Canada to likely legalize pot impacting both sides of Detroit River – Cannabis News

WINDSOR, CANADA (WJBK) - The push is on to legalize marijuana in Canada. If our neighbors across the Detroit River give it the green light, a lot of metro Detroiters could head to Windsor to get high.

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Colombia Turns to Marijuana as Rural Jobs Tool – Cannabis News

BOGOTÁ — Colombia granted its first production and export license for cannabis derivatives to a Canadian-Colombian company, as the country known for cocaine trafficking looks to marijuana to generate rural employment.

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Marijuana Use Rises in Iran, With Little Interference - Cannabis News

Gol, or flower, as marijuana is called here, can be found everywhere in and around the capital.

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Canada is poised to become North America's new cannabis capital – Cannabis News

Colorado and Washington may have jumped ahead in the race to become North America’s marijuana kings, but Canada is now positioned to take a lead in the booming multibillion-dollar industry.

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Legal marijuana is already a global industry and the U.S. is behind the curve – Marijuana News

When you think of the legal marijuana industry, you think of Colorado and California. But marijuana is not uniquely American, nor is the legalization movement.

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Welsh sheep go on rampage after eating cannabis plants – Marijuana News

SWANSEA, Wales (UPI) -- Officials from a city in South Wales are warning that a group of sheep could have ingested cannabis causing them to stir up trouble in nearby towns.

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Cannabis Tourism Grows in Canada – Marijuana News

For those of us who love to travel (and that is most of us) the only thing better than visiting a new destination, would be if you were able to do it with your friend Mary Jane.

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How Austria Became Europe’s Cannabis Clone Superstore – Marijuana News

For those who want to legally grow huge amounts of cannabis in Austria, business is booming — but not yet blooming.

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‘Free the weed’: Cannabis supporters protest globally for relaxation of marijuana laws – Marijuana News

The Global Marijuana March has taken place this weekend as cannabis supporters from around the world gathered in 829 cities in 72 countries to put pressure on their governments to legalize the drug.

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Icelanders are biggest users of cannabis in the world – Marijuana News

According to a new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) Icelanders are one of the world's biggest users of cannabis, with over 8% of Icelanders using the drug.

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Germany to legalize medicinal marijuana by 2017 – Marijuana News

(CNN) Germany will legalize medical marijuana next year, the country's health minister said.

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deGeneration X: Reefer Madness in Southeast Asia - Marijuana News

Cannabis use dates back generations in Cambodia, including as herb in traditional Khmer cuisine.

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In major shift, Mexico president proposes relaxing marijuana laws – Marijuana News

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Thursday proposed legalizing marijuana-based medicines, raising the amount users can carry and freeing inmates on minor weed charges, in a major shift amid regional efforts to reboot drug policy.

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Canada aims for marijuana legalization in 2017 – Marijuana News

Canada's Liberal government will introduce a law in spring 2017 to legalize recreational marijuana, it said on Wednesday, fulfilling an election pledge and following several U.S. states in permitting easy access to the drug.

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Jamaica May Get Rid of Queen Elizabeth and Finally Legalize Marijuana – Marijuana News

The Jamaican government is considering ousting Queen Elizabeth II as their official head of state, in addition to legalizing marijuana, the government revealed Thursday.

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Call for legalization reignites cannabis debate in France – Marijuana News

Over 17 million of France's 66 million-strong population have tried cannabis, according to France's National Observatory of Drugs and Drug Abuse.

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Cannabis farmers hidden in India's Himalayas – Marijuana News

Indian Himalayas, India - Torn between a widespread tradition and an internationally imposed prohibition, thousands of villages scattered on the Indian Himalayas survive on the production of charas, hashish produced in India.

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New Zealand health official approves cannabis product for Tourette’s syndrome patient – Marijuana News

A new medicinal cannabis product has been given the green light by the Government for a patient with a severe case of Tourette's Syndrome.

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U.S. firms target investment in Israeli cannabis R&D – Marijuana News

Already a pioneer in high-tech and cutting-edge agriculture, Israel is starting to attract American companies looking to bring medical marijuana know-how to a booming market back home.

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Mother of Cork boy receiving US cannabis treatment - 'It’s illogical to not have it in Ireland' – Marijuana News

Since relocating to the US, the positive changes in Tristan’s condition and well-being have convinced Yvonne that her desperate decision to leave their home in Ireland was the right one.

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