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Cards Against Humanity Supports Cannabis Legalization
Cards Against Humanity has decided to cooperate with the Marijuana Policy Project in advocating for cannabis legalization in Illinois.
Aug 14, 2017 12:05 PM
Most Presidential Candidates in France Support Marijuana Reform
Marijuana is not a typical issue for discussion during the presidential race in France, but this year, four out of five candidates have expressed their support for the cannabis reform.
Apr 12, 2017 12:50 PM
ISU Administration Loses Lawsuit Against Pro-Marijuana Group
The famous ISU lawsuit is finally over. The decision of the Iowa State University administrators to block the distribution of T-shirts with cannabis images on them turned out to be a failure. On Monday, Feb. 13, a federal appeals court supported the marijuana law reform advocacy group and claimed that Iowa State violated the First Amendment by banning the T-shirts.
Feb 20, 2017 12:20 PM
CBD Oil Initiative Passes in Wisconsin Senate
A new bill passed by the Senate aims to legally allow people with seizures to possess and use CBD oil with written consent from their doctor.
Feb 17, 2017 12:25 PM
Cannabis to Make Copenhagen Safer: City's Fourth Try at Legalization
The authorities of Copenhagen have been trying to legalize cannabis for years. And yet it seems like the residents of the city will have to wait a bit longer before the Danish government dares to make some changes.
Dec 23, 2016 12:20 PM
Marijuana Activism in Europe Gets Political Support
Two European countries could achieve marijuana legalization next year thanks to the political support of local opposition parties. Though it is quite difficult to change cannabis laws through public activism in Germany and the Czech Republic, the efforts of Green parties may push things along.
Dec 6, 2016 9:05 AM
Former Soviet Republic Demands Marijuana Decriminalization
After marijuana initiatives were approved in eight more American states, Georgia, a former Soviet republic, has begun openly demanding weed decriminalization. Georgian drug policy has not been changed since the Soviet occupation, but the recent events overseas inspired the country residents to fight for their rights.
Nov 28, 2016 12:10 PM
Majority of Democrats Support Marijuana Legalization in Voting States
On the verge of the presidential election, Democratic parties of several states decided to officially support marijuana propositions that will be voted on in November.
Oct 17, 2016 12:10 PM
Most Indiana Voters Back Medical Marijuana, Survey Finds
​The latest statewide survey carried out by Howey Politics Indiana on the request of WTHR has found that the overwhelming majority of Indiana voters are likely to support medical marijuana legalization.
Oct 13, 2016 12:30 PM
UK Activists Submit Inquiry to Legalize Medical Cannabis
A group of MPs and cannabis advocates calls for the legalization of medical cannabis in the UK.
Sep 18, 2016 9:35 AM
Are These 9 States Ready to Legalize Marijuana in November?
Over the last few years, the attitude of Americans to marijuana has increasingly changed for the better due to the obvious scientific and anecdotal evidence of how cannabis is really beneficial for people.
Sep 16, 2016 9:30 AM
Australia to Legalize Medical Use of Marijuana This Fall
The Australian Parliament has adopted legislation that legalizes medical marijuana countrywide. Beginning in November, Australians will get a legal right to consume cannabis for medical purposes, but weed use will be heavily controlled by the government.
Sep 15, 2016 9:40 AM
Half of Arizonians Support Recreational Use of Marijuana
Several months before the November voting, a new poll reports that nearly 50% of the state residents are likely to support a recreational marijuana initiative—Proposition 205.
Sep 11, 2016 9:05 AM
New Regulation Will End Isolation of Smokers in Colorado
Colorado is one of the pioneers in the legalization of cannabis in the USA. Although weed can be legally purchased here, pot users remain socially exiled and persecuted. The new NACCPP measure on the November ballot will be able to pull marijuana users out of the shadows.
Sep 8, 2016 9:05 AM
5 Things You Should Know About Cannabis in the Netherlands
The Netherlands is famous for its fields of tulips, delicious cheese, and wooden clogs. However, nothing is as popular as Dutch coffeeshops. Every year, millions of tourists from all over the world visit Amsterdam to see, buy, and try the famous Dutch weed.
Aug 20, 2016 9:45 AM
10 Signs That Federal Medical Cannabis Prohibition Is to Be Lifted
As the support for medical marijuana is steadily growing among Americans, an increasing number of states are approving and developing their medical cannabis policies in favor of saving people's lives. The changes are so drastic that the latest actions carried out by medical marijuana defenders and legislators may lead to the end of federal medical cannabis prohibition.
Jul 20, 2016 9:10 AM
Status of Cannabis in Denmark
Danish people call their country “little Denmark,” and compared to the neighboring Germany and Sweden, Denmark indeed seems small and cozy—a typical Scandinavian country.
Jul 7, 2016 9:10 AM
Which U.S. States Still Prohibit Marijuana?
While the United States has been significantly involved in the marijuana reform, there are some states that still prohibit all forms of cannabis use. Are advocates doing anything to push marijuana proposals? And when will these states join the national marijuana movement?
Jun 26, 2016 9:25 AM
Marijuana Laws by State: Who Votes on Weed Legalization in November?
Although it looks like marijuana federal law will remain unchangeable in the near future, thousands of Americans will get the chance to change their local marijuana policies on the upcoming ballot in November.
Jun 13, 2016 9:15 AM
Top Reasons Prohibition Activists Use Against Federal Marijuana Legalization
As of now, the marijuana legalization movement is rather strong. Four states and the District of Columbia have already legalized recreational cannabis use; more states will be voting this fall. The notion of making marijuana legalization federal is becoming stronger with each passing day.
Jun 10, 2016 5:04 AM