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Scammers hijack Maggie Beer’s image to peddle hemp gummies and CBD oil
The ads falsely promise to help with a range of health complaints, and in one case a Beer fan was billed $500 for a product advertised at $80

Tory Shepherd

07, Sep, 2021 @11:55 PM

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The cannabis industry is booming, but for many Black Americans the price of entry is steep
Social equity rules can reduce barriers to entry for communities most affected by discriminatory drug laws

Patrice Worthy in Washington

07, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘Swazi gold’: grandmothers in Eswatini growing cannabis to make ends meet
In the poverty-stricken kingdom, an older generation rely on growing marijuana to feed children orphaned by Aids epidemic

Colleta Dewa in Nhlangano

02, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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My dad, Mr Nice: life as the daughter of Britain’s best-known cannabis smuggler
Howard Marks was a notorious drug smuggler. He was also a caring, fun father, says his daughter Amber – now a barrister and pharmacology expert. Could her family archives shed new light on his life of crime?

Duncan Campbell

21, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Canadian soldier guilty of drugging comrades with cannabis cupcakes
Sandra Cogswell convicted on eight counts of administering noxious substance and one of behaving in a disgraceful manner

Leyland Cecco in Ottawa

18, Aug, 2021 @5:15 PM

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Barcelona cannabis clubs face closure in new legal setback
Police and city authorities agree that ‘pioneering’ model has reduced street dealing and consumption

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

27, Jul, 2021 @12:14 PM

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Is medical cannabis really a magic bullet?
Research increasingly suggests that extracts from the plant are effective in treating pain, anxiety, epilepsy and more, but experts still preach caution around recreational use

David Cox

24, Jul, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Coming out about illicit drug use: ‘The hush-hush attitude has to end’
A campaign to decriminalise illicit drugs is asking people to speak up about their recreational use as a way to de-stigmatise and change the conversation

Gary Nunn

17, Jul, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Taking the high road: Nevada will no longer discipline fighters for marijuana
Nevada’s state athletic commission has unanimously voted against disciplining boxers and MMA fighters who test positive for marijuana

Guardian sport and agencies

07, Jul, 2021 @8:28 PM

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Mexico supreme court strikes down laws that ban use of recreational marijuana
Adults will be able to apply for permits to grow and consume cannabis after decision that moves country toward legalisation

David Agren in Mexico City

28, Jun, 2021 @10:22 PM

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Gun rights and medical marijuana activists join forces in Minnesota
Coalition emerged because medical marijuana users are barred from holding firearms permits

Jessica Glenza

17, Jun, 2021 @4:13 PM

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Turkey experiments with cannabis crops to boost hemp production
While cannabis remains taboo topic, economic crisis means Turkey is trialling hemp for industrial use

Bethan McKernan in Istanbul

05, Jun, 2021 @4:00 AM

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