International Cannabis News

Uruguay detects legal marijuana in the irregular market

MONTEVIDEO (AP) - Uruguayan authorities have discovered that a certain amount of marijuana grown legally under the market that the country established in 2013 is selling irregularly. Diego Olivera, director of the Institute of Regulation and Control of Cannabis and president of the Board of Drugs, confirmed on Monday to The Asocciated Press that [...]

Mexican tourism secretary says legal pot idea was ‘personal

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s tourism secretary has suggested that legalizing marijuana could help reduce drug violence at big tourist resorts. He’s also racing to dampen controversy over the statement, saying he wasn’t speaking in an official capacity. Enrique de la Madrid said Thursday that marijuana should be legalized in tourist resorts, to diminish drug [...]