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Associated Press ~   MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) -- As Mexico's top court prepares to consider arguments that could open the door to the recreational use of marijuana, some families are hoping such a step could help make medicinal marijuana more accessible.
Paul Ausick ~ 24/7 Wall St. ~   Canada’s new prime minister has promised his Liberal Party will legalize marijuana across the entire country.
Louise Yaxley ~  ABC.net.au ~   The Federal Government has announced it will legalise the growing of cannabis for medicinal purposes.
Nigel Morris ~ Independent.co.uk ~   Exclusive: Private analysis for the British Treasury concludes that regulation could also produce huge savings for the justice system.
CTVNews.ca ~   The debate over marijuana use in Canada has emerged in the federal election, pitting Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau squarely against Conservative Leader Stephen Harper over legalization.
Malena Castaldi ~ Reuters ~ Marijuana pioneer Uruguay said on Thursday it had granted licenses to two companies to grow the plant for commercial distribution, adding that the pot should go on sale in pharmacies next year.
BBC News ~ Scores of cannabis plants have been discovered growing in a remote area of disused land in south-west London.
Kesi Asher ~ JamaicaObserver.com ~ Canadian company to develop medicinal products from Jamaican marijuana for international market.
Flip Stewart ~ Vice.com ~   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.
Dennis Mitzner ~ TechCrunch ~   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.