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Jamaica to relax some restrictions on using pot

Jun 13, 2014

Jamaica to relax some restrictions on using pot

Jamaica's government today announced a major rethinking of its marijuana laws, including plans to partially decriminalise small amounts of pot and to allow possession for religious, scientific and medical purposes. #World #NewsTracker #Jamaica #marijuana #Mark Golding
Marijuana linked with reduced anxiety: Research study

Mar 07, 2014

Marijuana linked with reduced anxiety: Research study

An international group led by Vanderbilt University researchers found cannabinoid receptors in a key emotional hub in the brain, involved in regulating anxiety and the flight-or-fight response. #US #HealthMatters #Cannabis #research #anxiety #marijuana
US to let banks do business with licensed pot shops

Feb 15, 2014

US to let banks do business with licensed pot shops

The Obama administration made it easier on Friday for banks to do business with licensed marijuana companies with less fear of prosecution, further encouraging US states that are experimenting with legalization of the drug. #US #California #Virginia #drug #Colorado #marijuana #District of Columbia
Nine people held with marijuana, AK 47 rifles in Darjeeling

Jan 30, 2014

Nine people held with marijuana, AK 47 rifles in Darjeeling

Nine people were arrested and ganja worth over Rs.5 crore, besides arms and ammunition including an AK 47 rifle, were seized in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, police said on Thursday. #NewsTracker #Darjeeling #AK-47 #marijuana #AK-47 rifles
Don't think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, says Obama

Jan 20, 2014

Don't think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, says Obama

"As has been well documented, I smoked pot as a kid, and I view it as a bad habit and a vice, not very different from the cigarettes that I smoked as a young person up through a big chunk of my adult life," he is quoted as saying in a New Yorker magazine article. #United States #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Alcohol #marijuana #legalizing marijuana

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Don't think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, says Obama

Jul 14, 2014

Marijuana Decriminalization in Washington D.C. Is Contested by Federal Lawmakers

A law to make marijuana possession in the District of Columbia punishable by only a $25 ticket has ignited a feud between Washington’s mayor and a Republican House member... #Washington, D.C. #U.S. Republican Party
Don't think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, says Obama

Jul 11, 2014

Right brand name gives marijuana strain a higher value

Adam Orenstein spent years cross-breeding marijuana plants before arriving at his proud new strain, a tall stalky plant frosted with white crystally hairs prized by growers and smokers... #Washington, D.C. #U.S. Republican Party
Don't think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, says Obama

Jul 13, 2014

California man accused of starting wildfire while working on marijuana plot

REDDING, Calif. — A 27-year-old man who was allegedly at an illegal marijuana plot is suspected of starting a wildfire that has burned more than 4 1/2 square miles of forested land in northern California... #Washington, D.C. #U.S. Republican Party