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News related to Cannabis

2015

December

Chile President: Marijuana No Longer on 'Hard Drug' List
(Published on Dec 10, 2015)

Marihuana medicinal en Colombia, esperanza para pacientes con epilepsia (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Dec 10, 2015)

Senado debe asumir el reto de legislar sobre cannabis medicinal: Juan Manuel Galán (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Dec 10, 2015)

Mexico's president condemns legal marijuana push amid national debate
(Published on Dec 10, 2015)

Three types of marijuana to hit Uruguayan pharmacies in 2016
(Published on Dec 10, 2015)

B.C. marijuana shops illegal say feds, as RCMP crackdown
(Published on Dec 10, 2015)

Canada's new Liberal government repeats promise to legalize marijuana
(Published on Dec 10, 2015)

Guyana: Review of laws, sentencing policy on ganja needed
(Published on Dec 10, 2015)

November

Colombia: Gobierno legalizaría consumo y producción de marihuana con fines medicinales (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Nov 20, 2015)

Uruguay: Aun con el cultivo legal, la incautación de plantas de marihuana se duplica (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Nov 20, 2015)

Ruling in Mexico Sets Into Motion Legal Marijuana
(Published on Nov 20, 2015)

Mexico: Cofepris acatará fallo de la SCJN sobre consumo de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Nov 20, 2015)

Peña Nieto rechaza legalización de marihuana en México, pero pide abrir "amplio debate" (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Nov 20, 2015)

Mexico senator introduces medical marijuana measure
(Published on Nov 20, 2015)

Nueva solicitud para cultivar marihuana en México (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Nov 20, 2015)

US endorses Mexico’s marijuana legalization ruling
(Published on Nov 20, 2015)

NCDA takes to social media with Ganja Youth Awareness campaign
(Published on Nov 20, 2015)

Mexico’s Supreme Court could effectively make marijuana legal for recreational users
(Published on Nov 6, 2015)

Uruguay producirá entre seis y ocho toneladas de marihuana por año
(Published on Nov 6, 2015)

Vázquez sobre ley de marihuana: "Hay que esperar para ver resultados" (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Nov 6, 2015)

Pot legalization bid in California gains powerful backers
(Published on Nov 6, 2015)

New York to require training for doctors to OK medical marijuana
(Published on Nov 6, 2015)

On Ballot, Ohio Grapples With Specter of Marijuana Monopoly
(Published on Nov 6, 2015)

Chile plantará 7,000 semillas de marihuana para uso médico (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Nov 2, 2015)

Costa Rica: Defensa Pública respalda cultivo de marihuana para uso personal (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Nov 2, 2015)

Jamaica: Government awards third ganja research licence
(Published on Nov 2, 2015)

October

Paraguay: Debaten despenalización de drogas en el Congreso (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Oct 21, 2015)

Mexico supreme court to discuss legalizing recreational marijuana
(Published on Oct 21, 2015)

Canada might be about to legalize recreational marijuana
(Published on Oct 21, 2015)

Proposed marijuana rules for Oregon set licensing fees, grower limits
(Published on Oct 21, 2015)

Uruguay: Farmacias ganarán $ 11 por cada gramo de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Oct 13, 2015)

Los clubes de marihuana no son para cualquiera (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Oct 13, 2015)

California Governor OKs Medical Marijuana Regulations
(Published on Oct 13, 2015)

Oregon Pot Stores Sell More Than $11 Million in First 5 Days
(Published on Oct 13, 2015)

Colorado’s monthly marijuana sales top $100 million
(Published on Oct 13, 2015)

Oregonians can buy recreational marijuana tax-fee until next year
(Published on Oct 13, 2015)

‘Marijuana is infinitely worse’ than tobacco, Harper says as he encourages pot debate to go up in smoke
(Published on Oct 13, 2015)

Chile se plantea que la marihuana sin procesar pase a ser una droga blanda (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Oct 13, 2015)

Químicos farmacéuticos en contra de la venta de marihuana en farmacias (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Oct 13, 2015)

US Federal authorities raid rash of illegal Colorado pot grows
(Published on Oct 13, 2015)

Jamaica: No Decision Yet On Ganja Import
(Published on Oct 13, 2015)

Chile to allow sale of marijuana-derived drugs
(Published on Oct 13, 2015)

Uruguay Awards Two Marijuana Permits to Investors
(Published on Oct 13, 2015)

August

Uruguay: Empresas que producirán marihuana serán definidas en setiembre (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 27, 2015)

‘Pepe’ Mujica: “Yo no le recomendaría la marihuana a ningún país” (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 27, 2015)

Uruguay recomienda adoptar política de regulación del mercado de la marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 27, 2015)

Brasil entra en la discusión sobre la legalización del consumo de drogas (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 27, 2015)

Ricardo Lagos: "Soy partidario que el Estado distribuya marihuana" (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 27, 2015)

Colombia: Insisten en que legalización de marihuana no será con fines recreativos (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 27, 2015)

Jamaica Mulling Options for Taxing Marijuana
(Published on Aug 24, 2015)

Feds limit research on marijuana for medical use
(Published on Aug 24, 2015)

Jamaican Ministry Of Industry, Investment And Commerce Hires BOTEC Analysis As Consultant To Recommend Regulations For Medical Marijuana And Industrial Hemp
(Published on Aug 24, 2015)

July

Marijuana in Alaska has long been legal. Now the state is struggling to regulate it.
(Published on Jul 22, 2015)

Uruguay garantiza aplicación de ley de producción y uso de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 22, 2015)

El Supremo condena a los responsables de un club de cannabis (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 22, 2015)

Aprehenden a funcionarios del Senado con medio kilo de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 22, 2015)

Senators Feinstein and Grassley: Break Down Barriers to Medical Marijuana Research
(Published on Jul 22, 2015)

Uruguay cannabis market still struggles for legitimacy a year after historic ruling
(Published on Jul 21, 2015)

Venta de marihuana en farmacias de Uruguay está pendiente de licitación (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 21, 2015)

Jamaica Education Ministry concerned about ganja in schools
(Published on Jul 21, 2015)

Senators unveil marijuana banking bill
(Published on Jul 21, 2015)

Recreational Marijuana Is Now Legal In Oregon
(Published on Jul 8, 2015)

Jamaica: Gov't to ban smoking of ganja while driving
(Published on Jul 8, 2015)

Rand Paul visits Denver, raises marijuana money in quest for GOP nomination
(Published on Jul 8, 2015)

New Colorado laws address homemade hash oil, cyberbullying
(Published on Jul 8, 2015)

Chile: Fundación Daya pide autorización para plantar 7 mil semillas de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 8, 2015)

Un 65,2 % aprueba uso terapéutico de marihuana en América Latina (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 8, 2015)

Cuba descarta legalización de marihuana considerada ‘droga dura’ (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 8, 2015)

Miami-Dade adopts $100 fine for marijuana possession
(Published on Jul 8, 2015)

Oregon House advances state marijuana regulations, oregon legislature
(Published on Jul 8, 2015)

Chile lawmakers approve marijuana decriminalisation bill
(Published on Jul 8, 2015)

Denver campaign would allow marijuana use in bars
(Published on Jul 8, 2015)

Adolescents Who View Medical Marijuana Advertising Are More Likely to Use the Drug
(Published on Jul 8, 2015)

After a year, legal marijuana earns $70 million in new taxes for Washington
(Published on Jul 8, 2015)

Government plans public education to discourage irresponsible ganja use
(Published on Jul 1, 2015)

White House removes obstacle to medical marijuana research
(Published on Jul 1, 2015)

Edible Marijuana Labels Often Have Potency Wrong, Study Says
(Published on Jul 1, 2015)

Studies find medical marijuana unproven to help many illnesses
(Published on Jul 1, 2015)

Study: Legalizing medical marijuana hasn’t made US teens smoke more weed
(Published on Jul 1, 2015)

Oregon launches campaign saying what's legal with marijuana
(Published on Jul 1, 2015)

Markell signs Delaware marijuana decriminalization bill
(Published on Jul 1, 2015)

June

En Congreso de Colombia proponen legalización total de la marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 17, 2015)

México: destruyeron una granja con 72 toneladas de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 17, 2015)

Colorado Supreme Court: Employers can fire for off-duty pot use
(Published on Jun 17, 2015)

All forms of medical marijuana are legal, Canadian court rules
(Published on Jun 17, 2015)

La Asamblea debate sobre la marihuana y sus usos terapéuticos (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 10, 2015)

Salud avala con condiciones uso medicinal de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 10, 2015)

Mujica defiende legalización de marihuana asegurando que "es peor el narcotráfico" (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 10, 2015)

Oregon Senate backs new regulations for medical marijuana
(Published on Jun 10, 2015)

Delaware House decriminalizes marijuana possession
(Published on Jun 10, 2015)

Chile: Proyecto sobre marihuana será votado en sala y expertos debaten su pertinencia (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 1, 2015)

Petro pide decreto para formulación médica de marihuana en remplazo del bazuco (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 1, 2015)

Seattle could close some medical marijuana dispensaries
(Published on Jun 1, 2015)

May

Más de dos mil uruguayos se registraron como autocultivadores de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 20, 2015)

Aplazan la venta de marihuana en farmacias de Uruguay (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 20, 2015)

Jamaica Hoping To Be World Leader In Medical Marijuana
(Published on May 20, 2015)

Concentración para resolver la venta legal de marihuana en las farmacias (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 20, 2015)

Las comunas de Chile que usarán marihuana medicinal para enfrentar el cáncer y otras dolencias (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 20, 2015)

Oregon Senate committee approves new medical marijuana restrictions
(Published on May 20, 2015)

Puerto Rico governor signs order to legalize medical pot
(Published on May 18, 2015)

Puerto Rico rechaza el fumar marihuana con fines médicos (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 18, 2015)

Homemade hash limits head to Colorado governor
(Published on May 18, 2015)

SCOTUS Seeks Feds' Views On Marijuana Lawsuit Against Colorado
(Published on May 18, 2015)

Washington gov. signs overhaul of medical marijuana market
(Published on May 18, 2015)

State board proposes Alaska’s first marijuana regulations
(Published on May 18, 2015)

Ganja producers seek JIPO protection
(Published on May 18, 2015)

Vázquez reconoce que podría haber cambios en venta de marihuana en farmacias (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 18, 2015)

Consumo de alcohol y marihuana, de nuevo en debate del Senado (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 18, 2015)

Ministerio jamaiquino pide unión de agricultores para cultivo de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 18, 2015)

Minister urges citizens to respect the police as new ganja law takes effect
(Published on May 18, 2015)

ABLP to permit use of small quantities of herb
(Published on May 18, 2015)

Jamaican Minster of Justice: 'War on Drugs' failing, Golding tells UN revised approach needed
(Published on May 18, 2015)

April

Uruguay revisará política de drogas dice Tabaré Vázquez (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 15, 2015)

In Jamaica: Legalising marijuana not a silver bullet, says President Obama
(Published on Apr 15, 2015)

Behold: Latin America’s first legal medical marijuana crop
(Published on Apr 15, 2015)

Mexico: El PRD propone en su programa electoral legalizar la marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 15, 2015)

Marijuana Taxes Won’t Save State Budgets
(Published on Apr 15, 2015)

Marijuana Legalization Across U.S. May Hinge on 2016 California Vote
(Published on Apr 15, 2015)

Washington State’s road to legal marijuana strewn with potholes
(Published on Apr 15, 2015)

Chile: Proyecto que despenaliza autocultivo de marihuana para uso privado pasa a la Sala de la Cámara (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 7, 2015)

Aplazan debate sobre proyecto de ley que busca legalizar la marihuana con fines medicinales en Colombia (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 7, 2015)

WA Op-Ed: Unkept promises of public-health education on marijuana
(Published on Apr 7, 2015)

Justice Department says it can still prosecute medical marijuana cases
(Published on Apr 7, 2015)

Hash oil explosions prompt proposals to change rules on home production in legal pot states
(Published on Apr 7, 2015)

Chile: Autocultivo de marihuana: Comisión de Salud de la Cámara despacharía proyecto el próximo lunes (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 1, 2015)

Colorado officials defend marijuana legalization at U.S. Supreme Court
(Published on Apr 1, 2015)

California Expert Panel Releases Initial Marijuana Policy Report, Announces Public Phase
(Published on Apr 1, 2015)

Marijuana cultivation in California is sucking streams dry, says new report
(Published on Apr 1, 2015)

New York State’s Medical Marijuana Rules Shaping Up as Unusually Restrictive
(Published on Apr 1, 2015)

March

Jamaica to lead charge to change int'l treaties on marijuana
(Published on Mar 25, 2015)

Senate's old guard just says 'no' to pot overhaul
(Published on Mar 25, 2015)

Colorado may give up on changing edible pot
(Published on Mar 25, 2015)

Marijuana should not be legalized in Massachusetts, Attorney General Maura Healey says
(Published on Mar 25, 2015)

Legalizing marijuana and the new science of weed
(Published on Mar 25, 2015)

The Mexican Cigarette Market: A Cautionary Case Study for Legalization of Marijuana
(Published on Mar 19, 2015)

Marijuana gears up for production high in US labs
(Published on Mar 18, 2015)

Vázquez aplazó sin fecha la venta de marihuana en las farmacias (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 11, 2015)

Marihuana: creció 75% el consumo entre los estudiantes (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 11, 2015)

In a first, senators plan to introduce federal medical marijuana bill
(Published on Mar 11, 2015)

UN drugs body warns US states and Uruguay over cannabis legalisation
(Published on Mar 11, 2015)

Here’s a first: Tiny town will open its own pot shop
(Published on Mar 11, 2015)

Paraguay Next to Legalize Marijuana Says President of Congress
(Published on Mar 4, 2015)

Caribbean leaders form marijuana commission
(Published on Mar 4, 2015)

Bahamas Awaiting CARICOM Consensus on Marijuana Debate
(Published on Mar 4, 2015)

Denver firm to create "Ganja Cooperative" for Jamaican pot farmers
(Published on Mar 4, 2015)

Colorado sold 17 tons of retail marijuana in first legal year
(Published on Mar 4, 2015)

D.C. Council passes bill to ban pot smoking in private clubs
(Published on Mar 4, 2015)

February

Almagro impulsa desde la OEA aborto y marihuana en la región (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 25, 2015)

Alaska Becomes Third State to Legalize Marijuana
(Published on Feb 25, 2015)

Ganja law gets green light
(Published on Feb 25, 2015)

CARICOM summit to discuss creation of marijuana commission
(Published on Feb 25, 2015)

Lawmakers encourage Bowser to reconsider declaring pot legal in D.C.
(Published on Feb 25, 2015)

Las desilusiones del primer año de legalización de la marihuana en Colorado (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 18, 2015)

In Uruguay, pot could cost more for pain relief than for pleasure
(Published on Feb 18, 2015)

Washington has more pot than it can smoke
(Published on Feb 18, 2015)

Vermont lawmaker moves to legalize marijuana
(Published on Feb 18, 2015)

In D.C., fears of chaos grow as legal pot nears
(Published on Feb 18, 2015)

Why cannabis studies are needed: Weed, psychosis, and conflicting policies on marijuana
(Published on Feb 18, 2015)

Habrá un máximo de cinco productores de marihuana para venta en farmacias (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 11, 2015)

Colorado's 2014 Taxes on Recreational Pot Come in at $44M
(Published on Feb 11, 2015)

D.C. Council Holds Pot Sales 'Non-Hearing' After Warning They Risked Arrest
(Published on Feb 11, 2015)

January

AG nominee splits with Obama on legalizing pot
(Published on Jan 29, 2015)

Marihuana: dos extranjeros y tres uruguayos tendrán la producción (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 29, 2015)

US official cautions Jamaica on ganja legalisation
(Published on Jan 29, 2015)

Vermont lawmakers consider legalizing marijuana
(Published on Jan 29, 2015)

Oregon lawmaker says marijuana candy overdose shows state needs to move slowly on recreational pot
(Published on Jan 23, 2015)

Colorado Starting Over On Medical Marijuana Rules
(Published on Jan 23, 2015)

Colorado says it's 'Good to Know' about marijuana
(Published on Jan 23, 2015)

Jamaica considers marijuana legalisation and production
(Published on Jan 23, 2015)

Brasil aprueba uso médico de componente de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 20, 2015)

Vermont: Legalizar de marihuana generaría grandes ingresos (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 20, 2015)

D.C. challenges Congress to halt marijuana legalization in nation’s capital
(Published on Jan 20, 2015)

Sen. Dianne Feinstein resolute in opposition to legalizing pot
(Published on Jan 20, 2015)

Brasil dice No a la marihuana legal y promete más cárceles (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 12, 2015)

Marihuana médica, un desafío para los estados donde la yerba es legal (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 12, 2015)

Doctors wrapping up Colorado report on pot health effects
(Published on Jan 12, 2015)

Autorizan en Chile segundo cultivo de marihuana con fines medicinales (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 9, 2015)

US Virgin Islands: Senate overrides 4 vetoes, including measure decriminalizing marijuana
(Published on Jan 9, 2015)

Vermont forces for, against legalizing marijuana gathering
(Published on Jan 9, 2015)

Washington: Key lawmaker's proposal: medical pot shops without dried pot
(Published on Jan 9, 2015)

Paraguay: Presentan proyecto para legalizar marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 7, 2015)

Colorado seeks federal permission for state colleges to grow marijuana
(Published on Jan 7, 2015)

Medical Marijuana a Challenge for Legal Pot States
(Published on Jan 7, 2015)

DC's newly elected attorney general says marijuana legalization can go forward
(Published on Jan 7, 2015)

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