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Colombia to legalize weed in plan to become a big exporter of medical marijuana

Source : http://qz.com/549542/a-country-notorious-for-drug-trafficking-wants-to-become-a-big-exporter-of-legal-weed/ Colombia, one of the world’s top drug producers, is about to legalize medical marijuana. Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos told the BBC (link in Spanish) on Nov. 13 that he would sign a decree regulating the use, production, and export of medicinal marijuana sometime this week. “There’s big ...

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Trudeau Gives Justice Minister Mandate To Legalize Cannabis

Source : https://www.civilized.life/trudeau-gives-justice-minister-mandate-to-legalize-1453717497.html Canada is officially on the road to legalization. In a letter outlining her responsibilities, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has instructed Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to begin the process of legalizing and regulating cannabis in Canada. The letter to Wilson-Raybould (pictured above with Trudeau) reads, « I will expect you ...

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Colombia to legalize commercial sale of medical marijuana

Source : http://www.aol.com/article/2015/11/12/colombia-to-legalize-commercial-sale-of-medical-marijuana/21264361/ Colombia’s government plans to legalize the cultivation and sale of marijuana for medicinal and scientific purposes, officials said Thursday in a surprise shift by the longtime U.S. ally in the war on drugs. The change is coming in an executive decree that President Juan Manuel Santos will soon ...

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The Push for Legal Marijuana Spreads

Source : http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/06/opinion/the-push-for-legal-marijuana-spreads.html?_r=1 Support for making marijuana legal is increasing around the world, and that is a good thing. Earlier this week, the Mexican Supreme Court opened the door to legalizing the drug by giving four plaintiffs the right to grow cannabis for personal use. In Canada, the newly sworn in ...

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Reports from Kuala Lumpur

If you had no chance to attend the International Harm Reduction Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 18th to 21th of October, don’t worry! The Drugreporter video advocy team was there to film the event. We produced a short movie about the conference that was screened at the closing session. ...

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Peer workers improve drug users’ engagement with HIV care in Ukraine

Source : http://www.aidsmap.com/page/3008264 An innovative programme in which peer outreach workers use a case management approach to help HIV-positive people who inject drugs to engage with medical services and to begin antiretroviral therapy appears to be paying off, according to early results presented to the 24th International Harm Reduction Conference in ...

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