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The little girl behind $37m donation for medicinal cannabis research
Kate Aubusson ~ Stuff.co.nz ~ Watching his six-month-old daughter endlessly spasming in pain drove Michael Lambert beyond the bounds of Australian drug laws.
Supreme Court of Canada okays pot cookies, other cannabis products
Ian Mulgrew ~ The Vancouver Sun ~ Canadian medical marijuana patients have a right to tasty pot cookies and other cannabis products, the Supreme Court of Canada said Thursday.
Cannabis growers should not face prosecution, says UK police chief who has stopped targeting 'small-scale' producers
James Cusick ~ The Independent ~ Ron Hogg will now only intervene if Durham growers are being 'blatant'.
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.
Andrei Khalip ~ Reuters ~ 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.
Chris Montanini ~ The Londoner ~ London doctors considering medical marijuana prescriptions will have a new resource to refer their patients to this summer.
Marie Giffard ~ Yahoo News ~ Paris (AFP) - Sporting T-shirts and caps printed with marijuana leaves and with joints hanging from their lips, hundreds of people demonstrated in Paris on Saturday as part of a world march calling for the legalisation of cannabis.
Matt Ferner ~ Huffington Post ~ A coalition of more than 100 human rights organizations and drug policy groups is urging the United Nations to reform global drug policies and respect governments that move away from prohibition.
Danica Coto ~ Associated Press ~ 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.