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News related to Cannabis

2018

May

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)

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)

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)

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: 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)

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

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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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