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Burmese govt vows action against drug traffickers

Burma’s government has pledged to take strong action against drug producers and traffickers across the country.

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News from the Drug War Front

This show airs on Mondays 14:00-16:00 EST from CAHMA in Canberra. Live stream from; http://www.listen.2xxfm.org.au/

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Government forces shell same township again in central Shan State

The Burma Army launched artillery toward the headquarters of the Shan State Progressive Party/Shan State Army-N (SSPP/SSA-N) yesterday in Wan Hai, Kesi Township, according to S.H.A.N. reporters on the ground in central Shan State.

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The 'plug in' seems to have been upgraded.

At a glance it seems like this version has features that were absent from the first. Maybe it's just me but the option to expand to full screen seems new as well as the 'teaser break'. Whatever, they will give me something to look into.

 

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CANADA IS ON THE BRINK OF MAKING MARIJUANA LEGAL

Newsweek

By Jacob Sullum

 

Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau, Canada's new Prime Minister, ran on a promise to legalize marijuana. The Liberal platform includes this plank (bold added):

We will legalize, regulate and restrict access to marijuana.

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American Weed

The program from the USA has entered its second series thanks to SBS2 which aired the first episode on Tuesday 13/10/15. I recall catching an episode or two from the first series but don't remember much about them (ahenh).

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Johnny Htoo working with KNU

While perusing the news from home at Panglong.org I noticed in the article about a possible summit between armed groups that leading the talks was a member of the Arakan Liberation Party(ALP) and a member of the Karen National Union(KNU) called Pado Saw Kwe Htoo Win.

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First compilation of global addictions

The world’s first comprehensive report on global addictions has revealed Australians smoke less tobacco and drink less alcohol than the British, but Aussies take more illicit drugs. 

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POPE DIES! Beatification awaits approval of new Pope.

Canonization is probably not far off for Hey Seuss certainly the most saintly of popes in the past few centuries.

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