‘The cannabis industry today is what the cyber industry was 10 years ago – Israel needs and can lead this industry, too' – college president Prof. Itzhak Harpaz.
Canada’s Calgary Stampede, known as the country’s biggest and booziest annual party, is banning the use of cannabis in the first year that legislators made the drug legal nationwide.
Londoners overwhelmingly support the legalisation of cannabis for adult recreational use, according to a poll commissioned by the Evening Standard and the independent think-tank Volteface.
Hippies flocked to Nepal in the 1960s and ’70s, drawn by the freedom to buy and smoke pot. But today, tourists are attracted by t-shirts, shawls and jackets made from the marijuana plant.
Two years after Jamaica began awarding cannabis licenses for medical, therapeutic and scientific uses, the first Caribbean country to decriminalize pot is still struggling to find its footing in the legal medical-marijuana sphere, and capitalize on the exploding global marijuana industry.
The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious conditions.
A change in Peruvian public opinion and law underscores the region's changing views of the substance.
Japanese junior high school students have become more open to the use of marijuana, in part due to the influence of the internet, an official survey suggested.
The Court ruling this week might be just a stepping-stone for full legalization, some experts believe.
Karen can only get the cannabis oil by travelling abroad – and to bring it back home she has to have an import license.