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Thailand could legalise medical weed as early as next week

THIALAND’S Public Health Ministry has rolled out plans to make the medical use of marijuana legal by next month, as the kingdom looks to cash in on a multi-billion dollar industry. If the government pulls through with the plan, Thailand will be joining several other countries to legalise medicinal cannabis, …

Quote of the Day

“If we’re successful, it’s the beginning of the end of the war on marijuana.” ~GAVIN NEWSOM, the lieutenant governor of California, on the state’s efforts to legalize recreational pot. Source: Quotation of the Day – The New York Times

Quote of the Day

“In California, especially in Humboldt, we have a code of conduct: Respect the land and respect the people. I don’t want that culture to be replaced by guys in $5,000 suits.” ~PATRICK MURPHY, a cannabis farmer in Humboldt County in northwest California, on how he had seen a corporate takeover …

Will Big Tobacco become Big Marijuana?

DENVER — While federal law makes their entire industry illegal, many marijuana store owners, growers and retailers fear something completely different: Big Tobacco. Today, most legal recreational marijuana operations are small, limited to a single state and barred from ever getting large by regulators who want to keep a close …