5 Jul 2017 | The Cannabist
In a time of vibrant debate on cannabis legalization and in the wake of a new federal rule on marijuana extracts, the Drug Enforcement Administration has stood firm on its position that marijuana and its derivatives remain illicit.
5 Jul 2017 | Al Jazeera
Philippines President Duterte is cracking down on recreational marijuana use, but he backs medicinal use of the drug.
3 Jul 2017 | Greek City Times
Greece’s government has announced that cannabis is effectively legal for medicinal use. The Ministers of Heath and Justice joint ministerial decision was published in the Official Gazette on Friday, which allows the import of pharmaceutical products containing medical cannabis.
3 Jul 2017 | Stuff
An increasing number of Kiwis are turning to medicinal cannabis at the ends of their lives as they suffer from the effects of terminal illnesses such as cancer. They are the everyday successors to Helen Kelly - people prepared to break the law to avoid dying a slow and painful death.
26 Jun 2017 | Foundation for Economic Education
Last Thursday, a new bill was introduced that would effectively end the federal prohibition on medical cannabis. While I was certainly happy to see this bipartisan effort created, I was also reminded of how frustrating it is that such a bill needs to be introduced in the first place.
25 Jun 2017 | New York Daily News
The state Department of Health is boosting New York's medical marijuana program to meet growing demand. Effective immediately, doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants can register online and certify patients the same day.
23 Jun 2017 | Yahoo7 News
Poland's lower house of parliament, which is controlled by the conservatives, on Thursday voted to make medicinal marijuana legal under certain circumstances.
22 Jun 2017 | The Irish Times
An opposition Bill which would legalise cannabis for medical use is being “run into the ground” by Government, the TD behind it has warned.
22 Jun 2017 | Forbes
This week, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto informed the world that his country is taking its relationship with cannabis to the next level.
16 Jun 2017 | Toronto Sun
OTTAWA - Leading medical experts say legalizing cannabis may offer new hope to one day reduce the use of opioids — powerful drugs frequently prescribed for the treatment of pain.