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Majority of Alberta Canada Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

Majority of Alberta Canada Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll, conducted by Insights West, has found that 52% of Alberta, Canada residents support marijuana legalization.  Only 42% of voters oppose legalization. By comparison, only 5% of...
Jackie Chan’s Son Could Face Execution in China For Marijuana Possession

Jackie Chan’s Son Could Face Execution in China For Marijuana Possession

Chinese actor and singer Jaycee CHan, son of action-actor Jackie Chan, has been arrested in Beijing for marijuana consumption and possession.  Chan was arrested and tested positive for marijuana...
Canada Physician Groups Refuse to Join Anti-Marijuana Campaign

Canada Physician Groups Refuse to Join Anti-Marijuana Campaign

Three of Canada’s doctor groups, which represent 80,000 physicians, have refused to support an anti-marijuana campaign proposed by the federal government. The groups are the College of Family Physicians...
UN Claims More Americans Are Using Marijuana

UN Claims More Americans Are Using Marijuana

A newly released UN report claims that more Americans are consuming marijuana, and more are seeking treatment for help with their marijuana use. The UN Office on Drugs and...
Pope Francis Speaks Out Against Marijuana

Pope Francis Speaks Out Against Marijuana

Pope Francis has been called “radical” in his approach over his first year of his papacy.  When asked about gay rights the pope answered, “who am I to judge?” ...
Jamaica May Decriminalize Marijuana

Jamaica May Decriminalize Marijuana

Jamaica may have a reputation for strong weed, but marijuana isn’t actually legal there–yet.  After months of debate, Jamaica’s parliament is planning to vote this fall on a proposal...
Uruguay Releases Legal Marijuana Regulations

Uruguay Releases Legal Marijuana Regulations

On Tuesday, Uruguay published new regulations for the country’s legal marijuana industry based on legislation passed in December.  Uruguay is now the first country in the world to fully...
Prisoners In Uruguay May Have Access to Medical Marijuana

Prisoners In Uruguay May Have Access to Medical Marijuana

Uruguay has become a leader in the marijuana movement by becoming the first South American country to legalize recreational marijuana.  Now, a new change in policy may allow prisoners...
Colorado Olympic Skier Loves It When He Scores a 4.20

Colorado Olympic Skier Loves It When He Scores a 4.20

A score of 4.20 may not be ideal for most Olympic freestyle skiers, but it was appropriate for Boulder, Co. native Lyman Currier. Clearly proud of not only his...
Mexico Lawmakers Looking to Ease Marijuana Laws

Mexico Lawmakers Looking to Ease Marijuana Laws

On Thursday, lawmakers in Mexico introduced bills that would increase the amount of marijuana individuals could carry in the country for personal use.  The bills also seek to introduce...