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Could medical marijuana be your next employee health benefit?

May 31, 2017

By Solomon Israel The winds of change are blowing through employee benefit plans across Canada, and they smell like weed. Benefits industry insider Mike ... (more)

Canada made marijuana illegal 94 years ago and no one's sure why

May 03, 2017

By Colin Butler A University of Guelph professor who penned a book on the history of illegal drugs in Canada says after nearly a century of marijuana prohibition, no one i... (more)

Group gives away joints to protect pot shops from feds

April 19, 2017

By Dennis Romero As 4/20 approaches, cannabis advocates say the last... (more)

Australian survey finds cannabis use in epilepsy

March 10, 2017

A survey conducted by the advocacy group Epilepsy Action Australia has found that 14% of patients with epilepsy have used cannabis products as a way to manage their seizures. The survey also found ... (more)

Mexico's President May Have Been Bluffing About His Support For Weed Decriminalization

June 24, 2016

By Alan Hernández The sudden derailing of much-anticipated reforms to legalize medical marijuana in Mexico, as well as r... (more)

Mexico, Instead of Denying Crimes Against Humanity, Commit to Drug Policy Alternatives

June 16, 2016

By Camila Ruiz Segovia Last week, the Open Society Foundations published a ground-breaking report, “... (more)