Day 4 : Support for medical marijuana in Utah is strong.

According to the latest Utah Policy report, at least 3/4 of Utahns support the legalization of medical marijuana.

“The Utah Legislature has failed most Utahns when it comes to legalizing the non-smoking use of medical marijuana for treatment of several diseases and chronic pain,” Utah Policy said.

According to an online political newsletter by Dan Jones & Associates, poll shows that 77% of adults “strongly” or “somewhat” favor the legalization of medical marijuana. And only 21% of Utahns oppose legalization of medical cannabis, wile 3 percent don’t know.

In a recently-completed legislative session, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill, called HB 195, that allows terminally ill people to use certain forms of marijuana, at their doctor’s request.

“A citizen initiative petition on medical cannabis use is moving forward towards the November election,” Utah Policy reports. You can read the petition here.

Also, Jones finds that two-thirds of “very active” Mormons support legalization.

That’s interesting because Mormon leaders have specifically opposed legalizing medical cannabis at this time – meaning 66 percent of very active Mormons are going against the wishes of their own church leaders on the issue. Thirty percent of active Mormons are opposed.

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Jones interviewed 609 adults from Feb. 9-16. The survey has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percent.

Finally, this is an election year for the Legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives.

Three GOP U.S. House members openly don’t support medical marijuana now – but Rep. Rob Bishop has introduced a bill to allow more research on the drug.
The legislation, Bishop said, allows scientists and researchers to get at those answers in a responsible way that isn’t hindered by unnecessary roadblocks. The bill has the backing of Utah’s three other U.S. House members.

However, Rep. Mia Love in the 4th District does support legalization.

She is in a tight race with Democrat Ben Adams the Mayor of Salt Lake County and some good Love has come around on the issue, because in the 4th District voters like medical marijuana, 80-16 percent.

 

 

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Day 3 : Yahoo Japan to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange in 2019

Yahoo Japan is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency exchange in 2019 after a year of development.

According to Nikkei Asian Review, Yahoo will acquire a 40 percent stake of the Tokyo based crypto-asset exchange BitARG Tokyo next month, with a plan to build a new exchange using BitARG technology in April 2019 or later.

BitARG is already licensed by Japanese financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), the report says. Additional investments are planned to be made from January to March 2019 through another Yahoo group company.

Yahoo Japan will purchase its stake in BitARG via its subsidiary company – YJFX – which is a forex transaction platform. The shares will cost Yahoo Japan $19 million (2 billion Yen). Yahoo’s exchange will use BitARG’s system but the exchange itself will be custom built according to Nikkei Asian Review.

The work on the new crypto-asset exchange will kick off next month when YJFX executives and engineers will be dispatched to BitARG where they will spend over a year developing the new exchange system. They will also work on a corporate governance structure, a customer management system and internal controls.

 

 

Day 2 : Why Marijuana Should Be Legal

Many Americans feel that Marijuana is helping fund the war on terror, but making a war on drugs and keeping Marijuana illegal has not stopped millions of Americans from smoking pot everyday. So what is the answer?

First, why is Marijuana illegal? In the 1930’s William Randolph Hearst, who had significant financial interests in the timber industry testified to congress on the evils of marijuana, saying things like it make people insane and commit acts of cannibalism? at this time very few even knew what it was and to stop people from going insane Congress decided to make it illegal.

The truth is many paper manufacturers were thinking of changing from using trees to make paper to using hemp because it was cheaper and easier to grow and better for the environment, and Hearst stood to loose millions so he used his influence and testimony to help get marijuana banned in the USA.

So now that we know why it was made illegal, we can realize that not only would making it legal in the United States stop terrorist from smuggling it into the USA, but would give us another option to cutting down of millions of trees every year for paper products that can be made better from hemp.

Hemp has thousands of uses that we are unable to exploit because of its illegal status.

During WWII hemp was used for the rigging on parachutes as well as rope and material for uniforms.

Nowadays Marijuana can be used to relieve pain and some of the effect of cancer treatments and old age.

It has been proven to slow down the spreading of Alzheimer’s, relieve the pressure behind the eyes from glaucoma. It also helps relieve migraine headaches and the side effect of cancer treatment.

But until the United States realizes how much money can be made from legalizing it, it will remain illegal.

This is much like the situation with online casinos in the USA. America was sending billions of dollars out of the country and the government needed to do something to keep the money here, so they banned Online Casino and just like online casinos and online gambling I believe one day the government will learn to take advantage of these things instead of just banning them.

Eventually the USA will realize that the best way to stop the flow of money out of the country is not to ban marijuana or online casinos, but to enter the market and compete.

If the USA did what Amsterdam has done the government would make not only billions in Taxes from the sales of Marijuana, but the economy would boom from all the tourism that it would bring in from all over the world.

The truth of the matter is that legalization is inevitable. The attitude of people has changed so drastically over the last 30 years, that eventually when the younger generations start to take over marijuana will eventually become legal because they understand the truth, and that is banning something only makes the market for it stronger.

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