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The authors of a new government report claim that the debate on legalisation needs to be neutral. From a semiotic point of view, though, a picture of a person covering their face in signal of distress while rejecting a bag containing what seems to be cocaine powder in a primer with arguments against the legalisation of cannabis does not look neutral. Source: Ministry of Citizenship.
28 April 2021
Courtesy of the Yes on 110 campaign.
27 April 2021
Emblem of the United Nations. Source: Wikipedia
6 April 2021
Mexico, Mexico City, September 12, 2020, there is a march in front of the old city hall that requires the regulation of cannabis in Mexico, for the cultivation and free recreational consumption. Source: Alfredo Hernandez Rios
30 March 2021
Heavily-armed policemen conducting an operation in the Favela da Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro, in 2017. Source: Wikimedia Commons; author: Fernando Frasão/Agência Brasil.
22 February 2021
Peruvian farmers admire a newly planted coca field. Thomas Grisaffi, Author provided
9 February 2021
Jair Bolsonaro visits the Special Police Operations Battalion in Rio de Janeiro, August 2020. Source: Wikimedia Commons
27 January 2021
Photograph of graffiti in Minneapolis in June 2020 by iamrenny via Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain
11 January 2021
According to Oregon law, possessing a small amount of drugs for personal consumption is now a civil – rather than criminal – offense. Image via Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain
14 December 2020