International

U.N. Urged to Upgrade its Outdated Pot Policy

The United Nations' drug policy is so out of whack that U.N. officials last year expressed concerns that the United States itself would be out of compliance with international drug treaties as a result of marij...

Synthetic Pot is Back

In 2011 the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration banned so-called synthetic marijuana, and it was one of the few times we actually cheered on the jack-booted thugs of America's misguided drug policy.Why? ...

International Patients’ Group Pressures U.N. on Pot Policy

Medical marijuana proponents from 13 nations this month established the International Medical Cannabis Patient Coalition (IMCPC), organizers announced Monday.The group's main mission is to persuade the Unit...
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#Weed: Pro-Marijuana Tweets Flood Twitter on a Monthly Basis

Whether you give a tweet about Twitter or not, it's undeniably one of the most popular ways to get the word out to numerous people in under 140 characters.And when it comes to voicing one's support for brin...

Senator Dianne Feinstein Hates Weed

United States senators are supposed to represent the will of their constituents.To represent California is to acknowledge that Golden State voters overwhelmingly support the legality of marijuana in various...

Canadian Government’s Attempt to Stop Patients from Growing Pot Fails

Canada’s Conservative government’s latest attempt to abolish home cultivation of marijuana for registered patients has failed, with the country’s Federal Court of Appeal upholding a sanction that freed patients...

Uruguay’s Marijuana Legalization Survives Election

Uruguay's status as the first nation to regulate the cultivation and sales of marijuana is safe for now.Tabaré Vázquez is the victor in Sunday's presidential runoff election. And although he's not as gung-h...