Argentina legalized marijuana for medical purposes The Parliament of Argentina has allowed severely ill citizens to take marijuana. In addition, according to Reuters, now in Argentina will grow cannabis for therapeutic purposes. Officially the law is passed after it is signed by the President Mauricio Macri. The bill to legalize drug for medical purposes was proposed it his political unification Cambiemos. According to the Associated Press, supporters of legalizing marijuana have argued for the continuation of this initiative. According to them, now the authorities should allow the families of seriously ill self-cultivation of cannabis. In accordance with the adopted bill, is that the right to cultivation of narcocontaining plants remains with the state authorities. In early March, the government of Israel advocated the decriminalization of marijuana consumption in the country. In particular, criminal punishment for drug use is proposed to replace the monetary penalty. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu noted that
The controversial “law on toilets”, operating in the U.S. state of North Carolina, is likely to be canceled. It is reported by Politico. The state legislature agreed to submit the question to a vote Thursday, March 30. Sources among the members of the Assembly told the publication that little doubt in his success. According to Politico, if the law will indeed be cancelled, this will allow the state to avoid restrictive measures on the part of public organizations, especially the National collegiate athletic Association (NCAA). On 27 March it was reported that according to the experts of law for 12 years, the state Treasury may be short of almost four billion dollars. In particular, the refusal of the NCAA to hold competitions in North Carolina would deprive the state of hundreds of millions of dollars. In addition, large PayPal refused to open in the state a new branch — it
Jews and Muslims living in the Belgian region of Flanders, has criticized a bill prohibiting the killing of animals without prior stunning by electric current. On Thursday, March 30, according to Reuters. The bill was introduced in the Parliament on the proposal of local conservationists and right-wing parties. In their opinion, the traditional ways of slaughtering cattle experiencing unnecessary suffering. Environmentalists supported the regional Ministry for the protection of animals. “Killing without stunning is the stone age, the Minister said Ben weyts. We live in a civilized society, and it is our duty to avoid causing animal suffering wherever possible”. According to polls, the majority of the inhabitants of Flanders, professing Catholicism, support the bill. At the same time, local Muslim and Jewish community strongly opposed. They argue that slaughtering with prior stunning is contrary to the regulations of Judaism and Islam and makes impossible the preparation of meat of
Anders Fogh Rasmussen Former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen believes that the future of Crimea may be considered as a “free education”. He stated this on Thursday, March 30, the entrance to his speech at the Hudson Institute conference on “US Sanctions against Russia: impact and costs”, reports RIA Novosti. “I wouldn’t rule out the possibility that one day in the future circumstances will allow us to welcome Crimea as a free education, whether it is integrated in the Ukraine or in any other way,” said Rasmussen. Former NATO Secretary General also said that “in Washington considered the option” of imposing new sanctions against Russia because of the situation around Ukraine. Crimea became part of Russia in the spring of 2014 as a result of the referendum, the vast majority of participants who voted for this decision. Kiev refuses to recognize the results of the plebiscite, calls the Peninsula
Vladimir Putin The President of Russia Vladimir Putin during the international Arctic forum in Arkhangelsk, jokingly suggested Iceland to help with the creation of its own army. It is reported RIA Novosti on Thursday, March 30. “Iceland is a small country on the island, we even his army is not” — said in the dialogue with the Russian leader of his Icelandic counterpart Gudny Johannesson. “Help?” — asked in response to this remark by Putin. Reaction Jóhannesson media do not report. In September 2016 the foreign Ministry of Iceland has condemned the rapprochement of the two Russian bombers with a passenger liner. Local media added, however, that the Icelanders regularly criticize the flights of Russian aircraft in the airspace of the country unmarked. In turn, the representative of the Russian Embassy in Reykjavik Alex Shadskiy said that local authorities are using the incident as grounds to re-open on its territory
A section of overpass collapsed in Atlanta in USA In the United States in Atlanta collapsed part of the overpass of Interstate 85, according to fire and rescue service of the city in his Twitter. The collapse occurred after a fire under the overpass. *Emergency* Interstate 85 in Atlanta GA has just collapsed due to fire under bridge. All lanes blocked. Avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/5Pa5yJN9YI — Atlanta Fire Rescue (@ATLFireRescue) 30 Mar 2017. Information about victims or victims did not arrive. The entrance to the overpass was restricted because of the fire. Local television station WSB-TV refers to the employee channel, which is in his Twitter published a photo from the scene of the incident. According to WSB-TV, firefighters were not injured in the collapse of the overpass.
In Kamchatka earthquake of magnitude of 6.1 PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, 31 Mar — RIA Novosti. The earthquake of a magnitude of 6.1 occurred in the area of Bay Lake on the Eastern coast of Kamchatka, told RIA Novosti the Kamchatka branch of Geophysical service RAS. “Seismic event occurred on Friday morning local time in the Bay area Lake in the East of Kamchatka. The epicenter was at a depth of about 40 km 76 km North-East of the village of Ust-Kamchatsk. Energy class of the earthquake was 13.1,” — said the representative of the service. According to the regional Central Directorate of Ministry of emergency, tremors were felt in two villages: the villages Keys and Ust-Kamchatsky — strength up to 3-4 points. At present, rescue workers inspect the building for damage. According to preliminary data, victims and survivors of the earthquake there On Thursday, seismologists recorded in the East of Kamchatka dozens
In Bangladesh sank the second week ferry At least three people were killed and 10 missing. NEW DELHI, March 30. /Offset. Eugene Karmalito TASS/. The ferry sank on the river Megna in Central Bangladesh, killing at least three people, ten are still missing. This was reported by County police Sonargaon. According to police, the incident occurred at about 16:00 local time (13:00 GMT). The ferry, which was carrying more than 40 passengers, capsized due to overloading under strong excitement. Most people aboard were able to get out of the water as the ship was near the shore. The incident was the second since the beginning of the week: Tuesday, March 28, sank the ferry on the river Mangochi in the southern part of Bangladesh. According to police, were found the bodies of 14 dead and 13 people are still missing.