Wednesday, July 21, 2004

Sudan Can't Control the Janjaweed - Canada Can't Control the Ganja Weed

Violence continues in Sudan, (subscription required) despite US and UN pressure.

U.S. Secretary of State Colin L. Powell said yesterday that he warned senior Sudanese officials on Sunday that President Bush and other foreign leaders "remain completely dissatisfied" with Khartoum's efforts to end the violent campaign by Arab militias in the Darfur region of Sudan.

In a (barely) related story, more people are doing drugs in Canada than ever before

The number of Canadians aged 15 or older who admit to getting high on marijuana or hashish nearly doubled in 13 years, with the highest rates among teenagers, figures released Wednesday by Statistics Canada say.
- which explains quite a bit, actually.


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