Train crash driver had ‘smoked cannabis’

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Stuff co.nz 24 July 2014 The driver of a train that crashed in Lower Hutt two months ago tested positive for cannabis use. The Transport Accident investigation Commission…

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Welfare Cash for Weed in Colorado

Thursday, July 24, 2014

National Review Online 22 July 2014 For the past six months, welfare beneficiaries in Colorado have repeatedly withdrawn their cash benefits at marijuana retailers and dispensaries, according to…

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Medical marijuana laws unlikely to win support

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Canberra Times 21 July 2014 A Greens push for terminally and chronically ill Canberrans to be allowed to use marijuana as part of treatment and pain management appears…

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Smoking cannabis DOES increase risk of anxiety & depression

Monday, July 14, 2014

MailOnline 14 July 2014 Smoking cannabis does increase the risk of depression and anxiety, a new study has concluded. U.S. researchers found the brains of users were less…

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Marijuana sales begin in Washington state

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Stuff co.nz 9 July 2014 Eager customers lined up before dawn on Tuesday (local time) as Washington became the second US state to allow the sale of marijuana…

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Family divided over need for cannabis

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Stuff co.nz 6 July 2014 A Northland family is being torn apart in their bid to give their six-year-old daughter cannabis. Jessika and Brendan Guest moved from America…

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New York legalises medical marijuana

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

3 News 8 July 2014 Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill making New York the 23rd US state to legalise marijuana for medical use, in a growing…

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Police operation prevents drug related harm

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

NZ  Police 30 June 2014 Police believe the true success of this year’s national cannabis operation is not the drugs destroyed, the guns seized or the suspects arrested…

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Politicians’ Prescriptions for Marijuana Defy Doctors and Data

Monday, June 30, 2014

The New York Times 26 June 2014 New York moved last week to join 22 states in legalizing medical marijuana for patients with a diverse array of debilitating…

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Parents use cannabis to treat kids

Monday, June 30, 2014

Stuff co.nz 29 June 2014 Parents are giving their children cannabis to treat serious diseases, and they’re resorting to growing their own plants or importing them illegally from…

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