Cannabis referendum: old newspapers reveal drug’s cultural shift from ‘medicine’ to ‘menace’

Ads and articles from old New Zealand newspapers reveal the cultural shift that took place around cannabis as the plant’s reputation went from “medicine” to “menace”. During...

Election 2020: Research shows legal cannabis could earn Government nearly $1 billion

The legalisation of cannabis could generate nearly $1 billion in Government revenue yet cause a short-term spike in consumption, according to two new reports. Economic think-tank BERL...

High-flying drone drops weed over Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - A drone dropped packets of what looked like cannabis over a main square in Tel Aviv on Thursday after activists seeking to legalize...

The cannabis industry needs banking now

The notion that cannabis may cure, treat or prevent COVID-19 makes some people roll their eyes. But the scientific uses of the cannabis plant do not surprise...

Campaigners demand reform as official figures show one in five found guilty of cannabis...

The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a  contribution . One in five of those found...

Activists seek to decriminalize ‘magic’ mushrooms in DC

The posters started blanketing light posts just a few weeks after the city entered what would be a monthslong stay-at-home order. Vividly colored and bearing a three-headed...

Britse drugskoeriers vermomd als bezorger of dokter op pad

In het Britse Liverpool hebben drugsbendes een slimme manier gevonden om tijdens de lockdown toch nog drugs te kunnen verkopen. Koeriers gingen vermomd als bezorger of dokter...

Wietexperiment gaat definitief door in Almere

Deel dit artikel Het experiment met legale wietteelt gaat definitief door in Almere. Dat is donderdagavond bekend gemaakt tijdens de Politieke Markt. De kosten werden eerder nog...

Telers kunnen zich aanmelden voor wietproef kabinet

Telers die willen meedoen aan het landelijke wietexperiment kunnen zich vanaf 1 juli aanmelden. Vanaf die datum begint de voorbereiding voor de proef, waarbij in tien gemeenten...

Lobbyist under FBI scrutiny had regular contact with Missouri medical marijuana leaders

It had been three weeks, and Bootheel CannaCare still couldn’t get answers about the status of applications it filed in August 2018 to grow and sell medical...

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