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originally posted by: SkeptiSchism
Yah I support de-criminalization of all drugs. But legalizing drugs just opens the door for government to create cartels and monopolies for corporations.
originally posted by: ThreeDeuce
I feel this is a step in the right direction for several reasons.
First, it's my opinion that weed was made illegal in large part because of petroleum chemical industry.
originally posted by: HarryJoy
I actually think the way Vermont has it set up itssetter because with it being legal to grow your own there is no reason or excuse for there to be retail outlets.
This law will immediately stop the professional development of vegetable varieties for home gardeners, organic growers and small scale market farmers. Home gardeners have really different needs – for example they grow by hand, not machine, and can’t or don’t want to use such powerful chemical sprays. There’s no way to register the varieties suitable for home use as they don’t meet the strict criteria of the Plant Variety Agency, which is only concerned about approving the sort of seed used by industrial farmers – Ben Gabel, Director of The Real Seed Catalogue
The Danish Seed Savers (Frøsamlerne), The Danish Association for Practical Ecology (Landsforeningen Praktisk Økologi) and other engaged seed guardians networks behind SEED POPUP 2016 are celebrating Denmark’s decision to reject the corporatization of our seed heritage and free the seed. “Last year we focused on changing the Danish seed legislation and after repeating our demands many times for a free seed exchange, we finally succeeded!