Items tagged with legalization

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Banks say no to marijuana money, legal or not [14.01.2014] Legal marijuana merchants — mainly medical marijuana outlets but also, starting this year, shops that sell recreational marijuana in Colorado and Was ...
Turin votes in favour of legalizing cannabis [13.01.2014] Turin's city council has approved a motion in favour of making the drug legal for therapeutic purposes, making it the first of Italy's large cities t ...
Courage, common sense and cannabis [10.01.2014] Despite 40 years of prohibition, Danes smoke cannabis. If prohibition continues another 40 years, Danes will still smoke it. So too will residents in ...
Poll stubs out legal cannabis hopes [08.01.2014] Sixty-five percent of Germans say they would reject relaxing laws restricting the production, sale and consumption of marijuana, according to the stu ...
Marijuana in Colorado has a long history and an uncertain future [31.12.2013] Federal marijuana prohibition in the United States started with a knock on a Denver man's apartment door. Seventy-six years ago, Samuel Caldwell beca ...
A Colorado marijuana guide: 64 answers to commonly asked questions [30.12.2013] On January 1, 2014, Colorado becomes the first place anywhere in the world to allow legal marijuana sales to anybody over 21 for any purpose. You hav ...
Uruguay’s marijuana growers come out into open [27.12.2013] Juan Andres Palese was using a fake name in public when he opened Uruguay’s first store dedicated to cultivating marijuana, where he offered growing ...
Colorado issues first marijuana sales licenses to retailers [26.12.2013] The first licences in the United States that permit retailers to sell marijuana for recreational use from 1 January were issued in Colorado. Owners o ...
Marijuana legalization would bring fresh cash to California [26.12.2013] At least two of three marijuana legalization measures vying for the November, 2014 ballot would be good for California, according to the state Attorn ...
Uruguay President Mujica signs marijuana law [24.12.2013] Uruguay's President Mujica has quietly signed into law the government’s plan to create a regulated, legal market for marijuana. He signed the legisla ...
Uruguay's neighbors now considering legalization of pot [24.12.2013] Argentina has given the first sign that Uruguay’s groundbreaking cannabis reform just may have started a domino effect across Latin America. Followin ...
Légalisation du cannabis au Maroc [23.12.2013] L’Istiqlal a présenté un projet de loi pour la légalisation du cannabis. «L'objectif est d'utiliser ce produit dans l'agriculture afin de promouvoir ...
What do Israelis want? Pot! When do they want it? Now! [22.12.2013] An estimated 1,000 Israelis attended a rally in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square on Saturday night to support the legalization of marijuana. As the crowd chan ...
Uruguay: Yes we cannabis [20.12.2013] When Uruguay recently became the first country in the world to legalise and regulate the production, distribution and sale of marijuana, it was a lon ...
If marijuana legalization sends the wrong message to teenagers, why aren't they listening? [18.12.2013] Prohibitionists warn that it’s dangerous even to discuss legalizing marijuana because such talk sends “the wrong message” to the youth of America, en ...
INCB vs Uruguay: the art of diplomacy [17.12.2013] International tensions over Uruguay’s decision to regulate the cannabis market reached new levels when Raymond Yans, president of the International N ...
The architect of Uruguay's marijuana legalization speaks out [15.12.2013] The call for drug policy reform has moved from flower-power communes into the halls of power. Starting next year Uruguayans will be able to buy marij ...
'Stop lying': Uruguay president chides UN official over marijuana law [14.12.2013] Uruguay’s president has accused the head of the UN’s International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), Raymond Yans, of lying and double standards, after ...
Cannabis: une loi l’année prochaine, mais le PJD sceptique [13.12.2013] Le kif a récemment fait son entrée officielle au parlement, mais les députés ne comptent pas en rester là. En janvier, les deux groupes parlementaire ...
Uruguay's Prez rips into UN official over marijuana law: 'Stop lying' [12.12.2013] Uruguay's President Mujica shot back at the president of the International Narcotics Control Board, a U.N. agency, for saying that his administration ...
Heroic Uruguay deserves a Nobel peace prize for legalising cannabis [11.12.2013] The response of the UN's International Narcotics Control Board to Uruguay's new drug regime has been to incant futile bromides. According to its chie ...
Finally, a nation legalizes pot [11.12.2013] In a closely watched vote, Uruguayan lawmakers approved a proposal to make recreational marijuana legal for adults and to regulate its production, di ...
Uruguay legalizes pot, recasting drug war [10.12.2013] The Uruguay Senate approved a bill to legalize marijuana and put its trade into state hands, in what many experts said marks a new model for the war ...
Infographic: How will Uruguay's regulation of cannabis work? [10.12.2013] On December 10, 2013, the General Assembly of Uruguay approved a law that made the country the first one in the world to fully regulate the cultivati ...
Infographic: Why is Uruguay regulating; not criminalising cannabis? [10.12.2013] "The approval of regulation under state control in Uruguay marks a tipping point in the failed war against drugs. The trend is becoming irreversible: ...
Moroccan party holds hearing for legalizing marijuana crops [04.12.2013] One of Morocco’s main political parties, the Party for Authenticity and Modernity (PAM), established by a close adviser to the king, started the proc ...
Drugs minister refuses to rule out legalisation of cannabis [25.11.2013] The new Liberal Democrat minister responsible for drugs policy, Norman Baker, has refused to rule out a policy of legalising cannabis but said that i ...
Academics: "Legalise cannabis in Flanders" [18.11.2013] Three Flemish academics, a criminologist, an economist and a toxicologist, are pressing for the legalisation of cannabis. They believe that making th ...
Follow Colorado on ganja [07.11.2013] The sky hasn't fallen in either Colorado, Washington State or anywhere over the United States. And it won't in Jamaica. It is high time, therefore, t ...
Measures to legalize marijuana are passed [05.11.2013] In Colorado, voters backed a heavy tax on recreational marijuana. The tax will pay for the cost of overseeing the state’s marijuana industry as well ...
Let the gangs wither and the state turn a profit [04.11.2013] As a law enforcement professional, I was waiting impatiently for the government’s recommendations for fighting gang crime. I’ve been especially impat ...
Morocco’s growing cannabis debate [04.11.2013] Cognizant of developments in the United States in Colorado and Washington state, Moroccan social media has been abuzz this summer with a seemingly un ...
The US incapacity to enforce federal drug laws - and the global consequences [31.10.2013] The US drug policy is changing, pitting states against federal law. This essay explores this inner friction of contradictory drug legislation, and wh ...
Few problems with cannabis for California [25.10.2013] At a time when polls show widening public support for legalization California’s 17-year experience as the first state to legalize medical marijuana o ...
Growers celebrate as Uruguay prepares to legalize marijuana cultivation, distribution [24.10.2013] Pot connoisseurs of the world take note: Uruguay is about to go where no country has gone before by legalizing the cultivation and distribution of ma ...
Flanagan backs sale of cannabis [23.10.2013] Irish independent MP Luke Flanagan, who has published a Bill to regulate cannabis and allow its sale for medicinal and recreational use, claimed it c ...
New high: Majority of Americans now favor legalizing marijuana [22.10.2013] For the first time, a majority of Americans, 58%, favor legalizing marijuana, according to a Gallup poll released Tuesday. That number was just 12% i ...
Cannabis. Demain la légalisation? [20.10.2013] Il y a peu, le sujet suscitait la méfiance de la classe politique en Maroc. Mais les arguments du Collectif marocain pour l’usage médical et industri ...
Uruguay official: Legal pot for $1 per gram [20.10.2013] Uruguay’s drug czar says the country plans to sell legal marijuana for $1 per gram to combat drug-trafficking, according to a local newspaper. The pl ...
New laws chart course for marijuana legalization [19.10.2013] Nearly a year after Colorado and Washington State voted to become the first states to legalize recreational marijuana, the detailed rules governing h ...
California is poised to legalize marijuana in 2016 [16.10.2013] According to a Tulchin Research poll a "solid majority" of nearly two-thirds (65%) in California supports legalizing, regulating and taxing adult rec ...
Washington approves rules for marijuana industry [15.10.2013] Washington adopted rules for the recreational sale of marijuana, creating what advocates hope will be a template for the drug's legalization around t ...
North America’s largest city moves to legalize pot [14.10.2013] Legislators in Mexico City, the largest city in North America, are preparing to push through certain measures that would decriminalize and regulate t ...
After legalizing marijuana, Washington and Colorado are starting to regulate it [09.10.2013] Nearly a year ago, Washington and Colorado legalized recreational marijuana sales. Now it’s time to regulate them. The two states have taken slightly ...
Majority of Texas voters want to legalize marijuana [08.10.2013] A majority of Texas voters support marijuana legalization, according to a recent survey. Public Policy Polling found that 58 percent of Texans "suppo ...
La seconde vie du kif marocain [04.10.2013] Le Parlement à Rabat étude une proposition de loi légalisant la culture du cannabis. Proposition de loi portée par le Parti authenticité et modernité ...
Decision yet to be reached on making 'kratom' legal [03.10.2013] Public Health Minister Pradit Sintavanarong confirmed yesterday that the narcotics control committee under the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ...
A legal high is a cheaper high [01.10.2013] A study by the Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies showed that if marijuana were legalized and taxed at a similar rate to cigarettes, it would yie ...
Le Maroc songe à légaliser la culture du kif [24.09.2013] Des associations et, désormais, de plus en plus de partis politiques marocains convergent vers un même objectif: changer la nature du kif dans le Rif ...
Spliffs and butts [20.09.2013] In 1952, Donald Macintosh Johnson, later the Conservative MP for Carlisle, published a study entitled “Indian Hemp: A Social Menace”. Even small dose ...

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