Hey American Potheads, The U.N. Is Not Happy With You!

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  1. HS Cult Leader

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    U.S. states' pot legalization not in line with international law: U.N. agency

    VIENNA Wed Nov 12, 2014 10:21am EST

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    (Reuters) - Moves by some U.S. states to legalize marijuana are not in line with international drugs conventions, the U.N. anti-narcotics chief said on Wednesday, adding he would discuss the issue in Washington next week.

    Residents of Oregon, Alaska, and the U.S. capital voted this month to allow the use of marijuana, boosting the legalization movement as cannabis usage is increasingly recognized by the American mainstream.

    "I don't see how (the new laws) can be compatible with existing conventions," Yury Fedotov, executive director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), told reporters.

    Asked whether there was anything the UNODC could do about it, Fedotov said he would raise the problem next week with the U.S. State Department and other U.N. agencies.

    The Oregon and Alaska steps would legalize recreational cannabis use and usher in a network of shops similar to those operating in Washington state and Colorado, which in 2012 voted to become the first U.S. states to allow marijuana use for fun.

    Marijuana remains classified as an illegal narcotic under federal law, although the Obama administration has said it was giving individual states leeway to carry out their own recreational-use statutes.

    Fedotov suggested the U.S. developments may be part of a wider trend that he said the UNODC was following.

    On the international level, Uruguay's parliament in late 2013 approved a bill to legalize and regulate the production and sale of marijuana -- the first country to do so.

    The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) has said Uruguay's new bill contravened the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, which it says requires states to limit the use of cannabis to medical and scientific purposes, due to its dependence-producing potential. The Vienna-based INCB monitors compliance with this and two other drug control treaties.
     
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    How do they have time for this when there is a much bigger issue at hand right now ? :dontknow:

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The father of black teenager Michael Brown, shot dead by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, in August, said on Wednesday he and the boy's mother had come to the United Nations in Geneva to seek justice for their son. :backlol2:
     
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  3. R.P. McMurphy

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    ...another imbasile who doesnt know what hes talking about. pot is not a narcotic.
     
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  4. John Mahlin

    John Mahlin These go to eleven Gold

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    The dildos need to shut the fuck up and unclench their sphincters.
     
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  5. sstressed

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    the U.N. is filled with politically appointed garbage from around the vorld. they are as useless as tits on garypage2.

    too bad somebody doesn't jihad their collective asses. :yay:
     
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    to be fair, the US did push these strict laws on the rest of the world through bullying etc.
     
  7. HS Cult Leader

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    Hey UN, go fuck yourself. :finger: :fuckyou: :flip: :flip2: :gtfo:
     
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    hey u.n., start paying your fucking parking tickets!
    you cocksuckers! :grouch:
     
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    JameGumb We're all out of toner!

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    Their peacekeepers got their asses kicked by a bunch of starved pygmies in Rwanda. Let them parachute those ass holes into our back yard and see what happens.
     
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    i've got friends that would have a party while filling their magazines. we're tense. it would be a good release.
     
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