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    SFDUU Community Clean Up The Maiden Voyage of “Da Rig”

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  • http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article37572.htm 9/2/2014 By Russell Brand: Philip Seymour Hoffman is Another Victim of Extremely Stupid Drug Laws By Russell Brand In Hoffman’s domestic or sex life there is no undiscovered riddle – the man was a drug addict and, thanks to our drug laws, his death inevitable February 06, 2014 “Information Clearing House ­ “The Guardian”­ Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death was not on the bill. If it’d been the sacrifice of Miley Cyrus or Justin Bieber, that we are invited to anticipate daily, we could delight in the Faustianjustice of the righteous dispatch of a fast­living, sequin­spattered denizen of eMpTyV. We are tacitly instructed to await their demise with necrophilic sanctimony. When the end comes, they screech on Fox and TMZ, it will be deserved. The indignation, luridly baiting us with the sidebar that scrolls from the headline down to hell. But Philip Seymour Hoffman? A middle­aged man, a credible and decorated actor, the industrious and unglamorous artisan ofBroadway and serious cinema? The disease of addiction recognises none of these distinctions. Whilst routinely described as tragic, Hoffman’s death is insufficiently sad to be left un­supplemented in the mandatory posthumous scramble for salacious garnish; we will now be subjected to mournography posing as analysis. I can assure you that there is no as yet undiscovered riddle in his domestic life or sex life, the man was a drug addict and his death inevitable. A troubling component of this sad loss is the complete absence of hedonism. Like a lot of drug addicts, probably most, who “goover”, Hoffman was alone when he died. This is an inescapably bleak circumstance. When we reflect on Bieber’s Louis Vuitton embossed, Lamborghini cortege it is easy to equate addiction with indulgence and immorality. The great actor dying alone denies us this required narrative prang. The reason I am so nonjudgmental of Hoffman or Bieber and so condemnatory of the pop cultural […] 0

    Russell Brand: Philip Seymour Hoffman is Another Victim of Extremely Stupid Drug Laws

    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article37572.htm 9/2/2014 By Russell Brand: Philip Seymour Hoffman is Another Victim of Extremely Stupid Drug Laws By Russell Brand In Hoffman’s domestic or sex life there is no undiscovered riddle – the man was a drug addict and, thanks to our drug laws, his death inevitable February 06, 2014 “Information Clearing House ­ “The Guardian”­ Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death was not on the bill. If it’d been the sacrifice of Miley Cyrus or Justin Bieber, that we are invited to anticipate daily, we could delight in the Faustianjustice of the righteous dispatch of a fast­living, sequin­spattered denizen of eMpTyV. We are tacitly instructed to await their demise with necrophilic sanctimony. When the end comes, they screech on Fox and TMZ, it will be deserved. The indignation, luridly baiting us with the sidebar that scrolls from the headline down to hell. But Philip Seymour Hoffman? A middle­aged man, a credible and decorated actor, the industrious and unglamorous artisan ofBroadway and serious cinema? The disease of addiction recognises none of these distinctions. Whilst routinely described as tragic, Hoffman’s death is insufficiently sad to be left un­supplemented in the mandatory posthumous scramble for salacious garnish; we will now be subjected to mournography posing as analysis. I can assure you that there is no as yet undiscovered riddle in his domestic life or sex life, the man was a drug addict and his death inevitable. A troubling component of this sad loss is the complete absence of hedonism. Like a lot of drug addicts, probably most, who “goover”, Hoffman was alone when he died. This is an inescapably bleak circumstance. When we reflect on Bieber’s Louis Vuitton embossed, Lamborghini cortege it is easy to equate addiction with indulgence and immorality. The great actor dying alone denies us this required narrative prang. The reason I am so nonjudgmental of Hoffman or Bieber and so condemnatory of the pop cultural […]

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  • The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) NEWS January 29, 2014. Canada opposes harm reduction policies for drug users Draft guidelines for a new global drug control regime will be used to […] 0

    Canada opposes harm reduction policies for drug users

    The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) NEWS January 29, 2014. Canada opposes harm reduction policies for drug users Draft guidelines for a new global drug control regime will be used to […]

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  • Huffington Post Posted: 12/22/2013 By Hilary McQuie Western Regional Director, Harm Reduction Coalition What a Year for Harm Reduction! Harm reduction is a movement for social justice built on a belief […] 0

    What a Year for Harm Reduction!

    Huffington Post Posted: 12/22/2013 By Hilary McQuie Western Regional Director, Harm Reduction Coalition What a Year for Harm Reduction! Harm reduction is a movement for social justice built on a belief […]

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  • It’s a multi-billion dollar industry, driven by violent criminal gangs which has killed hundreds of thousands of people around the world, but is the so-called war on drugs working?Two world […] 0

    Is it time to end the global war on drugs?

    It’s a multi-billion dollar industry, driven by violent criminal gangs which has killed hundreds of thousands of people around the world, but is the so-called war on drugs working?Two world […]

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  • The first forum of growers of crops declared illicit in Southeast Asia July 2013, the Transnational Institute (TNI) in cooperation with Paung Ku (a consortium aimed at strengthening civil society […] 0

    The first forum of growers of crops declared illicit in Southeast Asia

    The first forum of growers of crops declared illicit in Southeast Asia July 2013, the Transnational Institute (TNI) in cooperation with Paung Ku (a consortium aimed at strengthening civil society […]

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    (Danish) Support. Don’t Punish. Global Day of Action.

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  • Online Criminal Justice Degree Failed-War-On-Drugs Failed War On Drugs by OnlineCriminalJusticeDegree is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on a work at http://www.onlinecriminaljusticedegree.com/failed-war-on-drugs/. © Copyright 2013 Online Criminal Justice Degree. […] 0

    Failed-War-On-Drugs

    Online Criminal Justice Degree Failed-War-On-Drugs Failed War On Drugs by OnlineCriminalJusticeDegree is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on a work at http://www.onlinecriminaljusticedegree.com/failed-war-on-drugs/. © Copyright 2013 Online Criminal Justice Degree. […]

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  • Mumbai: In an unprecedented decision, the Bombay High Court struck down the mandatory death penalty for drug offences, becoming the first Court in the world to do so. Announcing the […] 0

    (English) Indian Court overturns mandatory death penalty for drug offences; first in the world to do so

    Mumbai: In an unprecedented decision, the Bombay High Court struck down the mandatory death penalty for drug offences, becoming the first Court in the world to do so. Announcing the […]

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  • ‘The worst case of scientific censorship since the Catholic Church banned the works of Galileo’: Scientists call for drugs to be legalised to allow proper study. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/the-worst-case-of-scientific-censorship-since-the-catholic-church-banned-the-works-of-galileo-scientists-call-for-drugs-to-be-legalised-to-allow-proper-study-of-their-properties-8654514.html?goback=%2Egde_4146546_member_249116915# By Charlie Cooper […] 0

    ‘The worst case of scientific censorship since the Catholic Church banned the works of Galileo’: Scientists call for drugs to be legalised to allow proper study!

    ‘The worst case of scientific censorship since the Catholic Church banned the works of Galileo’: Scientists call for drugs to be legalised to allow proper study. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/the-worst-case-of-scientific-censorship-since-the-catholic-church-banned-the-works-of-galileo-scientists-call-for-drugs-to-be-legalised-to-allow-proper-study-of-their-properties-8654514.html?goback=%2Egde_4146546_member_249116915# By Charlie Cooper […]

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