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Medicinal cannabis could be legally available in Australia by 2016
Jane Lee ~ Sydney Morning Herald ~ Medicinal cannabis could be legally grown and prescribed to patients as early as next year under a cross party bill that has attracted initial support from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
Australian girls in Canada for cannabis oil treatment
CTVNews.ca Staff ~ An Australian family who traveled to Canada in order to legally access cannabis oil treatment could soon be forced to return home, where the life-changing medication is outlawed.
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.
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.