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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Cannabis extracts remain classified as dangerous drugs after federal court ruling siding with DEA

A federal appeals court dealt a blow this week to makers of CBD-rich cannabis extracts who were trying to stop the DEA from classifying their products as dangerous drugs. A panel of judges for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals shot down the hemp industry’s challenge of a U.S.…

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Judge’s ruling puts Nevada’s July 1 recreational marijuana launch in limbo

Published: Jun 20, 2017, 6:20 pm • Updated: Jun 20, 2017, 6:20 pm By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. — Recreational sales of marijuana in Nevada may not begin next month after all. A judge added to the uncertainty Tuesday when he extended a temporary order preventing…

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Federal appeals court dodges ruling on California dispensary owner convicted of federal marijuana charges

Published: May 17, 2017, 3:04 pm • Updated: May 17, 2017, 3:04 pm By The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court has sidestepped making a ruling on whether U.S. prison officials can hold people who were convicted of marijuana offences that were legal under state medical marijuana…

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Arizona ruling allows setting conditions on medical marijuana use for PTSD

Published: Mar 17, 2017, 7:53 am • Updated: Mar 17, 2017, 7:53 am By The Associated Press PHOENIX — An Arizona court ruling upholds a state agency’s decision to improve conditions on allowing use of medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. The Court of Appeals ruling Thursday rejects the…

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Arizona court just made a huge ruling for MMJ cardholders accused of driving high

Published: Dec 23, 2016, 7:36 am • Updated: Dec 23, 2016, 7:36 am By The Associated Press PHOENIX — An Arizona court ruling says medical marijuana cardholders accused of driving under the influence have options for showing in court that there wasn’t enough marijuana compound in their bodies to cause…

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