Canopy Growth Corp., the largest of Canada’s publicly traded marijuana companies, is preparing to export its expertise through a new Brazilian partnership.
Indonesia has executed six people -- including five foreign nationals -- for drug offenses, setting off a diplomatic storm.
Brazil will soon look into the possibility of legalizing the use of a marijuana derivative to treat people suffering from severe seizures.
For more than 30 years, marijuana fans and legalization supporters have marched on the first weekend in May in support of the cause. Despite legalization having occurred in Uruguay and the US states of Colorado and Washington, this year is no different.
A host of academic, legal, health, political and social figures are joining together to back a campaign to decriminalise drug use in Brazil, as tens of thousands of consumers uninvolved in the drug trade are currently jailed.
Colombia Decriminalizes Cocaine and Marijuana, As Latin American Momentum for Drug Policy Reform Continues
Colombia's Constitutional Court Friday approved the government's proposal to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cocaine and marijuana for personal use.
Document of Latin Judges on public policy in the area of drugs and human rights
The court ruled in favor of 'Marijuana Marches' as an expression of free speech, overturning several state bans. A wide array of free-speech activists joined one such march this weekend.
Brazilian riot police have fired tear gas to break up a protest in support of the legalization of marijuana in South America’s biggest city. Six people were detained.
Amid a growing Latin American backlash against the US-sponsored 'war on drugs', some South American states are preparing to decriminalize drugs.