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‘Human Rights? Lay Off, That Is None of Your Business’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

Philippines President Duterte dismisses those pesky human rights violations, a 12-year old girl/badass sues Jeff Sessions, a former wrestler verbally bodyslams some nosy cops, and more.

Philippines Health Committee Passes Medical Cannabis Bill

The Filipino House Committee on Health voted to move forward on a bill to legalize cannabis for medicinal use in the Philippines.

Can the Philippines Legalize Medical Marijuana Despite Duterte’s Violent Drug Crackdown?

Amid Duterte's brutal drug war lies a comprehensive bill to legalize medical cannabis in the Philippines. Surprisingly, it has widespread support and could easily pass. Will it?

Columbia’s Carl Hart Flees Philippines After Being Targeted by President Duterte

The neuroscientist and drug reform advocate cut short his trip after being ridiculed by President Rodrigo Duterte.

State of the Leaf: Canadian Patients Get Same-Day Delivery, and Louisiana Expands Qualifying Conditions

Kansas eases penalties for possession, New Jersey takes a pass on $300M in tax revenue, and is the Philippines' freeze on cannabis starting to thaw?

The Shake: Walgreens Acknowledges the Reality of Medical Cannabis

San Diego threatens criminal charges, legalization will be harder than you think, and a presidential candidate in the Philippines says he'd kill his kids over drug use.