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A petition on the UK government's website calling for cannabis legalization reached more than 200,000 signatures, meaning the proposal will be debated by the British parliament.

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Perhaps this is why mums really go to Iceland.

A worker carries medical marijuana at a growing facility near Safed, Israel in 2011. Uriel Sinai, Getty Images via GlobalPost.com
 
Known for its dynamic tech startups, agricultural innovations, and security solutions, Israel could soon add cannabis powerhouse to the list, thanks to domestic efforts to decriminalize the drug… and a push to use it as a medical export.

19th annual "Hanfparade" (hemp parade) in Berlin. Image via Deutche Welle.
 
Thousands of people took to the streets of Berlin to advocate the legalization of cannabis. The 19th annual "Hanfparade" (hemp parade) has also found support among some politicians.

CBD Pills. Image: MMJ Phytotech

Rob Waugh ~ Metro.co.uk ~

The first legal marijuana pills have gone on sale in Europe – and are available now via an online store.

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BENGALURU: Marijuana or ganja may be frowned upon as a banned recreational drug, but could offer an effective cure for cancer, say top oncologists of Bengaluru.

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