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KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Jamaica’s government on Thursday announced a major rethinking of its marijuana laws, including plans to partially decriminalize small amounts of pot and to allow possession for religious, scientific and medical purposes. Justice Minister Mark Golding said the Cabinet is backing a proposal to make possession of no more than 2 ounces (57 […] Continue Reading

LAS VEGAS, NV — A campaign to legalize marijuana in Nevada is underway, as activists from the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana filed a petition Wednesday with the Nevada Secretary of State to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. If the organization is successful in collecting 101,667 signatures by November 11, the state legislature would be forced to […] Continue Reading

BALI, INDONESIA — An Australian woman convicted of smuggling marijuana into Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali walked free from nine years in jail on Monday after being given parole, the latest chapter in what has been a media sensation in Australia. Schapelle Corby’s case captured the imagination of many in Australia, where initial sympathy for […] Continue Reading

VAIL, CO — Smoking marijuana may be legal in most places in Colorado, but officials in Vail say they have taken measures to inform people that’s not the case at the ski resort. Marijuana sales became legal in the state Jan. 1, but resort workers said they noticed people publicly lighting up before that, Vail Daily […] Continue Reading

DENVER, CO — Colorado’s two largest airports have tightened their rules on marijuana possession after the state became the first in the nation to allow recreational pot stores to operate, airport officials said on Thursday. Noting that marijuana remains illegal for any purpose under federal law, under which airports operate, the main airports in Denver […] Continue Reading

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