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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 24, 2014

Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon arrested for pot possession

Suspended Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon has been arrested in Oklahoma on a complaint of marijuana possession... #Oklahoma #Jacksonville Jaguars #Justin Blackmon
Don't think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, says Obama

Jul 28, 2014

U.S. sees profound cultural shift on marijuana legalization

More than a third of adults have smoked it — including the last three presidents. Dozens of songs and movies have been made about it... #Oklahoma #Jacksonville Jaguars #Justin Blackmon
Don't think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, says Obama

Jul 27, 2014

New York Times stirs debate with call for ending U.S. ban on marijuana

The editorial board of the New York Times has issued a dramatic call for the federal government to repeal its ban on marijuana, saying officials should leave the question of legalization up to state governments... #Oklahoma #Jacksonville Jaguars #Justin Blackmon