South Africa's ruling to legalize "Dagga" | DW English

In Africa, three countries have liberalized their cannabis laws. Medical marijuana is legal in Zimbabwe and Lesotho. And a month ago, South Africa’s Constitutional Court ruled that people could smoke “Dagga” – as it’s known there – in private. For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/english ?Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/ ?Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews ?Instagram:…

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Why We Should Legalize Cannabis Even if the Anti-Pot Groups are Right

Why Legalizing Cannabis even “If” it’s as bad as opponents say it is… Lately I’ve seen several anti-cannabis articles appear on major media outlets such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal touting the ills of cannabis legalization. They argue that there might be a link between…

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Will New York be the First State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2019?

Will New York Be The First State To Legalize Recreational Marijuana In 2019? New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has had a change of heart; just before last year he said that recreational cannabis would never be legalized while he’s still in power. But in 2018, Cuomo confirmed that it would eventually be…

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Utah latest state to legalize medical pot, expand Medicaid

SALT LAKE CITY — Voters in conservative Utah have decided to join the growing number of states legalizing medical marijuana and expanding Medicaid to cover tens of thousands more low-income residents, two issues that had long stalled out with conservative state lawmakers. Utah will be on the list of more…

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Michigan becomes 10th state to legalize recreational pot; other measures pass in Missouri and Utah

By Craig Giammona and Courtney DentchBloomberg The legal U.S. cannabis market just got a little greener. In midterm elections that saw Democrats gain control of the House and reaffirmed Republican control of the Senate, more states also voted to legalize marijuana. The outcome will help expand a U.S. pot market…

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From Death Penalty To Legalization: Malaysia & Thailand Race To Legalize MMJ In Asia

From Death Penalty To Legalization: Malaysia & Thailand Race To Legalize MMJ In Asia Asia is home to beautiful tropical countries where cannabis thrives well in the outdoors, but if you’re caught with it, you can still face consequences as harsh as the death penalty. Now, two countries in the…

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