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Healthcare groups issue scathing criticism of Senate bill. Trumpcare 4.0. And: Do We Really Need A Middleman In Our Broken Health Care System? . And: Officer who shot Philando Castile said smell of marijuana made him fear for his life. And: Brockton, Massachusetts. Firefighters agree to a drug test policy that excludes pot. And: New Jersey . And: Begin Push to Legalize Marijuana Democrats 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 OK.
Senate introduces bill to end federal medical marijuana prohibition.  . And: Sessions asks Congress to let him prosecute medical pot shops, patients. . And: Science Calls Out Jeff Sessions on Medical Marijuana and the "Historic Drug Epidemic" - . Scientific American . 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.  . And: France Just Ended Prison Terms For Marijuana Use.    . 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.   
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.  .
Trumpcare 3.0 Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured, Budget Office Says. . And: Vermont's And: Governor Scott Vetoes Marijuana Legalization bill of Democrat legislature. Republican 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”.  . And: California. Single-Payer Would Cost A Third of Current Health Care Costs Per Family. And: And: Conservative morons worldwide: British Prime Minister Just Claimed Cannabis Leads To Heroin And Suicide. American Legion to Trump: Allow marijuana research for vets. . And: Marijuana convictions go up in smoke with California legalization. And:
Artist Projects Image Of Jeff Sessions In KKK Hood Across Department Of Justice.
'The Drug Whisperer': Drivers arrested while stone cold sober by dumbass Georgia cops. And: Willie Nelson to Jeff Sessions: Smoke Some Pot. 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.  . And: Jeff Sessions Rolls Back Obama-Era Drug Sentencing Reforms. Harsher punishments for low-level drug crimes.         .
And: Jeff Sessions once wanted to execute pot dealers. 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.   .
Sao Paulo, Brazil. May 6, 2017.
Gigantic rally in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Global Marijuana March. May 6, 2017. Videos   Event. And: Cape Town, South Africa. Videos   Event. And: Huge joint rolls through New York City.  .
Democrat Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii.
Time For Single-Payer Healthcare.
Life expectancy versus health expenditure. 2017 Global Marijuana March. . And: Cannabis Festivals 2017-2018 | Man, I'm hungry. | Everfest. And: World Naked Gardening Day is May 6th. Your marijuana garden needs love too .
Poll: Bernie Sanders is most popular U.S. politician . And: Bernie Sanders And Democrats Introduce A New $15 Minimum Wage Bill. And: When Trump was an independent, like And: and more logical, Bernie Sanders, Trump supported Single-Payer. 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.     . And: Medical marijuana could save Medicaid $1 billion in prescription drug costs.  . And: West Virginia becomes 29th state to legalize medical marijuana.  . And: .
Governor, Terry Branstad, rolls back local minimum wage increases in Iowa Republican And: The 'unimaginable' premium hikes of Trumpcare 2.0 for people with pre-existing conditions. . To Vote To Take Away Health Care For Those Tens of Millions Republicans   . And: Poll: Trump, Democrats and Republicans all unpopular.
More Than Half of American Adults Have Tried Pot. . Among current users: 14% Republican, 43% Democrats, 42% independents. And: USA. Marijuana legalization support at all-time high. . And: Smoke pot in Oregon? Your name now protected from feds. And: And: New Mexico's governor vetoes a bill that would have allowed medical marijuana for opioid addiction. Republican She also vetoed the 911 Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Bill. And: Idaho's
governor vetoes a broadly-supported asset forfeiture reform bill. Republican And: Bernie Sanders To Introduce Single-Payer Health Care Bill In Senate. For The First Time Ever, The Federal Government Is Referring To Marijuana As Medicine. And: And: Bernie Sanders: Americans pay highest prices for pharmaceutical drugs in the world. Canada has universal health care, and higher minimum wage than USA.
The disease killing white Americans goes way deeper than opioids.   . And: Trump's Health Care Plan Could Exacerbate Opioid Epidemic, But Medical Marijuana Could Help.  . And: Former premiers and Australian police chiefs call for drug decriminalisation. . 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. And: Single-Payer for California. Great healthcare for half the cost of Trumpcare. and Canada: Show health card, get free care. See chart below. USA versus top ten healthiest nations.
The $0 Alternative To Trumpcare. Vancouver's top doctor to Trudeau: Decriminalize all illicit drugs, now. Using Portugal's model.  . End drug war with universal healthcare. List of countries with universal health care.
And: Quinnipiac poll: 71% oppose enforcing federal marijuana laws in states where the drug is legal. Canada. Human rights board orders insurer to pay medical marijuana costs in precedent-setting case .
And: No deductibles on basic Canadian health care. Co-pays are extremely low or non-existent. Canada passes US in middle-class wealth. Median after-tax middle-class income in Canada is higher. . One reason why: Canadians pay so much less for far better healthcare.
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.
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Voter registration info, deadlines, etc.. Online, by mail, in person. Early voting and absentee voting.         . And: Are you registered, and where is my polling place.
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Above timeline of polls is from this article:
Marijuana's political popularity temporarily declined after Reagan began his propaganda war on cannabis in 1980. Reagan info was added to the above graph of polls. See:
Reagan's war on cannabis.
, 1980 Ronald Reagan campaign speech "Leading medical researchers are coming to the conclusion that 1: whatever you want to call it, is probably marijuana, pot, grass, and we haven't begun to find out all of the ill effects, but they are permanent ill effects. The loss of memory for example."
the most dangerous drug in the United States,
See Reagan say it at 1 minute 7 seconds into
narrated by this video clip Woody Harrelson.
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2016 Global Marijuana March and 420 events.
Articles written before the November 8, 2016 election in the USA:
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Republican states across the nation. USA Today: 11 states least likely to legalize marijuana.
As of Illinois decriminalization on July 29, 2016 there are
20 states plus the District of Columbia that have decriminalized or legalized recreational marijuana.
Map is from before the 2016 election:
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Cannabis and 2014 U.S. election.
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Cannabis is safer
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Cannabis is safer.
Above quote is from Sanjay Gupta interview of Obama on April 15, 2015. Interview aired on CNN on April 19, 2015.   .
Drug war, control, mass incarceration
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