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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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.
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.
The Liberal government will announce legislation next month that will legalize marijuana in Canada by July 1, 2018.
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.
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.
The business of pot started in this country with medical marijuana, and demand for it is taking off.
(CNN) In 2016, more countries legalized the use of marijuana for medicinal or recreational purposes.
More are questioning the effectiveness of the government’s protracted battle against drug cartels; small steps to allow medical marijuana.
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.
With its government’s approval, Israel has been a pioneer in medical cannabis research and development for more than 50 years.
Businesses in Colombia like PharmaCielo believe they can establish a foothold in the drug industry, just as their illegal counterparts did in past years.