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US To End Policy That Let Legal...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding the Obama-era policy that had paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states...

Even with Marijuana Decriminalization, Blacks Are Still...

New Orleans' new marijuana law purports to be more lenient toward nonviolent offenders, but — unsurprisingly — it still disproportionately targets the Black community. Susan Guidry, councilwoman...

Marijuana Sales in The US Rise to...

LONDON, Aug 12 2016 – At the end of July eleven individuals received jail sentences in Havana of between 15 to 30 years for...

Ghana’s Mental Health Authority in Strong Opposition...

Despite a subtle but unrelenting campaign by interest groups and civil society organizations for cannabis to be legalized in Ghana, the Mental Health Authority...

Snapchat’s 4/20 Bob Marley Filter Deemed Digital...

Snapchat has been accused of using Blackface for a filter featuring the late Jamaican singer Bob Marley. The company made the filter celebrating 4/20,...

Marijuana Tourism to Be Discussed at Caribbean...

The deputy chief executive officer of Jamaica’s first medical marijuana company, Richard Kildare, will lead a debate on the notion or reality of marijuana tourism...

New York State Legalizes Medical Marijuana

On Monday at a news conference, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act, which makes New York the 23rd state to permit the...

Jamaica the Largest Supplier of Marijuana to...

The United States says Jamaica remains the largest Caribbean supplier of marijuana to the U.S. and other Caribbean islands, and although cocaine and synthetic...

Going Green: Banks Get Clearance on Legalized...

The Obama administration Friday provided new guidelines to the banking industry aimed at making it easier for state-legalized marijuana businesses to have greater access...

Steelers’ Ryan Clark: Marijuana Smoking in NFL...

Ryan Clark of the Pittsburgh Steelers says he does not smoke marijuana and would not, but NFL players and teammates indulge regularly for various...

As Colorado Lifts Ban, NC Families Seek...

On Wednesday, Jan. 1, Colorado became the first state in the nation where marijuana can be legally grown, distributed and purchased, and is regulated...

Going Green: Cannabis to Become Big Business...

As many as 30 stores around the state are expected to start selling marijuana for recreational purposes from Jan. 1, dubbed Green Wednesday. Colorado, along...

Teens Passing the ‘Fake Pot,’ For Real...

Teens are opting to smoke natural marijuana instead of the synthetic "fake pot" that goes by the names of K2, Spice, No More Mr....

Jamaican Scientist and Businessman Start Medical Marijuana...

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A prominent Jamaican scientist and entrepreneur is launching a company that aims to capitalize on medical marijuana, a growing global industry...

Michael Beasley Heading Back to Miami Heat?

Troubled free agent Michael Beasley might return to the two-time world champion Miami Heat as sources say the franchise is considering the 6-foot-10 forward. According...

Blacks Are Singled Out For Marijuana Arrests

Black Americans were nearly four times as likely as whites to be arrested on charges of marijuana possession in 2010, even though the two...

Zimmerman Team Releases Photos, Texts of Trayvon...

George Zimmerman's defense team stepped up their attempts to portray slain teen Trayvon Martin as troubled and violent, releasing photos and text messages that...

Police Discover SW Atlanta Marijuana ‘Grow House’

Atlanta police discovered a marijuana grow operation with plants worth more than half a million dollars in southwest Atlanta on Monday. At least 250 plants...

Mayor Bloomberg Announces Decriminalization of Marijuana Possession...

Beginning next month, possession of marijuana will no longer be a criminal offense in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the change in...

Now That Marijuana Laws are Easing What...

Parents drill certain warnings into their children: don't drink, don't smoke and don't do drugs. But those conversations have gotten tougher now that two...

Marijuana Poll Results: States That Legalized it...

An overwhelming number of Americans surveyed in a recent poll want the federal government to just leave the two states alone that recently voted...
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