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Activist Group Planting Marijuana in Germany’s Public Parks

Activist Group Planting Marijuana in Germany’s Public Parks

In the German city of Gottingen, a group of marijuana activists is protesting against the nation’s “demonization” of pot by sowing several pounds of marijuana seeds throughout the city’s...
Dutch Coffee Shop Owners Fight to Sell Marijuana to Foreigners

Dutch Coffee Shop Owners Fight to Sell Marijuana to Foreigners

On Wednesday, staff and owners of three coffee shops in the southern Netherlands were put on trial for selling marijuana to foreigners, an act which is now illegal thanks...
Former Microsoft Manager Proposes National Marijuana Brand

Former Microsoft Manager Proposes National Marijuana Brand

Former Microsoft manager Jamen Shively will hold a news conference on Thursday with former Mexican President Vincente Fox to propose a national brand of marijuana for the US as...
Number of Doctors Prescribing Medical Marijuana in Israel to Double

Number of Doctors Prescribing Medical Marijuana in Israel to Double

On Monday, the Knesset Labor, Social Welfare, and Health Committee announced that the number of Israeli physicians allowed to prescribe medical marijuana to patients will double from 9 to...
Organization of the American States Suggests Marijuana Policy Change

Organization of the American States Suggests Marijuana Policy Change

The Organization of the American States, a group that promotes social and economic development in the Western hemisphere through cooperation of the Americas, released a report on Friday suggesting...
Medical Marijuana Sales Start in Czech Republic

Medical Marijuana Sales Start in Czech Republic

Medical marijuana officially became legal in the Czech Republic on Monday, and as of Tuesday medical marijuana is on sale in pharmacies across the country. Patients suffering from multiple...
Colombia Using Marijuana to Fight Drug Addiction

Colombia Using Marijuana to Fight Drug Addiction

In Colombia’s capital city, Bogota, researchers and lawmakers are considering a new approach to drug addiction treatment.  The city wants to initiate a pilot program that would see if...
United Nations Warns That Marijuana Legalization Violates International Law

United Nations Warns That Marijuana Legalization Violates International Law

The United Nations has issued a report warning the United States that marijuana legalization violates international law.  The International Narcotics Control Board reports an “unprecedented surge” in “legal highs”...
Medical Marijuana Legalized in Czech Republic

Medical Marijuana Legalized in Czech Republic

On Friday night, Czech President Vaclav Klaus signed legislation that allows marijuana to be used for medical purposes. To start, the country will import medical marijuana from countries like...
Medical Marijuana Coming to Czech Republic

Medical Marijuana Coming to Czech Republic

On Wednesday, lawmakers from the Czech Republic approved marijuana to be used medically by patients suffering from serious illnesses.  The bill faces one last hurdle– approval from the president....