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The controversial practice of using marijuana for medical purposes suffered a legal defeat Monday. In a 6-3 decision the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the federal government's power to ban the …read more
On June 25 the Austria-based U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) issued its annual report on illicit drug use. According to the two-volume World Drug Report 2004, about 3% of the world's …read more
Promoters of marijuana have had some recent victories. The British Parliament voted in favor of reclassifying its use from a Class B drug to Class C. This means those caught with marijuana …read more
The controversy over marijuana for medical treatment came into focus again this week as a court case got under way in California. Ed Rosenthal, who promotes the use of marijuana, went on trial …read more
British Home Secretary David Blunkett announced this week to the House of Commons that marijuana would be reclassified from a Class B to a Class C drug, reported BBC on Wednesday. Blunkett …read more
Pressure is increasing on governments to relax laws on drug use. Several countries recently moved in this direction. In October, British authorities decided that possession of marijuana will …read more
A Canadian doctors group is fearful about new regulations that allow people suffering from terminal illness and chronic painful conditions to smoke marijuana legally. The new rules, the first …read more