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  1. Ron Strider

    South Africa: Medical Marijuana Bill Rejected

    Mario Oriani-Ambrosini introduced the Medical Innovation Bill in Parliament in September 2014. The MP was then diagnosed with terminal lung cancer and commenced a campaign to legalize the medical use of cannabis. The objectives of the bill are to legalize and regulate the use of cannabinoids...
  2. Ron Strider

    South Africa: Applications To Grow Cannabis For Medicinal, Research Purposes Now Open

    The public can start submitting applications to grow cannabis for medicinal and research purposes. The Medical Innovation Bill was discussed by MPs on Wednesday. It proposes legalizing dagga for medicinal purposes. The guidelines and regulations form part of the Medical Innovation...
  3. Ron Strider

    Mexican Lawmakers OK Marijuana For Medicinal Purposes

    Mexican lawmakers gave final and overwhelming approval Friday to a bill legalizing medical marijuana after a national debate on narcotics policy in a country mired in brutal drug violence. The legislation also allows use of marijuana for scientific research, as well as production and...
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    Jamaica: Local Cannabis Licensing Process Faster Than In US, Canada

    Kingston, Jamaica – Director of the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA), Delano Seiveright, on Saturday said that the cannabis licensing process, while challenging, is moving faster than what obtains in jurisdictions across the United States and Canada. Seiveright, who is also a senior advisor...
  5. K

    MI: Snyder Signs Bill To Let Landlords Bar Marijuana In Rentals

    Lansing, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation that lets landlords prohibit medical marijuana patients from growing or smoking the drug on leased residential property. The law enacted Tuesday adds another exception to a 2008 voter-approved law that legalized the use of...
  6. Teddy Edwards

    Authorized Licensed Producers For Medical Purposes In Canada

    Authorized Licensed Producers for Medical Purposes The map below shows all licenses issued by Health Canada under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). Only producers who are authorized to produce and sell to the public may sell or provide dried marijuana, fresh...
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    UK: Britons Want Cannabis Legalised For Medical Purposes

    Britons strongly support the legalisation of cannabis for medical purposes, a snap Sky Data poll suggests. The survey found 72% back legalisation for medical use, with just 15% opposed. The remainder did not know or did not express a preference. But nearly half of the 1,001 people surveyed...
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    UK: A Police Boss Is Calling For Cannabis To Be Legalised For Medicinal Purposes

    A police boss is calling for cannabis to be legalised. Arfon Jones, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Wales, wants the drug to be legal for medicinal purposes. He says the use of cannabis, currently a class B controlled drug, is of "considerable benefit" to sufferers of many...
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    UK: A Police Boss Is Calling For Cannabis To Be Legalised For Medicinal Purposes

    A police boss is calling for cannabis to be legalised. Arfon Jones, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Wales, wants the drug to be legal for medicinal purposes. He says the use of cannabis, currently a class B controlled drug, is of "considerable benefit" to sufferers of many...
  10. R

    Nevada Allows Hemp Growing - For Limited Purposes

    Hemp can now be grown for limited purposes in Nevada. Senate Bill 305 authorizes the growing of hemp for research by the state Department of Agriculture or institutions of higher learning. Industry trade groups say hemp is used in the manufacture of paper, biofuels, and building materials...
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    Maine: Town Council Defers On Medical Marijuana Ordinance

    The Town Council voted not to move forward with regulations targeting the sale and distribution of medical marijuana during its Tuesday meeting. A medical marijuana ordinance was raised when " a couple of people interested in establishing marijuana growth businesses in South Berwick...
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    Maine: Town Council Defers On Medical Marijuana Ordinance

    The Town Council voted not to move forward with regulations targeting the sale and distribution of medical marijuana during its Tuesday meeting. A medical marijuana ordinance was raised when " a couple of people interested in establishing marijuana growth businesses in South Berwick...