man Gets 20 Years for 6 Grams of Marijuana. And: Wisconsin Legislature Unanimously Approves Industrial Hemp Bill. And: Video. This is how fast Cannabis can stop a seizure!!
Bernie Sanders CHART. Households making over $1 million will get almost 40% of the benefits from the Republican tax plan, while households making under $50,000 will get less than 1% of the benefits. And: The middle class will actually end up paying even more in taxes.

5 years ago, November 6, 2012, Colorado and Washington legalized marijuana

2012, the year the Republicans lost the trillion-dollar Cannabis War. They don't know it yet, so be sure they get the message in the 2018 midterm elections. Facebook comments.

Marijuana Won Big in the November U.S. Elections. [30]. And: Maine voters expand Medicaid to 70,000 low-income people under Obamacare. [31]. And: Indiana prosecutors pushing against medical marijuana. And: Breaking News: Jeff Sessions to Stand Trial in Cannabis De-Scheduling. [32][33]. And: Viral video on racial profiling. And: Cannabis smokers shouldn’t go to jail. New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. And: Pro-Marijuana Legalization Democrat Phil Murphy Wins New Jersey Governor Race. [34]. And: 7 reasons why the future has arrived in the Netherlands.
Maine's Republican governor vetoes voter-approved bill to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana. [35]

Universal health coverage. Not a radical idea

Time For Single-Payer Healthcare.

USA spent $3.1 trillion on healthcare in 2015. 2. Canada spent half as much per person, and got better health outcomes. Polls show Americans want single payer, and $1.5 trillion saved yearly.
Country Life expectancy (years). 2015 Under-five infant mortality rate per 1000 live births. 2015 Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births. 2015 Per capita expenditure on health (USD - PPP). Public and private costs. 2015 Healthcare costs as a percent of GDP. 2015 % of health costs paid by government. 2014
Chart [36] [37] [38][39][40] [41] [42][43] [44]
Australia 82.8 3.8 5.5 $4,420 9.3 67.0
Canada 82.2 4.9 7.3 $4,608 10.1 70.9
France 82.4 4.3 7.8 $4,407 11.0 78.2
Germany 81.0 3.7 9.0 $5,267 11.1 77.0
Japan 83.7 2.7 6.4 $4,149 11.2 83.6
Sweden 82.4 3.0 4.4 $5,227 11.1 84.0
UK 81.2 4.2 9.2 $4,003 9.8 83.1
USA 79.3 6.5 26.4 $9,451 16.9 48.3
Videos exposing Republican myths about Canadian healthcare: [45][46][47][48][49][50][51][52][53][54][55][56][57][58][59][60][61][62][63][64][65][66][67]
Gerrymandering. How to steal an election

In 2014: 8 of the 10 most gerrymandered districts in the USA were drawn by Republicans.

German Parties Consider Sale Of Recreational Marijuana In Pharmacies Or Dispensaries. [68]. And: Marchers in Kiev, Ukraine call for legalization of cannabis (PHOTOS).
Trump’s Obamacare sabotage accidentally resulted in more free health plans. Open enrollment is Nov. 1 to Dec. 15, 2017. And: Smoking Marijuana Causes ‘Complete Remission’ of Crohn’s Disease for some, No Side Effects, New Study Shows. And: Using cannabis in place of anxiety meds.

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Kelsey Pierce stopped by OKCPD Officer J. Herlihy, 10-19-17

Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana in Record-High Numbers: October 2017 Poll. 2. And: Oklahoma City police officer handcuffs woman for riding a bike and handing him her ID. [69]. "throwing stuff at me. You handed the ID card to me like you wanted to use it as a weapon and throw it at me.” Body cam shows otherwise. Audio starts at 30 seconds in.
80% of Republican tax cuts would go to the top 1%. See chart in Bernie Sanders Facebook post. And: Will Illinois legalize recreational marijuana? Most Democrat candidates for governor support it. And: Legalize marijuana in New Jersey? Your choice for governor on Nov. 7, 2017 will determine that. (Democrat versus Republican). [70].

Pro-Legalization Congressman To Target Anti-Cannabis Lawmakers. [71].

Marijuana is safer than pharma

Cannabis is Safer.

Peru legalises medical marijuana in move spurred by mother's home lab. 2. And: Canada. Airport security stops calling police on passengers carrying prescription pot. And: Legal marijuana is saving lives in Colorado, study finds. Opioid-related deaths fell 6.5% after recreational marijuana legalized. [72]. And: Former Mexican President Imagines Future Where Legal Weed Is an Internationally Traded Cash Crop.

The Trump tax plan would make the rich richer. An Open Letter to Apple CEO Mr. Tim Cook from 131 organizations to immediately remove numerous apps that are promoting war on drugs in the Philippines that has killed 13,000 people. [73]. And: Now you can add a marijuana degree to your higher education. [74] .And: 29 states have legal pot. Jeff Sessions wants to stamp it out, and he's closer than you think. [75]. And: Police brutality. Cop who forcibly arrested nurse for refusing to draw blood is fired. Previously disciplined for sexual harassment. And: 8 things Trump's done to hurt women and girls since taking office. [76][77][78]. And: London, UK: MPs join medical marijuana protest outside Parliament. And: Canadian Doctors Explain Universal Health Care. A video. [79][80]. And: Why Dr. Oz Thinks Medical Marijuana Can Solve The Opioid Crisis. [81][82][83][84][85][86].
NRA history of mandatory minimum sentencing and drug war. Atlanta, Georgia decriminalizes marijuana. [87]. And Youtube: Tom Petty music video - You Don't Know How It Feels. "let's roll another joint." [88][89]. And: 80 Years Ago This Week, Federal Marijuana Prohibition Began With These Arrests. And: Federal Court Ruling a Huge Victory for Cannabis Business Owners. And: Costly medical marijuana pushes patients to street sales. And: Portugal treats addiction as a disease, not a crime.

Drugs involved in U.S. overdose deaths, 2000 to 2016

Drugs involved in U.S. overdose deaths, 2000 to 2016. Compare to peak HIV-AIDS deaths: [1][2].

Two Chicago cops take a knee

Two Chicago cops take a knee.

Why the decriminalisation of marijuana is a civil rights cause. Al Sharpton. [90]. And: Harris County, Texas DA Stops Prosecuting Drug Cases Involving Minuscule Amounts. And: Chicago cops to be punished for ‘taking a knee’ in protest against police brutality. And: America’s opioid problem is so bad it’s cutting into U.S. life expectancy. And: Big Pharma Losing Grip as Study Shows Nearly 100% of Cannabis Users Give Up Rx Pain Meds. And: Iceland Gets Cooler with Proposal to Legalize Cannabis. [91].

Lesotho. This Tiny Nation Just Became Africa’s Medical Cannabis Leader. [92]. And: 41 States To Investigate Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioids. And: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte orders police to kill eldest son if 'rumours' are true. And: Pennsylvania Democratic Party Adopts Marijuana Legalization Into Policy Platform. And: New Study Finds Legal Cannabis Equals Fewer Pharmaceuticals. And: “I’m not a criminal:” Indiana man criminally charged for possessing CBD oil. And: Federal drug agency asks Rhode Island for medical marijuana patient data. And: British Columbia may not follow Ontario’s pot distribution system: Premier Horgan.

Country Life expectancy Infant mortality rate Healthcare cost per person (2). (US dollars. PPP)
Canada 82.2 years.(2) 4.9 per 1000 births. $4,608 in 2015. Public and private costs.
USA 79.3 years.(2) 6.5 per 1000 births. $9,451 in 2015. Public and private costs.

Why Are Opioid Painkillers Legal But Marijuana Isn't? And: Federal government knew cannabis cured epilepsy over 60 years ago and still made it a Schedule 1 drug. And: Sheriffs Say Marijuana Legalization Should Be Overturned Because It Makes Them Uncomfortable. Colorado.

Bernie Sanders on marijuana and Wall Street
The dam is breaking on Democrats’ embrace of single-payer.

Bernie Sanders Is the Most Popular Politician in America, Poll Says. See Bernie on Colbert's Show [93]. And: LA Times editorial board: Trump and Sessions are ignoring voters' overwhelming support for medical marijuana. Will Congress listen? [94]. See: Temporary reprieve. [95]. Global Marijuana March. May 5, 2018. Global mass insurrection against Republican-led mass incarceration. And: Hooked, hoodwinked: Some drug rehabs aim for relapse and money. And: ‘Return my bong’: Ontario man protests in underwear outside courthouses, police stations. And: Oral, saliva, and urine measurement of THC intoxication level is not feasible, study concludes.
Green gold: how China quietly grew into a cannabis superpower. Half of world's hemp cultivation.

Anti-Drug Philippine President Duterte’s Son Accused in $125-Million Drug Shipment. [96]. And: Philippines. Duterte faces nationwide revolt over drugs war after killing of schoolboy sparks outrage. And: Philippines’ Catholic Church sounds alarm amid Duterte’s deadly anti-drug crackdown. [97]

India issues its first-ever license to grow medicinal cannabis for research purposes. 2nd Most Populated Country. And: Utah Launches Medical Cannabis Signature Drive for November 2018 ballot issue. And: Federal judge blocks prosecution of Northern California pot growers. Jeff Sessions opposes restrictions. And: Federal Judge Rules Medical Marijuana Patient Can Sue For Being Denied Job Over Failed Drug Test. And: Justice Department (Jeff Sessions) Shuts Down Marijuana Research At DEA.

"They can move in and out of any software still hardwired to their system. That means that anyone we haven't unplugged is potentially an agent. Inside the matrix, they are everyone and they are no one." Morpheus. [98].

The racist Matrix

See Matrix video.

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Matrix woman in red dress 720p full

Lexington, Kentucky mayor announces all Confederate statues are coming down because of Charlottesville. And: Philippines newspaper. "Marijuana as Medicine" on front page. And: Heather Heyer, the woman killed in Virginia was destined to be face of change, mom says. [99]. And: Indiana lawmaker pushes for medical marijuana to curb opioid epidemic. His fellow Republicans are the ones likely to block him. Here are the Confederate memorials that will be removed after Charlottesville. [100][101][102][103][104][105].


Dear America, universal health care is what real freedom looks like. USA Today. And: IT COSTS LESS. [106][107]. And: In Portugal, Drug Use Is Treated As A Medical Issue, Not A Crime. NPR. CBC. [108][109][110][111][112]. And: 90% of drug control money is spent on health care, just 10% on police enforcement.
Will 2018 midterm elections remove Republicans? 2018 ballot issues: marijuana & minimum wage.

Hours per week at minimum wage to rent a one-bedroom apartment

Source [3][4]. Bernie Sanders.

Single payer will save money

List of countries by total health expenditure per capita.

Illinois Is Officially The 21st State To Decriminalize Weed. And: India. The people of Mumbai (also known as Bombay) talk about marijuana. Youtube.

Poll. Voters support single payer Medicare-for-all 51 - 38 percent. As do doctors. And: List of countries by total health expenditure per capita. Click any year to sort highest to lowest cost per person. See: Australian single payer.

Here's what happened when a Republican senator challenged a Canadian doctor on their single-payer health care system. Bernie Sanders videos. Canadian MSNBC anchor versus Republican congressman.

Since decriminalizing all drugs in 2001, Portugal's overdose rate has decreased by ~75% and now has one of the lowest overdose rates in all of Europe. [113][114][115]. Overdose death rates by country. [116][117].

Drug induced deaths per million population, ages 15-64. By country

Medicare for ALL. Medicare spends less than 2 percent on bureaucracy. 1.4% to be exact. And: Nearly a third of our health care dollars go to something other than health care. And: Universal healthcare and drug war.

Medicare means waste less money on bureaucracy

Senator Cory Booker Debuts ‘Marijuana Justice Act’ to Legalize Cannabis, & support racial justice. [119][120].

Marijuana was the secret to ending this woman's heroin addiction

Her mom said "Why don't you just smoke some weed?"

Cigarette box warnings in Australia

Cigarette box warnings in Australia. Tobacco causes one in ten deaths globally. [5]

2017 June 22. Healthcare protest at office of Senator Mitch McConnell

June 22, 2017. Healthcare protest at office of Senator Mitch McConnell.

Big Pharma CEO pay versus median income. PNHP

Big Pharma CEO pay. [6].

Massachusetts governor signs bill to allow recreational pot. [121]. Marijuana should be legalised in India for medical purposes: Maneka Gandhi And: Trump Said Sacks Of Drugs Are Falling On Peoples’ Heads. A Congressman’s Response Is Perfect. And: Landmark Study Shows Legal Marijuana Sales Reduce Crime. And: Why Are So Many People Dying from Opiate Overdoses? It's Our Broken Society. Absurdly low minimum wage too..
USA. National Public Radio parrots minimum wage lies. [122]. And: $750,000 settlement after woman dies after going through heroin withdrawal in Mason County, Kentucky jail. And: Washington state distracted driving law starts July 23. And: Medicaid enrollees largely satisfied with the health care they receive. [123]. And: Marijuana was the secret to ending this woman's addiction to heroin. Video. [124]. And: Philip Morris: Tobacco giant ordered to compensate Australia. And: Trump-supporting sheriff in Butler County, Ohio (heart of opioid epidemic): My deputies won't use Narcan. [125]. And: Jeff Sessions: Anti-Weed Crusader Received Big Money From Big Tobacco. And: American Media Silent After UN Just Called for Decriminalizing Drug Use Worldwide.
Greece legalises marijuana for medical purposes. That makes 6 EU countries. [126]. And: District of Cannabis. It’s summer, and Washington DC smells like weed. Everywhere, all the time. And: Missouri Republicans Lower St. Louis Minimum Wage From $10 To $7.70. And: Lobbyists Have Pushed for a Big Pharma Monopoly on CBD. And: United Nations and World Health Organisation call for drugs to be decriminalised. [127].

20 million more uninsured = 20,000+ more deaths yearly. [128]. And: Politifact: Bernie Sanders' projection of 'thousands' of deaths from lost health coverage is well-supported. June 27, 2017. See article sidebar for many sources. [129][130][131][132][133][134]. And: Politifact: Paul Ryan wrong that most of the 22 million uninsured would be uninsured by choice. [135]. And: 17 Charts and Figures that show the US is not as developed as you’d think. America is not great. [136]. And: 93% of Patients Prefer Cannabis Over Opioids For Managing Pain, According to New Study. And: Medicaid Could Have Saved $1 Billion If Medical Marijuana Was Legalized nationwide. And: How Big Tobacco-style marketing propels U.S. opioid crisis — and powers $400 billion pharma industry. [137][138][139][140].
Nevada becomes 5th state to legalise marijuana for recreational use. [141]. And: Catalonia region of Spain legalises marijuana consumption, cultivation, and distribution. And: 43 arrested. Blood on the floor. Protester: Mitch McConnell Thinks Disabled Americans Are ‘Better Off Dead’. [142][143]. And: Bernie Sanders Slams ‘Moral Outrage’ Of Trumpcare At Pittsburgh Rally. $500 billion in tax breaks to the top two percent. [144]. And: Marijuana legalization doesn't lead to more fatal car crashes. American Journal of Public Health. And: The GOP Health Care Bill Will Doom Millions Of People Struggling With Addiction. And: Healthcare groups issue scathing criticism of Senate bill. Trumpcare 4.0. [145]. And: Do We Really Need A Middleman (private insurers) In Our Broken Health Care System? [146][147]. And: Officer who shot Philando Castile said smell of marijuana made him fear for his life. [148]. And: Brockton, Massachusetts. Firefighters agree to a drug test policy that excludes pot. And: Oklahoma voters will decide fate of medical marijuana. And: Mexico Legalizes Medical Marijuana. And: How Swiss Marijuana Reform Will Lead To Full Legalization In Europe.

Jeff Sessions KKK was OK until I learned they smoked pot

Jeff Sessions OK.

Bill Maher on slavery, Jim Crow, and drug war

Artist Projects Image Of Jeff Sessions In KKK Hood Across Department Of Justice. And: Senate introduces bill to end federal medical marijuana prohibition. [149][150]. And: Sessions asks Congress to let him prosecute medical pot shops, patients. [151]. And: Science Calls Out Jeff Sessions on Medical Marijuana and the "Historic Drug Epidemic" - Scientific American. [152]. And: This Arab country is among list of places that smoke most hash. And: Coffee, Cocoa, Cannabis: New Push to Legalize Marijuana Launched in Switzerland. And: Holy Smoke: Israel Begins Decriminalizing Cannabis. [153][154]. And: France Just Ended Prison Terms For Marijuana Use. [155][156][157][158]. And: Uruguay, the first country where you can smoke marijuana wherever you like. And: "I Was Wrong": Former Judge Treated With Cannabis Oil Regrets Having Sent People to Jail for It. And: Duterte tells troops they can RAPE women in 'joke' as he rallies soldiers battling foreign fighters in ISIS 'invasion' of besieged Philippines city. [159][160][161]
Will 2018 midterm elections remove Republicans? 2017-18 ballot issues: marijuana & minimum wage. Democratic Party, following Bernie Sanders lead, proposes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2024. Republicans oppose raising federal minimum wage. [162] [163].
Trumpcare 3.0 Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured, Budget Office Says. [164]. And: Vermont's Republican Governor Scott Vetoes Marijuana Legalization bill of Democrat legislature. And: Democrats pick up two GOP-held legislative seats, the first flips of the Trump era. And: Trump Called Rodrigo Duterte to Congratulate Him on His Murderous Drug War: “You Are Doing an Amazing Job”. [165][166]. And: California. Single-Payer Would Cost A Third of Current Health Care Costs Per Family.
Conservative morons worldwide: British Prime Minister Just Claimed Cannabis Leads To Heroin And Suicide. And: American Legion to Trump: Allow marijuana research for vets. [167]. And: Marijuana convictions go up in smoke with California legalization. And: Cannabis may help wean people off crack, study finds. And: Trump thinks health insurance costs $15 a month. And: Doctors hate Trumpcare. And: Prison healthcare, deaths. And: At heated North Dakota town hall watch a man stuff money into shirt Of GOP Congressman Who Voted To Repeal Obamacare. [168][169].
Jeff Sessions once wanted to execute pot dealers. And: Georgia Cop Decides A Sober Woman Is High On Marijuana, Jails Her. And: Criminal Charges For Georgia Police Officers punching and kicking handcuffed marijuana user in head. [170][171][172]. And: Jeff Sessions Rolls Back Obama-Era Drug Sentencing Reforms. Harsher punishments for low-level drug crimes. [173][174][175][176][177][178][179][180][181]. And: 'The Drug Whisperer': Drivers arrested while stone cold sober by dumbass Georgia cops. And: Willie Nelson to Jeff Sessions: Smoke Some Pot.

Sao Paulo 2017 May 6 Brazil crowd

Sao Paulo, Brazil. May 6, 2017.

Gigantic rally in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Global Marijuana March. May 6, 2017. Videos [182][183] Event. And: Cape Town, South Africa. Videos [184][185] Event. And: Huge joint rolls through New York City. [186][187].

Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii

Democrat Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii.

Life expectancy versus health expenditure over time. 1970-2014

Life expectancy versus health expenditure. [7].

2017 Global Marijuana March. [188]. And: Cannabis Festivals 2017-2018 | Man, I'm hungry. | Everfest. And: World Naked Gardening Day is May 6th. Your marijuana garden needs love too Face-smile.

Poll: Bernie Sanders is most popular U.S. politician [189]. And: Bernie Sanders And Democrats Introduce A New $15 Minimum Wage Bill. And: When Trump was an independent, like Bernie Sanders, and more logical, Trump supported Single-Payer. And: Patrick Stewart Reveals He Uses Marijuana Daily To Help With Arthritis Symptoms. And: Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Calls For Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition.
Much better healthcare in Canada, Britain, France. I had a health crisis in France. I’m here to tell you that ‘socialized medicine’ is terrific. [190][191][192][193][194]. And: Medical marijuana could save Medicaid $1 billion in prescription drug costs. [195][196]. And: West Virginia becomes 29th state to legalize medical marijuana. [197][198]. And: Republican Governor, Terry Branstad, rolls back local minimum wage increases in Iowa.

The 'unimaginable' premium hikes of Trumpcare 2.0 for people with pre-existing conditions. And: Republicans To Vote To Take Away Health Care For Those Tens of Millions. [199][200][201]. And: Poll: Trump, Democrats and Republicans all unpopular.

More Than Half of American Adults Have Tried Pot. [202]. Among current users: 14% Republicans, 43% Democrats, 42% independents. And: USA. Marijuana legalization support at all-time high. [203]. And: Smoke pot in Oregon? Your name now protected from feds. And: New Mexico's Republican governor vetoes a bill that would have allowed medical marijuana for opioid addiction. And: She also vetoed the 911 Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Bill. And: Idaho's Republican governor vetoes a broadly-supported asset forfeiture reform bill.

Bernie Sanders To Introduce Single-Payer Health Care Bill In Senate. And: For The First Time Ever, The Federal Government Is Referring To Marijuana As Medicine. And: Bernie Sanders: Americans pay highest prices for pharmaceutical drugs in the world. And: Canada has universal health care, and higher minimum wage than USA. And: The disease killing white Americans goes way deeper than opioids. [204][205][206]. And: Trump's Health Care Plan Could Exacerbate Opioid Epidemic, But Medical Marijuana Could Help. [207][208]. And: Former premiers and Australian police chiefs call for drug decriminalisation. [209]. And: NPR: Former Drug Czar Says GOP Health Bill Would Cut Access To Addiction Treatment.

17,000 more people annually could die in 2018 if Trumpcare becomes law. 14 million more people uninsured in 2018. 24 million in 2026. 29,000 more dead annually in 2026. Single-Payer for California. Great healthcare for half the cost of Trumpcare. And: Canada: Show health card, get free care. and The $0 Alternative To Trumpcare. See chart below. USA versus top ten healthiest nations. Vancouver's top doctor to Trudeau: Decriminalize all illicit drugs, now. Using Portugal's model. [210][211]. End drug war with universal healthcare. List of countries with universal health care.

USA versus top ten healthiest countries 3

 Wikipedia country lists: Life expectancy.
 And: Total health expenditure per capita.
 Those numbers will change over time.

Quinnipiac poll: 71% oppose enforcing federal marijuana laws in states where the drug is legal. And: Canada. Human rights board orders insurer to pay medical marijuana costs in precedent-setting case [212].

Bernie Sanders wins CNN healthcare debate with Ted Cruz.
USA. The highest drug prices in the world

Source. Bernie Sanders.

No deductibles on basic Canadian health care. Co-pays are extremely low or non-existent. And: Canada passes US in middle-class wealth. Median after-tax middle-class income in Canada is higher. [213]. One reason why: Canadians pay so much less for far better healthcare.

Single-Payer Healthcare. [214]. Higher life expectancy at half the cost. And: Save $1.6 trillion out of $3.2 trillion spent on US healthcare in 2015. How?: Canadian single-payer healthcare, and Portuguese drug decriminalization and treatment. And: Save more via less incarceration. And: Prescriptions are free in Scotland, Wales, N. Ireland. Vs. USA. [215]. And: No personal medical debt in single-payer countries. And: Canada has higher minimum wage.

Repealing the Affordable Care Act will kill more than 43,000 people annually, and 30 million will lose their healthcare coverage. Physicians for a National Health Program. And: A Trump Fan Cheering Obamacare Repeal Just Found Out He’s On Obamacare. Hilarity Ensues. And: 15 charts that show how Obamacare works now — and how Republicans would overhaul it.

See: More News. And: Cannabis is safer.

Will 2018 midterm elections remove Republicans? 2018 ballot issues: marijuana & minimum wage.

USA spent $3.1 trillion on healthcare in 2015. 2. Canada spent half as much per person, and got better health outcomes. Polls show Americans want single payer, and $1.5 trillion saved yearly.
Country Life expectancy (years). 2015 Under-five infant mortality rate per 1000 live births. 2015 Maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births. 2015 Per capita expenditure on health (USD - PPP). Public and private costs. 2015 Healthcare costs as a percent of GDP. 2015 % of health costs paid by government. 2014
Chart [216] [217] [218][219][220] [221] [222][223] [224]
Australia 82.8 3.8 5.5 $4,420 9.3 67.0
Canada 82.2 4.9 7.3 $4,608 10.1 70.9
France 82.4 4.3 7.8 $4,407 11.0 78.2
Germany 81.0 3.7 9.0 $5,267 11.1 77.0
Japan 83.7 2.7 6.4 $4,149 11.2 83.6
Sweden 82.4 3.0 4.4 $5,227 11.1 84.0
UK 81.2 4.2 9.2 $4,003 9.8 83.1
USA 79.3 6.5 26.4 $9,451 16.9 48.3
Videos exposing Republican myths about Canadian healthcare: [225][226][227][228][229][230][231][232][233][234][235][236][237][238][239][240][241][242][243][244][245][246][247]

Portugal's drug decriminalization. 2.3. It is based on single-payer, universal healthcare. 2.

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Global Marijuana March animated 272 cities signed up for May 7, 2011. See map. (GMM is the first Saturday in May or thereabouts). See also: 420 events, and Facebook: Global Marijuana March.

Click the map to go to the city list below by region:
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2017, 2016, 2015 Global Marijuana March. Crowd photos.


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Medellin Colombia 2011 GMM

Medellin, Colombia. See this photo, too.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2011 GMM 2

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. See this photo, too.

Buenos Aires, Argentina 2011 GMM

Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Tokyo 2011 GMM Japan

Tokyo, Japan

Peru 2011 May 7 GMM 8

Peru

Santa Cruz de Tenerife 2011 GMM Canary Islands

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands

France 2011 GMM 9

France

Jakarta 2011 GMM Indonesia 5

Jakarta, Indonesia

Vitoria 2011 GMM Brazil

Vitoria, Brazil

Cordoba 2011 GMM Argentina 5

Cordoba, Argentina

Latin America 2011 GMM 2

Latin America

Athens 2011 GMM Greece

Athens, Greece

Dublin and Cork 2011 GMM Ireland

Dublin and Cork, Ireland.

Prague 2011 GMM Czech Republic 2

Prague, Czech Republic

Toronto 2011 GMM Canada 2

Toronto, Canada

Amsterdam 2011 GMM Netherlands

Amsterdam, Netherlands

2011 GMM French 2

Marche Mondiale du Cannabis. See French-speaking nations and regions.

Quito 2011 GMM Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador

New Zealand 2011 GMM J Day

New Zealand

Vienna 2011 GMM Austria

Vienna, Austria

Cardiff GMM 2011 UK

Cardiff, Wales, UK

Bratislava 2011 GMM Slovakia

Bratislava, Slovakia

Kansas City 2011 GMM Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri


The Global Marijuana March (GMM) is also known as the Million Marijuana March (MMM). GMM events worldwide are held the first Saturday in May, or thereabouts. For many photo, video, media, and report links go to the GMM and GMM links pages.

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Photos from around the world:

Africa

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  1. Cape Town, South Africa
  2. Durban, South Africa
  3. George, South Africa
  4. Johannesburg, South Africa

Asia

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  1. Jakarta, Indonesia
  2. Jerusalem, Israel
  3. Netanya, Israel
  4. Osaka, Japan
  5. Sapporo, Japan
  6. Tel Aviv, Israel
  7. Tokyo, Japan

Russia

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Russia is in both Asia and Europe.

  1. Saratov, Russia

Europe

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  1. Aarhus, Denmark
  2. Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
  3. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  4. Athens, Greece
  5. Aurillac, France
  6. Berlin, Germany
  7. Bern, Switzerland
  8. Birmingham, England, UK
  9. Braga, Portugal
  10. Bratislava, Slovakia
  11. Brighton, England, UK
  12. Cardiff, Wales, UK
  13. Chalon-sur-Saône, France
  14. Chisinau, Moldova
  15. Cognac, France
  16. Coimbra, Portugal
  17. Copenhagen, Denmark
  18. Cork, Ireland
  19. Dublin, Ireland
  20. Dunedin, New Zealand
  21. Frankfurt, Germany
  22. Katowice, Poland
  23. Kiev, Ukraine
  24. Krakow, Poland
  25. La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
  26. Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain
  27. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain
  28. Leicester, England, UK
  29. Lisbon, Portugal
  30. London, England, UK
  31. Lyon, France
  32. Madrid, Spain
  33. Marseille, France
  34. Nantes, France
  35. Oslo, Norway
  36. Paris, France
  37. Porto, Portugal
  38. Potsdam, Germany
  39. Poznan, Poland
  40. Prague, Czech Republic
  41. Reunion, France
  42. Rome, Italy
  43. Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
  44. Strasbourg, France
  45. Thessaloniki, Greece
  46. Toulouse, France
  47. Vienna, Austria
  48. Volos, Greece
  49. Zamora, Spain
  50. Zaragoza, Spain
  51. Zielona Gora, Poland

Oceania

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  1. Auckland, New Zealand
  2. Christchurch, New Zealand
  3. Hamilton, New Zealand
  4. Hastings, New Zealand
  5. Invercargill, New Zealand
  6. Wellington, New Zealand
  7. New Plymouth, New Zealand
  8. Nimbin, New South Wales, Australia
  9. Sydney, Australia
  10. Tauranga, New Zealand

Latin America

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  1. Antofagasta, Chile
  2. Arequipa, Peru
  3. Atibaia, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  4. Bahia Blanca, Argentina
  5. Bariloche, Argentina
  6. Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  7. Bogota, Colombia
  8. Brasilia, Brazil
  9. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  10. Cali, Colombia
  11. Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  12. Caracas, Venezuela
  13. Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina
  14. Cordoba, Argentina
  15. Curitiba, Brazil
  16. Cusco, Peru
  17. El Bolson, Argentina
  18. Florianopolis, Brazil
  19. Florida, Uruguay
  20. Formosa, Argentina
  21. Georgetown, Guyana
  22. Huanchaco, Peru
  23. La Plata, Argentina
  24. La Rioja, Argentina
  25. Lima, Peru
  26. Mar del Plata, Argentina
  27. Maracay, Venezuela
  28. Medellin, Colombia
  29. Mendoza, Argentina
  30. Mexico City, Mexico
  31. Montevideo, Uruguay
  32. Neuquen, Argentina
  33. Niteroi, Brazil
  34. Parana, Argentina
  35. Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  36. Punta Sal, Peru
  37. Quito, Ecuador
  38. Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
  39. Resistencia, Argentina
  40. Rio Cuarto, Argentina
  41. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  42. Rio Grande, Argentina
  43. Rosario, Argentina
  44. Salta, Argentina
  45. San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Argentina
  46. San Jose, Costa Rica
  47. San Juan, Argentina
  48. San Luis, Argentina
  49. San Miguel, Tucuman, Argentina
  50. San Pedro, Misiones, Argentina
  51. Santa Fe, Argentina
  52. Santiago, Chile
  53. Sao Paulo, Brazil
  54. Tarapoto, Peru
  55. Ushuaia, Argentina
  56. Valdivia, Chile
  57. Valencia, Venezuela
  58. Valparaiso, Chile
  59. Venado Tuerto, Argentina
  60. Vitoria, Espirito Santo, Brazil

Nearby islands

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  1. Bermuda
  2. Guadeloupe, France
  3. Kingston, Jamaica
  4. San Juan, Puerto Rico

Northern America

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Canada

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  1. Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  2. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  3. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  4. Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
  5. Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  6. Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
  7. Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
  8. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  9. Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
  10. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  11. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  12. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

United States

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  1. Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
  2. Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
  3. Alva, Oklahoma, USA
  4. Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
  5. Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
  6. Arcadia, Florida, USA
  7. Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  8. Austin, Texas, USA
  9. Bakersfield, California, USA
  10. Bellingham, Washington, USA
  11. Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA
  12. Binghamton, New York, USA
  13. Boise, Idaho, USA
  14. Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  15. Boulder, Colorado, USA
  16. Bozeman, Montana, USA
  17. Charleston, South Carolina, USA or Charleston, West Virginia, USA. ???
  18. Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
  19. Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
  20. Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
  21. Chicago, Illinois, USA
  22. Chico, California, USA
  23. Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
  24. Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  25. Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
  26. Columbus, Ohio, USA
  27. Commack, New York, USA
  28. Corvallis, Oregon, USA
  29. Dallas, Texas, USA
  30. Denver, Colorado, USA
  31. Des Moines, Iowa, USA
  32. Detroit, Michigan, USA
  33. Elkhart, Indiana, USA
  34. Escanaba, Michigan, USA
  35. Eugene, Oregon, USA
  36. Flint, Michigan, USA
  37. Fontana, California, USA
  38. Fort Bragg, California, USA
  39. Fresno, California, USA
  40. Gig Harbor, Washington, USA
  41. Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA
  42. Grand Junction, Colorado, USA
  43. Greenville, North Carolina, USA
  44. Hammond, Indiana, USA
  45. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
  46. Holland, Michigan, USA
  47. Hollywood, Florida, USA
  48. Homer, Alaska, USA
  49. Houston, Texas, USA
  50. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
  51. Kansas City, Missouri, USA
  52. Key West, Florida, USA
  53. Kokomo, Indiana, USA
  54. Lake Isabella, California, USA
  55. Lansing, Michigan, USA
  56. Lawrence, Kansas, USA
  57. Lawton, Oklahoma, USA
  58. Lexington, Kentucky, USA
  59. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
  60. Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
  61. Longview, Washington, USA
  62. Los Angeles, California, USA
  63. Louisville, Kentucky, USA
  64. Madison, Wisconsin, USA
  65. Medford, Oregon, USA
  66. Miami, Florida, USA
  67. Miamitown, Ohio, USA
  68. Midland, Texas, USA
  69. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
  70. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  71. Missoula, Montana, USA
  72. Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, USA
  73. Nashville, Tennessee, USA
  74. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  75. New York City, New York, USA
  76. Ogden, Utah, USA
  77. Omaha, Nebraska, USA
  78. Orange County, California, USA
  79. Orlando, Florida, USA
  80. Paducah, Kentucky, USA
  81. Paia, Hawaii, USA
  82. Palm Springs, California, USA
  83. Peoria, Illinois, USA
  84. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  85. Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  86. Pineville, North Carolina, USA
  87. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  88. Port Aransas, Texas, USA
  89. Portland, Maine, USA
  90. Portland, Oregon, USA
  91. Pueblo, Colorado, USA
  92. Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, USA
  93. Ramapo, New Jersey, USA
  94. Reedley, California, USA
  95. Reno, Nevada, USA
  96. Richmond, Virginia, USA
  97. Rothbury, Michigan, USA
  98. Sacramento, California, USA
  99. Salem, Oregon, USA
  100. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
  101. San Diego, California, USA
  102. San Francisco, California, USA
  103. San Marcos, Texas, USA
  104. Seattle, Washington, USA
  105. Spokane Valley, Washington, USA
  106. Spokane, Washington, USA
  107. St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  108. St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
  109. Sturgis, South Dakota, USA
  110. Syracuse, New York, USA
  111. Tacoma, Washington, USA
  112. Taos, New Mexico, USA
  113. Toledo, Ohio, USA
  114. Topeka, Kansas, USA
  115. Traverse City, Michigan, USA
  116. Tucson, Arizona, USA
  117. Ukiah, California, USA
  118. Utica, New York, USA
  119. Waco, Texas, USA
  120. Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  121. Wichita, Kansas, USA
  122. Wilmington, Delaware, USA or Wilmington, North Carolina, USA. ???
  123. Yakima, Washington, USA

Graphics gallery

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See: Category:2011 Global Marijuana March graphics

2011 GMM English 8
2011 GMM Spanish

2011 Marcha Mundial de la Marihuana. See Spanish-speaking nations.

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