People with marijuana convictions on their record often have a difficult time finding gainful employment. Sure, a number of states have legalized marijuana. But pot offenders are often treated like pariahs when looking for work. It is for this reason that one hemp company wants to hire growers with marijuana convictions. The goal is to put their felonious talents to work in the legitimate medical marijuana industry. Continue reading “This Hemp Company Wants To Hire Growers With Marijuana Convictions”
The trial of a paralyzed man who was prosecuted by Swedish authorities for self-medicating with cannabis recently sparked debate over the right to cultivate medicinal herb in the Scandinavian nation. Now Sweden’s Supreme Court has just ruled against the defendant, dealing a blow to the right to self-medicate. Continue reading “Homegrown Marijuana Takes Hit In Swedish High Court”
The voices of Peruvian protestors are finally being heard. The country’s conservative Congress passed a bill to legalize medical marijuana on Thursday. The vote won in a landslide with a 68-5 vote in favor of allowing oil from the plant to be produced, imported and commercialized.
The momentum for legal medical marijuana came from Peruvian mothers that want access to safer medicine. Continue reading “Peru Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Marijuana”
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The Quebec legal age to buy pot will be 18 years old. This decision comes at a critical time. Because the country of Canada plans to completely legalize cannabis by next year, legislation and regulations need to be solidified. And it needs to happen now. Continue reading “Quebec Officials Confirm Legal Age to Buy Pot Will Be 18”
Marijuana aficionados lined up at pharmacies across Uruguay on Wednesday to be among the first in the South American nation to legally buy pot as a law regulating its sale took full effect. Continue reading “Legal cannabis sales begin in Uruguay under landmark 2013 law”