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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State of the Leaf: California Has New Regs, Arkansas Has Reciprocity, and Florida Allows No Leaf - Cannabis News

A roundup of U.S. and international cannabis politics.

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State of the Leaf: California Has New Regs, Arkansas Has Reciprocity, and Florida Allows No Leaf - Cannabis News

A roundup of U.S. and international cannabis politics.

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“Father of cannabis research” calls for rescheduling CBD - Cannabis News

PUEBLO — If the United States stopped viewing CBD as an illegal substance, it would unlock the marijuana compound’s immense potential as medicine, the “father of cannabis research” said Saturday.

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“Father of cannabis research” calls for rescheduling CBD - Cannabis News

PUEBLO — If the United States stopped viewing CBD as an illegal substance, it would unlock the marijuana compound’s immense potential as medicine, the “father of cannabis research” said Saturday.

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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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Marijuana may be a miracle treatment for children with autism - Cannabis News

There is anecdotal evidence that marijuana’s main non-psychoactive compound — cannabidiol or CBD — helps autistic children in ways no other medication has.

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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: Vancouver Seeks New Home for Annual 4/20 Marijuana Rally - Cannabis News

The hunt is on for a new location for Vancouver’s 4/20 marijuana rally, starting in 2018.

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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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Oxford University to launch multimillion-dollar medical marijuana research program – Cannabis News

Oxford University will be at the forefront of a multimillion-pound research program, which hopes to help develop new therapies for acute and chronic conditions by examining the effects of medical cannabis.

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Farmers in Italy fight soil contamination with cannabis – Cannabis News

TARANTO, Italy -- Farmers in a region of Italy once known for cheeses have turned to cultivating a type of cannabis -- not to smoke or sell -- but to decontaminate polluted soil.

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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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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Reaffirms Commitment To Marijuana Legalization, Expects Legislation By Summer – Cannabis News

ESQUIMALT, B.C. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says regulating the sale of marijuana will protect young people and take money away from criminal gangs, but the government is drawing the line at pot when it comes to legalizing illicit drugs.

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14 More States That Might Legalize Cannabis This Year – Cannabis News

Adult-use cannabis legalization is sweeping across the nation, and globe.

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14 More States That Might Legalize Cannabis This Year – Cannabis News

Adult-use cannabis legalization is sweeping across the nation, and globe.

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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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