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News related to Cannabis

2019

September

Jamaica to begin cannabis evaluation next month
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Barbados: Medical Ganja Bill ready for House
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Mexico: Corte da amparo por 'cannabis' medicinal (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Argentina: Drogas sintéticas y el fuerte crecimiento en nuestro país (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Mexican court says cocaine use is legal -- for two people
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Jamaica: Import/Export Regulations for Cannabis Soon
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Uruguay: Gobierno otorgará tres licencias para producir cannabis (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Consumidores de cannabis esperan a la hierba legal en México (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Mexican cannabis users eagerly await legal marijuana
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

United States: Surgeon General Sounds Alarm On Risk Of Marijuana Addiction And Harm
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Marijuana officially decriminalized in New York
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Trinidad and Tobago: Drug treatment court
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Nueva York eliminará miles de condenas por posesión de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

U.S. government to expand list of marijuana growers for research
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Aprueban consumo de 1,2 toneladas de cannabis medicinal para Colombia (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

United States: Authorities Announce Largest Federal Heroin, Fentanyl-Laced Pill Seizure In Delaware History
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

United States: Law enforcement seize enough fentanyl to kill 14 million people
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Los federales incautan el suficiente fentanilo para matar a 14 millones de personas (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

United States: Most-comprehensive analysis of fentanyl crisis urges innovative action
STUDY: Future of Fentanyl

(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

DEA Alerts: Over one million deadly fentanyl pills seized by DEA Phoenix and Arizona law enforcement this year
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

U.S. imposes sanctions on three Chinese accused of fentanyl trafficking
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

United States: Hurricane Dorian washes bricks of cocaine onto Florida beaches
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

EEUU Guardia Costera incauta cocaína valorada en $38.5 millones en el Pacífico oriental (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Colombia: En el último año, 11 mil menores fueron atendidos por consumo de drogas en Bogotá (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Ya se puede detectar en Colombia el tipo de droga sintética que ha consumido un paciente (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Argentina: Se aprobó la fiscalización de estupefacientes por grupos químicos (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

México: juez permite uso recreativo de cocaína (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Incautan en Francia más de una tonelada de cocaína en cargamento proveniente de Ecuador (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Colombia incautó dos toneladas de cocaína cerca de la frontera con Venezuela (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

United States: Dark Web Vendor Sentenced to 70 months for Internet Distribution of Deadly Carfentanil, Fentanyl, and Other Drugs
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

Mexico: Cae pareja de “cocineros” de fentanilo en Culiacán; trabajaban para el Cártel de Sinaloa (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

United States: Oregonian activists are laying the legal groundwork for therapeutic magic mushrooms
(Published on Sep 13, 2019)

August

México: Incautan 142 kilos de fentanilo en la aduana de Nogales (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

Trump accuses China's Xi of failing to halt fentanyl exports to U.S.
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

U.S.A.: Urban overdose deaths overtake rural deaths for first time in years
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

Incautan inédita droga sintética en Chile y Latinoamérica: Venía desde China en una encomienda (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

Alerta por nuevas drogas sintéticas que estarían llegando a Colombia (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

Jamaica: De La Haye says no to legalisation of ganja for recreational purposes
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

Guyana: Sharp spike in ganja eradication last year
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

Canada: Aphria to open first pot shop in Jamaica
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

Senado mexicano convoca a foros para evaluar la regulación del cannabis (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

Canadá dará amnistía a detenidos por posesión de cannabis (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

Colombia exporta por primera vez un producto derivado de cannabis (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

Trinidad and Tobago: Expunging ganja convictions being considered
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

U.S.A.: Louisiana launching medical marijuana after years of waiting
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

USA: Colorado becomes third state to allow doctors to recommend marijuana instead of opioids
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

Jamaica: CLA stages compliance workshops
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

Uruguay: Precio de la marihuana regulada aumentará más de 10% en agosto (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

Incautan récord de cocaína en Alemania en contenedor procedente de Uruguay (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

Costa Rica: Ministro de Seguridad: “Estamos viviendo la más alta sobreproducción de cocaína en la región” (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

Decomisan cerca de cuatro toneladas de cocaína en el Caribe panameño (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 13, 2019)

Jamaica: 35 ganja licences now issued by CLA
(Published on Aug 6, 2019)

Argentina: Cannabis medicinal directamente en las farmacias (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 6, 2019)

St Vincent approves more than 30 ganja licences as industry opens
(Published on Aug 6, 2019)

Mexico: PF asegura precursor químico de fentanilo en el AICM (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 6, 2019)

U.S.A. Nadler, Harris to introduce bill decriminalizing pot, expunge marijuana convictions
(Published on Aug 6, 2019)

Chile: Carabineros decomisó cerca de una tonelada de marihuana en Macul (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 6, 2019)

U.S.A.: Families Celebrate Bill Reclassifying Fentanyl as a Narcotic
(Published on Aug 6, 2019)

México aumentó un 44 % la incautación de heroína en 2017, dice la ONU (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 6, 2019)

Uruguay: Advertencia del Consejo de Adicciones de Colón: “La comercialización de sustancias es un negocio instalado en la ciudad (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 6, 2019)

Canada: Vancouver councillor wants city to stop open sales of magic mushrooms
(Published on Aug 6, 2019)

July

U.S.A: Hawaii becomes 26th state to decriminalize marijuana
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

EE.UU: Gobernador firma medida para areas ed uso social de cannabis en Colorado. (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

EE.UU: Nueva Jersey busca solicitudes para nuevas empresas de marihuana medicinal (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

U.S.A: Large-scale counterfeit fentanyl pill dealer found guilty
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Record cocaine seized in Europe, digitalization boosts drug trade: EU report
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Argentina: Adam Namm: "Las drogas se expanden como una mancha" (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Argentina: Expertos usan big data para detectar nuevos patrones de consumo de drogas (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Jamaica: System Coming To Formalise Ganja Growing For Medicinal Purposes By Small Farmers
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Guyana: Cabinet-approved ganja reform, restorative justice bills for parliament -Harmon
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

St.Lucia: Castries Mayor Says No To Legalising Ganja
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Jamaica should Benefit From Reforms Relating to Cannabis – CLA Director
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Pakistán decomisa gran cargamento de heroína tenía como destino la República Dominicana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

DOJ issues plea to Congress in battle against fentanyl copycats
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

U.S.A.: Legislation Approved by Senate Would Penalise Fentanyl Shipments from Mainland China
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

México: Cae más de 70% decomiso de heroína y metanfetaminas (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Cultivadores de amapola en México denuncian pérdidas por la comercialización de drogas sintéticas (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Decomisan 10 kilos de heroína en el aeropuerto de Guatemala (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

México:Triplica Chihuahua el consumo de heroína (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

U.S.A.: Overdose Deaths Among Women Soaring Across All Drug Types
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Argentina: Finalizó capacitación judicial en políticas sobre drogas y problemáticas de consumo (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Trinidad and Tobago: CDB not investing in ganja
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Jamaica to Lobby US Gov’t on Medical Cannabis
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Major Bronx Drug Bust Breaks Up Smuggling Ring Bringing Fentanyl From Mexico
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Mexico: Aseguran narcolaboratorio de fentanilo (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Health Canada finalizes regulations for the production and sale of edible cannabis, cannabis extracts and cannabis topicals
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Canadians can expect tight supply when cannabis edibles become legal mid-December, officials say
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Paraguay: Gobierno se plantea otorgar licencias para la producción e industrialización del cannabis (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

Jamaica: Top Cop Opening Youth’s Eyes To Ganja Dangers
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

U.S.A : Illinois has legalized recreational marijuana. Here's what that means for Indiana
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

U.S.A.: Marijuana legalization bill clears first legislative hurdle in Delaware
(Published on Jul 29, 2019)

June

Argentina: En sólo siete años se triplicó el consumo de alcohol y marihuana en adolescentes y hay alerta (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

Los riesgos de consumir aceite de cannabis no regulado en Uruguay (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds vetoes medical marijuana expansion bill, saying 'Iowa must proceed cautiously' on changes
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

More than 40 arrested in largest black-market marijuana bust in Colorado history
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

Black market cannabis shops thrive in L.A. even as city cracks down
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

Fentanilo no ha llegado a las calles de Tijuana, insiste Sotomayor (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

Border Patrol seizes aircraft loaded with meth, fentanyl after it flies into US
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

Valley crime lab seeing an escalation of fentanyl in street drugs
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

Uruguay: La Junta Nacional de Drogas presentó clasificación de 160 drogas y sus efectos (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

Incautan 120 kilos de cocaína que tenían como destino a Chile (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

Cárteles mexicanos han comenzado a producir cocaína, asegura la policía colombiana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

Oakland may decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms.’ What are they, and will California follow?
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

Chile: 50% de los estudiantes universitarios consumen marihuana regularmente (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

Jamaica wrestles with red tape as ganja sector grows
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

Jamaica: Gov't promises to review cannabis licensing process
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

Jamaica: CLA Gets Staff Boost
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

Los homicidios,Guerrero y el fentanilo (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

U.S.A: Recreational marijuana heads to Illinois House after committee vote
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

Van 286 kilos de fentanilo asegurados (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 10, 2019)

May

Pot bust: California dramatically cuts marijuana tax revenue projections
(Published on May 31, 2019)

Arkansas inicia venta de marihuana para uso médico (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 31, 2019)

China unlikely to curb fentanyl exports in short-term
(Published on May 31, 2019)

US: Pot smuggling arrests at LAX have surged 166% since marijuana legalization
(Published on May 31, 2019)

North Dakota Gov. Burgum Signs Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana
(Published on May 31, 2019)

EE.UU: Autoridades piden responsabilidad a la hora de cultivar marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 31, 2019)

US: Counterfeit oxycodone pills that are really pure fentanyl
(Published on May 31, 2019)

Colombia trabaja para combatir venta de nuevas sustancias psicoactivas por Internet (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 31, 2019)

In Close Vote, Denver Becomes 1st U.S. City To Decriminalize Psychedelic Mushrooms
(Published on May 31, 2019)

México: El gobierno de AMLO revive el debate sobre la legalización de drogas (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 31, 2019)

Michigan’s new Marijuana Regulatory Agency plans to launch recreational market by fall
(Published on May 21, 2019)

Illinois marijuana legalization bill would allow possession up to 30 grams, 5 plants grown at home
(Published on May 21, 2019)

Ingresos genuinos generados por actividades del IRCCA superaron la partida presupuestal (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 21, 2019)

Mexico: Decomisa PF droga en AICM; sería enviada a Asia (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 21, 2019)

Costa Rica: Consumo ilegal de mortal droga llamada fentanilo es el nuevo reto para la Policía (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 21, 2019)

Oficial de Fuerza Pública detenido con 200 frascos de ketamina en frontera con Nicaragua (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 21, 2019)

Texas Effort to Decriminalize Marijuana Stalls
(Published on May 21, 2019)

Marijuana Decriminalization Measure Passes Final Vote
(Published on May 21, 2019)

China regulates fentanyl in hopes of stemming supply to U.S.
(Published on May 21, 2019)

February

Hawaii Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approves marijuana legalization bill
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

First bill emerges this year to legalize marijuana in Illinois — would allow up to 24 plants at home
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

U.S.A: House bill to legalize recreational marijuana moves forward
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

Bills Would Improve Access to Medical Marijuana in North Dakota
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

Georgia bill would decriminalize marijuana possession
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

U.S.A: Bureau of Cannabis Control Announces Enforcement Action on Illegal Cannabis Businesses
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

Florida busca establecer una industria de marihuana medicinal regulada por el gobierno (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

U.S.A: Schumer announces fentanyl sanctions bill before China talks
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

EE.UU: Detienen 4 dominicanos con miles de pastillas de fentanilo (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

U.S.A: Sen. Toomey, other lawmakers fight fentanyl imports
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

Mexico: Fentanilo tiene sus epicentros en BC y CDMX (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

Fentanilo, una nueva droga que enciende la alarma en México (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

An Invisible Fentanyl Crisis Is Emerging on Mexico's Northern Border
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

Nebraska state senators file ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

U.S.A: Sen. Wyden Seeks to Legalize Marijuana on a Federal Level With Introduction of S. 420 Bill
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

U.S.A: First-in-nation marijuana program to redress war on drugs hits delay
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

EE.UU: Denver inicia programa para borrar condenas de marihuana de bajo nivel (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

OMS recomendó retirar el cannabis de la lista de drogas peligrosas (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

Uruguay: Gobierno abrió llamado de tres nuevas licencias para producir y distribuir cannabis (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

U.S.A: ‘It gives a lot of people joy’: Kamala Harris and the evolution of marijuana and politics
(Published on Feb 14, 2019)

U.S.A: Medical marijuana could become legal in South Carolina, but you won’t be allowed to smoke it
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

U.S.A: Rhode Island governor to call for legalization of recreational marijuana
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

U.S.A: Marijuana in New York: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to reveal his plan to make it legal
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

U.S.A: Barr: I wouldn't go after businesses relying on Obama-era marijuana policy
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

Las muertes por sobredosis en mujeres suben un 260% en Estados Unidos
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

U.S.A: Mass Fentanyl Overdose In Chico Kills 1 Person, Leaves 12 More Hospitalized
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

EE.UU: Una sobredosis masiva de drogas mata a 1 persona y deja a 12 más hospitalizados en California (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

U.S.A: Bill seeks recreation, taxable marijuana for New Mexico
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

U.S.A: Washington Legislature weighs measure to allow home-grown marijuana
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

Mexico: Aseguran 3.4 kilogramos de fentanilo en AICM (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

Ganja caution - WHO policy shift won’t give free rein to weed, economist says
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

U,S,A: Booker calls for legalizing marijuana as he launches 2020 bid
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

Plan to legalize recreational marijuana in New York moves slowly
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

Marijuana supply far outweighs demand in Oregon's legal market, new study says
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

U.S.A: Border protection agents make largest fentanyl bust in US history
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

U.S.A: Dominican National Sentenced for Fentanyl Conspiracy
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

Opioid scare in Barbados
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

Canada: Fentanyl overdose deaths in Alberta last year surpass 2017 total
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

En los próximos 60 días Nueva York avanza hacia la legalización de la marihuana
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

U.S.A: Cannabis Advocates wary of Dunleavy’s Marijuana Control Board appointments
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

U.S.A: Maine’s Marijuana Legalization Timeline Goes Up In Smoke
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

U.S.A: N.H. commission opposes marijuana legalization
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

EE.UU: Propuesta busca regular venta de marihuana recreacional en Nuevo México
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

EE.UU: Legisladores de Florida impulsan reformas a la marihuana medicinal y recreativa (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

U.S.A: Baltimore will no longer prosecute marijuana possession
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

Mexico: PF halla pastillas de fentanilo en empresa de paquetería en CdMx (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

Jamaica: Bunting says US use 'technicalities' to suppress Jamaica's ganja industry
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

U.S.A: Legislators begin pushing marijuana legalization measures
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

EE.UU: Legislativo de Florida deberá aprobar ley que permita fumar marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

EE.UU: Abrirán más dispensarios de marihuana medicinal en Miami-Dade (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

U.S.A: R.I. governor proposes marijuana legalization as neighboring states launch programs
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

Mexico: Policía municipal de Culiacán, la detenida con droga por PGR (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

Trinidad and Tobago: PM: Can’t relax ganja law at this stage
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

Trinidad and Tobago: AG to kick-start ganja consultations
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

Mexico: Fentanilo inunda a Baja California (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 12, 2019)

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