Cannabis

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New Yorker jailed during ‘war on drugs’ becomes cannabis pioneer
Roland Conner, 50, opens pop-up marijuana shop in Greenwich Village, only second legal dispensary in the state

Gloria Oladipo in New York

26, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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‘I get handed joints all the time’: why everyone wants to party with topless comic Bert Kreischer
He’s the wild frat boy turned middle-aged dad who loves guns, is friends with Joe Rogan and once helped rob a Russian train. Is Britain ready for the man who was America’s official No 1 hellraiser?

Rob Walker

17, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Consuming cannabis in Thailand: what tourists need to know about marijuana rules
After easing the ban on the recreational drug, Thailand has created a ‘weed Wild West’ with confusing rules. So what are tourists allowed to do?

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

09, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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‘This is another revolution’: could legalisation of cannabis transform Mexico’s economy?
Despite frustrating legislative delays, farmers in Mexico are keen to start growing a crop that may be more profitable than rice, corn or sugar

Mattha Busby in Puebla

05, Jan, 2023 @7:45 AM

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Number of US children who accidentally ate cannabis rose by 1,375% in last five years
In 2017, 207 cases of accidental ingestion by children younger than six were reported, while in 2021 there were 3,054, report says

Maya Yang

05, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Police rescind drug charge against terminally ill Kansas cancer patient
Police came to hospital room after staff called them about patient’s marijuana vape pen use to alleviate disease symptoms

Samira Asma-Sadeque

30, Dec, 2022 @8:38 PM

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New York’s first legal dispensary for recreational marijuana opens doors
Mayor Eric Adams hails ‘major milestone’ as former Gap store in Lower Manhattan sells variety of cannabis-related products

Victoria Bekiempis

29, Dec, 2022 @6:52 PM

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A dying US cancer patient used cannabis to ease pain. His hospital called the police
‘You’d think they would have shown compassion’: patient’s son decries Kansas police who issued citation as father suffered

Lois Beckett

28, Dec, 2022 @10:47 PM

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Vietnamese men who died in Oldham fire ‘likely to have been modern slavery victims’
Greater Manchester police believe part of mill used as illegal cannabis factory

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

20, Dec, 2022 @5:01 PM

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Decriminalising cannabis could save Australian taxpayers $850m a year, report finds
New public health research says Australia’s prohibition approach to marijuana is not keeping pace with global best practice cannabis policy

Melissa Davey Medical editor

08, Dec, 2022 @6:53 AM

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Senate Democrats to reportedly push banking reforms for cannabis industry
Justice department is scrutinizing measures’ implications on law enforcement investigations and prosecutions

Edward Helmore

03, Dec, 2022 @9:49 PM

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Victorian crossbench contenders vow to push for cannabis decriminalisation if elected
Despite premier Daniel Andrews refusing to budge on the issue, Legalise Cannabis party promises to push ‘forcefully’ on drug reform

Cait Kelly and Adeshola Ore

29, Nov, 2022 @9:10 AM

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