The Daily Populous

Tuesday December 28th, 2021 morning edition

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Berlin, December 14th, 2021 (The Berlin Spectator) — In Berlin, almost everyone seems to be an expert on cannabis and joints.

Once the subject comes up, there is no stopping those who just love to inhale their daily ration.

They will start two-hour monologues on pot, its positive effects, its ingredients, about medical use, relaxation and what not.

Life in the city of cities is all about pot, it seems, to quite a few inhabitants.

According to its coalition agreement, Chancellor Olaf Scholz’ government wants to allow what it calls “controlled sales to adults for pleasure purposes at licensed shops”.

He says some of the Cannabis that was being sold illegally contained Heroin which made consumers addicted quickly.

Cannabis is considered an entry drug, after all, which is one reason why some experts are outraged. »

If Rep. Cori Bush Has Her Way, Members of Congress Could Be Expelled for 1/6 Involvement

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Missouri Representative Cori Bush sent out a tweet Monday urging her fellow House members to pass a proposed bill that would investigate and ultimately expel members of Congress involved in the January 6 attack.

H.Res 25 was originally drafted five days after the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

In her tweet, Bush then argued for expelling the members of Congress who incited violence by referencing Section Three of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution. »

Germany Moves To Legalize Cannabis, Second Country After Malta In Europe

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Germany would be largest nation in the world to legalize cannabis after Uruguay, Canada, Malta and 18 states in the Unites States.

The German initiative follows that of Malta, the European Union’s smallest member state, which last week became the first European Union country to legalize the use and growth of marijuana for recreational purposes.

The German and Maltese decisions are likely to be followed by other members of the Union. »

Man Who Tried to Kill the Queen With a Crossbow Made Darth Vader Terror Video Before Breaking into Palace

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The man who broke into Windsor Castle on Christmas Day armed with a crossbow recorded a threatening Snapchat clip, channeling Darth Vader and describing himself as a “Sith.”.

In the video, Chail says, in a heavily distorted voice: “I’m an Indian Sikh, a Sith.

On the wall behind the man is a framed picture, which, the Sun says, is “of obscure Star Wars bad guy Darth Malgus.”. »

Elephant Santas pass out face masks, hand gel in Thai school tradition

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AYUTTHAYA, Thailand Dec 24 (Reuters) - Elephants in Thailand wearing Santa hats and surgical masks passed out hand gel, face masks and balloons to students at a school's annual Christmas party, a COVID-era twist on a 15-year tradition in the Buddhist majority country.

Thailand is 98% Buddhist, but it celebrates Christmas as part of the year-end holiday season.

Coronavirus cases in Thailand peaked in August this year, with 2.2 million total infections so far and 21,501 deaths. »