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#Marijuana

# marijuana - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# marijuana - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Maastricht cannabis cafés flouting drug tourist ban

Authorities are struggling to enforce new law which bans sale of marijuana to foreigners.

# marijuana - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Irish smoke as much marijuana as the Dutch

Irish and Dutch roll together when it comes to Cannabis use.

# marijuana - Monday 6 May, 2013

Drugged Spiders Spinning Webs Archive Experiment of the Day

This is what happens to their spinning skills when they light up a doobie.

# marijuana - Saturday 27 April, 2013

How you get high: What marijuana does to your brain

Leave aside the legal/illegal debate right now – if you do smoke weed, do you know exactly how it works on the body?

# marijuana - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Pic: Two arrested after cannabis plants worth €2.5m seized

The 3,000 plants were seized following the planned search of a business premises in Tuam, Co Galway.

# marijuana - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

£100,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Belfast

Police have urged the public and landlords in particular to be vigilant and have issued guidelines on spotting cannabis factories.

# marijuana - Monday 8 April, 2013

Lisa McInerney: Misinformation made Bressie's drugs comments front-page news

But the misinformation wasn’t coming from The Voice judge, writes Lisa McInerney, it is coming from his critics – and it’s why young people disregard them.

# marijuana - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Several to appear in court following South East drug seizure

Several to appear in court following South East drug seizure

Six people were arrested yesterday after plan searches in the south east region returned a seizure of cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €750,000.

# marijuana - Saturday 2 March, 2013

US gardening coaches giving marijuana-growing lessons

Marijuana 101′ classes taking off in Colorado and Washington states, where the drug has been legalised for recreational use.

# marijuana - Thursday 28 February, 2013

'Marijuana cannon' used to fire drugs over US border seized in Mexico

Border police seized the device made of plastic pipe and metal.

# marijuana - Sunday 23 December, 2012

POT: A history of marijuana USA This post contains videos

POT: A history of marijuana

Washington State and Colorado in the US voted to legalise the drug’s use last month – but what happened in the States before pot went ‘proper’?

# marijuana - Monday 10 December, 2012

Britain's drug policies are not working, say MPs

A new report by MPs wants drug laws overhauled – and retailers of ‘legal highs’ to be held liable for any harm the products cause.

# marijuana - Friday 7 December, 2012

Washington lights up as marijuana legalised

Midnight pot parties were reported across the US state as the new law came into force.

# marijuana - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge So, Chris Brown likes to smoke weed and take pictures Amsterdamaged This post contains images

So, Chris Brown likes to smoke weed and take pictures

Is it any wonder he was keen to get out of Dublin?

# marijuana - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Uruguay congress considers same-sex marriage law

The Latin American country is considering a new law to give same-sex couples all the same rights and responsibilities of heterosexual married couples.

# marijuana - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Two states vote to legalise gay marriage - while two more say Yes to marijuana

Maine and Maryland became the first US states to approve gay marriage by popular vote.

Poll: Should Ireland move to legalise marijuana? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland move to legalise marijuana?

It may happen in a number of American states. Would you like to see it here?

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here’s nine things to know before your brekkie…

# marijuana - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Israel pushing ahead in medical marijuana industry

The medical cannabis industry is expanding in Israel – fuelled by medical research, government encouragement, and liberal religious and secular attitudes.

# marijuana - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Smoking cannabis as a teenager lowers IQ - study

Habitually smoking cannabis as a teenager, when the brain is undergoing critical development, may have an adverse impact on IQ levels.

# marijuana - Thursday 28 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Snoop Dogg detained in Norway with marijuana and cash Drop It Like It's Hot This post contains videos

Snoop Dogg detained in Norway with marijuana and cash

The rapper was on his way to a music festival when he was stopped by customs officials.

# marijuana - Friday 22 June, 2012

Uruguay’s answer to drug problem: Nationalise the marijuana industry

Observers will watch the South American state closely, as it looks to take a novel approach to regulating drug usage.

# marijuana - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Ban on tourists buying cannabis officially begins in Netherlands

But many coffee shops have already revealed plans to flout the legal measures.

# marijuana - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Poll: Should tourists be allowed to buy cannabis in the Netherlands? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should tourists be allowed to buy cannabis in the Netherlands?

New laws will stop tourists from buying marijuana – is this the right move?

Dutch uphold ban on foreigners buying cannabis

A Dutch judge has upheld a government plan to ban foreign tourists from buying marijuana by introducing a “weed pass” available only to Dutch citizens and permanent residents.

# marijuana - Friday 27 April, 2012

Netherlands to decide today on café ban for foreigners

Under the ban, foreigners will not be able to access the country’s cannabis cafés.

# marijuana - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

# marijuana - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Family of Trayvon Martin blame police for leaks over controversial case

The mother of a slain Florida teenager believes leaks about her son’s marijuana possession are an attempt to demonise him as the controversial case rumbles on.

# marijuana - Monday 16 January, 2012

From The42 Off the record: the biggest sports stories you might have missed this weekend Different Class This post contains videos

Off the record: the biggest sports stories you might have missed this weekend

Excitable commentators, amazing waves, and how to turn your dustpan into a putter.

# marijuana - Sunday 15 January, 2012

From The42 Every shares the lead in Hawaii with golfing Everyman Generation Game This post contains videos

Every shares the lead in Hawaii with golfing Everyman

Matt Every – who has generated some controversy this week – will play the final round of the 2012 Sony Open in the company of Jeff Maggert, a man nearly two decades his senior.

# marijuana - Monday 10 October, 2011

Marijuana-shaped sweets spark outrage Gone To Pot This post contains images

Marijuana-shaped sweets spark outrage

‘Pothead’ range, which campaigners say trivialise illegal drug use, is in 1,000 US stores.

# marijuana - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Dutch city bans foreign tourists from cannabis coffee shops

The city of Maastricht has implemented the ban to show the government that a nationwide restriction on foreign tourists won’t work.

# marijuana - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

From The42 NBA star implicated in marijuana robbery and beating of drug dealer Holy Smoke!

NBA star implicated in marijuana robbery and beating of drug dealer

Tourbled Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph has been accused of “snatching” a drug dealer’s marijuana and allowing his friends to beat the man with pool cues.

# marijuana - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

From The42 Extreme doping: 4 cases of drug-taking run wild Just Say No

Extreme doping: 4 cases of drug-taking run wild

This year’s Tour has just clocked its first positive test and what better way to mark it than by remembering some of the sporting world’s most outrageous examples of extra-legal supplement-taking. Testosterone never seemed so pedestrian!

# marijuana - Monday 25 April, 2011

Elderly couple accidentally sent $10,000 of high-grade marijuana

A couple receive a package but don’t know the recipient’s name – and leave 2.2kg of drugs sitting on their doorstep for days.

# marijuana - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Government may move to allow prescribed cannabis into Ireland

The Department of Health will examine proposals to adopt European agreements allowing travellers to bring their medication.

# marijuana - Monday 4 April, 2011

European Ombudsman 'touched' by Irishman who can't bring medicinal marijuana home

The Ombudsman tells an Irish citizen with MS, living in Amsterdam, that he is not entitled to bring medication home with him.

# marijuana - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Willie Nelson to avoid jail - by performing in courthouse Free Willie This post contains videos

Willie Nelson to avoid jail - by performing in courthouse

The 77-year-old singer will get off a charge for marijuana possession by paying a $100 fine, and singing for a prosecutor.

# marijuana - Thursday 4 November, 2010

From The Daily Edge Not-so-Happy Meals: San Francisco bans fast food toys California

Not-so-Happy Meals: San Francisco bans fast food toys

On the same day California chooses not to legalise marijuana, it bans the inclusion of free toys in Happy Meals.