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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.

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. [30].

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. [279]. 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. [280]. And: Marijuana was the secret to ending this woman's addiction to heroin. Video. [281]. 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. [282]. 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. [283]. 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. [284].

20 million more uninsured = 20,000+ more deaths yearly. [285]. 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. [286][287][288][289][290][291]. And: Politifact: Paul Ryan wrong that most of the 22 million uninsured would be uninsured by choice. [292]. And: 17 Charts and Figures that show the US is not as developed as you’d think. America is not great. [293]. 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. [294][295][296][297].
Nevada becomes 5th state to legalise marijuana for recreational use. [298]. 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’. [299][300]. And: Bernie Sanders Slams ‘Moral Outrage’ Of Trumpcare At Pittsburgh Rally. $500 billion in tax breaks to the top two percent. [301]. 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. [302]. And: Do We Really Need A Middleman (private insurers) In Our Broken Health Care System? [303][304]. And: Officer who shot Philando Castile said smell of marijuana made him fear for his life. [305]. And: Brockton, Massachusetts. Firefighters agree to a drug test policy that excludes pot. And: New Jersey Democrats Begin Push to Legalize Marijuana. 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. [306][307]. And: Sessions asks Congress to let him prosecute medical pot shops, patients. [308]. And: Science Calls Out Jeff Sessions on Medical Marijuana and the "Historic Drug Epidemic" - Scientific American. [309]. 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. [310][311]. And: France Just Ended Prison Terms For Marijuana Use. [312][313][314][315]. 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. [316][317][318]
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. [319] [320].
Trumpcare 3.0 Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured, Budget Office Says. [321]. 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”. [322][323]. 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. [324]. 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. [325][326].
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. [327][328][329]. And: Jeff Sessions Rolls Back Obama-Era Drug Sentencing Reforms. Harsher punishments for low-level drug crimes. [330][331][332][333][334][335][336][337][338]. 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 [339][340] Event. And: Cape Town, South Africa. Videos [341][342] Event. And: Huge joint rolls through New York City. [343][344].

Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii

Democrat Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii.

Universal health coverage. Not a radical idea

Time For Single-Payer Healthcare.

Life expectancy versus health expenditure over time. 1970-2014

Life expectancy versus health expenditure. [31].

2017 Global Marijuana March. [345]. 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 [346]. 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. [347][348][349][350][351]. And: Medical marijuana could save Medicaid $1 billion in prescription drug costs. [352][353]. And: West Virginia becomes 29th state to legalize medical marijuana. [354][355]. 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. [356][357][358]. And: Poll: Trump, Democrats and Republicans all unpopular.

More Than Half of American Adults Have Tried Pot. [359]. Among current users: 14% Republican, 43% Democrats, 42% independents. And: USA. Marijuana legalization support at all-time high. [360]. 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. [361][362][363]. And: Trump's Health Care Plan Could Exacerbate Opioid Epidemic, But Medical Marijuana Could Help. [364][365]. And: Former premiers and Australian police chiefs call for drug decriminalisation. [366]. 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. [367][368]. 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 [369].

Bernie Sanders wins CNN healthcare debate with Ted Cruz.
Country Life expectancy Infant mortality rate Healthcare cost per person
(2). (US dollars. PPP)
Murder rate
per 100,000
Canada 82.2 years.(2) 4.9 per 1000 births. $4,608 in 2015 1.5
USA 79.3 years.(2) 6.5 per 1000 births. $9,451 in 2015 3.9
Murder rate is lower in Canada due to far less handgun ownership.
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. [370]. One reason why: Canadians pay so much less for far better healthcare.

Single-Payer Healthcare. [371]. 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. [372]. 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.

2017, 2016, 2015 Global Marijuana March. Crowd photos.

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See also: 2007 GMM graphics, and the 2007 city list and map.
Los Angeles 2007 GMM California

Los Angeles, California.

Torrevieja 2007 GMM Spain

Torrevieja, Spain.

Concepcion 2007 GMM Chile

Concepcion, Chile.

Moscow 2007 GMM 2

Moscow, Russia.

New York City 2007 GMM 3

New York City.

Portland 2007 GMM Oregon 2

Portland, Oregon.

Toronto 2007 GMM 7

Toronto, Canada.


230 cities signed up for the Saturday, May 5, 2007 Global Marijuana March.


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  1. Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
  2. Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
  3. Alicante, Spain
  4. Alpine, Texas, USA
  5. Alva, Oklahoma, USA
  6. Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
  7. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  8. Anaheim, California, USA
  9. Anchorage, Alaska, USA
  10. Antwerp, Belgium
  11. Arcata, California, USA
  12. Asheville, North Carolina, USA
  13. Athens, Greece
  14. Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  15. Auckland, New Zealand
  16. Bakersfield, California, USA
  17. Basel, Switzerland
  18. Belgrade, Serbia
  19. Bellingham, Washington, USA
  20. Bergen, Norway
  21. Berlin, Germany
  22. Bermuda
  23. Bern, Switzerland
  24. Biel, Switzerland
  25. Bilbao, Spain
  26. Birmingham, England, UK
  27. Boise, Idaho, USA
  28. Boone, North Carolina, USA
  29. Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  30. Boulder, Colorado, USA
  31. Brasilia, Brazil
  32. Budapest, Hungary
  33. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  34. Buffalo, New York, USA
  35. Burlington, Vermont, USA
  36. Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  37. Cali, Colombia
  38. Cape Town, South Africa
  39. Caracas, Venezuela
  40. Chalon-sur-Saône, France
  41. Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
  42. Chelyabinsk, Russia
  43. Chicago, Illinois, USA
  44. Chico, California, USA
  45. Christchurch, New Zealand
  46. Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
  47. Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  48. Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA
  49. Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
  50. Columbia, Missouri, USA
  51. Columbus, Indiana, USA
  52. Columbus, Ohio, USA
  53. Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina
  54. Concepción, Chile
  55. Cookeville, Tennessee, USA
  56. Copenhagen, Denmark
  57. Cordoba, Argentina
  58. Cork, Ireland
  59. Crescent City, California, USA
  60. Curitiba, Brazil
  61. Dallas, Texas, USA
  62. Darwin, Australia
  63. Debrecen, Hungary
  64. Denver, Colorado, USA
  65. Des Moines, Iowa, USA
  66. Detroit, Michigan, USA
  67. Dover, Delaware, USA
  68. Dublin, Ireland
  69. Dunedin, New Zealand
  70. Durban, South Africa
  71. Eilat, Israel
  72. El Bolsón, Argentina
  73. Eugene, Oregon, USA
  74. Everman, Texas, USA
  75. Fairbanks, Alaska, USA
  76. Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA
  77. Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
  78. Flint, Michigan, USA
  79. Frankfurt, Germany
  80. Fresno, California, USA
  81. Fort Bragg, California, USA
  82. Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
  83. Fort Worth, Texas, USA
  84. Garberville, California, USA
  85. Grand Island, Nebraska, USA
  86. Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
  87. Gunnison, Colorado, USA
  88. Hachita, New Mexico, USA
  89. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  90. Hamilton, New Zealand
  91. Hanford, California, USA
  92. Helsinki, Finland
  93. Hilo, Hawaii, USA
  94. Houston, Texas, USA
  95. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
  96. Iowa City, Iowa, USA
  97. Izhevsk, Russia
  98. Jackson, Michigan, USA
  99. Jerusalem, Israel
  100. Johannesburg, South Africa
  101. Juneau, Alaska, USA
  102. Jyvaskyla, Finland
  103. Kaliningrad, Russia
  104. Kansas City, Missouri, USA
  105. Kiev, Ukraine
  106. Kingston, Jamaica
  107. La Laguna, Spain
  108. Largo, Florida, USA
  109. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain
  110. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  111. Lawrence, Kansas, USA
  112. Lawton, Oklahoma, USA
  113. Leon, Spain
  114. Lexington, Kentucky, USA
  115. Lille, France
  116. Lima, Peru
  117. Lisbon, Portugal
  118. Ljubljana, Slovenia
  119. Los Angeles, California, USA
  120. Lucerne, Switzerland
  121. Lyon, France
  122. Madrid, Spain
  123. Malaga, Spain
  124. Manchester, Connecticut, USA
  125. Manley Hot Springs, Alaska, USA
  126. Mexico City, Mexico
  127. Middlesbrough, England, UK
  128. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  129. Missoula, Montana, USA
  130. Montevideo, Uruguay
  131. Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  132. Moscow, Russia
  133. Mount Shasta, California, USA
  134. Nancy, France
  135. Nashville, Tennessee, USA
  136. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  137. New Paltz, New York, USA
  138. New York City, New York, USA
  139. Newark, Delaware, USA
  140. Newark, New Jersey, USA
  141. Nimbin, Australia
  142. Novosibirsk, Russia
  143. Nyiregyhaza, Hungary
  144. Odessa, Ukraine
  145. Ogden, Utah, USA
  146. Omaha, Nebraska, USA
  147. Orensburg, Russia
  148. Orlando, Florida, USA
  149. Osaka, Japan
  150. Oslo, Norway
  151. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  152. Oulu, Finland
  153. Paia, Hawaii, USA
  154. Paris, France
  155. Pécs, Hungary
  156. Peoria, Illinois, USA
  157. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  158. Pietarsaari, Finland
  159. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  160. Portland, Maine, USA
  161. Portland, Oregon, USA
  162. Porto Alegre, Brazil
  163. Porto, Portugal
  164. Potsdam, Germany
  165. Prague, Czech Republic
  166. Providence, Rhode Island, USA
  167. Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
  168. Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
  169. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  170. Riverton, Wyoming, USA
  171. Rome, Italy
  172. Rosario, Argentina
  173. Rotterdam, Netherlands
  174. Sacramento, California, USA
  175. Salem, Oregon, USA
  176. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
  177. Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
  178. Samara, Russia
  179. San Diego, California, USA
  180. San Francisco, California, USA
  181. San Marcos, Texas, USA
  182. Santa Rosa, California, USA
  183. Santiago, Chile
  184. Santos, Brazil
  185. Sapporo, Japan
  186. Sarasota, Florida, USA
  187. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  188. Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
  189. Seattle, Washington, USA
  190. Sofia, Bulgaria
  191. South Bend, Indiana, USA
  192. Spokane, Washington, USA
  193. Springfield, Missouri, USA
  194. St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  195. St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
  196. St. Petersburg, Russia
  197. Stavanger, Norway
  198. Steamboat Springs, Colorado, USA
  199. Steven's Point, Wisconsin, USA
  200. Stockholm, Sweden
  201. Syracuse, New York, USA
  202. Szeged, Hungary
  203. Szombathely, Hungary
  204. Tampa, Florida, USA
  205. Tel Aviv, Israel
  206. Telford, England, UK
  207. Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
  208. Tokyo, Japan
  209. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  210. Torrevieja, Spain
  211. Traverse City, Michigan, USA
  212. Trondheim, Norway
  213. Turku, Finland
  214. Ukiah, California, USA
  215. Upper Lake, California, USA
  216. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  217. Vigo, Spain
  218. Vine Grove, Kentucky, USA
  219. Vitoria-Gasteiz, Euskal Herria, Spain
  220. Waikiki, Hawaii, USA
  221. Warsaw, Poland
  222. Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  223. Watertown, New York, USA
  224. Wellington, New Zealand
  225. Wichita, Kansas, USA
  226. Wilmington, Delaware, USA
  227. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  228. Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
  229. Yuba City/Marysville, California, USA
  230. Zaragoza, Spain

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