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#Marijuana

# marijuana - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Cannabis should be regulated, taxed and taken out of the hands of dangerous drug cartels
# Opinion
# Opinion

Cannabis should be regulated, taxed and taken out of the hands of dangerous drug cartels

Dec 21st 2021, 8:00 PM 32,284 Views 102 Comments

Dr Garrett McGovern says that regulating the drug would allow it to be researched with more accuracy and protect young people from its harms.

# marijuana - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Poll: Should cannabis be decriminalised for recreational use in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should cannabis be decriminalised for recreational use in Ireland?

Jun 30th 2021, 9:31 AM 88,046 Views 143 Comments

Mexico’s Supreme Court decriminalised recreational marijuana use for adults earlier this week.

# marijuana - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Mexico top court decriminalises recreational marijuana use
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Mexico top court decriminalises recreational marijuana use

Jun 29th 2021, 9:12 AM 10,045 Views 26 Comments

Pro-legalisation campaigners said the Supreme Court ruling left cannabis users facing many uncertainties.

# marijuana - Friday 30 October, 2020

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana in referendums
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana in referendums

Oct 30th 2020, 6:43 AM 24,567 Views 24 Comments

The two referendums represented significant potential changes to New Zealand’s social fabric.

# marijuana - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

The Explainer: Can Ireland grow its own medicinal cannabis?
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

The Explainer: Can Ireland grow its own medicinal cannabis?

May 7th 2019, 6:10 AM 11,235 Views 12 Comments

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
# High Demand
# High Demand

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

May 3rd 2019, 9:54 PM 17,849 Views 49 Comments

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
# Seizures
# Seizures

Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland

Nov 1st 2018, 8:24 AM 18,578 Views 23 Comments

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
# Need For Weed
# Need For Weed

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

Oct 17th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,345 Views 19 Comments

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
# Marijuana
# Marijuana

Man arrested after 46 people overdose at park in Connecticut

Aug 16th 2018, 9:23 AM 26,478 Views 31 Comments

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
# Chicago
# Chicago

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

Apr 14th 2018, 11:00 AM 14,102 Views 61 Comments

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
# Drug Laws
# Drug Laws

Recreational marijuana is legal in California from today

Jan 1st 2018, 10:15 AM 13,830 Views 39 Comments

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
# Road Trip
# Road Trip

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

Dec 23rd 2017, 2:22 PM 23,757 Views 0 Comments

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
# French President
# French President

Macron jokes about marijuana during tense State visit to French Guiana

Oct 28th 2017, 4:02 PM 16,884 Views 12 Comments

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

# marijuana - Friday 27 October, 2017

Want to have more sex? Smoke more marijuana *
# Illicit Encounters
# Illicit Encounters

Want to have more sex? Smoke more marijuana *

Oct 27th 2017, 6:10 AM 19,785 Views 41 Comments

* 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
# Legalisation
# Legalisation

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

May 1st 2017, 9:30 AM 18,404 Views 39 Comments

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
# Medical Issues
# Medical Issues

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

Apr 22nd 2017, 9:30 AM 30,453 Views 30 Comments

“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
# Garden Of Remembrance
# Garden Of Remembrance

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

Apr 20th 2017, 7:22 PM 15,169 Views 58 Comments

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
# Lighting Up
# Lighting Up

Cannabis set to be legal in Canada by July 2018

Apr 13th 2017, 8:20 AM 11,457 Views 57 Comments

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
# Uruguay

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

Apr 6th 2017, 10:58 PM 14,916 Views 55 Comments

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'
# Research
# Research

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

Jan 12th 2017, 8:15 PM 13,808 Views 61 Comments

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
# Cbd

Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK

Jan 2nd 2017, 1:41 PM 13,635 Views 44 Comments

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
# Hollyweed
# Hollyweed

A prankster made some slight changes to the Hollywood sign overnight

Jan 1st 2017, 6:15 PM 26,279 Views 15 Comments

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
# Colorado
# Colorado

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

Nov 19th 2016, 7:30 PM 27,454 Views 57 Comments

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
# Special Crime Task Force
# Special Crime Task Force

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

Nov 13th 2016, 8:16 AM 12,475 Views 14 Comments

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
# Big Issues
# Big Issues

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

Nov 9th 2016, 7:21 AM 11,068 Views 3 Comments

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
# Pot Tarts
# Pot Tarts

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

Oct 18th 2016, 1:52 PM 12,109 Views 21 Comments

‘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
# Dravet Syndrome
# Dravet Syndrome

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

Sep 24th 2016, 7:20 AM 25,878 Views 51 Comments

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
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

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

Aug 31st 2016, 6:15 AM 17,840 Views 66 Comments

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
# Talk About Sex
# Talk About Sex

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

Aug 13th 2016, 11:15 AM 39,570 Views 51 Comments

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
# Marijuana

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

Jul 24th 2016, 8:30 AM 30,087 Views 156 Comments

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
# Weed
# Weed

Weed makes you less likely to feel rewards

Jul 10th 2016, 7:45 AM 18,142 Views 38 Comments

It suggests the drug “hijacks” the rewards system.

# marijuana - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Study shows marijuana users twice as likely to give birth prematurely
# Research
# Research

Study shows marijuana users twice as likely to give birth prematurely

May 7th 2016, 7:04 PM 16,762 Views 98 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Apr 21st 2016, 10:25 AM 44,212 Views 160 Comments

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

Underground drug tunnel into the US from Mexico discovered beneath bin
# Tunnel Of Drugs
# Tunnel Of Drugs

Underground drug tunnel into the US from Mexico discovered beneath bin

Apr 21st 2016, 8:16 AM 36,353 Views 28 Comments

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?
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

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

Feb 13th 2016, 9:00 PM 55,215 Views 96 Comments

Could Ireland go down the Portuguese route?

# marijuana - Monday 28 December, 2015

Ad makers defend anti-marijuana campaign after ridicule
# Stoner Sloth
# Stoner Sloth

Ad makers defend anti-marijuana campaign after ridicule

Dec 28th 2015, 8:55 PM 14,520 Views 19 Comments

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
# So Dope
# So Dope

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

Dec 12th 2015, 6:00 PM 36,094 Views 70 Comments

For medical marijuana users, of course.

# marijuana - Sunday 22 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 22nd 2015, 9:30 PM 54,002 Views 96 Comments

Users tell TheJournal.ie about their experiences.

# marijuana - Friday 9 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 9th 2015, 11:26 PM 30,291 Views 41 Comments

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
# Gimme That Green

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

Sep 22nd 2015, 2:31 PM 10,276 Views 32 Comments

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

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