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Luxembourg marijuana legalization

Luxembourg Could Become First EU Country To Legalize Recreational Cannabis

In late November 2018, representatives of three political parties that form the incoming coalition government of Luxembourg--the Democratic Party, the Luxembourg Socialist...
New Zealand legalizes medical marijuana

New Zealand Relaxes Medical Marijuana Laws Ahead Of Full Legalization Vote

The government of New Zealand passed a law on December 11 that will allow the terminally ill to use cannabis. In addition, a national...
WHO delays marijuana rescheduling recommendation

World Health Organization Postpones Recommendation On International Cannabis Rescheduling

On December 7, 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) of the United Nations announced that it was postponing its recommendation on rescheduling...
Medical Cannabis UK

Cannabis-Derived Medical Products Are Now Available to UK Patients

On November 1, medical cannabis became legal in the United Kingdom, as promised in July. Home Secretary Sajid Javid issued an announcement detailing the...
Growth-in-marijuana-research

Review Shows Exponential Growth in Cannabis Research

A review of scientific literature shows that research into the medical potential of marijuana has greatly increased in recent years. Israeli researchers surveyed scientific...
UN cannabis ban review

United Nations to Conduct First-Ever Review of Cannabis Ban

The United Nations may be heading toward a vote to change its prohibition of marijuana as set forth in the 1961 Convention. In 1998, the...

Marijuana Makes Progress in the Middle East

In Israel, the parliament has approved a bill that decriminalizes marijuana, and a neighboring country, Lebanon, is considering legalizing the growing of medical marijuana. Israel...
Luxembourg legalises medical cannabis

Luxembourg Legalizes the Medical Use of Cannabis

In late June, Luxembourg joined more than fifteen other European nations in allowing for some form of legal marijuana. The grand duchy’s lawmakers unanimously...

Does Marijuana Really Cause Laziness? Study Says Yes

If you reject the myth that marijuana makes people lazier, you may be surprised to learn it's not such a myth, at least according...

Toronto Shuts Dozens of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Canada may legalize marijuana next year, but authorities aren't going light on dispensaries that sell the drug in the meantime. Longtime cannabis activists complained after...