By Loren Wiener , writer and commentator on Medicinal Marijuana and related issues. Producer of This Week in Weed TV .
Correction : An earlier version of this story incorrectly wrote that the highest court in Canada was the Standard Council. It has now been revised to read the Supreme Court.
I oppose assisted suicide, because terminating s person's life should not be decided by them or their loved ones. Besides if assisted suicide is passed, how can we determine if or when a person has no hope in surviving? This is just like shooting a old cow or dog to put them out of their misery. Assisted suicide is very inhumane and should not be legalized.
Miron: There are studies that show the level of violence is reduced when the state leaves the drug trade alone, the reason being that the drug dealers have fewer disputes. The latest evidence from Mexico confirms that. Of course there has been drug-related violence there for a long time. But the violence didn't escalate and increase sharply in scale until the president, Felipe Calderón, declared the big war on drugs in 2006. We have calculated that the murder rate in the US could fall by around 25 percent if drugs were legal.
Bath salts are a synthetic crystalline drug that is prevalent in the US. While they may sound harmless, they certainly aren’t the sort of salts you drop into a warm bath when having a relaxing night in, they are most similar to mephedrone, and have recently been featured throughout social media due to the ‘zombification’ of its. The name comes from the fact that the drug was originally sold online, and widely disguised as bath salts. The side effects include unusual psychiatric behaviour, psychosis, panic attacks and violent behaviour, as well as the possibility of a heart attack and an elevated body temperature
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