Philip Ross ~ International Business Times ~
Health Canada, the agency that runs the country’s national public health system, is at the center of a lawsuit over patient privacy.
Johnny Green ~ TheWeedBlog
The marijuana reform movement is sweeping across the globe.
Published by THE HOUSEMATES on March 16, 2015 ~
The medicinal marijuana debate was thrown wide open today by the ABC’s Vote Compass Poll. Nearly 80% of the 35,000 people surveyed were in favour of marijuana being legal for medical purposes.
Jason Tama ~ Denver Post Guest Commentary ~
With multiple state marijuana initiatives winning voter approval in the 2014 midterm elections, legalization proponents are already hard at work in states like California, where passage of a comprehensive initiative in 2016 could provide the policy “legitimacy” reformers are seeking.
Johnny Green ~ The Weed Blog
Medical cannabis (marijuana) patients from thirteen countries, including those represented by U.S. advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA), established the International Medical Cannabis Patient Coalition (IMCPC) this past week while at the “Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoids: Policy, Research and Medical Practice” conference in Prague from March 4-7th. IMCPC member countries include Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, United Kingdom, and United States.
Alan Travis ~ The Gaurdian
International Narcotics Control Board report says US and Uruguay are breaking drug treaties and warns of huge rise in abuse of ADHD treatment Ritalin
Geordon Omand ~ The Canadian Press
VANCOUVER - The free-for-all era of Canada's commercial medical marijuana industry is over as a new crop of growers try to woo scarce investment dollars in an increasingly competitive business, observers say.
Island nation legalizes possession of two ounces of pot, use of the plant for religious purposes