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www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Medicine

Thailand Prime Minister Seeks to Criminalize Weed in Reversal

Thailand's prime minister wants to re-list cannabis as a narcotic, restricting its use to medical purposes only, tightening regulations and reversing decriminalization. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
3 months ago
Canada news

KEY POINTS: What to know about Germany's partial legalisation of cannabis

Germany legalizes cannabis for recreational and medical use, with liberal laws
Adults allowed to carry, grow, and join cannabis social clubs after certain dates. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Medicine

Thailand Prime Minister Seeks to Criminalize Weed in Reversal

Thailand's prime minister wants to re-list cannabis as a narcotic, restricting its use to medical purposes only, tightening regulations and reversing decriminalization. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
3 months ago
Canada news

KEY POINTS: What to know about Germany's partial legalisation of cannabis

Germany legalizes cannabis for recreational and medical use, with liberal laws
Adults allowed to carry, grow, and join cannabis social clubs after certain dates. [ more ]
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time.com
2 months ago
Medicine

The Health Hazards of Legalizing Marijuana

The Senate has introduced legislation to legalize cannabis federally to align public opinion, challenging outdated laws and supporting its therapeutic benefits. [ more ]
#new-york-city
QNS
3 months ago
NYC politics

Gov. Hochul initiative targets illegal smoke shops across NYC, paving the way for more closures and hefty fines - QNS

The surge of illegal smoke shops across NYC is being addressed through a new initiative allowing for their closure and hefty fines on landlords, aiming to protect legal cannabis businesses. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
New York City

$2.4 Billion Is Not Enough for New York's Migrant Crisis, Adams Says

New York City Mayor Eric Adams is requesting the state to contribute at least half of the $4.6 billion needed to care for migrants in the city, in addition to the $2.4 billion already promised.
The federal government refused to commit to dividing the cost of sheltering migrants equally, leaving the city to rely on the state for more funds. [ more ]
QNS
3 months ago
NYC politics

Gov. Hochul initiative targets illegal smoke shops across NYC, paving the way for more closures and hefty fines - QNS

The surge of illegal smoke shops across NYC is being addressed through a new initiative allowing for their closure and hefty fines on landlords, aiming to protect legal cannabis businesses. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
New York City

$2.4 Billion Is Not Enough for New York's Migrant Crisis, Adams Says

New York City Mayor Eric Adams is requesting the state to contribute at least half of the $4.6 billion needed to care for migrants in the city, in addition to the $2.4 billion already promised.
The federal government refused to commit to dividing the cost of sheltering migrants equally, leaving the city to rely on the state for more funds. [ more ]
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The Mercury News
3 months ago
Canada news

Alameda County had $77.8 million in black-market marijuana seized last year - the most in California

California's black market for marijuana remains profitable despite legalization efforts. [ more ]
#germany
www.thelocal.de
3 months ago
Germany news

Living in Germany: Cannabis 'freedom', 20,000 elephants and romanticism

Germany legalized possession of cannabis, allowing adults to carry up to 25 grams and cultivate three plants at home, marking one of the most liberal cannabis laws in Europe.
Regulated 'cannabis social clubs' are set to distribute 50 grams of cannabis per person per month from July 1st, but some experts call for more support for young people. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Health

Fact check: How dangerous is cannabis? Four myths exposed DW 02/16/2024

Germany's Bundestag is set to vote on a new cannabis law, which is expected to pass and legalize limited growth and consumption of cannabis for adults.
Discourse surrounding cannabis legalization has been filled with myths and falsehoods, including the claim that cannabis is a gateway drug. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Canada news

Germany: Cannabis limit set for drivers DW 06/07/2024

Germany sets limit of 3.5 nanograms of THC per milliliter of blood for drivers and bans simultaneous cannabis and alcohol use. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 weeks ago
Canada news

German cannabis clubs face jungle of bureaucracy DW 07/03/2024

Cannabis enthusiasts in Germany can now establish private clubs to grow, distribute, and consume cannabis, but the regulations come with bureaucratic challenges. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Canada news

Germany: Budding cannabis industry set to flourish DW 06/15/2024

Suppliers of cannabis-related products in Germany are benefiting from the country's partial legalization of cannabis. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
3 months ago
Germany news

Living in Germany: Cannabis 'freedom', 20,000 elephants and romanticism

Germany legalized possession of cannabis, allowing adults to carry up to 25 grams and cultivate three plants at home, marking one of the most liberal cannabis laws in Europe.
Regulated 'cannabis social clubs' are set to distribute 50 grams of cannabis per person per month from July 1st, but some experts call for more support for young people. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Health

Fact check: How dangerous is cannabis? Four myths exposed DW 02/16/2024

Germany's Bundestag is set to vote on a new cannabis law, which is expected to pass and legalize limited growth and consumption of cannabis for adults.
Discourse surrounding cannabis legalization has been filled with myths and falsehoods, including the claim that cannabis is a gateway drug. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Canada news

Germany: Cannabis limit set for drivers DW 06/07/2024

Germany sets limit of 3.5 nanograms of THC per milliliter of blood for drivers and bans simultaneous cannabis and alcohol use. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 weeks ago
Canada news

German cannabis clubs face jungle of bureaucracy DW 07/03/2024

Cannabis enthusiasts in Germany can now establish private clubs to grow, distribute, and consume cannabis, but the regulations come with bureaucratic challenges. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Canada news

Germany: Budding cannabis industry set to flourish DW 06/15/2024

Suppliers of cannabis-related products in Germany are benefiting from the country's partial legalization of cannabis. [ more ]
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New York Post
4 months ago
New York City

New Yorkers can barely live in their apartments because the weed smell is so bad - 'It wakes me up'

The legalization of cannabis in NYC has led to a rise in complaints about the smell of marijuana in apartments.
Some New Yorkers are finding it challenging to address the issue of marijuana odor with building managers or landlords. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Social justice

Britain's reputation as the home of the rule of law' is in tatters. Labour can fix it with these three pledges | Kojo Koram

The criminal justice system in Britain is overwhelmed and costly.
Legalizing cannabis could have economic benefits for Britain and help save public resources. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany on track to partly legalise cannabis for personal use after heated debate

Germany's parliament expected to partly legalize cannabis, removing it from the banned substances list and allowing adults to possess 25g at one time.
The new legislation aims to reclaim the cannabis market from drug dealers, improve the quality of cannabis, and prioritize child and youth protection. [ more ]
US News & World Report
5 months ago
NYC politics

Editorial Roundup: New York

New York state collected $862 million in taxes on mobile sports wagers in its second year of operation.
New York has nine of the top 10 all-time monthly sports handles nationwide. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Health

Marijuana use linked to increased asthma risk in youth: study

Cannabis legalization may be linked to higher rates of asthma in kids and teens.
The frequency of cannabis use and exposure to secondhand smoke were found to have a positive linear relationship with asthma prevalence. [ more ]
SFGATE
3 weeks ago
Medicine

SF's gay community launched the multibillion-dollar weed industry

San Francisco's historic LGBTQ+ community embraced cannabis during the HIV/AIDS epidemic, leading to the foundation of today's legal cannabis market. [ more ]
www.amny.com
1 month ago
NYC politics

Cannabis crackdown: Hochul, Adams say they've shuttered over 400 illicit weed shops in the Big Apple | amNewYork

Illegal cannabis shops in NYC have been shut down to help legal businesses thrive. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
1 month ago
Canada news

FACT CHECK: Are German police really advising football fans to smoke cannabis?

Police in Gelsenkirchen denied encouraging cannabis over alcohol consumption at a recent match, emphasizing ensuring fan safety. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Canada news

Germany's budding cannabis industry set to flourish DW 06/15/2024

Suppliers in Germany benefit from legalized cannabis, with companies like Compo seeing increased business opportunities through specialized products. [ more ]
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