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Cannabis on a high in 2014
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Cannabis on a high in 2014

Fabienne Faur | AFP - December 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – It's been something of a breakthrough year for marijuana, the once shunned intoxicant that is steadily gaining ground as a legal high in parts…

Arts and Culture
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Bob Marley-branded marijuana will soon be available thanks to legalization

Abby Phillip | The Washington Post - November 20, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xv9aieNT6x0&list=UUcZqPgrrpPArbJLdgv8VCHA It's fair to say that Bob Marley probably could not have imagined that 33 years after his death, his name would be lent to what is…

US election shows increased support for legalizing pot
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US election shows increased support for legalizing pot

Michael Thurston | AFP - November 5, 2014

LOS ANGELES, California – Washington, D.C. and Oregon voted to legalize marijuana Tuesday, as across the United States referendums were held on issues ranging from gay marriage…

92 percent of California patients say medical marijuana works
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92 percent of California patients say medical marijuana works

Christopher Ingraham | The Washington Post - October 1, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A 2013 survey in the New England Journal of Medicine found that nearly 8-in-10 doctors approved the use of medical marijuana. Now, a wide-ranging survey…

More than 20 companies bid to supply legal pot in Uruguay
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More than 20 companies bid to supply legal pot in Uruguay

AFP - August 29, 2014

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – A total of 22 companies have submitted bids to supply marijuana under a law making Uruguay the first country to legalize production, sale and…

US states allowing medical marijuana report fewer prescription-drug overdose deaths
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US states allowing medical marijuana report fewer prescription-drug overdose deaths

Niraj Chokshi | The Washington Post - August 27, 2014

U.S. states that allow medical marijuana have 25 percent fewer prescription drug overdose deaths, a team of researchers reports in a newly released academic paper, suggesting that…

Police arrest US man allegedly carrying pot brownies through Juan Santamaría Int’l Airport
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Police arrest US man allegedly carrying pot brownies through Juan Santamaría Int’l Airport

L. Arias - August 27, 2014

Police officers arrested a U.S. citizen on drug charges at the Juan Santamaría International Airport when they discovered a package inside his luggage containing marijuana brownies. A…

Colombia president supports allowing medical marijuana
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Colombia president supports allowing medical marijuana

AFP - August 14, 2014

BOGOTÁ, Colombia – President Juan Manuel Santos signaled his support Thursday for a bill that would allow the medical use of marijuana in Colombia. The ruling Liberal Party…

President Solís says medical marijuana bill is under consideration
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President Solís says medical marijuana bill is under consideration

The Tico Times - August 12, 2014

President Luis Guillermo Solís faced questions on two hot button topics during his weekly press conference at the Casa Presidencial Tuesday afternoon: medical marijuana and the conflict…

Tico lawmaker presents bill to legalize medical marijuana
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Tico lawmaker presents bill to legalize medical marijuana

The Tico Times - August 12, 2014

Citizen Action Party (PAC) lawmaker Marvin Atencio wants to make Costa Rica the first country in Central America to legalize medical marijuana and generate millions of dollars…

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