Mexico Legalizes MMJ

By Lisa Rough A decree issued by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto today confirmed that Mexico has legalized cannabis for medicinal use after overwhelming support from Mexico’s Lower House of Congress. First reported by Jon Hiltz at Marijuana.com, the decree arrived after months of speculation. Peña Nieto was once a vehement opponent…

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Ganja Growers Go Green

An industry long haunted by negative connotations and a lack of sound research finds new opportunities in sustainability. VIEW IMAGES Marijuana plants are harvested for sale in states that have legalized medicinal and/or recreational use. PHOTOGRAPH BY LYNN JOHNSON, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CREATIVE By Austa Somvichian-Clausen In the U.S., one square foot…

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War On Cannabis Gets Hot

Illegal marijuana plants stand as a helicopter circles above in Midway, Kentucky, U.S. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg BY: Debra Borchardt ,  The war on drugs or at least the cannabis industry is heating up and certain to create even more nervousness among cannabis investors. While the Department of Justice has its hands…

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