Tampa decriminalizes marijuana

Tampa votes to decriminalize marijuana

TAMPA, FL (WFLA) – The City of Tampa passed an ordinance Thursday that will lessen the punishment for possessing marijuana within city limits. The city council passed the measure with a vote of 5 to...
Illinois decriminalizes marijuana

Rauner OKs decriminalizing possession of small amounts of pot in Illinois

Possession of small amounts of marijuana is now a civil offense across Illinois, punishable only by fines — not jail time.Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation decriminalizing small amounts of pot on Friday, after...
Fionn Masterson at Bluebird Botanicals

DEA eases restriction on research of marijuana chemical CBD

Studying a non-psychoactive compound found in marijuana will be slightly easier for researchers after the Drug Enforcement Administration announced a small regulatory change on Wednesday.The change applies to a substance called cannabidiol, or CBD....
A cannabis farm in Ferrey Road, Fazakerley.

Man arrested after police discover £800,000 cannabis farm

A cannabis farm spread across seven rooms and worth an estimated £800,000 a year was discovered in Liverpool today.Officers raided the Fazakerley property this morning, finding the “sophisticated” set up and arresting an 18-year-old...
Crocodiles guard cannabis stash

Crocodiles found guarding drug money in Amsterdam

Synthetic drug traffickers in Amsterdam have been using large crocodiles to guard their money, according to a police report on Friday. The beasts were found when police conducted raids on six houses in Amsterdam and...
Industrial Hemp Field

Colorado to certify industrial hemp seeds in an initiative touted as first in the...

Colorado, already a national leader in hemp cultivation, is pushing forward with a plan to certify seed, in part to ensure THC levels, the active ingredient in marijuana, do not exceed legal levels."We've always...