Items tagged with legalization

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Canada's newly elected Liberals may legalize marijuana [19.10.2015] With the Liberal Party's electoral victory in Canada, the US's northern neighbors could soon undertake an enormous change in drug policy: marijuana l ...
Mexico supreme court to discuss legalizing recreational marijuana [16.10.2015] Mexico's supreme court plans to discuss a proposal that could effectively legalize the consumption and production of marijuana for recreational use i ...
Marijuana legalization urged for open debate [11.10.2015] Marijuana has emerged as an issue in the federal election campaign in Canada. The Liberals promise legalization, the NDP pledge at least to decrimina ...
Oregon marijuana legalization challenges US drug policy [02.10.2015] Oregon joined Colorado and Washington in implementing a commercial cannabis market. Alaska, which also legalized marijuana through a ballot initiativ ...
Mexico lost its war on drugs 75 years ago, author claims [25.08.2015] Mexico’s drug trade is synonymous with violence, corruption and cartel bosses battling for territory. But it could have been so different, it’s claim ...
Despite petition, government has no plans to legalise cannabis [24.08.2015] The government has responded to a 200,000-strong petition calling for the legalisation of cannabis in the UK by saying it has no plans to change the ...
Legalizing cannabis in India: Is it time the Parliament starts talking about it? [24.08.2015] There have been a lot of arguments for decriminalizing marijuana consumption from multiple reports in the Times of India to online petitions and Face ...
Düsseldorf moots cannabis legalization [21.08.2015] City councillors in Düsseldorf, capital of Germany's most populous state, are following Berlin in planning a pilot project in which cannabis could be ...
Düsseldorf will Verkauf von Cannabis legalisieren [20.08.2015] Im Rathaus Düsseldorf gibt es eine große Mehrheit für die Legalisierung von Cannabis: Nach einer hitzigen Debatte beschloss die Ampelkoalition aus SP ...
Ohio prepares to vote on marijuana legalization: which states will be next? [16.08.2015] Thus far, Ohio is the only state where voters will consider pot legalization in the 2015 election. But that’s not because many states aren’t already ...
Tories' false claims about pot laws put youth at risk: drug policy centre [11.08.2015] Conservative Leader Stephen Harper has made Canada’s approach to marijuana laws an election issue, contrasting his government’s tough approach agains ...
Surprising news about teens, marijuana, and health issues. It’s all good [05.08.2015] With the widespread availability of marijuana in recent years thanks to its legalization in a growing number of states, there has been increasing con ...
State of the Evidence: Cannabis Use and Regulation [31.07.2015] As more and more jurisdictions reconsider their cannabis policies, the public discourse is filled with conflicting evidence about the impacts of cann ...
Is Italy about to legalize cannabis? [27.07.2015] Under a new law proposal in Italy, people over the age of 18 could cultivate up to five plants at home and growers could set up social clubs involvin ...
Cannabis petition forces MPs to consider debating legalisation [24.07.2015] A petition calling for the total legalisation of cannabis in the UK has been signed by more than 125,000 people in just four days. The response to an ...
Italy takes step toward legalizing pot [15.07.2015] Italy took a first step toward legalization of pot, leading Europe in what would be a groundbreaking change. The Intergrupo Parlamentare Cannabis Leg ...
Uruguay cannabis market still struggles for legitimacy a year after historic ruling [12.07.2015] In May 2014, then-president Mujica signed far-reaching regulations for Uruguay’s marijuana market, making the nation the first country in the world t ...
No to the cultivation of cannabis in Morocco: Interior Minister [30.06.2015] The Moroccan Minister of Interior, Mohamed Hassad said that the Moroccan government will not authorize the cultivation of cannabis in the country. "T ...
So you want to legalize weed? [27.06.2015] Up and down the Western Hemisphere, marijuana policy is a growing topic of discussion, and laws are starting to change. In 2014, retail marijuana sto ...
Using pot to be legal in Oregon — but not selling it [27.06.2015] Pot stashes in Oregon are legal — up to 8 ounces. So is the homegrown, up to four plants a household. The legalization of recreational marijuana July ...
Doctor: Legalisation of pure MDMA should be considered [18.06.2015] Dr Paul Quigley, an emergency medicine specialist and clinical toxicologist at Wellington Hospital, says the legalisation of pure MDMA - the main ing ...
US marijuana legalisation has not led to rise in use by adolescents, study finds [16.06.2015] Legalising the medical use of cannabis has not led to a surge in the numbers of adolescents using it in the USA, according to new research that surpr ...
Kreuzberg will Cannabis schnell legalisieren [14.06.2015] Seit eineinhalb Jahren wird im Berliner Bezirk Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg diskutiert den Erwerb und den Konsum von Cannabis zu legalisieren. Noch im Ju ...
Budget bill outlaws pot sales in D.C. for 2 years [10.06.2015] House Republicans advanced a budget plan that would prevent legal sales of marijuana in the District until at least 2017. Advocates for legalization, ...
Monitoring legal pot: How do we know if it works? [09.06.2015] Dozens of government officials and researchers from a half-dozen U.S. states and a few countries that have legalized marijuana or are at least thinki ...
Lib Dem leadership candidate Norman Lamb calls for cannabis legalisation [31.05.2015] The Liberal Democrat leadership candidate Norman Lamb has called for the UK to legalise, regulate and tax the sale of cannabis. The former care minis ...
Morocco’s major opposition party calls for legalization of cannabis [24.05.2015] Hamid Chabat, Secretary General of the Istiqlal Party, one of Morocco’s major opposition political parties, has once again called for the legalizatio ...
Germany's bad idea to legalize pot [19.05.2015] Green Party member Dieter Janecek and Christian Democrat Joachim Pfeiffer filed a policy proposal for legalization. The idea of legalizing cannabis i ...
First ‘ecstasy’ shop opens in Amsterdam [19.05.2015] A Dutch political movement is calling for the legalization of the psychoactive drug ecstasy – and has opened a shop to promote its cause. The youth w ...
German Green, CDU politicians launch cannabis legalization initiative [13.05.2015] In a proposal for parliament obtained by German public broadcaster ARD, Christian Democrat Joachim Pfeiffer and Green party member Dieter Janecek put ...
Zehn Gründe, warum Berlin von einer Cannabis-Legalisierung profitiert [12.05.2015] Erstmals hat sogar ein Sprecher der CDU die Legalisierung von Cannabis ins Spiel gebracht. Ist das das erste Anzeichen eines Tauwetters für die Freig ...
Obama asked to weigh in on legal marijuana [04.05.2015] The US Supreme Court has asked President Barack Obama's administration to take a stance on legal marijuana as it considers a lawsuit seeking to ban C ...
Legislature considering plans to regulate medicinal pot shops, growers [02.05.2015] California lawmakers are wading into the politically sticky issue of regulating medical marijuana, laying groundwork for state control of the sale an ...
New England states racing to legalize recreational pot [02.05.2015] Propelled by successful campaigns in Western states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, some advocates and legislators say a marijuana leg ...
Germans mark a milestone in the fight to legalize marijuana [30.04.2015] Those who support the legalization of marijuana in Germany recently marked a milestone with the creation of the first comprehensive draft law, which ...
Ecuadorian activists want nothing less than universal marijuana [23.04.2015] Ecuador may be on the verge of a landmark shift in drug policy, as legislators debate the newly proposed Organic Law on Comprehensive Drug Prevention ...
The path to legalizing marijuana in Chile [19.04.2015] Chile’s Congressional Health Committee approved a bill that would modify the country’s current drug law, known as Law 20,000. The bill would allow up ...
In debate over legalizing marijuana, disagreement over drug’s dangers [13.04.2015] Public opinion about legalizing marijuana in the US, while little changed in the past few years, has undergone a dramatic long-term shift. A new surv ...
US president cautions against hopes of ganja legalisation [10.04.2015] President Barack Obama cautioned persons who have hopes of marijuana being legalised, as he explained the difference between legalisation and decrimi ...
Big need for marijuana banking, yet Congress has ‘no appetite’ to fix issue [03.04.2015] Congress doesn’t have the appetite to deal with the conflict between federal and state laws that has caused a banking crisis for the burgeoning marij ...
Cannabis ban is elitist. It should go: Tathagata Satpathy [28.03.2015] BJD chief whip in Lok Sabha (India's lower house in parliament) Tathagata Satpathy recently admitted on social media that he smoked cannabis in his y ...
Critical updates needed in state marijuana laws [25.03.2015] Washington's experiment with legal recreational marijuana is "teetering on the brink" of a market failure. That is the candid assessment of Hayden Wo ...
State pushes forward to legalize marijuana [24.03.2015] Legislators in Massachusetts are working on a marijuana legalization proposal, in part as an effort to short-circuit an expected 2016 ballot push. Ad ...
Italy: Motion to legalize cannabis receives bi-partisan support [23.03.2015] Lawmakers in Italy are pushing forward a planned bill to legalize cannabis, according to the ANSA news agency and the International Business Times. T ...
Can Washington’s gift economy in marijuana work? [20.03.2015] In Washington DC it’s now legal to possess marijuana, to grow it, to smoke it and to give it away. But you’re not allowed to trade in it. You can giv ...
Survey finds strong majority in support of marijuana legalization and decriminalization [17.03.2015] A new national survey of American voters has found a strong majority in support of marijuana legalization and an even larger majority in support of d ...
Italian MPs organize to legalize marijuana [15.03.2015] A group of 60 MPs, most of them from the ruling center-left Democratic Party (PD), have joined forces to legalize cannabis in Italy. Senator Benedett ...
A majority favors marijuana legalization for first time [04.03.2015] For the first time, the General Social Survey – a large, national survey conducted every two years and widely considered to represent the gold standa ...
Two headlines perfectly sum up everything wrong with American drug policy [02.03.2015] Two stories published last week perfectly sum up the state of American drug policy. On Friday, Colorado released its first annual report on the state ...
Marijuana activists push legalization of medical cannabis in Costa Rica [25.02.2015] Pien Metaal, who follows Latin American drug law reform ... told The Tico Times ... that legalizing medical marijuana in Costa Rica “would clearly se ...

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