South Africa’s Highest Court Has Legalised The Use Of Cannabis By Adults

South Africa’s Highest Court Has Legalised The Use Of Cannabis By Adults

South Africa's top court says adults can use marijuana in private. The Constitutional Court on Tuesday upheld a provincial court's ruling in a case involving Gareth Prince, who advocates the decriminalization of the drug. Prince says cannabis should be regulated in the same way as alcohol and tobacco. Government authorities have said cannabis is harmful [...]
A Man In Malaysia Was Sentenced To Death After Giving Medical Marijuana To Patients In Need

A Man In Malaysia Was Sentenced To Death After Giving Medical Marijuana To Patients In Need

A man has been sentenced to death in Malaysia for processing cannabis oil and distributing it to patients in need. On 30 August, the Shah Alam High Court sentenced Muhammad Lukman to death by hanging, after he was convicted of possessing, processing, and distributing cannabis oil. Cannabis trafficking in Malaysia, and some of its neighbors, [...]
Most Americans Believe That Cannabis Is Safer To Consume Than Tobacco

Most Americans Believe That Cannabis Is Safer To Consume Than Tobacco

A new Gallup poll has revealed that Americans believe that marijuana is far less harmful than most tobacco products. Results of the new survey were published by the research company on Wednesday. Almost all of the respondents—96 percent—believed that cigarettes are harmful. Of those, 82 percent said that cigarettes are “very harmful.” Fourteen percent said [...]