Category Archives: International Cannabis News

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Canada – New Marijuana Regulations Worry Medical Cannabis Users

March 18, 2014 • Leave a Comment

The medicine that Valley resident Bob Davidson takes for multiple sclerosis treats all of his symptoms, has allowed him to… [Read More]

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Uruguay’s President Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize For Legalizing Marijuana

February 8, 2014 • Leave a Comment

The president of Uruguay has been nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. According to his advocates, José “Pepe” Mujica’s… [Read More]

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Support Growing Slowly For Legalisation Of Cannabis In Ireland

January 25, 2014 • Leave a Comment

In Co Meath, 60-year-old Darcy Petticrew grows cannabis to produce a tincture. 10 times stronger than the weed itself, that… [Read More]

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Uruguay May Have Started A Marijuana Legalization Storm In Latin America

January 6, 2014 • Leave a Comment

It’s barely been a month since Uruguay moved to legalize marijuana, and yet the effects of the decision are already… [Read More]

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Uruguay Becomes First Country To Legalize Marijuana Trade

December 22, 2013 • 1 comment

Uruguay became the first country to legalize the growing, sale and smoking of marijuana on Tuesday, a pioneering social experiment… [Read More]

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Uruguay Takes Step Toward Full Pot Legalization

August 9, 2013 • 1 comment

Uruguay’s unprecedented plan to put the government at the center of a legal marijuana industry has made it halfway through… [Read More]

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Medical Marijuana Goes On Sale In Czech Pharmacies

April 15, 2013 • Leave a Comment

Medical marijuana legally went on sale Tuesday in pharmacies across the Czech Republic for patients suffering from cancer, Parkinson’s disease,… [Read More]

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Czech Republic Passes Medical Marijuana Law

February 22, 2013 • Leave a Comment

On January 30, by a 67-2 vote, the Czech Senate approved a bill allowing for the medical use of marijuana.… [Read More]

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Mexico Enacts Law To Help Drug War Victims

January 22, 2013 • Leave a Comment

The Mexican government on Wednesday enacted a controversial law aimed at giving recognition and recourse to tens of thousands of… [Read More]

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German Court Approves Some Medical Marijuana Growing

December 28, 2012 • Leave a Comment

A German court ruled earlier this month that seriously ill patients can grow their own medicine, but the ruling won’t… [Read More]

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Amsterdam’s Cannabis Cafes Will Remain Open To Tourists, City’s Mayor Says

November 13, 2012 • Leave a Comment

Tourists visiting Amsterdam will not be banned from using the city’s famous cannabis cafes, its mayor has said. Eberhard van… [Read More]

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Netherlands Marijuana Ban On Tourists

May 27, 2012 • 4 comments

A policy barring foreign tourists from buying marijuana in the Netherlands went into effect in parts of the country Tuesday,… [Read More]

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Bangladeshi Man Sentenced To Life For Attemping To Smuggle Cannabis

May 5, 2012 • 2 comments

The Criminal Court has sentenced a Bangladeshi national to life, after the court found him guilty of attempting to smuggle… [Read More]

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President Obama’s Puzzling Silence on Marijuana

January 2, 2012 • 10 comments

“Dance with the One that Brought You” is the title of a well-known song. But the Urban Dictionary offers a… [Read More]

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Colombia Supreme Court Decriminalizes Drugs

September 5, 2011 • 1 comment

Colombia’s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that carrying small doses of drugs is not a punishable offense, torpedoing years of effort… [Read More]

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Griffith Mafia Returns To Its Grass Roots

April 4, 2011 • Leave a Comment

Organized crime is back in business in Griffith as the mafia returns to its traditional ”grass-roots” operation in the Riverina… [Read More]

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Mexican Drug Lord Officially Thanks American Lawmakers For Keeping Drugs Illegal

February 1, 2011 • 2 comments

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera reported head of the Sinaloa cartel in Mexico, ranked 701st on Forbes’ yearly report of… [Read More]

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Thousand March for Marijuana in Buenos Aires

December 31, 2010 • Leave a Comment

About a thousand people took to the streets of Buenos Aires last Saturday to celebrate a year of marijuana activism… [Read More]

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Petition to Reschedule ‘Marijuana’ to Recognize Medical Benefits in Final Stages

April 20, 2010 • 10 comments

As scientists and researchers from Israel, Brazil, Canada and the US participate in the Sixth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis… [Read More]