WeedWorthy News Network

Hot off the press cannabis, marijuana, cbd and hemp news from around the world on the WeedWorthy News Network.
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.
The Local DE ~   Police seized 700 cannabis plants which were growing in public view in green space at Kottbusser Tor, one of Berlin's busiest train stations and road junctions.
Philip Chrysopoulos ~ Greek Reporter ~   The first cannabis festival in Greece is taking place today at Syntagma Square in Athens with the participation of the organized SYRIZA youth and the human rights department of the party.
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.
Sharon Fernandes ~ The Times of India ~   Viki Vaurora, a passionate campaigner for medical marijuana, says it is time to bust the myths around the much maligned weed.