Friday January 09, 2015
Round-up of Irish and international news stories.
Monday April 21, 2014
Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts gathered in Colorado and Washington state over the weekend for an annual celebration of cannabis culture.
Wednesday December 11, 2013
Uruguay's legalisation of marijuana violates an international drug control convention and fails to consider a negative health impact, a body set up to monitor compliance with the five-decade-old treaty said this evening.
Tuesday October 29, 2013
Thursday August 01, 2013
Uruguay's lower house of Congress has to create a government body to control the cultivation and sale of marijuana and allow residents to grow it at home or as part of smoking clubs.
Saturday March 02, 2013
A US woman has sued delivery company FedEx, claiming the firm mistakenly sent her a package containing over 3kg of marijuana, then gave her address to the intended recipients, who later showed up at her door.
Thursday December 06, 2012
Washington has made history as the first US state to legalise marijuana possession for adult recreational use.
Wednesday November 07, 2012
Colorado and Washington have became the first US states to legalise the possession and sale of marijuana for recreational use in defiance of federal law.
Thursday June 02, 2011
A group of prominent former world leaders has said that the war on drugs has 'failed' and decriminalising marijuana may help curb drug-related violence and social ills.
Wednesday December 08, 2010
A two-metre marijuana plant decorated as a Christmas tree has been confiscated from the home of 'an old hippie' in Germany.