The mayor of Amsterdam has sought to win political backing for her cleanup of the overcrowded red-light district by revealing that a third of foreign tourists and nearly half of Britons would be less likely to visit the city again if they were barred from buying cannabis in the coffee shops.
A 45-year-old man caught cultivating cannabis at his home in Kanturk has been jailed for one year as the sentencing judge said he was not going to sanction the man’s belief that cannabis was a useful medication for him.
A cannabis compound has been found to be potentially 30 times more powerful than THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the plant’s main psychoactive constituent.
Just outside of Dispensary 33, one of Chicago‘s recreational marijuana shops, a Girl Scouts troop set up their cookie stand in a genius way to sell boxes.
Students on Colorado State University’s Pueblo campus will have the option to study cannabis beginning this fall.
The Conservative government abruptly and unexpectedly lifted restrictions on medicinal cannabis in 2018. This is viewed by some as a necessary prelude to a more liberal approach to recreational drug use. Certainly, recent opinion polls suggest the British public support legalisation – even if they are unsure of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s views on this.
A study of cannabis users found 82% of people partaking in exercise use cannabis before or after their workout, reporting it increases enjoyment, enhances recovery, and heightens motivation.
The families of severely epileptic children have held a protest criticising the NHS for failing to prescribe medical cannabis.
They found huge numbers of bees thriving around weed plants, which are a ‘newly introduced and rapidly expanding crop in the American agricultural landscape’. The bees are unlikely to get too buzzing when romping around the weed fields because the plants are actually hemp crops and therefore have lower levels of THC – the active chemical which gets you high.
Marijuana sales on the Oregon-Idaho border are 420% higher than average, an analysis finds. Yes, you read that right
Marijuana sales in Oregon along the state’s border with Idaho are booming, according to the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis (OEA). That’s to be expected, given that recreational marijuana isn’t legal in Idaho, but the numbers are still surprising — in more ways than one.