The 2017 Global Marijuana March: This weekend around the world - Cannabis News

Two weeks after many cities celebrated 4/20, people in cities around the world will take to the streets on Saturday for the 2017 Global Marijuana March (GMM, in some places known as the Million Marijuana March) as a protest to end cannabis prohibition in each of the countries where the march takes place.

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Mexican Congress approves use of medical marijuana - Cannabis News

Mexico's Lower House of Congress passed a bill on Friday to legalize the use of marijuana and cannabis for medical and scientific needs, a step closer to outright legalization in a country long scarred by warring drug cartels.

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Bob Marley Cannabis in WA Heralds Continued Rise of Celeb Cannabis Brands - Cannabis News

The official Bob Marley cannabis brand, Marley Natural, will launch its official collection of premium cannabis flowers and oils next week in Washington state, joining an ever-growing group of celebrity cannabis companies that are now competing in the market.

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With Rebels Gone, Colombia Jumps Into the Pot Industry – Cannabis News

It is an unorthodox experiment by Colombia, one that underscores the region’s changing attitudes toward drugs after decades of fighting them.

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Israel Officially Decriminalizes Marijuana Use – Cannabis News

First-time offenders will face $270 fine if caught using marijuana in a public place, but criminal charges will only be brought if person re-offends four times.

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German parliament legalizes cannabis for medical consumption – Cannabis News

The German parliament has voted to allow consumption of the drug for medical purposes. The issue had been a point of heated discussion in the country for a long time.

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Marijuana Legalization In Europe: Is France Next? – Cannabis News

Marijuana, a divisive issue that normally resurfaces in Europe during election campaigns, has come home to France's hotly-contested presidential race.

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The global experiment of marijuana legalization – Cannabis News

(CNN) In 2016, more countries legalized the use of marijuana for medicinal or recreational purposes.

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U.S. Path on Legal Marijuana Forces Rethink in Mexico – Cannabis News

More are questioning the effectiveness of the government’s protracted battle against drug cartels; small steps to allow medical marijuana.

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Mexican Senate passes medical marijuana bill – Cannabis News

Mexico's Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill on Tuesday that would allow for the use of medical marijuana, in a further step toward outright legalization in a country long wracked by warring drug cartels.

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UK Recognizes Marijuana Extract As Medicine – Cannabis News

It’s a small step toward a major government legitimizing medicinal marijuana.

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Jamaica, Long Opposed to Marijuana, Now Wants to Cash In on It – Cannabis News

Having watched states like Colorado and California generate billions of dollars from marijuana, Jamaica has decided to embrace its herbaceous brand.

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How this tiny country took a global lead on cannabis research – Cannabis News

With its government’s approval, Israel has been a pioneer in medical cannabis research and development for more than 50 years.

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Mexico president following California marijuana vote: state lawmaker – Cannabis News

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who has proposed liberalizing his country's drug laws, privately asked California lawmakers visiting Mexico about a state measure to legalize recreational marijuana, a state legislator said on Thursday.

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Mexico president following California marijuana vote: state lawmaker – Cannabis News

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who has proposed liberalizing his country's drug laws, privately asked California lawmakers visiting Mexico about a state measure to legalize recreational marijuana, a state legislator said on Thursday.

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Canada to press US on 'ludicrous' marijuana border policy – Cannabis News

Canada will push the United States to change a border policy that has banned Canadians who admit to having used marijuana from travel to the United States, given Canada’s plans to legalize pot, a government spokesman said on Friday.

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Israel to begin exporting marijuana soon: minister – Cannabis News

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel on Sunday announced that Israel would begin exporting medical marijuana abroad, weeks after the government approved measures to make medical cannabis more easily accessible to patients in Israel.

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Italy Considers Legalizing Cannabis, Could Become World Leader in Drug Law Reform – Cannabis News

On Monday, July 25, Italy’s Chamber of Deputies is scheduled to discuss the possibility of legalizing marijuana.

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Was Marijuana the Original Cash Crop? – Cannabis News

While the expanding legal marijuana market is a novice of modern economy, cannabis is no new commodity.

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How and why Italy's cannabis laws could soon change – Cannabis News

In July, Italy's parliament will begin debating historic changes to cannabis laws that could see the drug legalized.

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