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Durham Police Commissioner Ron Hogg with Teeside cannabis activists in 2014 (Photo via The Independent)

James Cusick ~ The Independent ~

Ron Hogg will now only intervene if Durham growers are being 'blatant'.

Image of Katelyn Lambert before cannabinoid treatment for Dravet Syndrome
 
Watching his six-month-old daughter endlessly spasming in pain drove Michael Lambert beyond the bounds of Australian drug laws.

Friends and family gather in Nelson, New Zealand to remember Alex Renton. Photo: Marion Van Dijk/Fairfax Media
Stacey Knott ~ Stuff.co.nz ~
 
Alex Renton sparked a national debate about medicinal cannabis while in a coma, his sister has told the teen's memorial service.

Image of marijuana edibles
 
Canadian medical marijuana patients have a right to tasty pot cookies and other cannabis products, the Supreme Court of Canada said Thursday.

A child wearing a marijuana leaf hat poses during a rally in support of cultivation of cannabis for medicinal purposes in Santiago in March. Photograph: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters
 
Chile took a step forward in decriminalizing the use of cannabis on Tuesday after the lower house of Congress approved by a wide margin a bill that seeks to change the law in the South American country.

Image of a marijuana leaf.
 
European Union countries are unlikely to legalize marijuana any time soon as some parts of the United States have done recently, EU drug monitoring agency chief Wolfgang Gotz said on Thursday.

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