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Mexico Legalizes Medical Marijuana

After overwhelming support, President Enrique Peña Nieto signed a decree legalizing the medicinal and therapeutic use of cannabis.

Mexico’s Lower House Approves Medical Uses of Cannabis

Mexico's lower house overwhelmingly passed a bill Friday approving the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, the latest in a series of legal changes.

The Produce Pipeline: Smugglers Now Using ‘Limes’ to Move Illicit Cannabis

With legalization spreading across the US, demand for illicit, Mexican-sourced cannabis has fallen sharply. But smugglers still move product across the border.

State of the Leaf: US Lagging as Mexico and Canada Move to Legalize

Canada and Mexico both took major steps toward of cannabis legalization, but the US is arguably losing ground on the federal level.

Mexico’s Senate Passes Medical Cannabis Bill in Landslide Vote

The Senate has overwhelmingly passed a bill approving the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, the latest in a series of legal changes and court rulings.

Did You Know a Version of ‘La Cucaracha’ References Marijuana?

Learn more about the origins and legacy of the popular Spanish folk song “La Cucaracha,” and discover the version that references cannabis.

The Shake: NYT Discovers Dabbing and Colorado Cops Crack Down on Craigslist Sales

The Grey Lady publishes a bit of Reefer Madness, industry leaders lobby Congress, and the latest misguided effort to smuggle cannabis: in coconuts.

The Shake: Kosher Cannabis for Passover, and the Lucas Bros Do a Dowd

People are still buying Mexican brickweed, Iowa wants Minnesota's cannabis, and a U.S. Supreme Court justice takes a 4/20 nap.

Mexico Proposes Upping Limit on Allowed Cannabis

President Enrique Pena Nieto said he will ask Mexico's Congress to raise the limit on decriminalized marijuana for personal use to 28 grams.

The Shake: Hillary Clinton’s Latest Position and Tweaking the Cannabis Genome

Secret classes in Mexico show caretakers how to make cannabis medicine, Oregon will track products with microchips, and who won 4/20?

The Shake: The Feds’ Big Eradication Spend and the Massachusetts Smackdown

More and more doctors want cannabis to be legal, Mexico's president is MIA from the U.N. summit, and did someone say, "dragon balls"?

The Shake: Cannabis Comes to Koala Country, Seattle Times Rolls Eyes at Regulators

The Mexican Catholic church supports medical use, French politicians are arguing over decriminalization, and a 10-year-old girl moved from Texas to California for medical cannabis.

Canadian and Mexican Lawmakers Seek Broad Leeway From U.N. Drug Summit

Representatives from Canada and Mexico are calling on the United Nations to give countries broad authority to regulate cannabis within their borders.

The Shake: Obama Frees 61 Inmates and Whoopi Tackles Period Pain

Microsoft's racist chatbot turns out to be a cannabis fan, a Colorado ski town considers tossing edibles, and a faithful dog brings home a massive haul.

Blockbuster Report Backs U.N. Cannabis Regulation, End to Prohibition

A major report issued this morning by The Lancet urges the U.N. to rethink its drug policy and adopt a number of major changes, including an end to cannabis prohibition.

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