A 21-year-old American student has been arrested and may face a sentence of 15 years in prison for smuggling “space cakes” — cakes or brownies laced with marijuana — in Bali, Indonesia.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte raised questions after claiming that he uses marijuana to stay up amid “killing” schedules at work.
Speaking at an awards ceremony on Monday, the 73-year-old head of state reportedly made the comment in connection to a recent summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Singapore, the Associated Press reported.
Thailand could be the first Asian country to legalize medical cannabis, a move it hopes will re-establish its position in the economy it dominated four decades ago.
The Government Pharmaceutical Organization (GPO), which works under the Ministry of Public Health, is now hoping for approval from the military government to study the drug and sell it for medical purposes.
Police are baffled by the rising numbers of Chinese nationals, some of whom don’t speak or understand English, linked to marijuana grow houses that were raided by authorities in recent months throughout the U.S.
Authorities recently conducted raids in multiple counties including Sacramento, Yuba, Yolo and Placer, resulting in the arrest of several people with Chinese passports, many holding B-1 or B-2 visas, reported The Sacramento Bee.
Big Bang member T.O.P. has drawn flak for showing up in court with full makeup on his first day of trial.
The idol appeared on June 29 for the first time in public since his recovery from tranquilizer overdose.
Choi Seung hyun, AKA T.O.P, has been sentenced to 10 months in prison, suspended it for two years after pleading guilty to all charges related to his illegal use of marijuana at his court hearing held Friday, June 29.
The ruling means the Big Bang rapper won’t be going to prison unless he breaks the law again in the said period, reports ABS-CBN.
K-Pop Singer Son Ga-in is now the subject of investigation after she claimed that a friend of her actor boyfriend, Joo Ji-hoon, suggested she smoke marijuana, which is very illegal for recreational use in South Korea, for her depression and insomnia.
“Joo’s friend offered me marijuana. I was almost convinced to take it because I am mentally unstable,” said the member of K-pop girl band Brown Eyed Girls, according to The Korea Times, adding that she is now taking medical morphine for her condition.
Miami’s deputy city attorney, Barnaby Min, has been taking some heat after he compared the legalization of medical marijuana in the city to pedophilia.
The Miami Planning Zoning and Appeals Board gathered together on Wednesday night to come to an agreement on dealing with zoning regulations for allowing the sale of medical marijuana in retail outlets, HuffPost reported.
Many companies across America wouldn’t hire an applicant who admitted to smoking marijuana, but in Colorado, where pot is legal, some tech startups have embraced their workers’ cannabis consumption.
One of those startups is Denver-based Flowhub, which was founded in 2015 by Kyle Sherman and Chase Wiseman to develop software for cannabis growers and dispensaries. According to CNN, the company currently has 18 employees that often bring marijuana-infused edibles and drinks to work — smoking isn’t allowed in the building.
Weed smokers have more and better sex, according to the findings of a new survey.
Condom brand Skyn surveyed over 500,000 U.S. millennials about their sex lives and found that cannabis smokers seem to have more fun in the bedroom.
A new California startup makes it possible to electronically receive a state-issued Marijuana ID for $25.
EazeMD is a new service developed by marijuana delivery startup Eaze that plans to use video conferencing to sell legal cannabis identification cards via smartphones, tablets, laptops and computers, according to TechCrunch.
Although I don’t smoke weed and have never been inside a weed shop, I’ve always been interested in the business of cannabis. So on 4/20, when a friend of a friend invited me to his medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles, I jumped at the opportunity to, uh … research.
As long as you have the right licenses and operate as a nonprofit corporation, opening a medical marijuana dispensary is perfectly legal under California law. However, it’s still illegal under federal law, so the federal government could still try to shut you down. They may send threatening letters, scare your landlord into breaking your lease, have your utilities turned off or even have officials raid your store. This is why I can’t disclose the exact location of the dispensary I visited.