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Old 09.11.2015, 11:29
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Books not allowed in CH?



So this is the SECOND time my book ,that I ordered on Amazon.de, has been mysteriously returned before I ever received it. WTF? I just sent Amazon an email asking who returned it but I'm guessing it must be customs.
Anyways the book I ordered is the latest edition of the Encylopedia of Cannabis. I would like to do more research on the medical properties of cannabis like how it cures cancer, ms, epilepsy, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, arthritis, autism, etc, etc.
It seems they don't want me to have this information, which I can easily find on the Internet but I prefer books. I understand the pharma mafia is strong here but I didn't know it was so bad that they would ban books on a cure for cancer and other illnesses.
Anyways the info is out, they are losing the battle to alternative medicine and they know their cancer management therapy is obsolete. Cannabis doesn't help patients who undergo chemo, Cannabis IS chemo but better cause it actually kills cancer cells and tumors while leaving all heathy cells intact.
Maybe I'm wrong, but it seems very odd that's it's been returned twice already.
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Old 09.11.2015, 11:31
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Re: Books not allowed in CH.

I think it is more likely your address is wrong on Amazons system.
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Re: Books not allowed in CH.

I agree with neddy. There's more likely to be a problem with the postal address or delivery service.

There are many books on cannabis available in Switzerland so it would surprise me if foreign language ones were banned.
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I think it is more likely your address is wrong on Amazons system.
No it's not, jus received a different book last week.
I should note that I am not totally anti pharma, I do realize they make excellent drugs that are life saving in emergency situations.
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I agree with neddy. There's more likely to be a problem with the postal address or delivery service.

There are many books on cannabis available in Switzerland so it would surprise me if foreign language ones were banned.
I just double checked. Both times the book was sent to my address but I never received it and both times it was returned by someone other than me.
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Re: Books not allowed in CH.

Yes, I confirm that the Basel Cabel of Pharma Reeducation intercepted your book and returned it. As you say, we need to protect our profits somehow and this is an effective way to stop it.

Don't bother fighting us, we have 100s of people working in our department and have paid lackeys installed at all post office sorting facilities.

Sure, you buy in Germany and bring it in by hand, but we find that few people will bother to do that.
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Re: Books not allowed in CH.

Loosely related .. But a month ago I ordered an Ant+ dongle from amazon.. Basically a usb stick..

Chasing it up with the shipper UPS, according to their tracking.. Item opened at CH customs, not allowed for import, returned to sender.

WTF .. I can buy it in digitec, just for twice as much.
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Old 09.11.2015, 12:06
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P.s thanks for the groans, do your own research if you disagree.
Well you clearly don't, if you think that cannabis is a "cure" for all those ailments.
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Do all your own research to reach that opinion, did you?
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Old 09.11.2015, 12:15
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Re: Books not allowed in CH.

List of goods restrictions for import.

http://www.ezv.admin.ch/zollinfo_pri...x.html?lang=en

Neither the book nor the USB stick seem to fall foul of them, so perhaps an over enthusiastic customs person (or someone on the export side).
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Re: Books not allowed in CH.

I had totally innocent package not delivered twice. DHL claimed it was incorrectly addressed. As it was the same address I always use I can only assume it was either an honest mistake or the delivery guy was too lazy or maybe the label got damaged or something like that.
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Old 09.11.2015, 12:28
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No it's not, jus received a different book last week.
I should note that I am not totally anti pharma, I do realize they make excellent drugs that are life saving in emergency situations.
P.s thanks for the groans, do your own research if you disagree.
Never let facts get in the way of a good opinion.
You think maybe paranoia, induced by certain things.

Not only did they withhold your book, they are even talking about you right now as we speak.
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Re: Books not allowed in CH.

Jeff Spicoli: "What Jefferson was saying was, Hey! You know, we left this England place 'cause it was bogus; so if we don't get some cool rules ourselves - pronto - we'll just be bogus too! Get it?"
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No it's not, jus received a different book last week.
I should note that I am not totally anti pharma, I do realize they make excellent drugs that are life saving in emergency situations.
P.s thanks for the groans, do your own research if you disagree.
Never let facts get in the way of a good opinion.
I imagine most of the groans came because you presented yourself as an indignant jackass rather than.. whatever your opinion was.
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Re: Books not allowed in CH.

I had a similar experience when I ordered "Tin Foil Hats for Dummies" and "Are they controlling us?".
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Yes, I confirm that the Basel Cabel of Pharma Reeducation intercepted your book and returned it. As you say, we need to protect our profits somehow and this is an effective way to stop it.

Don't bother fighting us, we have 100s of people working in our department and have paid lackeys installed at all post office sorting facilities.

Sure, you buy in Germany and bring it in by hand, but we find that few people will bother to do that.
I'm not saying everyone who works for the pharma is mafia, but they board members/owners and those that influence ($$$) politicians and policy makers sure act like the mafia, case in point, read TPP.
Looks like a duck, acts like a duck......

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I had totally innocent package not delivered twice. DHL claimed it was incorrectly addressed. As it was the same address I always use I can only assume it was either an honest mistake or the delivery guy was too lazy or maybe the label got damaged or something like that.
More than likely it's just a simple mistake, but twice already has me asking questions and I just re ordered it so we'll see if third time is the charm.
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You think maybe paranoia, induced by certain things.

Not only did they withhold your book, they are even talking about you right now as we speak.
I don't smoke grass anymore. I now "medicate" cannabis.
I grow it, I'm making medicine out of it cause my uncle in law is dying. If they want it then they can come and get it, I have nothing to hide. Ever since he started "traditional" therapy his health has gone down the drain in a accelerated rate, as well as his bank account.
Chemo kills, cannabis heals*


* according to numerous studies from the U.S, Canada and Israel.
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I had a similar experience when I ordered "Tin Foil Hats for Dummies" and "Are they controlling us?".
Oh hahaha that was really funny. And I mean really.
Tin foil hat? Did you come up with that all on your own?
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I don't smoke grass anymore. I now "medicate" cannabis.
I grow it, I'm making medicine out of it cause my uncle in law is dying. Ever since he started "traditional" therapy his health has gone down the drain in a accelerated rate, as well as his bank account.
Chemo kills, cannabis heals*


* according to numerous studies from the U.S, Canada and Israel.
From what I read, the healing ingredient in marijuana is the Cannabidiol (CBD), which doesn't make you high. The THC may not really be the active healing ingredient. But should they ever ban THC, and allow only extracted CBD, then that would take a lot of fun away from it, and the party may soon be over.
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From what I read, the healing ingredient in marijuana is the Cannabidiol (CBD), which doesn't make you high. The THC may not really be the active healing ingredient. But should they ever ban THC, and allow only extracted CBD, then that would take a lot of fun away from it, and the party may soon be over.
Depends on the illness. THC is the main compound that kills cancer cells according to lab reports. CBD is anti psychotic so a 1:1 ratio wouldn't get you very high at all even if it had 15% THC.
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* according to numerous studies from the U.S, Canada and Israel.
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