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Russia - Information Russia >> Background: Map of Russia Russia is a country on the continent of Asia. Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynasty continued this policy of expansion across Siberia to the Pacific. Under PETER I (ruled 1682-1725), hegemony was extended to the Baltic Sea and the country was renamed the Russian Empire. During the 19th century, more territorial acquisitions were made in Europe and Asia. Defeat in the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05 contributed to the Revolution of 1905, which resulted in the formation of a parliament and other reforms. Repeated devastating defeats of the Russian army in World War I led to widespread rioting in the major cities of the Russian Empire and to the overthrow in 1917 of the imperial household. The Communists under Vladimir LENIN seized power soon after and formed the USSR. The brutal rule of Iosif STALIN (1928-53) strengthened Communist rule and Russian dominance of the Soviet Union at a cost of tens of millions of lives. The Soviet economy and society stagnated in the following decades until General Secretary Mikhail GORBACHEV (1985-91) introduced glasnost (openness) and perestroika (restructuring) in an attempt to modernize Communism, but his initiatives inadvertently released forces that by December 1991 splintered the USSR into Russia and 14 other independent republics. Since then, Russia has shifted its post-Soviet democratic ambitions in favor of a centralized semi-authoritarian state whose legitimacy is buttressed, in part, by carefully managed national elections, former President PUTIN's genuine popularity, and the prudent management of Russia's windfall energy wealth. Russia has severely disabled a Chechen rebel movement, although violence still occurs throughout the North Caucasus.

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Russia - status Legal and medical status of cannabis From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | Russia (Eurasia) Illegal | Cannabis is an illegal, Decriminalized drug in Russia. In 2003, possession of up to 20 g of marijuana, as well as small quantities of many other drugs, ceased to be a criminal offence. [32] Since 2006, this "legal" amount was lowered to 6 g.[33] ... source - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legality_of_cannabis_by_country

Russia - Resource, Org; local Russian traditions and customs, business... Drug posession (including marijuana).All drugs are illegal in Russia, but still are widely in use. The law has changed in May 2004 and now if you carry ... | How to Be Like Russians - Customs, Business Etiquette and Laws Contents: Traditions & Customs - Business Etiquette - Laws & Regulations • Looking for information on passing the Russian customs control? • Read Interviews with Russian People ... Drug posession (including marijuana).All drugs are illegal in Russia, but still are widely in use. The law has changed in May 2004 and now if you carry maximum 2 grams of marijuana or 0.5 grams of hash and can prove it's for your personal use, nobody can fine you, but you may be put in as a patient in a drug clinic and also asked where you got it. If you carry less than 10 times this amount, the maximum fine is $35 US (in addition to various unpleasanties). Same for growing up to 20 plants of marijuana. If you carry more than that, you will most surely get into prison for at least 2 years up to 7 years. Having read about all these rules, keep in mind that not all policemen in Moscow may yet know about these new regulation (#115), so it's better to avoid troubles, if you can. The laws on drugs are strict, and it's better not to take chances and surely you're not allowed to bring them over the border. This also concerns strong medicines and you should seek advice from the Russian customs before bringing them in. ... Visit: http://www.waytoRussia.net/Practicalities/Traditions.html

Russia - Resource, Org; local Russia's pot revolution | Cannabis Culture ... Until the 1970s, marijuana was not used much in Russia. Alcohol was Russia's national drug, and ganja was only used in the "wild" Asian republics. ... Russia's pot revolution By Anastasia V - Friday, December 21 2001 From small beginnings, Soviet tokers are growing into a potent cultural force. Until the 1970s, marijuana was not used much in Russia. Alcohol was Russia's national drug, and ganja was only used in the "wild" Asian republics. Average Russians considered ganja smoking as something alien and strange. The situation changed during the 1970s, as the echo of the hippie movement came to the USSR, and the immigration of Asians into Russia increased. Pot became popular among Russian "bohemia", providing the chance to stand out against a grey background of gloomy compatriots. Marijuana remained a "bohemian drug" for a long time, but in the last decade it has seen skyrocketing popularity. In 1992 most young people knew what "grass" was, and everybody was acquainted with a couple of tokers. By 1995 almost all of the participants of my extempore polls had inhaled marijuana at least once. Today it's very difficult to find a young Russian who has never smoked ganja. ... Visit: http://www.cannabisculture.com/articles/1800.html

Russia - Resource, Org; local Moscow, Russia - WeedWiki | Cannabis is a medical drug, TEXTILE and paper. 2006 GMM ... http://cannazine.co.uk/cannabis-news/europe/from-Russia-with-love..but-no-peace.html ... Moscow. 2007 Global Marijuana March banner. Translation: "5 May 2007 - Global Marijuana March. Cannabis is a medical drug, TEXTILE and paper. The English navy used sails made from RussiaN CANNABIS. The first jeans, Levis, were produced from cannabis linen. Cannabis linen is STRONGER and CHEAPER than cotton." ... Visit: http://cannabis.wikia.com/wiki/Moscow,_Russia

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Marijuana is in Schedule IV of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, making it subject to special restrictions. Article 2 provides for the following, in reference to Schedule IV drugs:

    A Party shall, if in its opinion the prevailing conditions in its country render it the most appropriate means of protecting the public health and welfare, prohibit the production, manufacture, export and import of, trade in, possession or use of any such drug except for amounts which may be necessary for medical and scientific research only, including clinical trials therewith to be conducted under or subject to the direct supervision and control of the Party.

This provision, while apparently providing for the limitation of marijuana to research purposes only, also seems to allow some latitude for nations to make their own judgments. The official Commentary on the Single Convention indicates that Parties are expected to make that judgment in good faith. Visit - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legal_and_medical_status_of_cannabis - for more.

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Russia - Resource, Contacts; local The Underground - WeBeHigh.org: Worldwide Marijuana Travel Guide, Marijuana Prices, Spots & Legalization Status | Currently covering 1134 cities. New cities and cities updates every day! Hi there, and welcome to WEBEHIGH.org, the worldwide Marijuana travel and information guide. Go ahead and check out our latest city updates, reports and other cool info on your favorite cities!! We are currently developing a more in-depth MEDICINAL marijuana section to the site, so if you have any suggestions, ideas, or contributions for this section feel free to email us. * Russia: Moscow, Murmansk, St. Petersburg, Voronezh >> Visit - WeBeHigh.org

    Russia - Resource, Contacts; local: Moscow Moscow | Smoking tolerance level [1= very illegal 5=virtually legal]: 3 --- Legislation: Cannabis is completely illegal in Russia, although it is formally not a crime (only administrative violation of the law) to have less than 6 grams with yourself. Anyway, it will cause LOTS of problems if you get caught Marijuana is illegal in Moscow, and so is any related action (growing, purchasing, smoking etc.). Possession of any amount of drugs – even one dose – or being under the effects of an illegal drug can cost the user several years in prison. Or as other put it: Very illegal, with the new government. Law Enforcement: If you are caught, your only (and best) chance as a foreigner, is to immediately offer a bribe. This ought not to be a small bribe either, because you are possibly facing a couple of years in prison for possession. USD$500 would be a good starting point. The good news is, that this bribe will nearly always be accepted. However a most recent update from an intrepid Moscow report says: “Possessing weed under 6 grams is decriminalized, with low fines, up to 30 is a heavier fine (and possible community work), but still no imprisonment.” So take this for what its worth, and be safe and discreet!! With the new government, the police are much stricter about narcotics. Now with the enforcement of cops income statements, bribe prices have sky rocketed, try 500 dollars, then just go up, more cops bigger bride, if some is Russian have them speak, and if you have broken Russian don’t bother.

    Where to Buy Marijuana in Moscow: our most recent report is: ” The fact is, that Moscow (as nearly everywhere in Russia) HAS NO STREET DRUG DEALERS. That mean – don’t try to deal with anybody you don’t know at all. At markets and squares you can try to talk with some Asian/Caucasian lads, but do it while being foreigner IMHO is VERY DANGEROUS. Much more easy (and much more fun) is to deal with Russian youth in the clubs. Best choice is trance, drum’n’bass and techno events. Huge amount of Moscow clubbers speaks at least little bit of English, and huge amount smokes))))))))” And also: Any park (called Ploschad) in Moscow is worth checking out, and asking either younger people, or those of central asian or armenian appearance. Another possibility if around the rynoks (markets), but stay clear of train stations, and metro stations. To ask, you should ask “vui s’nyet gdye mozhna kupit anasha” this translates roughly to” do you know where I can buy marijuana”. Anasha is the word for grass, but usually this refers to leaf, which is of an exceptionally BAD quality. Better to substitute the word “anasha” for “shishki” which means means “flowers”, of to those who know what you are after, “buds”. Hashish is probably more widely available, and this is referred to as “gashish”…just substitute a “g” for the “h” in hashish. It will be black hash, so check to make sure that you are not being sold a bit of black rubber. If you come across deaf & mute people in public places, who are well known to be involved in the street tra de for hash, get eye contact, and give them a signal. The signal that you want to buy hash/buds is to close your hand in a fist, then extend ing your thumb and little finger outwards away from each other, and touch your mouth with your thumb, this means you want smoke. This is a hand gesture understood by all nationalities in the former soviet union.

    Travelling throughout Russia, provides plenty of opportunity for buying. I have bought in locations all sorts of locations from tashkent, to Yuszhno sakhalinsk….always by asking friendly locals, or in some cases, by asking the pimps who were trying to sell me prostitutes. Just be careful, and street wise…don’t go out to parks at night, etc, and always keep an eye out for the cops. never hand over money first, or show how much money you have…Most dealers will prefer to receive us dollars rather than local roubles. Moscow Marijuana Prices: our most recent report is : “Depends on the quality, but ordinary weed (wild-grown, but still OK) is 500-600 rub. per matchbox (sometimes amount changes to less, that’s how appear the expression “greedy moscow matchbox”), that’s around 5 gramms. Same price for a gram of hash. Hydroponic weed is more expensive, up to 100$ per matchbox. ” and also: Generally in Moscow, prices are high (compared to the cost of living), and availability is low. Quite expensive…Expect to pay USD100 for a 5 gram piece of hash…a little less for equivalent in buds. Unless you love grass clippings, stay away from the anasha, it’s not worth it, and will probably give you more of a headache than a buzz. Latest reports say: 500 rubels a match box, but most likely will be little to no weed just this substitute that looks like it. Hash is pretty good anywhere from 400 to 800 rubels, but hard to find

    Brands: Different, from local crappy pot till awesome hydro from Amsterdam. Hash is mostly came from Middle Asia, but also can find lebanese, Nepal etc. All pot sold in Moscow is imported from other nearby countries. Weed quality varies between very good weed, and poor low end pot. More information: only buy from people you know they will cut it with, bad products. Its been rumored that they add tar to the hash, so if it taste funny throw it out. Its probably easier to score green in Singapore. Country: Russia Time Zone: UTC/GMT +7 hours Dialing codes: + 095 Other Information: Don’t smoke in a public places. Be careful to smoke in parks – there cops are in the habit of crop up from nowhere When you are smoking just be careful and casual and all will be right;) Little Russian marihuana Dictionary: dudka, trava, chai (“tea”) – weed gydra, gydrapon – hydroponics weed boshki, bohi, shishki – buds boks, korobok – unit, 2-3 gram of weed or buds gar, garik, garrison, hesh, kamen’ – hashish tverdy, tvardovski – dry hashish miagky, plastic, plastilin – soft hashish gram, kusok, kamen’ – unit, 1 gram piece of hashish (but practically 0,6-0,9 gram) mutit’ – to deal Davai dunem/nakurimsja – let’s smoke! Ti mogesh namutit’ mne travi/dudki/gashisha? – Can you deal weed/hash for me? Ja hochu nakuritsa – I would like to smoke a weed.

    City tale: Buyer beware: while drugs may be plentiful in Moscow, the risks are high..People familiar with the Russian capital say that the fall of the former communist regime in 1991 brought new freedom to this sprawling city of 9 million people in the Western region of the country’s 17 million square kilometres. But some of that western-style freedom, including a thriving party scene with a large amount of recreational drugs, can be costly if not enjoyed carefully. Mark Ames, editor of The Exile, an alternative English-language newspaper, said the area near the People’s University is a “famous” spot for buying drugs. Asked if it was dangerous, he said, “Not as dangerous as sobriety.”

    But Ames warned “everything’s hugely illegal” when it comes to drug use in Moscow and that the city’s police are “extremely intolerant unless you can pay a large bribe.” Felice Wilson, a journalist who lived in Moscow for a year, agreed that the police are “very corrupt.” “So maybe a pay-off would take care of them,” she said. Russia has had tough anti-drug laws for years. Possession or sale of Marijuana or Hash could result in a jail sentence of up to three years. In 1997, over 90 percent of people prosecuted for drug charges were users rather than dealers. New regulations established in April 1998 go much further. Possession of any amount of drugs – even one dose – or being under the effects of an illegal drug can cost the user several years in prison. Police can force any person to take a blood or urine test if they are suspected to be under the influence of drugs. “It will make it easier for the police to convict [petty drug users],” said Yuly Rybakov, a deputy in the nation’s lawmaking branch, the Duma. When the new law was enacted activists passed out leaflets pushing for the legalization of Marijuana and Hash, but were ignored – and even threatened with arrest – by the government. Over 250,000 people were arrested on drug charges in 1998 and in 1999 the Interior Ministry said it confiscated over 60 tons of drugs.

    In June 2000 the Russian Parliament added an amendment to the law, declaring it illegal for media outlets, including Web sites, to even disseminate information about drugs. The amendment bans information about “producing, preparing and using” drugs, any medical advantages of drugs, or places where they are sold. But drugs are still prolific in Moscow and can be found most places where people gather to party. The Russian government reported that in the mid-1990s the country had nearly 1 million hectares of wild hemp and poppies growing there. That number has likely increased as capitalism, and the demand for recreational drugs, has spread. From the amount of drugs confiscated, the government estimates that business is growing by 30 percent each year. “Drugs are pretty much widely available,” Wilson said. “As far as softer drugs go, from what I understand, most young people have at least tried pot and many use it regularly.” She explained that drug sales are not contained in specific areas of town, noting that “neighbourhoods are not necessarily delineated according to income and status.” “I wouldn’t say drug use is confined to particular neighbourhoods,” Wilson said. Russia has long been famous for its vodka – both the quality of brands made there, such as Stolichnaya, and the prodigious consumption of it by Russian citizens. If the very real danger of buying Pot, Hashish or hallucinogens puts off visitors, they can take heart that the local drink is still legal. at least for now. >> Visit - Learn more >>

    Russia - Resource, Contacts; local: St. Petersburg St. Petersburg | Smoking tolerance level [1= very illegal 5=virtually legal]: 3 --- Legislation: Cannabis is completely illegal in Russia, although it is formally not a crime (only administrative violation of the law) to have less than 6 grams on your person. Anyway, it will cause LOTS of problems if you get caught, so make sure you keep a super low profile, and certainly do not go around asking random people about it, because most chances is you will end up getting into trouble. Russia is not Amsterdam. As put by another report on Russia as a whole: “Possessing weed under 6 grams is decriminalized, with low fines, up to 30 is a heavier fine (and possible community work), but still no imprisonment. Law Enforcement: Russian police are fortunately quite corrupt and most police officers are known to take bribes, but be prepared to pay a lot for getting caught with cannabis, usually 300-500 U.S. dollars. The Police can stop and search you or demand a drug test for any reason, so walking around with dreadlocks and a Bob Marley shirt is a fast way to having to pay a stiff bribe. Citizens in Russia usually have far too many problems on their plates to really care about you smoking, so as long as you aren’t being a huge nuisance no one will call the police on you just for smoking up. In general be inconspicuous and try to blend in and you won’t have problems.

    Where to Buy Marijuana in St. Petersburg: As true cannabis connoisseurs we know how hard it is to keep our high standards when travelling. The problem in St. Petersburg and in Russia in general is that if you happen to suffer from Glaucoma or have severe back pain there is nothing around that can really sooth the pain. But you will be surprised as to what kind of quality you will be able to find once the iron curtain is unveiled from your eyes, our latest reports indicate there is a hope for all stoners coming to Russia, and that is a service called “Heady Tours St. Petersburg” (http://www.headytours.org), these guys take you on a heady green tour of this special city, and allow you to get in tune with the higher frequencies of St. Pete, and get you the total run down on how to get connected, and how to meet all the highest members of the local cannabis scene, Heady Tours St. Petersburg is your one and only sure bet to get the green stuff in St. Petersburg, and if you contact them, you will then see the dankest side of Mother Russia. If you want to practice some Russian, you should ask “vui s’nyet gdye mozhna kupit anasha” this translates roughly to “do you know where I can buy marijuana”. Anasha is the word for grass, but usually this refers to leaf, which is of an exceptionally BAD quality. Better to substitute the word “anasha” with “shishki” which means means “flowers”, or to those who know what you are after, “buds”. Hashish is probably more widely available, and this is referred to as “gashish”…just substitute a “g” for the “h” in hashish. It will be black hash, so check to make sure that you are not being sold a bit of black rubber. If you come across deaf & mute people in public places, who are well known to be involved in the street trade for hash, get eye contact, and give them a signal. The signal that you want to buy hash/buds is to close your hand in a fist, then extending your thumb and little finger outwards away from each other, and touch your mouth with your thumb, this means you want smoke. This is a hand gesture understood by all nationalities in the former soviet union. Though soon enough you will find out that looking for weed on the streets of Russia is not a healthy habit.

    Our Latest report says: The best and safest way to buying in any city where cannabis is illegal, is to get to know some locals. People in their late teens to mid twenties tend to know how to hook you up with some good hash. and the best is to find a green tours service like “Heady Tours St. Petersburg” (http://www.headytours.org) which will solve the problem in no time and with zero headaches. Russians are very a very friendly and kind people once you get past the cold veneer and will generally be very hospitable once they realize that youre alright. Marijuana Prices: Generally prices are high (compared to the cost of living), and availability is low. Quite expensive…Expect to pay USD100 for 2-3 grams. most Russian dealers love to sell their merchandise in small matchboxes full of low quality trim, not very recommended if you get offered that. A gram of some high quality top shelf nugs can cost up to USD80 (60 euros). If you’re buying on your own without local help be prepared to pay a lot more. Once people realize you are foreign they tend to try and get more money out from you.

    Brands: Most cannabis sold in St. Petersburg is imported from other nearby countries, due to the very active sea port. Weed quality varies between Top shelf Canadian BC bud, and poor low end pot grown by some hungry Russian farmers. Weed here is generally hard to find and if found is usually expensive and poor quality, however you can get lucky. More information: Never give money to anyone without at least getting their number, calling their phone and see that it actually rings! Be careful and never go with people who seem shady or untrustworthy and never indicate that you have a fair amount of money on you. The ways to smoke here are often very improvised but very effective, they tend to focus on economy of usage while getting very baked. A basic water bottle pipe called a plushka (Russian for cannon) is used frequently. Russians are ingenious and know how to smoke with just about anything. They also have a very nice green tour service called “Heady Tours St. Petersburg” (- www.headytours.org) and they offer a very cool ride through town service that gets you the best connections and allows you to meet the local stoners of St. Pete, The nice thing about hash is you can easily cook it into butter and get very stoned if you have no smoking devices. Any joints you are offered will almost definitely contain tobacco. In general St Petersburg is a beautiful city with a lot going on and is very interesting and eye pleasing to tour when stoned.

    WeBeHigh city tale: While Moscow is Russia’s political heart and symbolic head, St. Petersburg is considered the nation’s cultural capital. “Moscow has a much more active nightlife as far as the bar scene goes, while St. Pete is a little more Bohemian in nature,” said Mike Scollon, a 30-year-old American writer who lived in St. Petersburg for 2 ½ years. Spanning a delta of the Neva River, the many waterways have earned St. Petersburg the moniker, “Venice of the North.” But Russians have had trouble settling on an official name. Since it was established in 1703 as St. Petersburg, in honour of St. Peter, the city has undergone three name changes. In 1914 it became Petrograd, and then in 1924 it was renamed Leningrad to honour the father of the Communist Revolution. But when the Soviet Union crumbled in 1991, the Russians felt a surge of nostalgia and restored the city’s original name. Often called the “Northern Capital of Russia,” over 4 million people dwell in this community on the shore of the Baltic Sea. And like in many other Russian cities, “you can get anything you want,” Scollon said.

    “The drug choices run from Heroin, Ecstasy and coke to traditional happy stuff like grass put through a shredder; stems, seeds and all,” he said, noting that mushrooms are also very popular with the locals when they are in season. Scollon explained that Marijuana is “sold in a ‘stakan,’ or glass, which is measured by filling matchboxes and putting them in the glass.” He said pot and Hashish smokers in St. Petersburg commonly use a plastic bottle with a hole cut in the bottom. “They put Hash on the cherry of a cigarette, insert the cigarette into the hole, let the smoke build up, grab the bottle, twist off the top, let go of the carb and inhale more Hash than you ever got in one go,” he said. >> Visit - Learn more >>

Russia - Resource, Org; local Cannabis - Wikipedia | ... botanist D.E. Janichevsky concluded that ruderal Cannabis in central Russia ... Medical Cannabis discusses its use as a medication. ... Cannabis (Cán-na-bis) is a genus of flowering plants that includes three putative species, Cannabis sativa L.,[1] Cannabis indica Lam.,[1] and Cannabis ruderalis Janisch. These three taxa are indigenous to Central Asia, South Asia[2], and surrounding regions. Cannabis has long been used for fibre (hemp), for medicinal purposes, and as a recreational drug. Industrial hemp products are made from Cannabis plants selected to produce an abundance of fiber and minimal levels of THC (?9- tetrahydrocannabinol), a psychoactive molecule that produces the "high" associated with marijuana. The psychoactive consists of dried flowers and leaves of plants selected to produce high levels of THC, though there is no significant evidence of extremely high levels of THC. Various extracts including hashish and hash oil are also produced from the plant.[3] ...

20th Century | In 1924, Russian botanist D.E. Janichevsky concluded that ruderal Cannabis in central Russia is either a variety of C. sativa or a separate species, and proposed C. sativa L. var. ruderalis Janisch. and Cannabis ruderalis Janisch. as alternative names.[16] In 1929, renowned plant explorer Nikolai Vavilov assigned wild or feral populations of Cannabis in Afghanistan to C. indica Lam. var. kafiristanica Vav., and ruderal populations in Europe to C. sativa L. var. spontanea Vav.[19][28] In 1940, Russian botanists Serebriakova and Sizov proposed a complex classification in which they also recognized C. sativa and C. indica as separate species. Within C. sativa they recognized two subspecies: C. sativa L. subsp. culta Serebr. (consisting of cultivated plants), and C. sativa L. subsp. spontanea (Vav.) Serebr. (consisting of wild or feral plants). Serebriakova and Sizov split the two C. sativa subspecies into 13 varieties, including four distinct groups within subspecies culta. However, they did not divide C. indica into subspecies or varieties.[16][30] This excessive splitting of C. sativa proved too unwieldy, and never gained many adherents. >> Visit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannabis

Russia - Resource, Org; local Out of Russia: Marijuana smoke gives only a whiff of the drug problem - PETER PRINGLE, Thursday, 17 September 1992 | MOSCOW - The other day I was walking through a Moscow street market not far from the old KGB headquarters in the Lubyanka when I was stopped short by the unmistakable whiff of marijuana smoke. In the West such an encounter is not uncommon, but it is still a rare event here. Maybe I had been mistaken and it was only the rich, sweet smell of Turkish tobacco from which most Russian cigarettes are made. I retraced my steps. It was definitely marijuana.

That Russians were cheerily puffing away a few yards from the former centre of torture and repression of the old Communist state was a bold statement of their new-found freedoms, but it was also evidence in support of recent fears expressed by government authorities that Russia is rapidly becoming a centre of drug addiction and trafficking. Officials expect cheap marijuana to be flowing soon from Russia into western Europe. The Moscow Drug Control Bureau estimates there are now between 5 and 7 million addicts of various drugs, apart from alcohol, in the former Soviet Union, against a mere 1.5 million at the beginning of 1991. The bureau expects the rate of addiction to climb until economic stabilisation is achieved, perhaps in another two or three years. ... Visit: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/out-of-Russia-marijuana-smoke-gives-only-a-whiff-of-the-drug-problem-1551800.html

Russia - Resource, Org; local Album: Petersburg-Cheliabinsk, Russia | photo pictures,marijuana plant weed Russia street northern Russia lenin israel mushrooms ... Russia. sosnovka. picture of plantes. souvenirs israel. marijuana ... Enlarged Photomontage | Picture Archives | Most Popular | List of All 16917 Pictures | Pictures of Universities | Technical Details ... Visit: http://www.asergeev.com/pictures/archives/2001/219/browser.htm

Russia - Resource, Org; local WHITE RussiaN Marijuana Seeds | white Russian cannabis seeds produce plants that are fantastic in both appearance and effect. Our most typically indica strain, White Russian is a stable ... WHITE RussiaN - 70.00 EURO | White Russian cannabis seeds from Serious Seeds. These seeds produce plants that are fantastic in both appearance and effect. Our most typically cannabis indica strain, White Russian is a stable cross of AK-47 and White Widow (a prize winning indica clone). Medium height, consistent plants and dense, very resinous flower tops (crystals appear after about 5 weeks of flowering). With such a strong indica background, the plants smell quite strong during both their growth and flowering period. In an independent seed comparison in which over 150 different seedstrains were grown out in a greenhouse, the White Russian came out as the strongest marijuana plant (22% THC, likely to be the strongest plant known at present!!). >> Visit: http://www.planetskunk.com/whiteRussian-p-142.html

International - Resources Treating Yourself | Medical Cannabis reference links. ... Mission: TreatingYourself.com was created in May 2002 to provide medical marijuana users with information to assist them in their responsible use of medical marijuana. At their site they have info and links like -

    International - Resources International Association for Cannabis as Medicine (IACM) | The International Association for Cannabis as Medicine (IACM) was founded in March 2000. It is a scientific society advocating the improvement of the legal situation for the use of the hemp plant (Cannabis sativa L.) and its pharmacologically most important active compounds, the cannabinoids, for therapeutic applications through promotion of research and dissemination of information. ...   ...   Visit - http://www.acmed.org/.

    International - Resources Marijuana and Medicine: Assessing the Science Base | INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE (IOM) Report, 1999. The medical use of marijuana is surrounded by a cloud of social, political, and religious controversy, which obscures the facts that should be considered in the debate.   ...   Visit - http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=6376.

    International - Resources Marijuana: The Forbidden Medicine - by Dr. Grinspoon | Since marijuana is largely a folk medicine, not generally recognized by the medical establishment, the people who know most about it are those who use it on their own. The purpose of our website is to gain access to that body of knowledge so that we can share it with potential patients and physicians.   ...   Visit - http://rxmarijuana.com/exchange.htm.

    International - Resources Drug War Facts on medical marijuana | "A valuable resource for anyone concerned with drug policy." — Ira Rosen, Senior Producer, ABC News. "A compendium of facts that fly in the face of accepted wisdom." — David F. Duncan, Clinical Associate Professor, Brown University Medical School.   ...   Visit - http://drugwarfacts.org/cms/?q=node/54.

    International - Resources Health Canada - Information for the Patient - Marihuana (Cannabis) | This leaflet [link] is published by Health Canada for patients who have been authorized by Health Canada to possess dried marihuana.   ...   Visit - http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/marihuana/how-comment/applicant-demandeur/info_patient-eng.php.

Click here > TreatingYourself.com < to read more Medical Cannabis reference links. For additional links of interest click there to visit Mr. Nice's links page.

International - Resources, Information ASA: Medical Info » Educational Booklets on Medical Cannabis » Multiple Sclerosis and Medical Cannabis | A Note from Americans for Safe Access: We are committed to ensuring safe, legal availability of marijuana for medical uses. This brochure is intended to help doctors, patients and policymakers better understand how marijuana—or "cannabis" as it is more properly called—may be used as a treatment for people with serious medical conditions.   This booklet contains information about using cannabis as medicine. ... and legal access to medical cannabis (medical marijuana) for therapeutic uses ... International, and elsewhere have shown great promise for new medical applications. ...   ...   Visit - http://www.safeaccessnow.org/article.php?id=4558.


For more information on cannabis (marijuana) as medicine, see the Basics, below.

  LEGISLATION, Action Items and related Resources  

Russia - Resources DrugScience.org | is the homesite for the Cannabis Rescheduling Petition ... International Cannabis Alliance of Researchers and Educators (I-CARE) - 1992 ... Marijuana Research: Medical Professional... The 2002 Petition to Reschedule Cannabis (Marijuana) Accepted Medical Use: Medical Professionals

Cannabis's accepted medical use in the United States is increasingly recognized by health care professionals and the medical community, including the Institute of Medicine. Numerous medical organizations support legal access to cannabis for medicinal purposes. A new medical journal released in 2001 focuses on the medicinal use of cannabis and cannabinoids. National clinical conferences on the medicinal use of cannabis have been held in the United States in 2000 and 2002 and are scheduled to continue on a biennial basis. Most importantly, data on the number of physicians currently recommending therapeutic marijuana use to their patients demonstrate its acceptance by the medical community in the United States.

The most significant evidence of marijuana’s acceptance by the medical community in the United States consists of data on the number of physicians currently recommending marijuana medical use by their patients: "By any reasonable definition, marijuana has "currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States."   ...   Visit - http://www.drugscience.org/amu/amu_medprof.html.

Organizations and other Resources Any others? Will be listed here.  As we get the info. Know about one yourself? Got an Idea? Post it on the Bulletin Board, below.

  other National and International ORGz Section 

Russia - Resources, Organizations, Links and other DrugSense / MAPinc > Drug Policy Organizations, Links and other Resources | Find a Resource near you -or- Enter yours!   >>   Visit - http://mapinc.org/dpr.htm.


Russia - Legal Resources DrugScience.org | Marijuana Research Links: Medical Use ... summaries; scientific and legal arguments for medical marijuana; search engine for research reports on ... Organizations. Medical Cannabis and Scientific ... Library: Research Links Research Guide ... Use the links below to research any aspect of marijuana, medical cannabis, drug policy and the public policy process including: Medical Cannabis and Scientific Research; Gettman on the Web; Dependence, Addiction, and Abuse Potential; Criminal Justice and Public Health Data; U.S. Drug Policy; Legal and Legislative Aspects of Drug Policy; International Drug Policy; Non-Profit Organizations   >>   Visit - http://www.drugscience.org/lib/links.html.

Russia - Legal Resources The International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS) | The ICRS is a non-political and non-religious organization dedicated to scientific research in all fields of the cannabinoids, ranging from biochemical, chemical and physiological studies of the endogenous cannabinoid system to studies of the abuse potential of recreational cannabis.   ...   Visit - http://cannabinoidsociety.org/.

The 19th Annual Symposium of the International Cannabinoid Research Society Sun, 03/08/2009 | The ICRS is a non-political and non-religious organization dedicated to scientific research in all fields of the cannabinoids, ranging from biochemical, chemical and physiological studies of the endogenous cannabinoid system to studies of the abuse potential of recreational cannabis. In addition to acting as a source for impartial information on cannabis and the cannabinoids, the main role of the ICRS is to provide an open forum for researchers to meet and discuss their results.

The mission of the ICRS is to: foster cannabinoid research, to promote exchange of information and ideas about cannabis and the cannabinoids through the organization of scientific meetings; to encourage financial support from funding agencies and industries; to facilitate liasons between funding agencies, industry and the academic community, and to serve as a source of reliable information on the chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology and the behavioral, psychological and social effects of cannabis and the cannabinoids (ICRS By-Laws, adopted June 1992).   ...   Visit - http://www.medicalmarijuanadoctors.org/international-cannabinoid-research-society%20.

Russia - Resources ASA's Federal Quarterly Newsletter » Medical Cannabis Policy Update: Spring 2009 | Medical Cannabis Developments: Legislative, Legal, State Programs, International and Research ... for California Provider of Medical Cannabis. >> INTERNATIONAL >> CANADA: Restrictions of Medical Cannabis Program Unconstitutional Russia: Autonomous Regions Can Allow Doctors to Prescribe Cannabis   ...   Visit - http://www.safeaccessnow.org/article.php?id=5730.

Russia - Resources A International World Wide Listings Of Marijuana & Cannabis Clinics & Dispensary's | California Medical Marijuana Buyers Club ... A Indepth Roster & Reviews California Medical Marijuana Dispensaries ... National & International Marijuana Dispensary's Clinic Listings. Any Medical Clinics & Or Dispensaries Or Delivery Services Who Would Like To Get Listed Here On This Page Of Our Website.   ...   Visit - http://www.onlinepot.org/medical/medicalclinics.htm.

Resources, Organizations - NORML Medical Use by State NORML Home / Medical Use by State. All States and Canada Mexico Europe Other ... See Map: www.norml.org/index.cfm?Group_ID=3376 for more.

Resources, Organizations - Patients Out of Time, a patient advocacy organization Patients Out of Time is a patient advocacy organization with a universal constituency. They support the rights of patients to have a legal and safe access to the therapeutic use of cannabis. The mission of their organization, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, is the education of health care professionals and the public about the therapeutic use of cannabis. Their leadership is composed of medical and nursing professionals with expertise in the clinical applications of cannabis and five of the seven patients (two wish to remain anonymous) who receive their medical cannabis from the US government. Patients Out of Time is the only national non-profit in the United States that focuses only on therapeutic cannabis issues. Visit - www.medicalcannabis.com

Resources, Organizations - Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) Marijuana Policy Project (MPP). Join the Marijuana Policy Project! State officials confirm Supreme Court decision does not impact state medical marijuana laws. Medical Marijuana Briefing Paper - 2005. Until 1937, marijuana (Cannabis sativa L.) was legal in the United States ... Hawaii enacted a medical marijuana law via its state legislature in 2000 and ... Visit: www.mpp.org/medicine.html

Resources, Organizations - DrugSense: Drug Law Reform DrugSense: Drug Law Reform ... of Justice Statistics, State Court Organization, 1998 (Washington, DC ... Cannabis in Medical Practice: A Legal, Historical and Pharmacological... Visit: www.drugsense.org

Organizations and other Resources Others? Will be listed here.  As we get the info. Know about one yourself? Post it on the Bulletin Board, below.

  FORUMs Section 

Russia - Resource, Org; local Cannabis Forums Message Boards - Medical Marijuana, Cannabis Club, Dispensary, News > Growing > Growing Information > Basic Growing > Grow Log >> Auto White Russian Grow! | I was able to get some Automatic White Russian seeds from Lowlife and will keep you guys posted on progress via this grow log!!! But first, I wanted to tell you guys/gals a little about the cab. 36"x32"x22" (LxWxH) cab painted white on the interior... Space is cut in half for the moment due to an excess of space. The plan is to expand the grow program in the future. 3- 26w CFL 6500k and 2-13w CFL 2700k (will be expanding a few weeks into the grow) looking at ~100w of power consumption for the first week or two and will be at least going to 250w of consumption ... Visit: http://boards.cannabis.com/grow-log/171981-auto-white-Russian-grow.html

Resources, Organizations - Open Directory - Society: Issues: Health: Drugs: Illegal: Pro-Legalization: Marijuana: Medical Purposes Open Directory - Society: Issues: Health: Drugs: Illegal: Pro-Legalization: Marijuana: Medical Purposes ... to providing medical cannabis to those in need. Initiative 692 - Medical Marijuana - WCMR of Washington State ... use of medical cannabis in the state of Colorado. Medical Marijuana ... click > here < for more.

Russia - Resource, Org; local A Blog About Russia, with the thinkings of an American and his Russian wife over ... things | From Russia: Do 100,000,000 Plus - Americans say YES to Marijuana? By: Kyle and Svet Keeton : Tuesday, May 19, 2009 | Hello, The other day I was talking with my wife her in Moscow, Russia about how we are getting the illegal drug issue cleared up better in our building that we live in. I said to her, "I do not understand, Life is hard enough. Why destroy it with any drugs that you do not need to take." Then I have been just quiet and dumbfounded at the reports that I am seeing from all news sources. This subject is being supported by Mainstream Western News sources full force. The articles started out as "what if" articles and have now become, "Hey we can keep the money in America. Instead of giving it to the drug lords. Hip Hip Hurray!" Watch this video from Russia Today and get an idea of what the world sees about America... ... Visit: http://kylekeeton.com/2009/05/from-Russia-do-100000000-plus-americans.html


Also, here are some other International Forums -

Russia - Resources International Cannagraphic Magazine Forums > Talk About It! > Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation > NJ Medical Marijuana | N.J. Senate approves medical marijuana bill - Monday, December 15, 2008 | TRENTON BUREAU: A Senate committee today cleared a measure that would allow medical use of marijuana in New Jersey. The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee voted to approve the long-stalled bill by a 6 to 1 margin; two senators abstained. The bill calls for creating “alternative treatment centers” where people with chronic and terminal diseases would be allowed access to marijuana. Supporters say marijuana is a viable treatment option to alleviate pain in many cases.

“It is the definition of basic human decency that we do whatever we can to ease the pain and suffering of people living with severe chronic and terminal diseases,” said bill sponsor Sen. Nicholas Scutari, D-Union. “When all other avenues of currently-approved pain relief have been exhausted, we need to give doctors the freedom to prescribe medical marijuana to give their patients a measure of comfort and dignity in the face of their debilitating diseases. This bill is about the most humane, compassionate option for those state residents who have nowhere else to turn in managing their illnesses.”

If ultimately approved by the full Legislature and signed by Governor Corzine, New Jersey would be the 14th state to allow medical use of marijuana.   ...   Visit - https://www.icmag.com/ic/showthread.php?t=106356.

Russia - Resources Cannabis.com | Medical Marijuana, Cannabis Club directory, Collective, Dispenary Reviews, ... "The International Narcotics Control Board is deeply concerned ... Cannabis Forums Message Boards - Medical Marijuana, Cannabis Club, Dispensary, News Cannabis Club / Clubs / Co-Op / Dispensary Directory   ...   Visit - http://cannabis.com/club/.

Russia - Resources International | Medical Cannabis: Voices from the Frontlines. Our international counterparts may be surging ahead in their paths to provide safe access for patients who benefit from medical cannabis, but here in the US ... Archive for the ‘International’ Category In Case there was any Doubt… Tuesday, May 12th, 2009 Posted by elizabeth |   A new study entitled Marijuana Effectiveness as an HIV Self-Care Strategy, which was released this past weekend in Clinical Nursing Research, indicates that persons living with HIV/AIDS rate cannabis as more effective in treating the symptoms of anxiety, depression, fatigue, diarrhea, and neuropathy than other prescription and over the counter medications.

The study, which was conducted over a two year period and included 775 patients from the USA, Africa, and Puerto Rico, assessed the use of cannabis as a symptom management approach for anxiety, depression, fatigue, diarrhea, nausea, and peripheral neuropathy.  27% of survey participants reported using cannabis for medicinal purposes.

Researchers wrote that cannabis use “was rated slightly more effective than antidepressants for anxiety and depression, Imodium for diarrhea, [over the counter] (OTC) medications for fatigue, and anti-epileptics and OTC medications for neuropathy” while cannabis was rated “slightly less effective for nausea than either prescribed or OTC medications.”   Authors concluded that cannabis “is perceived by users as at least as effective as prescribed medications in symptom management.”   ...   Visit - http://safeaccessnow.org/blog/?cat=22.

Resources - Forums, Ganja Grocer Ganja Grocer | We are your Medical Marijuana Resource Center. Learn How to Become a Legal Medical Marijuana Patient. If you live in a state with Medical Marijuana Laws, Come visit our forums today! Visit - www.ganjagrocer.com < for more.

Resources  - Forums, Chat Rooms, Message Boards CANNABIS.COM - is based in california and focused on providing the best possible resources for future and current medical marijuana patients, activists, and supporters. MessageBoard Forum. Cannabis FAQs. Image & Picture Gallery. Medical Marijuana. Vaporizer FAQ. Advertising Information ... Visit: www.cannabis.com

Resources  - Forums, Cannabis Community Coalition Cannabis Community Coalition. Forum for Medical Marijuana & Medicinal Cannabis Patients. ... visit: cannabiscom.blogspot.com < for more.

Resources - Forums, Compassionate Coalition The Compassionate Coalition's mission: To defend the rights of medical marijuana patients and care providers through education and community participation. A nonprofit grassroots organization that helps build and support local chapters nation-wide, linking them with other medical marijuana reform organizations and resources. Contact Information - Mailing Address: The Compassionate Coalition * 1500 Oliver Road, Ste-K * P.M.B. #248 * Fairfield, CA 94533-3473 * (NOTE: When sending mail to this address, please be sure to write "The Compassionate Coalition" in the address line. Thanks!) * Fax: (916)266-7455 * or Visit: www.compassionatecoalition.org/forum

Resources - Amsterdam THC Ministry
First Universal Church of Kantheism The Amsterdam THC Ministry, First Universal Church of Kantheism, is based on ancient wisdom, modern science and the enlightening and healing properties of the cannabis sacrament. Their mission includes liberating the sacred cannabis hemp plant and the minds and spirits of those who do and of those who do not revere it. May we all enjoy the rich, abundant, joyful and awakened life that is part of our natural inheritance. Visit: www.thc-ministry.net/forum

Resources - Ya-Hooka; Health and Medicinal Buyers Clubs Organizations and Compassion Clubs Ya-Hooka; Health_and_Medicinal/Buyers_Clubs Organizations and Compassion Clubs providing access to medical marijuana  ... Co-op ~ The Alternative Relief Co-op is a patient-oriented medical cannabis dispensary located in San Francisco ... It Report Broken Link. Arizona Medical Marijuana Co-Op ~ Click here for more.

Resources - Cannabis Classifieds Want Ads Welcome to the Cannabis Classifieds Want Ads. To buy cannabis for medical purposes is legal in some areas. Here you will find hundreds of medical doctors, professional growers, and prescription patients in need who want to buy cannabis legally but can't find each other. Visit: www.cannabisclassifieds.com/cannabiswant.html

  EVENTs, Calendars and related Resources  

Russia - Resources, Events and Action Items Russia | Global Marijuana Marches - Russia Event - Global Marijuana March 15 cities in Russia (in Asia and Europe) have signed up one or more years since 1999; Bryansk, Chelyabinsk, Izhevsk, Kaliningrad, Kaluga, Moscow, Novosibirsk, Orel, Orenburg, Samara, Saratov, St. Petersburg, Tula, Vladivostok, Volgograd >>   or Visit - http://cannabis.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Russia.

Russia - Events; local The statement of the organizing committee of the Cannabis Legalize League. Visit - http://legaliz.info/9/news/154 | The Global Marijuana March takes place all jver the planet on the first Saturday of May since 1997. This year 222 cities of the world have declared about their participation. The authorities of all these cities do not violate the inalienable right of their citizens to gather peacefully and without weapon for expression of their demands. In Moscow there is an opposite situation year after year.

Organizing committee
of the Cannabis Legalize League
26.04.2008

    Russia - Resources, Events and Action Items; Global Marijuana March: Moscow Moscow | Russia. Cannabis-related links Online translation: google.com/language_tools; online-translator.com. Links: legaliz.info - in Russian; hvoya.blogspot.com - in English; Yahoo Group email list and archive; Facebook: Jah Divizion; "Chronicles From Moscow: The Drug Situation in Russia." By Oswaldo Pérez Cabrera, Cannabis Culture - June 25, 2010. GMM-MMM history from 2002 through a preview of 2008: legaliz.info/9/news/154 - English; legaliz.info/19 - Russian. >> http://cannabis.wikia.com/wiki/Moscow,_Russia

    Moscow, Russia. Global Marijuana March (GMM). 13 marijuana marchers arrested May 5, 2007 by police in the Arbat Street area, and also outside the ARBAT police station. Some beaten. One hospitalized. 6 men sentenced in a kangaroo court that night to 10 days in jail. One man to 15 days. 6 women were fined 4500 rubles each (about $175). Later on May 5, 2007 there were around 30 more arrests at the evening GMM gathering in a park in the city of Moscow. (Video of May 5, 2007 arrests in the park around the All-Russia Exhibition Centre) ... Those arrested in the park were released without fines in around 3 to 4 hours. The Cannabis Walk in the park at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre, was the second part of the May 5, 2007 Global Marijuana March (GMM) in Moscow. The park is located at the VDNKH metro station. Arbat Street is located between the Arbatskaya and Smolenskaya metro stations in the west of Moscow ... attention in regard to the realistic position of medical cannabis. >> Visit: http://gallery.marihemp.com/moscow2007mmm-graphics/

    Russia - Resources, Events and Action Items; Global Marijuana March: St. Petersburg St. Petersburg | Russia. Cannabis-related links * City info; Google Maps, Wikipedia, Wikitravel, WeBeHigh.com - City page: St. Petersburg >> http://cannabis.wikia.com/wiki/St._Petersburg,_Russia

    Vladivostok | Russia. Cannabis-related links * City info: Google Maps, Wikipedia, Wikitravel, WeBeHigh.org: Cities by region and nation. By U.S. state. Or search. >> http://cannabis.wikia.com/wiki/Vladivostok,_Russia

History of Moscow marches

During the first two Moscow marches in 2002 and 2003 there were no arrests because of small number of participants and lack of information on an event of authorities.

In 2004 organizers of the march for the first time decided to operate according to the law and have submitted the notice on carrying out. Under far-fetched and legally incorrect pretext ("propagation of drugs") the Moscow authorities "have given up in the coordination" (the interdiction of public action is not stipulated by the Russian legislation). When the people who gathered on Arbat, nevertheless, tried to take a walk down the parkway, the demonstration was broken up by force, 60 persons were detended.

In 2005 GMM in Moscow was forbidden under the same pretext, 6 arrested.

In 2006 the organizers gave up an idea of a the march as a street procession. Near the Fountain "Friendship of Nations", at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre there'd been taken place "The Canna Be-in". In spite of presence of some aggressively disposed citizens, the be-ing has passed without arrests and rather peacefully.

In 2007 after similar interdiction 10 participants of the procession on Arbat Street were detained. After the "hearing" that has been carried on with a host of remedial infringements, 6 person were sentenced to 10 days, one – to 15 days of the administrative arrest, two other participanties were fined.

The reasons, inducing Moscow authorities to forbid procession, are obvious – as a result of abolition of democratic procedures and, as a consequence, unaccountability to the citizens, who are actually deprived of suffrage, these figures are panically afraid of any display of street activity, and they forbid everything, that is contrary to their sanctimonious moral. Insisting on illegality and inadmissibility of such actions, the CLL organizing committee notifies hereby the Moscow authorities that in 2008 there WILL NOT be any street processions and "marijuana marches".

We invite all not indifferent people to the "Friendship of Nations" to the All-Russia Exhibition Centre on May, 3rd, at 15:00. Thematic clothes, excellent mood and musical instruments are welcome. Please, go without direct political propaganda.

The fountain "Friendship of The Nations" has been erected in 1954. In the center of a circle consisting of 16 female figures, that are personifying Republics of USSR – a sheaf made of inflorescences of sunflower, ears of wheat and hemp leaves. In 1961 USSR ratifies the prohibition Convention of the UN "On Narcotic Drugs". According to it, Cannabis is a dangerous drug, which should be destroyed everywhere. Domestic hemp cultivating has fallen into decay, and it can't recover from this impact till now. We insist on necessity to return former value to the fountain, and we demand to eliminate prohibitive restrictions on hemp cultivation – the leader of Soviet agriculture. For this purpose we gather by the fountain on May, 3rd. Without politics.   >> Visit - http://cannabis.wikia.com/wiki/Portal:Global_Marijuana_March.


Events - Marches Marches | Demonstrations, Rallies and similar Action Items any situation where activists are trying to educate or draw attention to - yet another - victim and people are congregating ... like the Million Marijuana Marches ... will be listed here as we find out about them.

Events - HempFests HempFests | Street Fairs, Festivals and Farmers Markets - Music, Food and Stuff for Sale or Barter - any opportunity for activists to booth, people to gather and businesses to vend ... like any local versions of the Seattle Hempfest ... will be listed here as we find out about them.

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Russia - Resources, Information Oaksterdam University | Oaksterdam is recognized around the world as a symbol of the over-the-counter cannabis culture that emerged here and has gained acceptance in communities throughout the state. Quality training for the 420 industry. Classes enrolling now.   ...   Visit - http://www.oaksterdam.com/.


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Russia - Resource, Org; local AccessMyLibrary > Asia Africa Intelligence Wire > Marijuana smugglers detained in Russia. | Kurgan Region bring tonne marijuana Kazakhstan Russia ITAR TASS told today chief ... fighting contraband Marijuana Smugglers Detained Russia Text report Russian ... Marijuana smugglers detained in Russia. (From BBC Monitoring International Reports) - ITAR-TASS - Moscow, 7 November: Two men have been detained in Kurgan Region trying to bring about a tonne of marijuana from Kazakhstan into Russia, ITAR-TASS was told today at the chief directorate for fighting contraband of the ... Visit: http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-11439506_ITM

Russia - Resource, Org; local 100 kg of marijuana seized in Russia's Far East | Top Russian news and analysis ... Russia's Far East Amur Region have seized 100 kilograms (220 lbs) of marijuana, ... 100 kg of marijuana seized in Russia's Far East 10:0318/11/2008 VLADIVOSTOK, November 18 (RIA Novosti) - Drug police in Russia's Far East Amur Region have seized 100 kilograms (220 lbs) of marijuana, a police spokesman said on Tuesday. The drugs, worth over 200,000 rubles ($7,200), were discovered in the house of a family in the village of Anosovo. Marijuana packages were kept in the attic, in a water cistern, and elsewhere in the house, a spokesman said. Criminal charges have been brought against a 51-year-old woman and her 31-year-old son. According to drug control authorities, the price of marijuana has gone up tenfold in northern regions of Russia's Far East in recent months. ... Visit: http://en.rian.ru/Russia/20081118/118367378.html

Russia - Resource, Org; local Aaron Houston Stresses Seriousness of Ma... Reply to “Aaron Houston Stresses Seriousness of Marijuana Debate on Russia Today ”. Name (required). Mail (required). Website ... MPP Director of Government Relations Aaron Houston talks about President Obama’s flippant response to the question of decriminalizing marijuana at the first “Online Town Hall” on Russia Today. He also discusses how taxing and regulating marijuana will help quell the violence associated with the drug war in Mexico and provide a much-needed boost to the economy. 03/27/2009 ... Visit: http://tv.mpp.org/news/aaron-houston-stresses-seriousness-of-marijuana-debate-on-Russia-today/

Russia - Resource, Org; local MOI Russia :: News :: Two Prosecuted for Illegal Possession of Marijuana in Jewish Autonomous Area - News - 29.09.2006 | The two had about 2.5 kilos of dry marijuana, which was seized and impounded by ... Press release of meeting held to summarize the work of Two Khabarovsk residents were detained in the course of yesterday’s special operation in the woods near the Tselinnoye settlement, Jewish Autonomous Area, Far East. It turned out that the 26-year-old man from the Pereyaslavki settlement outside Khabarovsk and the 25-year-old guy from the Far East city had arrived in the Jewish Autonomous Area for hemp. The two had about 2.5 kilos of dry marijuana, which was seized and impounded by local criminal investigation officers.

The stash would cost approximately 7,500 rubles ($278) on the Khabarovsk black market. The young men claimed that they had purchased the drug for no one but themselves, which investigation has yet to find out. The criminal duet were charged under Section 2 of the RF Criminal Code Article 228, facing lengthy prison terms. Both drug couriers were placed to the pre-trial cell. The investigation continues. Anna Chak Press Service of the MOI Office for the Far East Federal District ... Visit: http://eng.mvdrf.ru/news/2774/


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Russia - Resources US Government Says It Will Stop Interfering with Medical Marijuana | According to this article, US Attorney General Eric Holder has said that states will be allowed to make their own rules about medical marijuana, and that the US federal government will stop raiding medical marijuana dispensaries in California. (See article “Can Marijuana Help Rescue California’s Economy?”at this link) In the 1990s, several US states passed referendums which allowed marijuana to be used legally for medical purposes. In a referendum, the registered voters vote directly on the proposed law, as opposed to the law being passed by the state legislature. Thus, when these states passed these referendums, it meant that the citizens of these states really wanted medical marijuana to be made legal.

However, in a blatant disregard for democracy and the people’s will, under the Bush administration, the national government refused to accept this law, and carried out raids of the medical marijuana dispensaries.   ...   Click > here < for more.

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Resources, News - The American Alliance For Medical Cannabis (AAMC) The American Alliance For Medical Cannabis (AAMC) | Dedicated to bringing patients, caregivers and volunteers the facts they need to make informed decisions about whether Cannabis is the right medicine for them, the laws surrounding Medicinal Marijuana in your area, political activism and even handy recipes and guides to growing your own nontoxic medicine. visit: http://www.letfreedomgrow.com/news-t21.htm

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Russia - Resource, Org; local A History of Marihuana | 18 Mar 2009 ... But the actual origin of the Genus Cannabis they think goes right back to the Southern Russia(Uzbekistan sp) Afganistan/Pakistan. ... 10,000 BC: In Taiwan, the earliest-known hemp relic in existence. 8000 BC: In China, the earliest known cloth fabric is woven from hemp. 5500 BC: Earliest known depiction of hemp in existence from Kyushu Island, Japan 4500 BC: China: Hemp is used for rope and fishnets. 4000 BC: China uses hemp foods. Also, the oldest known smokable marihuana was found in a Tomb from this era. c. 3500 BC: Hemp rope was used in the construction of the pyramids because its great strength was ideal for working with large blocks of stone. ...

16th-18th Century: Hemp was a major fiber crop in Russia, Europe and North America. Ropes and sails were made of hemp because of its great strength and its resistance to rotting. Hemp's other historical uses were of course paper (bibles, government documents, bank notes) and textiles (paper, canvas), but also paint, printing inks, varnishes, and building materials. Hemp was a major crop until the 1920's, supplying the world with its main supply of food and fiber (80% of clothing was made from Hemp). 17th Century: Dutch Masters, such as Van Gogh and Rembrandt, painted on hemp canvas. In fact the word canvas derives from the word "cannabis".

1807: Napoleon signs a Treaty with Russia, which cuts off all legal Russian hemp trade with Britain. Then The Czar refuses to enforce the Treaty and turns a blind eye to Britain's illegal trade in Hemp. 1812 -- 24th June: Napoleon invades Russia aiming to put an end to Britain's main supply of Hemp. By the end of the year the Russian winter and army had destroyed most of Napoleon's invading forces. The Royal Navy depended on the Russian hemp to stay afloat during their war with the U.S., the War of 1812. ... I am trying to find the correct link But the actual origin of the Genus Cannabis they think goes right back to the Southern Russia(Uzbekistan sp) Afganistan/Pakistan ... Visit: http://www.michiganmedicalmarijuana.org/node/2061

Russia - Resources, Information Erowid Cannabis Vault : Medical #3 The History of the Medical Use of Marijauna ... In Nepal, it is distributed on certain feast days at the temples of all Shiva ... Cannabis is used in Hindu and Sikh temples and at Mohammedan shrines. Besides using the drug as an aid to meditation, it is also used to overcome hunger and thirst by the religious mendicants. In Nepal, it is distributed on certain feast days at the temples of all Shiva followers (Blum & Associates, 1969, 11: 63).   ...   Visit - http://www.erowid.org/plants/cannabis/cannabis_medical_info3.shtml.


Medical Cannabis, History - Letter: Medical Marijuana Informational Guide on Medical Cannabis | If you have ever heard of the song, “Lets Go Get Stoned,” as sung by Ray Charles or Joe Cocker, you know the lyrics were referring to getting high or using cannabis aka marijuana. This mind altering drug goes by other names as well; names such as weed, pot, joint, blunt, hash and mary jane are quite common among users. Cannabis is a plant that contains a chemical called cannabinoids or cannabinolidic acids. Another substance that is found in cannabis is THC, or Tetrahydrocannabinol, which gives the users that “high” sensation. When speaking of marijuana, the actual substance used in creating the high feeling comes from the leaves and flowering tops of the cannabis plant. Marijuana is considered to be a schedule 1 controlled substance today, because of the THC, which can be highly potent, depending upon the concentration factor of the THC. Visit > http://www.worldmedassist.com/informational-guide-on-medical-cannabis/ < for more.

Medical Cannabis History - REEFER MADNESS BOOKS THE REEFER MADNESS ERA, REEFER MADNESS BOOKS (Info, History) By definition, it would be a contradiction in terms to list or classify a Reefer Madness book as a work of "Non-Fiction." Thus both genres are group together here simply as "Hard Cover" books; if only to distinguish them from the "Pulp Fiction" or "Dime Store novels" discussed elsewhere. However where appropriate the terms [Fiction] and [Non-Fiction] are used. Please take note - This Index consists solely of those books that the museum has been able to locate and is in no way shape or form complete. It should be thought of only as a starting point. Visit: http://www.reefermadnessmuseum.org/

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Russia - Resource, Org; local FliRSart.com: Book Review of > Medical Cannabis Facilities (Paperback - Jul 2007) by Amanda Reiman | Book: Medical Cannabis Facilities. Since California voters approved medical cannabis for use in 1996, most discussions surrounding it have involved either its biomedical or legal status. Left out of the discussion has been how medical cannabis patients developed a health service system of medical cannabis administration and what a best practice model of medical cannabis distribution might look like. This study surveyed 130 medical cannabis patients at 7 medical cannabis facilities in San Francisco and Berkeley, CA using an adapted version of Andersen's model of health service utilization. Results show that medical cannabis patients have created a system of dispensing medical cannabis that also includes services such as counseling, entertainment and support groups; all important components of coping with chronic illness. Levels of satisfaction with facility care were fairly high, did not differ across study site and were significantly higher than nationally reported satisfaction with health care. This book is intended for those involved in social service creation, management and delivery, as this approach has implications for the creation and maintenance of a continuum of care among bottom-up social and health services agencies ... Russia Medical Services And Recreational Facilities Handbook by Ibp Usa ... Visit: http://www.fliRSart.com/medical-cannabis-facilities-amanda-reiman/3836421569-ijz3fy6w3d

Medical Cannabis - LESSON PLAN:MEDICAL MARIJUANA - LEGITIMATE USE OR LEGALIZED ABUSE? LESSON PLAN:MEDICAL MARIJUANA - LEGITIMATE USE OR LEGALIZED ABUSE? By Lisa Prososki, a former middle school and high school social studies, English, reading and technology teacher. Estimated Time: Approximately 45 minutes/1 class period Lesson Objectives: (1) Students will use cooperative learning activities to discuss opinions about medical marijuana use and see both sides of the issue, (2) Students will use decision making skills and strategies to render their own decision about the U.S. Supreme Court case related to medical marijuana use. Click > here < for more.

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1. Since 1996, twelve states have legalized medical marijuana use: AK, CA, CO, HI, ME, MT, NV, NM, OR, RI, VT, and WA. Eight of the twelve did so through the initiative process. Hawaii's law was enacted by the legislature and signed by the governor in 2000, Vermont's was enacted by the legislature and passed into law without the governor's signature in May 2004, Rhode Island's was passed into law over the governor's veto in January 2006, and New Mexico's legislation was signed into law by Governor Bill Richardson on April 2, 2007.

2. The Institute of Medicine's 1999 report on medical marijuana stated, "The accumulated data indicate a potential therapeutic value for cannabinoid drugs, particularly for symptoms such as pain relief, control of nausea and vomiting, and appetite stimulation." And more. Visit - www.drugwarfacts.org/medicalm.htm

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Medical Cannabis - Proven : Cannabis is Safe Medicine Proven : Cannabis is Safe Medicine by Ian Williams Goddard | In reaction to medical cannabis access referendums on the ballots in Arizona and California, former presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, and George Bush signed a letter stating that they "categorically oppose'' access to cannabis for its many proven therapeutic uses such as the prevention of blindness and epileptic seizures. Their chief concern was that legal medical access would send the message that cannabis is safe. The presidents can, however, lay their safety concerns to rest because the scientific literature overwhelmingly confirms that cannabis is both an effective and safe medicine. The Cannabis Safety Profile. The journal PHARMACOLOGICAL REVIEWS reports that decades of research prove that, "Compared with legal drugs...marijuana does not pose greater risks." Yet based upon mortality statistics, we can safely conclude that cannabis is one of the safest medical drugs known, for, while prescription drugs, defined as safe by the FDA, kill up to 27,000 and aspirin up to 1,000 Americans per year, cannabis kills 0 per year. Click here for more.

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Medical Cannabis, Books - Is Marijuana the Right Medicine for You? Is Marijuana the Right Medicine for You? | A Factual Guide to Medical Uses of Marijuana by Bill Zimmerman, PhD with Rick Bayer, MD and Nancy Crumpacker, MD, ISBN#0-87983-906-6 (Keats 1998). Chapter 3: Why All the Controversy? What Does The Research Actually Show? is online at: http://www.medmjscience.org/Media/pdf/chap3.pdf

Medical Cannabis, Books - Cannabis and Cannabinoids; Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutic Potential Examine the pros, cons, and controversies of marijuana as medicine! | Cannabis is still sending “signals of misunderstanding.”1-3 The result is an exaggeration of beneficial or deleterious effects as well as occasional intermixture of medical science with other moral categories. This book deals with health aspects of the cannabis plant and the cannabinoids while mainly factoring out societal aspects. Some authors refer to social topics that require discussion even within the bounds of a narrow handling of medicinal aspects. “Cannabis and Cannabinoids; Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutic Potential”. Edited by Franjo Grotenhermen, MD; Nova-Institut GmBH, Hürth, Germany and Ethan Russo, MD; Montana Neurobehavioral Specialists, Missoula, Montana. Hard Cover (ISBN-13: 978-0-7890-1507-7, ISBN-10: 0-7890-1507-2) $79.95

Medical Cannabis, Books - Marijuana Rx: The Patient's Fight for Medicinal Pot Marijuana Rx: The Patient's Fight for Medicinal Pot (Book) by Robert Randall & Alice O'Leary * This is a story of government betrayal -- a betrayal that continues today. But it is also a story of human courage and perseverance. Please take the time to read this book. Afterall, none of us are immune from the illnesses that marijuana can treat -- glaucoma, cancer, multiple sclerosis and more. Some day you might need medical access to marijuana. We pray that it will be as simple as a doctor's prescription. Full text articles, news summaries, supporting organizations and states, additional resources, and information on medical marijuana. Visit: marijuana-as-medicine.org

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Rhode Island - Medical 101; Links, Web-Ring Medical 101 (Links, “Web-Ring”) * A potential starting point for Medical Cannabis info. Find what you're looking for! Visit: www.medical-101.com/

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