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September 2013

Extraordinary Beckley Report Hundreds of Millions in Revenue to be Gained from Regulation of Cannabis Market

By | Drug Policy

Commissioned by the Beckley Foundation and carried out by the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex UK
New Beckley Report

Extraordinary Beckley Report Hundreds of Millions in Revenue to be Gained from Regulation of Cannabis Market in England and Wales New Report from The Beckley Foundation Quantifies Cost-Benefit of Cannabis

“In these times of economic crisis, it is essential to examine the possibilities of more cost-effective drug policy.”

”Our present prohibitionist policies have proved to be a failure.”

“Cannabis comprises 80% of all illicit drugs consumed worldwide.”

“If we are to protect the young, surely governments can do a much better job than the cartels.”

Amanda Feilding
Director of the Beckley Foundation

 

http://www.beckleyfoundation.org/2013/09/cannabis-market-in-england-and-wales-cost-benefit-analysis/

Second Erb4Herb Legalize It Conference

By | Drug Policy, Erb4Herb

Second Bob Erb 4 Herb Legalize It! conference for 2013 in Terrace BC, Aug. 30 to Sept. 2, 2013

Once again in 2013 drug policy reform activists / advocates gathered together as Bob Erb’s guests to discuss plans for continuing drug policy reform efforts and Erb4Herb national 420 events in Canada.

This was the second time NORML Canada, NORML Women’s Alliance of Canada, Calgary 420 and Sensible BC along with first time attendees Canadian Drug Policy Coalition-Transforming Drug Policy and Skunk Magazine attended the second Erb4Herb legalize conference in beautiful Terrace and Thornhill B.C. Both Erb4Herb legalize conferences were also attended by long time friends of Bob Erb.

Bob Erb once again wrote generous cheques to the organizations attending as his guests to be used for drug policy reform efforts in Canada.

Bob Erb, Dana Larsen, Rielle Capler, John Vergados, Kelly Coulter, Brian Taylor, Sita von Windheim, Urban Grower, John Conroy, Debbie Fagin, Keith Fagin, Debbie Stultz-Giffin, Zachary Canuel and more.

Second Erb4Herb Legalize conference group picture