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France to Effectively Decriminalize Cannabis by Ending Prison Terms

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Anna Hunt, Staff
Waking Times

The French government is about to make some drastic changes to the enforcement of cannabis use laws. A government spokesperson revealed that by the end of 2017, France will end all prison terms for cannabis users.

Existing Policy

Current French law states that cannabis use is a criminal offense. It is punishable by up to one year in prison and up to a EUR 3,750 fine. Regardless, officials plan to end prison terms for cannabis users, even though cannabis use will remain a criminal offense until further legislative changes take place.

One can expect that these changes the government will modify existing law in some way or another. Many expect further cannabis law reform by French President Emmanuel Macron considering his election campaign platform.

Although decriminalization of cannabis use is unlikely in France, an initiative exists to reform the judicial procedure when prosecuting cannabis users. Government spokesperson Christophe Casaner stated:

“Last year, 180,000 people were found to be in violation of drug laws. On average these cases take up six hours of police time and the same amount for the presiding magistrate.”

Casaner added:

“What is important today is to be effective, and above all to free up time for our police so they can focus more on essential matters.”

Is Policing Cannabis Use Essential?

Consequently, what the French government is saying is that policing cannabis users is not essential. What is happening more frequently are scenarios where police officers are turning a blind eye when it comes to recreational cannabis use. Patrice Ribeiro of the French police officers’ union, stated:

“Most policemen who arrest a user tell him to throw the joint away and then let them move on”.

Although these changes in the enforcement of cannabis use laws in France may seem small, they are likely to free up some of the country’s judicial resources. The French Observatory for Drug Use and Addiction reported that in 2014, 17 million French citizens said they had taken cannabis at some point in their lives. There are estimated 700,000 daily cannabis users in France.

 

Anna Hunt is the founder of Awareness Junkie, a community paving the way to better health, a balanced life, and personal transformation. In addition, she is the proprietor of OffgridOutpost.com, an online store offering GMO-free healthy storable food and emergency kits. Anna is a certified Hatha yoga instructor and founder of Atenas Yoga Center. She enjoys raising her children and being a voice for optimal human health and wellness. Visit her essential oils store here.

Awareness Junkie created and published this article (France to Effectively Decriminalize Cannabis by Ending Prison Termsunder a Creative Commons license with attribution to AwarenessJunkie.com.

Disclaimer: This article is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of Waking Times or its staff.

Source.Waking Times

Thanks To Rose:

https://thecontrail.com/group/grow-your-own-food-gardening/forum/topics/france-to-effectively-decriminalize-cannabis-by-ending-prison-ter?xg_source=activity

Could light from LED screens cause irreversible eye damage?

https://www.news-medical.net/news/20170330/Could-light-from-LED-screens-cause-irreversible-eye-damage.aspx

In John Christian’s books, The Light Bulb Mafia and The Light Bulb Mafia Postscript (on the Internet) he mentions how LED light bulbs, LED slit lamps and ophthalmoscopes, LED backlit computer screens, smart phone screens and TV screens are going to severely damage the retina and accelerate early onset macular degeneration leading to premature blindness. It was Dr Celia Sanchez-Ramos’s previous study exposing rats to white LED light bulbs back nearly 10 years ago that first motivated John Christian to write his books. Generally, her research is superb, although it has been largely ridiculed by other ophthalmological scientists and doctors throughout the world. Yet she is courageously holding to her carefully researched, honest views.

 

In my opinion she is one of the very few, truly great, honest, medical professionals today. She works at Complutense University of Madrid, in Spain.Well, here is her latest research published by Medical Life Sciences, showing how LED computer screens and tablets seriously damage the retina of rats, which supports John Christian’s previous radical allegations and predictions in his two books:

 

Note that her study involved exposing pigmented rats with eyes similar to humans. The control group was divided into three, a group (not exposed to LED screen light), a second group (exposed to LED displays) and a third group (exposed to LED displays with an Eye Protector Reticare over the screens cutting out the damaging blue light). The study was performed for 3 months in daily cycles of 16 hours of light and 8 hours of darkness.

 

After the study was completed, all of the three groups of rat’s eyes were tested. The eyes of the rats not exposed to any screens at all, and the rats exposed to the screens with the Reticare blue light protectors fitted were all the same and had not been damaged at all. However, the retinas of rats exposed to the unprotected LED screens showed a 23% retinal cell death rate over the 3 month period.

 

Even the researchers at the university were totally shocked to observe this level of apoptosis (programmed cell death) in such a short period in animals that have a life expectancy of 10 years.

 

People who use LED computer screens a lot, such as gamers, for a long while have been complaining of serious problems with their eyesight and now most use blue light screen protectors or yellow tinted spectacles to cut out the excessive damaging blue light. However, unfortunately, this usually distorts colour perception.

 

Interestingly, PB Technology (a big N.Z. computer retailer) recently opened a new branch here in Tauranga, New Zealand, a few weeks ago. I went to have a look on the opening day and much to my surprise, I saw they had a new range of LCD (Liquid Clear Crystal) computer monitor screens in stock. I have one myself, and they are good, emitting very little damaging blue light at all, but they do emit a lot of UV, which doesn’t damage the retina but it does damage the eye’s lens. However, if you wear eye glasses with plastic lenses like I do these lenses cut out virtually all of the UV. These screens had been taken off the market and replaced with LED screens a few years ago. So I asked the manager; Why the new LCD screens? Answer: More and more gamers are going back to them because they don’t hurt their eyes! All this going on, while the Global Lighting Association (representing over 5,000 lighting manufacturers) wants to convert the whole world to LEDs by 2020, and virtually all the world’s leading  optical and ophthalmological scientists and medical doctors say LED light bulbs and LED screens don’t harm you!

 

On the front cover of John Christian’s book (on the Internet), THE LIGHT BULB MAFIA published in July 2014, he says, “A history of the secret global light bulb cartel – and why the insidious global transformation to modern LED, OLED, and LD lighting technology, if not soon stopped or radically changed – is going to curse the whole world with BLINDNESS!”

 

Clearly, Dr Celia Sanchez-Ramos’s latest research here in the article points precisely to the inevitability of this soon happening.

 

Yet still. Very few people including the medical profession are not acknowledging this is even occurring.

 

Seriously. The evidence now is simply overwhelming. Already, some Asian countries have 90% of their school children by age sixteen suffering from serious eye problems and myopia and will probably be blind by age 50. So why are very few speaking up and why is nothing meaningful being done about this tyranny? Virtually all smart phones have LED backlit screens as well. Are the over ten million doctors represented by the World Medical Association, in truth, members of one, giant, global lunatic asylum? Certainly looks like it doesn’t it.

LED Damage Eyes

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Regards.

 

Jack.

 

Sweden has banned mandatory vaccinations, citing “serious health concerns”

Sweden has banned mandatory vaccinations, citing “serious health concerns” and the fact they violate a citizen’s constitutional rights to choose their own healthcare. 

The Swedish Riksdag (parliament) rejected seven motions on May 10 that would have enshrined forced vaccinations into law, stating “It would violate our [Swedish Constitution] if we introduced compulsory vaccinations, or mandatory vaccinations.

Noting also the “massive resistance (by Swedes) to all forms of coercion with regard to vaccinations“, the Riksdag also made reference to “frequent serious adverse reactions” in children who receive vaccinations.

An English translation of the Swedish report:

“NHF Sweden sent a letter to the Committee and explained that it would violate our Constitution if we introduced compulsory vaccinations, or mandatory vaccinations as was submitted in Arkelsten’s motion. Many others have also submitted correspondence and many citizens have called up Parliament and politicians. Parliamentary politicians has surely noticed that there’s a massive resistance to all forms of coercion with regard to vaccinations.

“NHF Sweden also shows how frequent serious adverse reactions according to the rate at which FASS specifies in the package leaflet of the MMR vaccine, when you vaccinate an entire year group. In addition, one must take into account that each age group will receive the MMR vaccine twice, so the side effects are doubled. We must not forget that, in addition, similar adverse reaction lists apply for other vaccines.

“In the letter, we have even included an extensive list of the additives found in vaccines – substances which are not health foods and certainly do not belong in babies or children. We also included for lawmakers a daunting list of studies that demonstrate vaccination is a bad idea.”

The full report can be accessed here.

The Swedish Riksdag’s sensible decision flies in the face of what is happening in the United States and other western countries right now. Big Pharma has lawmakers in a choke hold, dictating policy and using the corrupt media to silence dissenters.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. recently appeared on the Tucker Carlson Show and bravely exposed the “lawless mafia state” that is Big Pharma and their “extremely lucrative” vaccines scam.

The pharmaceutical industry is so powerful,” RFK Jr explained. “They give $5.4 billion a year to the media. They’ve gotten rid of the lawyers, so there is no legal interest in those cases. They have really been able to control the debate and silence people like me.”

Asked how things could get this bad, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. explained that Congress granted Big Pharma “blanket legal immunity” when it comes to vaccines.

Big Pharma became a law unto themselves after President Regan signed the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act. They can put toxic ingredients in your vaccines, they can seriously injure your child – but you cannot sue them.

What you have to understand is that the vaccine regimen changed dramatically around 1989. The reason it changed, Tucker, is that Congress, drowning in pharmaceutical industry money, did something they have never done for any other industry – they gave blanket legal immunity to all the vaccine companies.

“So that no matter how sloppy the line protocols, no matter how absent the quality control, no matter how toxic the ingredients, or egregious the injury to your child, you cannot sue them.

So there’s no depositions, there’s no discovery, there’s no class action suits. All of a sudden vaccines became enormously profitable.”

The enormous profits in the unregulated industry meant Big Pharma companies raced each other to produce new and unnecessary vaccines to pump into newborn children – often dozens at a time.

It became a gold rush for the pharmaceutical industry to add new vaccines to the spectrum.

But at what cost? The vaccine industry, operating under their own rules – or rather, complete absence of rules – is making it impossible for us to find out the facts. President Trump has long called for an independent inquiry into vaccine safety. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is calling for the same.

I got three vaccines and I was fully compliant. I’m 63 years old. My children got 69 doses of 16 vaccines to be compliant. And a lot of these vaccines aren’t even for communicable diseases. Like Hepatitis B, which comes from unprotected sex, or using or sharing needles – why do we give that to a child on the first day of their life? And it was loaded with mercury.

Tucker asked, “We do give that to children?

We continue to give it to them. The mercury has been taken out of three vaccines, but it remains in the flu vaccine, and it is still in vaccines all over the world. And it is the most potent neurotoxin known to man that is not radioactive.”

“How can we inject that into a child?”

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. tried to put the outrageous situation into context.

This article (Sweden Bans Mandatory Vaccinations Over ‘Serious Heath Concerns’) was originally published on Your News Wire and syndicated by The Event Chronicle.

http://www.theeventchronicle.com/health/sweden-bans-mandatory-vacci…

With thanks to Rose at The Con Trail

https://thecontrail.com/group/vaccination-information/forum/topics/sweden-bans-mandatory-vaccinations-over-serious-heath-concerns?xg_source=activity

You Won’t Believe What They Admitted On TV News In 1971! (Video)

I only ever took the ‘flu vac. once, many moons ago, and make me sick for two weeks! (Normally takes a few days for me to get over the actual flu, I find raw lemon, ginger and honey juice works a treat.

Credit to Snafu for the source.

Australian parents who don’t vaccinate their children will be fined $14 per week by the authoritarian regime

This is disgusting. Australia has truly surrendered it’s freedom of choice:

Image: Australian parents who don’t vaccinate their children will be fined $14 per week by the authoritarian regime

(Natural News) If you live in Australia and want to exercise your right not to vaccinate your kids, you’d better be prepared to pay for that privilege. The new federal budget will see parents who don’t vaccinate losing AUD$14 per week, which equates to around USD$10.49 at today’s rate, from their family tax benefit payments. The measure will be set in motion starting July 2018, and it is expected to raise millions of dollars while punishing those who don’t want to vaccinate their kids.

Health Minister Greg Hunt and Social Services Minister Christian Porter have said that taking this approach rather than withholding a supplement at the end of the year would be a good way to constantly remind parents that they need to vaccinate their kids. It will also apply to families who do not get their four-year-olds a health check, which presumably is yet another way to try to push vaccines on kids.

Families who want to catch up on their vaccines will be able to do so for free under a $14 million program. The government will also spend $5 million to promote the benefits of vaccination in areas that have lower immunization rates, such as the far north coast of New South Wales.

Australia is a hostile place for anti-vaxxers

Most countries take a dim view of those who oppose vaccines, but Australia is a particularly unfriendly place for them. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s “No Jab, No Play” policy excludes kids who haven’t been vaccinated from going to preschool or childcare unless they have an official medical exemption. “Vaccine objection” would not be considered a valid reason to skip the shots under the proposal. Laws that prevent unvaccinated children from going to school already exist in some parts of Australia, including Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales.

Meanwhile, the recently updated vaccination standards of The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia urged members of the public to report any midwives and nurses who are sharing beliefs that could be construed as opposing vaccination.

In addition, some Australian children are being denied medical treatment because their immunizations are not up to date. A poll of more than 2,000 parents found that one out of every six children who were not current on their vaccinations had been refused care. According to that study, 95 percent of the country’s children were fully vaccinated despite the fact that a third of parents had concerns and one-tenth of parents felt vaccines could be behind autism.

Vaccine injury reports average at 125 per day in our nation, which is hardly a drop in the bucket. In 2016, more than 45,000 adverse events following vaccinations were reported, some of which were life-threatening. This only pertains to the cases that were actually reported; many are never reported because the parents don’t understand the process or have been convinced by medical professionals that doing so is not necessary.

Vaccines are loaded with dangerous chemicals, chemical adjuvants and other toxins that can cause many adverse effects, including death. While the Australian government seems to think this financial punishment will serve as quite a deterrent, it’s safe to assume that many parents will be all too glad to part with AUD$14 to avoid having to shoot their children up with formaldehyde, aluminum and mercury, among other toxins.

Sources:

News.com.au

NaturalNews.com

NaturalNews.com

Vaccines.news

ABC.net.au

HeraldSun.com.au

Colloidal Silver – Get it While You Can

From Snafu At The Con Trail

Colloidal Silver – Get it While You Can

 

Removed from public use in the United States in the 1920’s and 1930’s by the medical profession in their move to purge natural health remedies from the marketplace, Colloidal Silver persisted through public demand.
In August, 1998 the FDA ordered all Colloidal Silver removed from all U.S. Health Stores as a dangerous substance, but due to public outcry, that order has been temporarily relaxed.
So why are the Pharmaceutical company’s and FDA trying so desparately to rid the planet of Colloidal Silver. It’s a well known fact that hospitals use Colloidal Silver in their burn units to stop infection. Newborns have had Silver Nitrate dumped in their eyes to kill bacteria and Viruses from Venereal Disease for decades. So what’s the problem?
The problem may lie in the fact that Colloidal Silver is far superior to anti-biotics. While anti-biotics kill bacteria but have multiple side effects, Colloidal Silver kills all bacteria, virus, fungus and yeasts with no side effects. While bacteria develops resistance to anti-biotics, no resistance to Colloidal Silver can be developed.
If you’ve tried to research this on the web, the information can be overwhelming as Hospitals, phamaceutical companies, FDA and doctors all claim that there has never been any research on Colloidal Silver. So rather than a “He said – She said”, lets stick to the reseach the FDA claims has never been done.
Back in the 1970’s Dr. Robert O. Becker, M.D., a pioneering surgeon at Syracuse Medical University, made a startling discover after he started using electrically generated silver ions to heal severe cases of osteomyelitis, a bone infection that can open up large wounds in a patient’s flesh, an untreatable problem by the medical establishment. By generating silver ions directly into open infected wounds through the use of a small, battery operated Colloidal Silver generator operating at 0.9 volts, he found that not only did the silver effectively kill the infectious microorganisms responsible for the disease, but it also triggered amazing and quite unexpected re-growth of human tissue and bone at the site of the infection. In other words, far from damaging human cells, Becker discovered that silver caused astonishing cellular repair, resulting in dramatic healing of damaged tissues.
Becker proved that even when silver ions were electrically driven straight into damaged tissues, massive healing took place as mature human cells were triggered to become healing stem cells, resulting in the complete regeneration of injured tissue! Becker continued to carry out his work on using electrically generated silver ions to stimulate wound healing and trigger re-growth of tissue throughout the 1970’s and 80’s. This work included the development of astonishing new methods using electrically generated silver ions to trigger the re-growth of tissues, limbs and even organs in living creatures such as rats.
Dr. Becker would later state regarding his unique treatment method: “All of the organisms that we tested were sensitive to the electrically generated silver ion, including some that were resistant to all known antibiotics…In no case were any undesirable side effects of the silver treatment apparent.”
Shortly before he could demonstate the ability of Colloidal Silver to regenerate organ tissue as well as prove Colloidal Silver would turn cancer cells back into normal cells, his work was defunded after pressure from the Pharmaceutical companies and then completely shut down by the University of Syracuse. He ultimately wrote two bestselling books on his work, “The Body Electric”, and “Cross Currents”. These books were written to tell the world of Dr. Becker’s discoveries, much to the dismay of Big Pharma.
In his book entitled “The Body Electric”, Becker states that silver deficiency is responsible for the improper functioning of the immune system. While analyzing hair samples and questioning the parties involved, Dr. Becker noted a correlation between low silver levels in the body and disease. Those who maintained low silver levels were frequently sick, with innumerable colds, flu, fevers and other illnesses. Dr. Becker’s experiments concluded that silver destroys a wide range of pathogenic bacteria without damaging any of the cells of the body, and without any harmful side-effects.
Dr. Becker also states that silver ion (colloidal state) was accomplishing much more than just killing disease-causing organisms. It was also accelerating major growth stimulation in injured tissues. When exposed to silver, human fibroblast cells (which are able to multiply at an increased rate) then differentiate into the specialized cells of the organ or tissue-system that has been injured or damaged even in patients over fifty years old. Furthermore, Dr. Becker discovered that cancer cells would transform back to normal cells in the presence of the silver ion, regardless of their location in the body. He therefore concluded that Colloidal Silver will regenerate damaged, old or worn out cellular tissue, eliminate cancerous cells, and any other diseased or abnormal condition.
He also observed that those patients with higher than average levels of silver ion present in their bodies, who suffered from severe burns, were able to more quickly regenerate the burn-damaged tissue, without the occurrence of scar tissue or any overload to their immune system. Moreover, Colloidal Silver is especially well suited for use against many types of disease-producing organisms simultaneously, even the strains of pathogens and fungi that are highly resistant to synthetic antibiotics. Fantastic successes have been documented in many cases that were previously considered to be hopeless. Residue silver in the body more than doubles the capability of the immune system to destroy cancer cells and other disease-causing organisms, and the friendly bacteria in the intestines (the intestinal flora) are not adversely affected.
If you have any doubt about your silver levels, Colloidal Silver is the way to go. There’s plenty of sites with information on internal use of Colloidal Silver with ten times as many sites stating Colloidal Silver is deadly. Big Pharma and the FDA have made every attempt to discredit any natural product that was good and cured people for hundreds of years.

Sources for Colloidal Silver: http://www.iherb.com/Now-Foods-Silver-Sol-10-PPM-8-fl-oz-237-ml/38520
Sources for this article: http://colloidalsilversecrets.blogspot.mx/2011/02/how-dr-robert-o-b…
http://www.thesilveredge.com/pioneers.shtml
http://beforeitsnews.com/health/2012/07/ucla-medical-test-on-colloi…
http://www.center4cancer.com/pdf/colloidal-silver.pdf
http://beckerarchives.wustl.edu/?p=collections/controlcard&id=9432
Robert Becker – The Body Electric (Torrent) – https://1337x.to/torrent/1924574/Robert-Becker-The-Body-Electric-El…
Robert Becker – Cross Currents – https://www.amazon.com/Cross-Currents-Electropollution-Promise-Elec…

Water From Thin Air? New Device Can Pull Water From Desert Air

This new solar-powered device can pull water straight from the desert air

You can’t squeeze blood from a stone, but wringing water from the desert sky is now possible, thanks to a new spongelike device that uses sunlight to suck water vapor from air, even in low humidity. The device can produce nearly 3 liters of water per day for every kilogram of spongelike absorber it contains, and researchers say future versions will be even better. That means homes in the driest parts of the world could soon have a solar-powered appliance capable of delivering all the water they need, offering relief to billions of people.

The new water harvester is made of metal organic framework crystals pressed into a thin sheet of copper metal and placed between a solar absorber (above) and a condenser plate (below).

Wang Laboratory at MIT

There are an estimated 13 trillion liters of water floating in the atmosphere at any one time, equivalent to 10% of all of the freshwater in our planet’s lakes and rivers. Over the years, researchers have developed ways to grab a few trickles, such as using fine nets to wick water from fog banks, or power-hungry dehumidifiers to condense it out of the air. But both approaches require either very humid air or far too much electricity to be broadly useful.

To find an all-purpose solution, researchers led by Omar Yaghi, a chemist at the University of California, Berkeley, turned to a family of crystalline powders called metal organic frameworks, or MOFs. Yaghi developed the first MOFs—porous crystals that form continuous 3D networks—more than 20 years ago. The networks assemble in a Tinkertoy-like fashion from metal atoms that act as the hubs and sticklike organic compounds that link the hubs together. By choosing different metals and organics, chemists can dial in the properties of each MOF, controlling what gases bind to them, and how strongly they hold on.

Source: Sciencemag.

 

Transhumanist Madness: Chinese Man Marries Self-Built Robot.

Zheng Jiajia carried his robot wife – with head covered in red cloth in accordance with local tradition

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Zheng Jiajia carried his robot wife – with head covered in red cloth in accordance with local tradition A Chinese artificial intelligence engineer has given up on the search for love and “married” a robot he built himself.

Zheng Jiajia, 31, decided to commit after failing to find a human spouse, his friend told Qianjiang Evening News.

Zheng had also become tired of the constant nagging from his family and pressure to get married, so he turned to a robot he built late last year, who he named Yingying.

After two months of “dating”, he donned a black suit to “marry” her at a ceremony attended by his mother and friends at the weekend in the eastern city of Hangzhou.

While not officially recognised by the authorities, the union had all the trappings of a typical Chinese wedding, with Yingying’s head covered with a red cloth in accordance with local tradition.

China has one of the worst gender gaps in the world, mainly due to sex selective abortions after the introduction of the country’s widely criticised one-child policy, which for decades controlled how many children each family could have.

There were 113.5 men for every 100 women in China, according to the latest figures published by the World Economic Forum. The gender imbalance, coupled with changing attitudes towards marriage among the country’s middle class, means many men will never find wives.

For now Yingying can only read some Chinese characters and images and speak a few simple words, but Zheng plans to upgrade his “bride” to be able to walk and do household chores. Until then he has to carry the 30kg robot to move her.

Reaction in China to the union has been mixed, with some social media users mocking Zheng and others wondering if it is all a publicity stunt.

“You won’t have her mother looking down on you, you don’t have the pressure to buy a home and you get to save money and energy,” one user wrote on WeChat, a popular social network.

“He’ll slowly get old, his face will become wrinkled and his hair will grow white – but will he upgrade her to grow old, or just to be prettier?” another user asked.

Stories of robots replacing humans is commonplace in China, most notably in a smattering of restaurants where the waiters are automated. However, the machines rarely live up to expectations.

Zheng previously worked at Huawei, the Chinese smartphone company, before quitting to focus on an artificial intelligence startup.

 

It was only a matter of time I guess. Sigh….!