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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday signed an executive order to authorize the use of medical marijuana in the U.S. territory in an unexpected move following a lengthy public debate.

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By the Caribbean Journal Staff ~
 
The first legal cannabis plant in the country was planted on the grounds of the University of the West Indies Mona campus.

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Viki Vaurora, a passionate campaigner for medical marijuana, says it is time to bust the myths around the much maligned weed.

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Belfast Telegraph ~ Northern Ireland ~
 
Vulnerable people are missing out on medical treatment due to governmental refusal to treat cannabis the same way as alcohol, a newcomer to election campaigning has claimed.

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Lily Poulter vividly remembers the last time her shoulder popped out of its socket.

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Tasmania is set to give the green light for Australia's first legal medical marijuana grower, in what is expected to be the start of a new industry for the state.

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