Jamaica De-Criminalizes
Mar12

Jamaica De-Criminalizes

It is not legalization, but it is a big step in the right direction.  Jamaica has decriminalized cannabis.   Members of the Jamaican Parliament gave final approval last week to legislation amending the nation's marijuana policies. The newly approved measure modifies the island's Dangerous Drugs Act so that the possession of up to two ounces of cannabis by an adult is reclassified as a non-criminal offense. Violators of the new...

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Is Columbia the Future of MMJ?
Mar09

Is Columbia the Future of MMJ?

Here's an excerpt from an article which argues that, as legalization continues, the South American nation of Columbia is going to become the source of the raw materials for medical marijuana.   Although cannabis flower buds and smoking marijuana for medical benefits might be here today it will be gone in a few short years. Of course, the stoner lifestyle will likely continue forever but only for recreation and not where health...

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Science Admits “Cannabis Dangers Overestimated”
Mar03

Science Admits “Cannabis Dangers Overestimated”

Lots of folks already know this, but still, it's nice to get the admission.   Health risks associated with the use of cannabis have likely been "overestimated" while the dangers associated with the consumption of alcohol "have been commonly underestimated," according to the findings of risk assessment study published in the journal Nature: Scientific Reports. An international team of investigators from Germany and Canada...

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Cannabis Investment $$$ Crossing Borders
Mar02

Cannabis Investment $$$ Crossing Borders

National borders are one thing, but the chance to invest in the dawning of a new industry is something else.  Money is crossing borders looking for a place to invest.   A U.S. investment fund has cemented its second deal with a Canadian cannabis grower this month. Dutchess Opportunity Fund II will provide a $30 million equity line facility to Canadian marijuana cultivator Affinor Growers, signaling that international cooperation...

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Jamaican Update
Feb26

Jamaican Update

Jamaica is on the way to re-legalization.   Members of the Jamaica Senate have approved legislation depenalizing minor marijuana possession offenses nationwide. The legislation amends federal law so that the possession of up to two ounces of cannabis by an adult is reclassified as a non-criminal offense. Violators of the law would receive a ticket and would be mandated to pay a fine, but would no longer face criminal penalties....

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2015 Medical Cannabis Bike Tour
Feb04

2015 Medical Cannabis Bike Tour

To our many European Friends -- You a bike rider?  How about a ride through Belgium, Germany and Holland to support real research on cannabis v. caner?  Read on:  Every year we set out on an epic journey to cycle 420km through beautiful European scenery over 3 days. We raise sponsorship money to fund independent clinical research by a team of scientists studying the medical qualities of cannabis. Each year the ride gets bigger and the...

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