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Psychedelic Plants Found in Ancient Mayan Ballcourt
Archaeologists studying the ruins of an Ancient Mayan city of Yaxnohcah, on the Yucatán Peninsula in southeastern Mexico, found evidence of at least four psychedelic or medicinal plants that were used in a ritual some 2,000...
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German Lawmakers Vote To Legalize Cannabis
Germany’s lower house of parliament voted last week to legalize the consumption and cultivation of cannabis by adults, although the measure passed by the Bundestag does not permit commercial sales of recreational marijuana....
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Germany Celebrates First Day of Legal Recreational Weed
Cannabis enthusiasts across Germany took to the streets at midnight early Monday morning to smoke joints and celebrate as the European nation’s legalization of cannabis took effect on April 1. German lawmakers gave final...
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Growing Ganja in Jamaica
Ganja in Jamaica is more than just the cannabis plant; it’s a culture, a way of life, and an expression of people from varying cultural backgrounds who ended up on the Caribbean Island via the plantation model. The British...
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Amsterdam Left Out of Netherlands Legal Weed Experiment
Amsterdam, a city long associated with relaxed weed rules, has been left out of a pilot experiment with legal cannabis sales now underway in the Netherlands. In a vote last week in the Netherlands’ lower house of Parliament...
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U.K. Eases Restrictions on Hemp Agriculture
The government of the United Kingdom has approved changes to the rules governing industrial hemp licenses designed to make it easier for farmers to grow the crop. The new regulations will support regulated farmers who grow...
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Zimbabwe Farmers Swap Corn for Hemp Farming
Farmers in Zimbabwe are pivoting from the country’s traditional staple crops like corn to a new lucrative crop—hemp production. Leaders in the country, however, are more worried about any disruptions to food security...
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Singapore Hangs Man Over One Kilo of Weed
Singapore officials executed a man today—by hanging—who was found guilty of drug trafficking a kilogram of cannabis into the country. NDTV in India reports that Tangaraju Suppiah, 46, was executed at dawn on Wednesday,...
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Medical Cannabis Clinical Trial in U.K. Underway
Although the United Kingdom (U.K.) legalized medical cannabis in 2018, it has not approved any clinical studies and is not widely available as a prescription through the country’s National Health Services (NHS). A recent...
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Mary Jones Cannabis Bringing Its Soda, Edibles to Canada
Canada’s THC-infused beverage market is about to get more crowded. Jones Soda, the beloved soft drink company known for its quirky flavors, said on Tuesday that the arm of its cannabis business, Mary Jones, “has been...
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Germany Eyes April 2024 for Cannabis Legalization
The Germany’s coalition government called the Traffic Light coalition, which combines individuals from the Social Democratic Party, Free Democratic Party, and The Greens, reportedly reached an agreement for cannabis regulation...
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