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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Trudeau Unveils Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Canada - Cannabis News

OTTAWA — Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation on Thursday to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Canada.

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New Zealand: Half of cancer patients using cannabis, say doctors - Cannabis News

It's a highly charged issue, and when it comes to medicinal cannabis, New Zealand - like many countries - is grappling with what to do about it.

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Canada: Government to announce marijuana will be legal by July 1, 2018 - Cannabis News

The Liberal government will announce legislation next month that will legalize marijuana in Canada by July 1, 2018.

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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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Israel Moves to Decriminalize Marijuana Use – Cannabis News

Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan announces support for new policy for enforcing marijuana use, which favors fines and educational initiatives, with criminal prosecution only as a last resort.

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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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Canada: Future looks bright for Alberta’s commercial cannabis producers – Cannabis News

The business of pot started in this country with medical marijuana, and demand for it is taking off.

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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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Huge lineups as cannabis chain stores open for business in Montreal – Cannabis News

Pot enthusiasts lined up around the block in the cold temperatures right until closing time at several newly opened marijuana shops in Montreal Thursday.

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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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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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