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Latest Articles

The Real Dark Side Of Prohibition.

The more severe the prohibition law, the worse the "unintended consequences" are likely to become.

VIDEO: ‘The Scientist’.

An Extraordinary Film About Cannabis And Prof. Raphael Mechoulam, Its Godfather.

This Is How The UK Government Lies To Its Citizens About Cannabis.

The preposterous response from the UK government to the massive petition for the legalisation of cannabis is a pack of lies.

Latest News

Once Sentenced To Life In Prison For Cannabis, Jeff Mizanskey Is Now Free

Once Sentenced To Life In Prison For Cannabis, Jeff Mizanskey Is Now Free (The Weed Blog)

Jeff Mizanskey has served the last 21 years in a Missouri prison for non-violent cannabis only offences. He was serving a life prison sentence, with no eligibility of parole. He has been granted clemency and parole. He is now free.

A Bill to Legalise Medical Cannabis Reaches the South African Parliament

A Bill to Legalise Medical Cannabis Reaches the South African Parliament (Dinafem)

If the Parliament approves this bill, even if it is limited to approving the regulation of medicinal marijuana, South Africa will already have taken the first step on the road towards legalisation.

Legal Cannabis in Arizona Would Generate $72M Yearly in Tax Revenue, New Report Says

Legal Cannabis in Arizona Would Generate $72M Yearly in Tax Revenue, New Report Says (Pheonix New Times)

Arizona would raise about $72 million in revenue annually beginning in 2019 if voters make recreational marijuana legal

Uruguay's Cannabis Pioneer President Steps Down: Did He Shape the Industry for the Better?

Uruguay's Cannabis Pioneer President Steps Down: Did He Shape the Industry for the Better? (Leafly)

Mujica leaves behind a grand legacy, legalisation of cannabis, a thriving economy, rising salaries and falling unemployment. He is also known for legalising abortions and gay marriage during his term.

Decriminalize Cannabis in West Africa

Decriminalize Cannabis in West Africa (OSIWA)

Mostly young lives are unnecessarily ruined by long and unfair incarcerations, or in brutal police raids which sometimes leave suspected drug users injured or worse.

Filling the Cannabis Knowledge Gap

Filling the Cannabis Knowledge Gap (CMAJ)

Educating physicians on medicinal cannabis may improve access for patients seeking an alternative therapeutic option, but it may also mitigate some of the cultural stigma that has persisted since the drug was declared illegal in 1923.

Buddie, the pro-marijuana mascot, visits Miami University

Buddie, the pro-marijuana mascot, visits Miami University (Dayton Daily News)

The campaign is set to visit more than 150 cities and colleges around the state as a way to attract Ohioans 21 and older to vote for Issue 3 in the upcoming election.

Daily cannabis use among US university students highest since 1980, new study finds

Daily cannabis use among US university students highest since 1980, new study finds (The Independent)

A series of national surveys showed use has been growing slowly on campuses since 2006, with 5.9 per cent saying they smoke it almost every day. When it came to the daily use of cigarettes, only 5 per cent indicated smoking at that level.

Jeff Mizanskey set to be released on parole Tuesday

Jeff Mizanskey set to be released on parole Tuesday (KMBC)

Missouri man had received life prison sentence for 3 cannabis offenses.