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News related to Cannabis

2018

October

USA: Maine warns against kids ingesting marijuana by accident
(Published on Oct 12, 2018)

USA: Gov. Abbott Open To Talking About Some Marijuana Reform
(Published on Oct 12, 2018)

USA: Feds seize enough fentanyl to kill half the state in massive Lawrence-area drug sweep
(Published on Oct 12, 2018)

USA: Both houses of Congress have advanced opioid legislation
(Published on Oct 12, 2018)

USA: Massachusetts National Day of Expungement to help clear marijuana convictions
(Published on Oct 12, 2018)

High flying: Canada to let airline passengers pack cannabis
(Published on Oct 12, 2018)

El próximo gobierno de México buscará que la marihuana se use con fines medicinales (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Oct 12, 2018)

USA: Washington to ‘reevaluate’ marijuana edibles, crack down on products that might appeal to kids
(Published on Oct 12, 2018)

USA: Marijuana businesses in compliance with Colorado law could face federal charges under new enforcement strategy
(Published on Oct 9, 2018)

USA: DEA reschedules Epidiolex, marijuana-derived drug, paving the way for it to hit the market
(Published on Oct 9, 2018)

Jamaica makes First Shipment of Medical Marijuana Extract Oil to Canada
(Published on Oct 9, 2018)

USA: Government of Ontario unveils plan on marijuana
(Published on Oct 9, 2018)

El Servicio Postal, un “hueco” en el muro antidrogas de EUA (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Oct 9, 2018)

EEUU: Preocupa fentanilo a California (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Oct 9, 2018)

USA: More Than 25 Arrested For Selling Fentanyl In Chicago: Feds
(Published on Oct 9, 2018)

USA: Feds indict 26, seize guns, heroin, fentanyl, crack
(Published on Oct 9, 2018)

USA: DEA chief warns Mexican cartel opioids single biggest criminal threat to America
(Published on Oct 9, 2018)

El papel de China en la epidemia que arrasa EEUU (y se extiende por el mundo) (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Oct 9, 2018)

Argentina: El Gobierno actualizó la lista de estupefacientes (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Oct 9, 2018)

Flood of Colombian cocaine headed to Chicago, other big U.S. cities, DEA says
(Published on Oct 9, 2018)

USA: LAX airport to allow marijuana in carry-ons
(Published on Oct 9, 2018)

September

USA: Canadian marijuana imports OK'd by US for California study
(Published on Sep 28, 2018)

USA: Medical marijuana patients decry state crackdown on pot purchases
(Published on Sep 28, 2018)

USA: N.Y.C. holding 'listening sessions' on marijuana legalization
(Published on Sep 28, 2018)

USA: Seattle court agrees to vacate misdemeanor marijuana convictions prosecuted before legalization
(Published on Sep 28, 2018)

La crisis de los opiáceos deja 8.000 muertos en dos años en Canadá (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 28, 2018)

Senate votes to make it harder to ship fentanyl to U.S. by mail
(Published on Sep 28, 2018)

USA: DC changes course on custody for public marijuana use
(Published on Sep 28, 2018)

USA Senate Toomey bill penalizes fentanyl exporters, specifically calling out China
(Published on Sep 28, 2018)

USA: Senate passes sweeping opioids package
(Published on Sep 24, 2018)

USA: Five deaths being investigated for possible links to synthetic-marijuana use
(Published on Sep 24, 2018)

USA: Legislature mulls banking fix for medical marijuana
(Published on Sep 24, 2018)

USA: Massachusetts' First Recreational Pot Sales Could Be Days Away
(Published on Sep 24, 2018)

USA: Overdose deaths up in NYC; fentanyl most common substance identified, report says
(Published on Sep 24, 2018)

USA: Pot seizures on Colorado public land nearly doubled in 2017
(Published on Sep 24, 2018)

USA: Manhattan DA to dismiss more than 3,000 marijuana cases
(Published on Sep 24, 2018)

Uruguay vendió más de una tonelada de marihuana en farmacias en primer año de ley (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 23, 2018)

USA: Brooklyn DA’s Plan Could Dismiss 20,000 Marijuana Convictions
(Published on Sep 14, 2018)

USA: L.A. launches crackdown on unlicensed marijuana businesses; more than 500 people are charged
(Published on Sep 14, 2018)

USA: Massachusetts marijuana retailers could get final go-ahead this month
(Published on Sep 14, 2018)

Uruguay: Quieren sacar la marihuana de la lista de drogas peligrosas (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 14, 2018)

Mexico: Localizan narcolaboratorio de fentanilo en Mexicali (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 14, 2018)

USA: Senate expected to vote on opioid package
(Published on Sep 14, 2018)

Trinidad and Tobago: Government to review marijuana legislation in 2019
(Published on Sep 14, 2018)

Jamaica: Minister Shaw Looking to Link Small Ganja Farmers with Large Processors
(Published on Sep 14, 2018)

USA: Oklahoma: Signature count comes up short for recreational marijuana petition, secretary of state says
(Published on Sep 7, 2018)

USA: Congressman Smith to address China’s role in opioid crisis
(Published on Sep 7, 2018)

USA: Synthetic pot exposure sickened Pennsylvania prison workers
(Published on Sep 7, 2018)

EEUU: A partir de hoy, no más arrestos por fumar marihuana en público en Nueva York (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 7, 2018)

Guyana: Custodial sentences for small amounts of marijuana to be abolished – President
(Published on Sep 7, 2018)

USA: California Police Fight Statewide Marijuana Deliveries
(Published on Sep 7, 2018)

USA: Oregon pot growers now must notify officials about harvests
(Published on Sep 7, 2018)

USA: Recreational marijuana will be on the ballot as Proposal 1
(Published on Sep 7, 2018)

República Dominicana: Consejo Nacional de Drogas rechaza legalización de marihuana en RD (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 7, 2018)

Mexico: Crece el decomiso de fentanilo (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 7, 2018)

Argentina: El Gobierno actualizó el listado de sustancias que se pueden usar para elaborar estupefacientes (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Sep 7, 2018)

EEUU: Prisiones en Pensilvania en cuarentena por marihuana sintética
(Published on Sep 7, 2018)

August

Mexico: En Ciudad de México, la Suprema Corte validó el uso medicinal de la marihuana y el derecho a la muerte digna (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 31, 2018)

USA: Medical marijuana online application system gets over 1,600 submissions on opening day
(Published on Aug 31, 2018)

USA: State slashes medical marijuana purchase limit
(Published on Aug 31, 2018)

USA: Illinois opioid patients may soon have medical cannabis alternative
(Published on Aug 31, 2018)

USA: FBI: 9 indicted in fentanyl trafficking operation
(Published on Aug 31, 2018)

USA: Chinese fentanyl, the Dark Web, and over-prescribing doctors: AG Sessions talks combating opioid epidemic in Cleveland
(Published on Aug 31, 2018)

USA: Snaring Doctors and Drug Dealers, Justice Department Intensifies Opioid Fight
(Published on Aug 31, 2018)

USA: Senator Grills FDA Over Handling of REMS for Transmucosal Fentanyl Products
(Published on Aug 31, 2018)

USA: Massachusetts officials warn medical providers on increased fentanyl in cocaine
(Published on Aug 31, 2018)

USA: 52 attorneys general urge congress to close loophole in federal drug laws
(Published on Aug 31, 2018)

Canada: New provincial guidelines in the works to clean up fentanyl-contaminated sites
(Published on Aug 31, 2018)

USA: Synthetic cannabinoids are turning Florida inmates into ‘zombies.’ It’s fueling a record death toll
(Published on Aug 31, 2018)

USA: Increased assaults in Pa. prisons linked to smuggled K2
(Published on Aug 31, 2018)

USA: Strange Drug Overdoses Are Mystifying Hospitals
(Published on Aug 31, 2018)

USA: FDA Approves Psychedelic Magic Mushrooms Ingredient Psilocybin for Depression Trial
(Published on Aug 31, 2018)

USA: California Measure Would Expunge Many Marijuana-Related Crimes
(Published on Aug 26, 2018)

USA: Portland Authorities Warn About Black Market Prescription Pills
(Published on Aug 24, 2018)

Argentina: Avanza un proyecto para sembrar marihuana para producir cannabis medicinal en Jujuy (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 24, 2018)

Drones hunt cocaine farms in Colombia
(Published on Aug 24, 2018)

USA: Trump urges Senate to pass bill cracking down on fentanyl shipments
(Published on Aug 24, 2018)

USA: Bleak New Estimates in Drug Epidemic: A Record 72,000 Overdose Deaths in 2017
(Published on Aug 24, 2018)

USA: Not enough signatures for recreational marijuana
(Published on Aug 24, 2018)

USA: Feds investigating human impact of largest stash of fentanyl ever seized in Columbus
(Published on Aug 20, 2018)

Canada: Ontario permitirá la venta de marihuana en tiendas privadas (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 20, 2018)

Venta de marihuana en Canadá ampliará a negocios privados y en línea (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 20, 2018)

Paraguay: Aceite de cannabis de producción local se lanza al mercado (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 20, 2018)

USA: Feds Make Another Record Fentanyl Seizure at San Ysidro
(Published on Aug 20, 2018)

USA: Federal lab works on database to identify fentanyl analogs
(Published on Aug 20, 2018)

Mexico: ¿Qué es el fentanilo, la droga sintética que trae loco a EU y que tiró los precios de la goma mexicana? (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 20, 2018)

USA: North Dakota marijuana legalization measure approved for election
(Published on Aug 17, 2018)

Colombia: Se implementaría siembra de marihuana en Ibagué (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 14, 2018)

USA: Ohio Gov. Kasich signs bill increasing penalties for fentanyl
(Published on Aug 13, 2018)

USA: F.D.A. Did Not Intervene to Curb Risky Fentanyl Prescriptions
(Published on Aug 13, 2018)

Jamaica: CLA to develop licensing system for small ganja farmers - Shaw
(Published on Aug 13, 2018)

Mexico: Suprema Corte de Justicia va por el uso medicinal de la marihuana en CDMX (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 13, 2018)

Canada: Federal government set to approve first device for testing drivers' saliva for cannabis
(Published on Aug 13, 2018)

USA: Minnesota Pharmacy Board makes fentanyl analogs illegal
(Published on Aug 13, 2018)

Costa Rica Seizes Two Tons of Cocaine From 'Low-Profile' Boat
(Published on Aug 13, 2018)

A un año de la venta en farmacias, el 55% de la marihuana que se consume en Uruguay es legal (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 3, 2018)

USA: Low-Level Marijuana Prosecutions in Brooklyn Plunged by over 91% This Year as District Attorney’s Office Expanded Declination Policy
(Published on Aug 3, 2018)

U.S. Senate adopts amendment to investigate illicit fentanyl
(Published on Aug 3, 2018)

Alerta en EEUU por marihuana sintética contaminada con matarratas (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 3, 2018)

Trinidad and Tobago: PM accepts ganja legalisation petition: Hope floats
(Published on Aug 3, 2018)

USA: New Jersey Attorney General Pauses Prosecutions in Marijuana Cases
(Published on Aug 3, 2018)

USA: Marijuana gifting is still illegal, says Vermont officials
(Published on Aug 3, 2018)

Mexico: Apoya Imjuve legalización de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Aug 3, 2018)

USA: Feds prosecuting fentanyl overdose deaths as homicides in crackdown on opioid dealers
(Published on Aug 3, 2018)

Vermont: Burlington third U.S. city to offer free fentanyl test strips
(Published on Aug 3, 2018)

USA: Fentanyl-cocaine combo helps fuel uptick in Md. overdose deaths
(Published on Aug 3, 2018)

Canada: Is Ontario planning a mix of public, private retail cannabis stores?
(Published on Aug 3, 2018)

USA: Bill Would Protect Jobs of Federal Employees Using Marijuana
(Published on Aug 1, 2018)

Jamaica: Cannabis Store And Cafe Opens In Kingston
(Published on Aug 1, 2018)

July

Colombia Seizes Mega Cocaine Processing Lab
(Published on Jul 29, 2018)

USA: Cuomo Moves Closer to Marijuana Legalization in New York
(Published on Jul 24, 2018)

Sessions targets 10 areas in U.S. for crackdown on the sale of fentanyl
(Published on Jul 24, 2018)

USA: Rising Numbers of Deaths Involving Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analogs, Including Carfentanil, and Increased Usage and Mixing with Non-opioids
(Published on Jul 24, 2018)

Jamaica: CLA defends tight grip on cannabis - Authority rejects claim that it is slowing the development of the industry
(Published on Jul 24, 2018)

Jamaica: Golding pitches ganja credit union
(Published on Jul 24, 2018)

USA: Cannabis delivery, edibles and ads could change under new, permanent California regulations
(Published on Jul 24, 2018)

USA: Oregon admits lack of oversight of medical marijuana program
(Published on Jul 24, 2018)

Canadian ganja firm plans expansion in Jamaica, South America
(Published on Jul 24, 2018)

Decriminalising marijuana not a priority for T&T gov't
(Published on Jul 24, 2018)

Jamaica: Great Scope for Local Medical Cannabis Industry, Says Cannabis Licensing Authority
(Published on Jul 17, 2018)

Barbadians Getting Medicinal Ganja Relief
(Published on Jul 17, 2018)

Guyana: Gov’t Moving to Repeal Jail Sentences for Small Amounts of Ganja – Granger
(Published on Jul 17, 2018)

Marijuana Enforcement Division Considers New Regulations
(Published on Jul 17, 2018)

Mexico's Next Interior Secretary Will Push For The Legalization of Recreational Marijuana
(Published on Jul 17, 2018)

USA: Nevada to become first state to execute inmate with fentanyl
(Published on Jul 17, 2018)

Usa: Lawmakers Endorse Sweeping Medical Marijuana Reforms
(Published on Jul 17, 2018)

Jamaica: Medical Ganja Industry Can Rival Other Sectors – Terrelonge
(Published on Jul 14, 2018)

USA: Vermont becomes 9th state with legal recreational marijuana
(Published on Jul 9, 2018)

Saint Lucia: LMP says decriminalising ganja may lessen demand
(Published on Jul 9, 2018)

CARICOM heads to consider dismantling marijuana prohibition
(Published on Jul 9, 2018)

Uruguay: Cannabis legal logró quedarse con algo más del 50 % del mercado de consumidores de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 9, 2018)

USA: Schumer unveils bill to decriminalize marijuana
(Published on Jul 9, 2018)

USA: Oklahoma voters approve medical marijuana measure
(Published on Jul 9, 2018)

¡La nueva droga en México! (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 9, 2018)

Canada: Fentanyl test strips offer ‘false sense of security,’ Health Canada warns
(Published on Jul 9, 2018)

México se mantiene como principal proveedor de heroína y morfina: ONUDC (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 9, 2018)

Examining Opioids: Surgeon general wary of turning to marijuana as alternative to opioids
(Published on Jul 2, 2018)

Guyana: Reworked bill to reduce ganja penalties now slated for House before recess -Carrington
(Published on Jul 2, 2018)

USA: To curb overdose risks, Philadelphia tries fentanyl-testing strips
(Published on Jul 2, 2018)

Concludes Week of House Passing Nearly 40 Bills to Combat the Opioid Crisis
(Published on Jul 2, 2018)

Jamaica: Gov't to move faster on ganja industry — Shaw
(Published on Jul 2, 2018)

USA: Vermont State Police 'lacks the technical capability' to measure legal pot limits in edibles
(Published on Jul 2, 2018)

USA: CO Health department hopes education programs lead to safe, controlled marijuana use
(Published on Jul 2, 2018)

Canadá evaluará casos de convictos, tras legalización de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 2, 2018)

US opioid crisis must be tackled, says Beijing as it cracks down on deadly Chinese fentanyl labs
(Published on Jul 2, 2018)

White House: Cultivation of plant used in cocaine production hits record high in Colombia
(Published on Jul 2, 2018)

USA: NYPD will now ticket, not arrest most marijuana smokers in city
(Published on Jul 2, 2018)

Canada legalises recreational cannabis use
(Published on Jul 2, 2018)

Mexico: COFEPRIS no ha reglamentado el uso medicinal de la marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 2, 2018)

Uruguay, 1st nation to legalize pot, struggles to keep up with demand
(Published on Jul 2, 2018)

Supremo mexicano concede tercer amparo a uso lúdico de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jul 2, 2018)

USA: FDA approves first drug derived from marijuana
(Published on Jul 2, 2018)

USA: New York Moves Toward Legal Marijuana With Health Dept. Endorsement
(Published on Jul 2, 2018)

June

U.S.A: Warren, Gardner Unveil Marijuana Bill Easing Federal Enforcement
(Published on Jun 21, 2018)

Uruguay struggling to meet demand for legal marijuana
(Published on Jun 21, 2018)

Canada: Senate votes to pass legalization of recreational pot, amended bill now goes back to House of Commons
(Published on Jun 21, 2018)

Jamaica: Ministry of Health establishes Medicinal Cannabis Unit
(Published on Jun 21, 2018)

U.S.A: In record-setting veto, Hickenlooper rejects bill adding autism to conditions eligible for medical marijuana
(Published on Jun 21, 2018)

U.S.A: Trump says he'll probably back marijuana protections bill
(Published on Jun 21, 2018)

U.S.A: Top DEA agent slams de Blasio’s edict on marijuana
(Published on Jun 21, 2018)

U.S.A: Murphy hasn't reviewed new pot bills but backs legalization
(Published on Jun 21, 2018)

U.S.A: Report Finds Marijuana Testing Results Differ at Labs
(Published on Jun 21, 2018)

U.S.A: 7 mayors form coalition, want marijuana removed from federal list of illegal drugs
(Published on Jun 21, 2018)

U.S.A: Rhode Island Senate Passes Bill Legalizing Fentanyl Test Strips
(Published on Jun 21, 2018)

U.S.A: Fentanyl deaths up 1,000% since 2013, so much so that even heroin's supply is dwarfed
(Published on Jun 21, 2018)

U.S.A: Federal, state authorities step up fentanyl prosecutions as drug drives spike in overdoses
(Published on Jun 21, 2018)

U.S.A: Lawmakers reach deal on bill to crack down on synthetic opioid imports
(Published on Jun 21, 2018)

U.S.A: DEA announces enhanced focus on Great Plains amid state's largest-ever fentanyl bust
(Published on Jun 21, 2018)

EE.UU: Presentan cargos criminales contra las tiendas de marihuana sin licencia (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: California Senate passes bill to create banks for pot businesses
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: Recreational Marijuana Officially on November Ballot in Michigan
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: NC bills would legalize possessing up to 4 ounces of marijuana for personal use
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

Jamaica: Gov't ready for growth of cannabis industry — Shaw
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper vetoes marijuana 'tasting rooms' bill
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: Louisiana to expand medical marijuana
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: Drug-Impaired Driving: Marijuana and Opioids Raise Critical Issues for States
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: Illinois lawmakers OK medical marijuana as painkiller substitute, bill now goes to governor
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: Glut of marijuana in Oregon is cautionary tale, experts say
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: California provides fentanyl test strips to needle exchanges
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: Two Dominican Nationals Sentenced for Roles in Lawrence-Based Fentanyl Trafficking Conspiracy
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: DEA: Foreign fentanyl a greater risk than diverted pills
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

Mexico: Envían drogas sintéticas a "millenials" por paquetería (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: NYS health dept. completes study into legalization of marijuana
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: California Measure To Slash Marijuana Taxes Suffers Setback
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: Use of federal lands for illegal pot a growing concern, California officials say
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: Foreign cartels embrace home-grown marijuana in pot-legal states
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: Florida judge rules state ban on smokable medical marijuana is unconstitutional
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

Jamaica poised to become major location for medical cannabis investment ­— Shaw
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

Guyana: AFC confident of all-party support to soften ganja penalties
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

Guyana: Jagdeo favours non-custodial sentences for small quantities of ganja
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: Inside a truck in Nebraska, troopers found enough fentanyl to kill millions of people
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

Mexico: Droga Más Potente Que la Heroína, Amenaza Producción de Amapola (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: Fentanyl seizures at US-Mexico border up 750 percent
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

EE.UU: EU castigará a México por tráfico de fentanilo (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: Congressional Committee Protects Medical Marijuana From Jeff Sessions
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

Jamaica: Shaw heads to Canada on ganja mission
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

Usa: Police-driving While High On Marijuana Is a 'growing Problem'
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: Recreational marijuana closer to Ohio ballot — but lots of work ahead
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

Trinidad and Tobago: Lawmaker calls for looking into cannabis options
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

U.S. Attorney: Oregon has a major marijuana overproduction issue
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: NYC Mayor de Blasio tells police to end arrests for marijuana smoking
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

USA: Police investigating if synthetic marijuana involved in rash of drug overdoses in Brooklyn
(Published on Jun 15, 2018)

May

U.S.A: Bill Would Permit Testing Illegal Drugs For Deadly Fentanyl
(Published on May 21, 2018)

U.S.A: Lawmakers Considering Ban on Synthetic Marijuana
(Published on May 21, 2018)

U.S.A: California Gov. Jerry Brown's new budget says pot revenue is 'slower than anticipated'
(Published on May 21, 2018)

U.S.A: Ohio Attorney General Approves Marijuana Legalization Petition
(Published on May 21, 2018)

U.S.A: Despite Legalization, Marijuana Black Market Hides In Plain Sight
(Published on May 21, 2018)

U.S.A: Lawmakers Advance Bill Pushing VA to Research Marijuana
(Published on May 21, 2018)

U.S.A: Schumer urges Trump administration to push China to crack down on fentanyl during sitdown
(Published on May 21, 2018)

U.S.A: McCaskill Releases Report Showing Dramatic Increase in Illicit Fentanyl Seized At Ports of Entry into United States
(Published on May 21, 2018)

Canadá legalizará la marihuana en el verano (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 21, 2018)

U.S.A: Mayor and Some Prosecutors Move to Curb Marijuana Arrests
(Published on May 21, 2018)

U.S.A: State Democrats plan to endorse marijuana legalization
(Published on May 21, 2018)

Mexico: Atienden 459 solicitudes para cultivar marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 10, 2018)

Mexico: Empresas interesadas en invertir en marihuana medicinal no se desalentarán, dice Cofepris (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 10, 2018)

Mexico: Uso lúdico de la marihuana tiene efectos perjudiciales para la salud: Conadic (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 10, 2018)

USA: House lawmakers push for medical marijuana research reform
(Published on May 10, 2018)

Antigua and Barbuda: Antigua PM steers clear of advising Saint Lucia on ganja
(Published on May 10, 2018)

USA: State gives marijuana businesses more time for compliance
(Published on May 10, 2018)

USA: Illinois Senate views marijuana as opioid alternative
(Published on May 10, 2018)

USA: Feinstein drops opposition to legal pot, giving legal marijuana a new ally
(Published on May 10, 2018)

USA: Missouri House votes to legalize medical marijuana
(Published on May 10, 2018)

USA: Michigan voters will decide on marijuana legalization
(Published on May 10, 2018)

Jamaica: UWI Mona psychiatrist: No increase in cannabis cases
(Published on May 10, 2018)

Canada: Trudeau vows cannabis will be legal by summer as senators urge delay (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 10, 2018)

USA: Colorado’s first-in-the-nation marijuana “tasting rooms” bill heads to Hickenlooper’s desk
(Published on May 10, 2018)

USA: Sonoma County sees spate of marijuana-related home invasions
(Published on May 10, 2018)

USA: Hassan calls for more resources at US-Mexico border
(Published on May 10, 2018)

Argentina: Miles marcharon por la despenalización del cultivo de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 10, 2018)

Mexico: Se requieren más que amparos para legalizar marihuana: ministro Medina Mora (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 10, 2018)

USA: Fentanyl and other synthetic opioids contributed to more overdose deaths in 2016 than prescription painkillers
(Published on May 10, 2018)

USA: Health Department Program Gives Fentanyl Testing Kits to Heroin Users
(Published on May 10, 2018)

USA: Bipartisan legislation to assist law enforcement identify fentanyl, illegal substances
(Published on May 10, 2018)

USA: Ten people, including four Chinese nationals, charged in international fentanyl case
(Published on May 10, 2018)

USA: 65+ lbs of fentanyl seized in Massachusetts-New Hampshire trafficking investigation
(Published on May 10, 2018)

EE.UU: Hermanos dominicanos lideraban poderosa banda de narcos en Massachusetts y New Hampshire
(Published on May 10, 2018)

Uruguay: más de la mitad de los consumidores usan marihuana legal (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 10, 2018)

Mexico: Zavala rechaza legalizar la marihuana en centros turísticos (available only in Spanish)
(Published on May 6, 2018)

April

Colombia y Uruguay lideran implementación del Sistema de Alertas Tempranas en América Latina y el Caribe (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 3, 2018)

Canada to ease restrictions on methadone, prescription heroin in response to opioid crisis
(Published on Apr 3, 2018)

Casa Blanca combatirá los opiáceos con prevención, educación y leyes (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 3, 2018)

FDA head details plans to curb shipments of synthetic opioids into Ohio
(Published on Apr 3, 2018)

Cámara aprueba en general uso de marihuana para fines medicinales (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 3, 2018)

Canada to legalise marijuana 'within months', says MP
(Published on Apr 3, 2018)

Aumentó el consumo de alcohol, marihuana y tabaco en la última década, según datos oficiales (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 3, 2018)

Arkansas judge tosses medical pot growing licensing process
(Published on Apr 3, 2018)

Canada breaks record for annual opioid-related deaths as crisis worsens
(Published on Apr 3, 2018)

Gobierno identifica 36 nuevas drogas peligrosas (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 3, 2018)

La ONU destacó la labor de la SEDRONAR por el sistema de alerta temprana para detectar nuevas drogas (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 3, 2018)

New Jersey Expanding Its Medical Marijuana Program
(Published on Apr 3, 2018)

March

Will legal weed come to N.J.? What to know about the latest proposal
(Published on Mar 26, 2018)

Plantaciones ilegales en Colorado proveen la marihuana que se vende en Miami (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 26, 2018)

Consumo de marihuana en adolescentes crece 2% (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 26, 2018)

Connecticut Lawmakers Consider Legalizing Marijuana
(Published on Mar 26, 2018)

California considers lower taxes on pot to help new legal industry compete with black market
(Published on Mar 26, 2018)

Cannabis Control Commission Approves Application Process to Begin April 2
(Published on Mar 26, 2018)

House passes resolution urging federal government to back off Alaska marijuana industry
(Published on Mar 26, 2018)

El Parlamento panameño aprueba en primer debate uso medicinal de la marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 21, 2018)

Gov't seeking to improve ganja licence approval process
(Published on Mar 21, 2018)

‘Ganja’ amendment takes effect
(Published on Mar 21, 2018)

State advisory board recommends allowing dry leaf cannabis
(Published on Mar 21, 2018)

En riesgo la legalización de la marihuana en Canadá (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 21, 2018)

Sessions says despite rules change federal prosecutors will not take ‘small marijuana cases’
(Published on Mar 21, 2018)

Kaya Farms to open Jamaica's first legal medical cannabis facility today
(Published on Mar 21, 2018)

State Senate backtracks on medical marijuana bill
(Published on Mar 21, 2018)

Incertidumbre en Chile sobre el uso de la marihuana medicinal al cambiar de Gobierno (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 7, 2018)

First legal ganja harvest at Kaya Farms
(Published on Mar 7, 2018)

State votes to delay marijuana home delivery and cafes
(Published on Mar 7, 2018)

State votes to delay marijuana home delivery and cafes
(Published on Mar 7, 2018)

February

Legal medical marijuana sales starts in Pennsylvania
(Published on Feb 22, 2018)

Marijuana Criminal Cases Dropped En Masse by Philadelphia District Attorney
(Published on Feb 22, 2018)

House, Senate committees to consider bills easing marijuana punishments
(Published on Feb 22, 2018)

'Proceed with caution,' Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey tells marijuana regulators
(Published on Feb 22, 2018)

Destruyen 178 hectáreas de cultivos de marihuana tras operativo en Paraguay (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 22, 2018)

Bipartisan bill offered in House to protect marijuana users in legal weed states
(Published on Feb 22, 2018)

Senate deal on cannabis bill timeline means no sales before August
(Published on Feb 22, 2018)

Seattle Moves To Dismiss Marijuana Misdemeanors
(Published on Feb 21, 2018)

Necesario mayor regulación ante legalización de marihuana en Canadá (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 21, 2018)

Police Say Hundreds of Illegal Marijuana Shops Operate in LA
(Published on Feb 21, 2018)

Massachusetts' top public safety official worried about marijuana cafes, theaters
(Published on Feb 21, 2018)

Virginia Senate passes bill to allow expungement of first marijuana charge
(Published on Feb 21, 2018)

Audit: Retailers can fudge pot sales, inventory due to lack of OLCC safeguards
(Published on Feb 12, 2018)

LePage agrees to delay new, more restrictive medical marijuana rules
(Published on Feb 12, 2018)

En seis meses se cuadruplicó el registro de personas para comprar marihuana en farmacias (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 12, 2018)

Fiscales de California eliminan o bajan penas por marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 12, 2018)

Lower House passes “ganja bill”
(Published on Feb 12, 2018)

Marijuana can only go on sale in Canada months after law passed: minister
(Published on Feb 12, 2018)

US prosecutor: Oregon has big pot overproduction problem
(Published on Feb 12, 2018)

Virginia Senate Republicans Kill Bill To Decriminalize Small Amounts of Marijuana
(Published on Feb 7, 2018)

San Francisco To Dismiss Thousands Of Marijuana Convictions
(Published on Feb 7, 2018)

Un Ministro Mexicano Aboga Por la Legalización de la Marihuana En Destinos Turísticos (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 7, 2018)

Gobiernos Difieren Sobre Legalizar la Marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 7, 2018)

Mexico: Debate Por Legalización de Marihuana Debe Ser Nacional, Dice Gobernador Aristóteles Sandoval (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 7, 2018)

With U.s. Competition Hurting Its Marijuana Business, Mexico Warms a Little To Legalization
(Published on Feb 7, 2018)

La Policía Uruguaya Investiga Si Existe Una Desviación de Marihuana del Mercado Legal al Negro (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 7, 2018)

A Partir del 1° de Febrero el Envase de 5 Gramos de Marihuana Costará 200 Pesos (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 7, 2018)

New Hampshire House Votes for Marijuana Legalization
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

New year brings legalization of marijuana to California
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

Canadá estudia las "implicaciones legales" de la legalización de la marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

Lawmakers propose new panel to integrate Maine’s medical, recreational marijuana programs
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

Bill To Legalize Marijuana In NJ Introduced In New Session
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

Mixed reactions to PM’s ganja call
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

Marihuana legal le quita el 18% del mercado al narcotráfico (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

Cartes promulga ley para reglamentar marco legal de la marihuana en Paraguay (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

Vermont is the first state to legalize marijuana through legislature
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

Parlamento panameño discutirá legalizar marihuana con fines médicos (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

Marijuana an issue of social significance -Caricom Commission status report
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

Pide Caricom investigar más para ajustar uso de la marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

Phil Murphy moves to expand access to medical marijuana in New Jersey
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

La marihuana recreativa ya es legal en California, pero para su compra hay restricciones (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

Otro estado de Estados Unidos avanza hacia la legalización de la marihuana recreativa (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

Trump Administration Takes Step That Could Threaten Marijuana Legalization Movement
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

Agreement Reached On Retail Marijuana In Maine, But It Could Be Again Delayed
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

Vermont Senate passes bill to legalize recreational marijuana use
(Published on Feb 2, 2018)

January

Vermont House Votes to Legalize Marijuana
(Published on Jan 28, 2018)

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