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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...
Uruguay’s President Mnominated for Nobel Peace Prize for Legalizing Marijuana

Uruguay’s President Mnominated for Nobel Peace Prize for Legalizing Marijuana

Late last year, President Jose Mujica made Uruguay the first country to fully legalize marijuana for recreational use.  Now, the President has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize...
British Coroner Claims Woman Killed By Cannabis, Everyone Else Calls BS

British Coroner Claims Woman Killed By Cannabis, Everyone Else Calls BS

Gemma Moss, a 31-year-old from Bournemouth, England, recently collapsed and died in her home.  Right before her death, Moss smoked about a half a joint of marijuana.  The coroner...
Study Shows Marijuana Use by Pregnant Women Could Harm Baby’s Brain

Study Shows Marijuana Use by Pregnant Women Could Harm Baby’s Brain

A new study conducted by a team of researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden showed that smoking marijuana during pregnancy could harm the fetus. Researchers studied the effect...
International Watchdog Group Challenges Uruguay’s New Marijuana Law

International Watchdog Group Challenges Uruguay’s New Marijuana Law

The International Narcotics Control Board is challenging Uruguay’s recent legalization of recreational marijuana, claiming it conflicts with the 1961 Single Convention of Narcotic Drugs, of which Uruguay is a...
Uruguay Legalizes Marijuana

Uruguay Legalizes Marijuana

Uruguay is set to become the first nation to fully legalize recreational marijuana after the marijuana legalization measure was passed by the Senate on Tuesday.  Now, the bill just...
Medical Marijuana Using Canadian Mountie Under Fire

Medical Marijuana Using Canadian Mountie Under Fire

A Canadian Mounted Police Officer who is also a medical marijuana patient is under fire from anti-marijuana activists who believe he should not be able to keep his job....