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Julian Fantino, who once compared weed to murder, defends opening medical marijuana business

Julian Fantino, a former federal cabinet minister who opposed the legalization of marijuana, is now running a marijuana-linked business. (Chris Wattie/Reuters) The former Toronto police chief and politician who once compared legalizing weed to legalizing murder is defending his decision to open a company connecting patients with medical marijuana. Julian Fantino, a former Ontario Provincial Police […]

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‘(It’s) the way to go’: Brian Mulroney explains his about-face on cannabis

Once, he favoured treating marijuana like heroin. Now, he stands to profit from the recreational market Former prime minister Brian Mulroney, shown here giving testimony to a U.S. Senate committee on NAFTA earlier this year, has joined the board of directors of Acreage Holdings, an American cannabis company. (Jacquelyn Martin/Associated Press) Former prime minister Brian […]

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Jamaica makes first legal export of marijuana extracted oil to Canada

KINGSTON – Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw on Thursday announced that Jamaican has made its legal export of medical marijuana extracted oil to Canada, marking the first step in positioning Jamaica as the world’s medical marijuana hub. According to Shaw, the shipment was authorised through an import permit issued by the Government of Canada through Health […]

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Meet the Back-to-Africa activist from Ghana who was the first to send a ship to the U.S. for blacks to voyage back to Africa

Chief Alfred Sam…Black America Web In 1913, after traveling to the United States, gold coast merchant and Chief Alfred Sam began a quest to recall African-Americans back to their ancestral home.  He enticed prospects by stating that there were “diamonds lying on the ground after a rain, trees that produced bread, and sugar cane as large […]

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BuzzTV XPL-3000 Review

If you are very enthusiastic about purchasing a brand new IPTV box, then the Android / IPTV Box may just be the thing for you that deviate from the usual. The set-top-box market is influenced by a couple of big names; however, competition will always be good for all, and BuzzTV definitely knows how to […]

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari don send im condolences to di goment and pipo of Ghana on top di death of dia former President, Jerry Rawlings. President Buhari say; “di entire African continent go miss di wonderful qualities of Ghana great leader.” Ghana Jerry Rawlings don die – Dis na how im death happun Ghana pastor […]

More than 100 men, women, and children were taken away from the coves of West Cork to the slave markets of North Africa. At that time the population consisted chiefly of Irish and settlers from England who had arrived some years earlier to work in the lucrative pilchard fishery under lease from the O’Driscoll chieftain, […]

Frederick “Toots” Hibbert, frontman of the pioneering reggae outfit Toots and the Maytals and one of the greatest voices in popular music, died Friday evening at the age of 77. “It is with the heaviest of hearts to announce that Frederick Nathaniel ‘Toots’ Hibbert passed away peacefully tonight, surrounded by his family at the University […]

“It’s time to bring the noise again from a place called home”—Chuck D on What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down By Jazz MonroeAugust 28, 2020 Public Enemy have announced What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down, their first new album for Def Jam in more than 20 years. The follow-up […]

Having made a conscious choice to avoid upgrading to the latest build of Windows 10, anyone installing KB4023057 will be disappointed to find that the patch ultimately results in build 2004 being installed. The update applies to many builds of Windows 10 — specifically 1507, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, 1803, 1809, 1903 and 1909 — […]

Marcus Garvey Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association form a critical link in black America’s centuries-long struggle for freedom, justice, and equality. As the leader of the largest organized mass movement in black history and progenitor of the modern “black is beautiful” ideal, Garvey is now best remembered as a champion of the back-to-Africa […]

If you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, you’ve undoubtedly seen the constant barrage of stories covering the collective societal frustration with the endemic racism that has plagued this country for centuries. Aside from highlighting the protests of social injustice around the country and the world, these stories have also shown frightening interactions between […]

For most of American history, the light-skinned Jesus conjured up by white congregations demanded the preservation of inequality as part of the divine order. By Robert P. Jones, CEO and founder PRRI Over the last several weeks, the United States has engaged in a long-overdue reckoning with the racist symbols of the past, tearing down […]

A group of about twenty veterans gathered near a bridge along the west branch of South Carolina’s Stono River in the early morning light of September 9, 1739. These were no provincial militiamen, but African slaves. With their appointed leader Jemmy directing, the Africans broke into a nearby storehouse kept by Robert Bathurst and a […]

The name Pedro Camejo might not be so popular in history books or around the world but in Venezuelan history and to the large black community in Venezuela, he is a celebrated figure whose presence as a soldier in the War of Independence moved the nation closer to becoming free. Pedro Camejo, who is called […]