Category Archives: International Cannabis News


Italian Army To Grow Medical Marijuana

October 6, 2014 • Leave a Comment
Rome – The Italian army is aiming high with its latest weapon on the medical front: marijuana. The ministers of… [Read More]

Canada – High-Profile Marijuana Activist Files For Federal Liberal Nomination

September 14, 2014 • Leave a Comment
A high-profile advocate for marijuana legalization has filed her papers to run as a Liberal in the next federal election,… [Read More]
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Canada – Medical Pot Cookie Prohibition Ruled Unconstitutional

August 19, 2014 • Leave a Comment
It’s unconstitutional to forbid licensed medical marijuana users from possessing pot-laced products, such as cookies or body creams, a B.C.… [Read More]

U.K. – Baby Who Suffers From Rare Form Of Epilepsy Given Cannabis Oil For Seizures

June 16, 2014 • Leave a Comment
A 10-month-old boy who suffers from a rare form of epilepsy is being treated with cannabis. Oliver Osborn has migrating… [Read More]

New Rules In Uruguay Create A Legal Marijuana Market

May 7, 2014 • Leave a Comment
Can you imagine legally growing marijuana in your backyard? How about walking down to the corner pharmacy to buy a… [Read More]
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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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]