Wild cannabis was everywhere in Europe. (File image via NYT)

New research: Wild cannabis in Europe during the Stone Age was abundant  

New research says wild cannabis was abundant during the Stone Age, however, it disappeared from the continent before the first farmers had the chance to grow it.   Scientists had long were unable to find...
Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite does not agree with the decrimalization of marijuana without thorough research (Image via CBC Barbados)

The Democratic Labour Party eyes to decriminalize marijuana in Barbados

A recently leaked document shows the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) in Barbados wants to legalize small amount of marijuana for medical purposes.  Ahead of Barbados 2018 general election, a copy of the DLP’s manifesto was...

What stance does the Trump administration take on cannabis?

What stance does the Trump administration take on cannabis?

Thailand approves draft bill to relax its laws on cannabis medical testing

A draft bill composed by Thailand’s Narcotics Control Board may allow room for restricted cultivation for medical testing.  The board, responsible for drug strategies in Thailand, had its new draft bill reportedly approved by the Cabinet this week. Currently,...
The new flag, which had a silver cannabis leaf on a green shield, was chosen after a referendum in Kanepi. (Image via kanepi.ee)

Estonian municipality put cannabis leaf on flag

COPENHAGEN — The southern Estonian municipality of Kanepi has a cannabis leaf on its new flag — because that's what its name means in Estonian. Andrus Seeme, mayor for Kanepi's 2,500 souls, says a referendum...
RCN, with over 432,000 members in Britain, is now set to lobby local governments across the UK to legalize medical marijuana after its vote.

British trade union group RCN votes to decriminalize medical cannabis

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN), a British membership organization and trade union, has voted to decriminalize medical marijuana, the Daily Mail voted on Tuesday. RCN, with over 432,000 members in Britain, is now...
Patton Erwin Eidson several years ago. (File image via The Australian)

US pot smuggler who fled to Australia sentenced to 3 years

SAN FRANCISCO — A man who prosecutors say brought thousands of pounds of marijuana into the U.S. in the 1980s before fleeing and settling in Australia has been sentenced to 3 years in prison. U.S....
South Korean actor Han Joo Wan acting.

South Korean actor Han Joo Wan receives sentence for marijuana use

South Korean actor Han Joo Wan has received an 8-month prison sentence suspended for two years. Wan will be spending two years on probation, but if he made any violations, he will be imprisoned for...
Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa. (File image via Reuters)

Meet Emmerson Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe’s president who legalized medical marijuana

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe's new president is rolling out freedoms as never seen before in the country recovering from the 37-year grip of former leader Robert Mugabe. For some, however, President Emmerson Mnangagwa is going...
police seize cannabis oil arrest smugglers

Thai Police Seize Highly-Price Cannabis Oil, Pot En Route to Europe

Thai police seize cannabis oil, arrest smugglers, Xinhua News Agency reported.  BANGKOK -- Thai police have seized some highly-priced cannabis oil and a large amount of marijuana allegedly en route to Europe, the Chinese news agency reported,...