Tag: reform

  • A Pound of Jamaican Freedom

    The GFGPA’s Recent Call For A One Pound Amnesty The Ganja Future Growers and Producers Association (GFGPA) are increasing their social justice activism towards Ganja reform in Jamaica with an immediate call to the Government for a One Pound Amnesty.  The idea of a One Pound Amnesty was recently introduced to the GFGPA by its […]

  • Jamaica Amends Its ‘Dangerous’ Drugs Act

    A Rastafari Perspective By Ras Kahleb “The reform measures approved by Cabinet have been primarily driven by the human rights and constitutional considerations prevailing in the Jamaican environment” ~ Mark Golding These were the words of Jamaica’s Minister of Justice, Mark Golding, during his address to the Jamaican people in regards to amendments being made […]

  • The Life and Struggles of Educators For Sensible Drug Policy

    Battling Daren the Lion     This is the story of Educators For Sensible Drug Policy. It begins in 2001, when 21-year-old Adam Jones, an education major at the University of Montana at Billings, was arrested for possession of ½ gram of psilocybin mushrooms. He was sentenced to five years in prison, a sentence later […]

  • Cannabis in Costa Rica – Part 3

    What will the new law look like? In the previous blogs I gave my personal impression of prohibition in Costa Rica and I looked at the likelihood that the Costa Rica Medicinal Cannabis Movement would succeed in their attempts to trigger a referendum to legalize medical cannabis.  If they gather all of the signatures they […]