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Of the two, I would argue it is the matron who needs our

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canada goose factory sale Mandela100Cyril100Underworld UnmaskedZimbabweAids Good NewsCompetitionsOPINION Last month, in an old age home in Pietermaritzburg, a matron grabbed a small bottle of cannabis oil from a pensioner and poured the contents down the drain, telling the pensioner that dagga is illegal. canada goose factory sale

Now, before we get into canada goose outlet las vegas the healing properties of cannaboids, let look at the two victims in this sad little incident.

canada goose store Two victims? Yes, one victim the pensioner who lost a cheap painkiller, the second, the matron who has been brainwashed by 90 years of lies. Of the two, I would argue it is the matron who needs our sympathy the most. canada goose store

Canada Goose Online For those lies about dagga have their roots in the 1880s British imperialist view that white people are superior to the more races, as evidenced in the 2009 thesis on the history of dagga in South Africa by Rhodes historian Craig Paterson. Canada Goose Online

While the pensioner mind is no longer shackled by this racist law, the matron still believes the lie that cannabis is a dangerous drug.

Canada Goose Outlet While the plant extracts can be abused, cannabis is in fact an easy to grow herb, the extracts of which are claimed to offer anti inflammatory pain relief, fight several cancers and alleviate Alzheimer to name but a few of the pant medicinal benefits. Canada Goose Outlet

Dr Mario Oriani Ambrosini and advocate Robin Stransham Ford believed these benefits were enough reason to make cannabis legal and train rural people to sell graded harvests twice a year at open auctions, as is done with wool and diamonds. Both these two canada goose outlet sale great men were dying of cancer when they drafted the Medical Innovations Bill (MIB) in 2014. While they hoped to make all dagga legal, carrying just 0,006 of a flower still lands hundreds of people in jail each week, as happened to a 20 year old cyclist in Killarney Valley last month. As is often the case in these busts five police vehicles and at least 10 officers were on hand to stop one skinny young man from cycling home, allegedly choking and manhandling him into a van, and at the station allegedly intimidating him to sign an admission of guilt and then leaving canada goose outlet toronto address him with a criminal record on an open docket. All canada goose outlet uk sale for carrying a pinch of dried petals from a flower that some doctors claim activates our endo cannaboid system canada goose outlet to keep us healthy.

The irony is, if the young man had cash on him, a fine would have made all his troubles disappear. Or if he had known the law, he could have quoted paragraph seven of the MIB, which states: one shall be liable or guilty of any offence for growing, processing, distributing, using, prescribing, advertising, or otherwise dealing with or promoting canada goose outlet online store cannabinoids for purposes of treatment and commercial or industrial uses. This paragraph is supposed to become law in April, and you think since it was tabled in 2014, our magistrates, prosecutors and police canada goose stockists uk would have taken note that times are a changing when it comes to weed.

Instead, the police still issue weekly press releases boasting about their latest dagga haul following a tipoff, despite this being ruled against by the Constitutional Court in July last year. The ConCourt ruled that sections 11 (a) and (g) of the Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act, which allow police officers to search and seize drugs without a warrant, on the right to privacy to a degree that cannot be justified

canada goose clearance This ruling means all search and seizures without a warrant since July 27, 2016, are unconstitutional. canada goose clearance

Canada Goose online Perhaps the cops ignore this ConCourt ruling because, as all old cops know, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Canada Goose online

canada goose uk black friday For instead of Parliament passing the MIB into law to allow dagga in every garden, SA large pro cannabis community predicts, come April, MPs will shelve the MIB to canada goose outlet in usa wield the heavily lobbied Medicines Control Act, which will allow only a few pharmaceutical companies to grow, make and sell very expensive cannabis products. canada goose uk black friday

Canada Goose Jackets Meanwhile, the 150 year old civil disobedience movement whose millions of members have always defied canada goose outlet online store review SA dagga law, grows daily (pun intended). They argue that cannabis makes people healthier and free of pain and agree that the denial of this is, in Oriani Ambrosini words, a crime against humanity. Canada Goose Jackets

In KZN, the SA Cannabis Community and Regulatory Association (SaccRa) spearheads the campaign to stop this crime against humanity.

uk canada goose outlet Its aim is to set standards to grow and process cannabis into strong, low cost medicines. In this, https://www.canadagoosejacketsforcheap.com it all dagga users are opposed to the canada goose outlet london uk policies of seven government departments that are being sued by the so called Dagga Couple. Their case (nr 58668/2011) is scheduled for the Pretoria high court in June, and argues that the seven departments, as well as Doctors For Life International Incorporated, are prohibiting cannabis for reasons that are based on Social Darwinism, poor politics and non science uk canada goose outlet.

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