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# marijuana - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

The Explainer: Can Ireland grow its own medicinal cannabis?

This will make it significantly less of a grey area in Irish law – and it could also herald the start of the Irish cannabis industry.

# marijuana - Friday 3 May, 2019

First-time cannabis users on the rise in Canada since legalisation

Those most likely to give it a go for the first time were men aged 45 to 64.

# marijuana - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland

The move has been welcomed by some, while others say the new rules are still too restrictive.

# marijuana - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately

Medical marijuana dispensaries are already common in parts of the country.

# marijuana - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Man arrested after 46 people overdose at park in Connecticut

No deaths were reported, but officials said two people suffered life-threatening symptoms.

# marijuana - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Three dead in the US after spread of synthetic cannabis laced with rat poison

A number of other people have also been hospitalised by the contaminated drug, with symptoms such as coughing up blood and internal bleeding.

# marijuana - Monday 1 January, 2018

Recreational marijuana is legal in California from today

But finding a shop to buy non-medical pot in California won’t be easy, at least initially.

# marijuana - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Elderly couple said $330,000-worth of marijuana was for Christmas presents

Patrick and Barbara Jiron brought 27kg of marijuana on a cross-country road trip in the US.

# marijuana - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Macron jokes about marijuana during tense State visit to French Guiana

Macron has made controversial comments in the past about French colonies.

# marijuana - Friday 27 October, 2017

Want to have more sex? Smoke more marijuana *

* Sort of. A new American study has found that those smoking the drug daily are having about 20% more sex than non-users.

# marijuana - Monday 1 May, 2017

Areas with legal marijuana shops have no more crime than areas with bars

The crime tends to be less violent.

# marijuana - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Switzerland is selling legal cannabis that contains potential health benefits but without the high

“With this stuff, I feel the same relaxation as before, but since there is no high, I can still get things done and play with my kids.”

# marijuana - Thursday 20 April, 2017

'Free the weed': Worldwide demos call for legalisation of cannabis

Originating in the US, 4/20 is a date when cannabis advocates unite to light one up together.

# marijuana - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Cannabis set to be legal in Canada by July 2018

This would make the country only the second to do so, after Uruguay.

# marijuana - Thursday 6 April, 2017

For the first time, a country will sell recreational marijuana in its pharmacies

Uruguay will become the first nation to make the step later this year.

# marijuana - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Marijuana 'eases chronic pain, but may increase risk of schizophrenia'

A US study has found that cannabis almost certainly reduces chronic pain and eases nausea from chemotherapy.

# marijuana - Monday 2 January, 2017

Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK Cbd

Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK

Companies wishing to sell CBD can apply for a licence from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.

# marijuana - Sunday 1 January, 2017

A prankster made some slight changes to the Hollywood sign overnight

It now reads Hollyweed, after the state passed a vote with legalised the recreational use of marijuana.

# marijuana - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Here’s what it’s like in the first US city to allow marijuana to be smoked socially

Denver now allows bars and restaurants to give patrons the option to use marijuana alongside a cocktail or meal.

# marijuana - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Gardaí seize €300,000 worth of cannabis in organised crime crackdown

The seizure is part of an ongoing operation into targeting the sale and supply of drugs in the Dublin and Kildare regions.

# marijuana - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Marijuana, assisted suicide, gun control - there was a lot on the table for US voters in this election

There was more than just the presidency at stake in yesterday’s vote.

# marijuana - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Police in US warn people against accidentally eating cannabis-infused sweets

‘Which gummy bears are infused with marijuana?’

# marijuana - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Cork family fighting for cannabis-based medicine for daughter with rare form of epilepsy

TDs will debate medicinal cannabis use in the near future.

# marijuana - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

More US adults are using marijuana as they don't think it's harmful

There have been a number of calls for cannabis to be legalised in Ireland for medical reasons.

# marijuana - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Is sex after alcohol different to sex after cannabis? According to a study, yes

Researchers from NYU studied how alcohol and marijuana affected sexual experiences.

# marijuana - Sunday 24 July, 2016

'Ireland is behind the times': Should cannabis be legalised for medical use? Marijuana This post contains a poll

'Ireland is behind the times': Should cannabis be legalised for medical use?

This week, Bríd Smith tabled a Bill calling for the use of cannabis to be permitted for sufferers of illnesses such as Multiple Sclerosis and cancer.

# marijuana - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Weed makes you less likely to feel rewards

It suggests the drug “hijacks” the rewards system.

# marijuana - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Study shows marijuana users twice as likely to give birth prematurely

For women who continue to smoke throughout their pregnancy – they are five times more likely to have a preterm birth.

# marijuana - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Poll: Do you think it's a good idea to legalise marijuana? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think it's a good idea to legalise marijuana?

Canada is expected to become the first G7 nation to do so.

Underground drug tunnel into the US from Mexico discovered beneath bin

The tunnel was equipped with a rail system and an elevator hidden in a closet in a Mexican house.

# marijuana - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Where do Ireland's political parties stand on decriminalising cannabis?

Could Ireland go down the Portuguese route?

# marijuana - Monday 28 December, 2015

Ad makers defend anti-marijuana campaign after ridicule Stoner Sloth This post contains videos

Ad makers defend anti-marijuana campaign after ridicule

A host of parody videos have been doing the rounds.

# marijuana - Saturday 12 December, 2015

An Irish company spent six months designing the perfect grinder for weed

For medical marijuana users, of course.

# marijuana - Sunday 22 November, 2015

'I found that nothing worked, except cannabis': Who are Ireland's marijuana users?

Users tell about their experiences.

# marijuana - Friday 9 October, 2015

New York's police chief fulfilled every weed-smoker's worst nightmare this week

Bill Bratton grabbed a joint off a schoolgirl on the street, and threw it in a sewer. Could you imagine?

# marijuana - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Meet Merry Jane, Snoop Dogg's baby that's trying to be 'the ESPN of cannabis' Gimme That Green This post contains videos

Meet Merry Jane, Snoop Dogg's baby that's trying to be 'the ESPN of cannabis'

As laws become more liberalised, cannabis is becoming a multi-billion industry.

# marijuana - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

From The42 'I'm against them testing for weed' - Ronda Rousey incensed over Nick Diaz ban Ronda Speaks Out

'I'm against them testing for weed' - Ronda Rousey incensed over Nick Diaz ban

“It’s not a performance-enhancing drug. It has nothing to do with athletic competition.”

# marijuana - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

From The42 UFC star Nick Diaz hit with five-year suspension for marijuana use Book Thrown

UFC star Nick Diaz hit with five-year suspension for marijuana use

His opponent at UFC 183 in January, Anderson Silva, was banned for just one year for steroids.

# marijuana - Friday 4 September, 2015

Spanish police getting stoned from having too much weed in their stations

The problem is arising at rural stations that are responsible for stretches of farmland where marijuana is seized.

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