Tag: Marijuana

New Zealand to hold referendum on recreational marijuana use

New Zealand to hold referendum on recreational marijuana use

Wellington,  New Zealand will hold a referendum in 2020 to decide on the legalisation of recreational marijuana, Justice Minister Andrew Little announced on Tuesday, a week after Parliament gave the green light to its use for medicinal purposes. “We need to fine-tune some details, but we are informing the Election[Read More…]

1,000 kg marijuana seized in Guwahati

Guwahati: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) sleuths have seized about 1,000 kg of contraband marijuana from a vehicle here that was to be smuggled to Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Saturday. The driver of the vehicle and his helper were arrested on Friday night when the operation was launched. “We[Read More…]

Shortage of Marijuana, Justin Trudeau's problem now

Shortage of Marijuana, Justin Trudeau’s problem now

As Canada is legalising recreational marijuana market in near future, Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, is trying to overcome the shortage of pot in the country. Ontario’s Finance Minister, Charles Sousa, expressed concern over the same. Canada is set to become the first major economy to legalise recreational pot activity in[Read More…]

420: A day to celebrate the ‘holy smoke’

April 20 is marked by marijuana smokers as 420 day. 420 day is an unofficial celebration dedicated to the ‘holy smoke’ all across the globe. People symbolically celebrate the day to highlight the need of decriminalising marijuana and to promote the counter culture. What is 420? In late 1970s, Waldo[Read More…]

Australian state to legalise medical marijuana

Australian states might legalise the medical use of cannabis in the coming years. The state opposition government in Australia’s New South Wales on Tuesday said it will encourage for medical cannabis to be legally available for patients suffering from long term illness. Making the world’s favourite drug legal would allow[Read More…]

One fifth of USA legalises recreational marijuana

In a changing attitude, voters in California, Nevada and Massachusetts have endorsed the recreational use of marijuana in state-wide polls. The votes, which took place alongside the presidential election, legalise the growth and consumption of cannabis for those over the age of 21. Leading up to the election, recreational marijuana[Read More…]

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