Australia: Parliament Approves Measure To Authorize Medical Marijuana Production

Generic 26 February 2016 | 0 Comments

Members of Australia’s House and Senate approved legislation this week to amend federal law to permit for the licensed production and distribution of cannabis to qualified patients. The measure amends the Narcotic Drugs Act of 1967 to allow “for the cultivation and production of cannabis and cannabis resin for medicinal and scientific purposes,” and to [...]

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Australia: Lawmakers Poised To Permit Medical Marijuana Production

Generic 12 February 2016 | 0 Comments

Australian lawmakers are anticipated to approve landmark legislation in the coming months allowing for the production and use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes. The legislation, which is backed by Australia’s Prime Minister, Health Minister, and leading political parties, amends national drug laws to permit for the licensed cultivation and distribution of medicinal cannabis. The move [...]

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Ganja, Rastafarians and the High Times Jamaica Cannabis Cup

Generic 18 November 2015 | 0 Comments

The flight out of Washington, D.C., to Charlotte, N.C., to catch my connecting flight to Jamaica, looked like most flights when I am leaving D.C.: A lot of suits and ties and business people on board heading to or returning from a business meeting or a meeting with their members of Congress, or their office [...]

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Ganga, Rastafarians and the High Times Jamaica Cannabis Cup

Generic 17 November 2015 | 0 Comments

The flight out of Washington, D.C., to Charlotte, N.C., to catch my connecting flight to Jamaica, looked like most flights when I am leaving D.C.: A lot of suits and ties and business people on board heading to or returning from a business meeting or a meeting with their members of Congress, or their office [...]

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Yeah Mon! Jamaica Finally Joins the Party

Generic 22 July 2015 | 0 Comments

In my lifetime, the island nation of Jamaica, which gained its independence from Great Britain in 1962, has been one of the world’s most cannabis-friendly nations, both for locals and for tourists. While technically marijuana, or ganja as they call it in Jamaica, was until recently illegal, in fact marijuana and marijuana smoking was largely [...]

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