In an attempt to convince the public that it's not a drug war, the Mexican government is trying to put a new linguistic spin on the country's ongoing conflict with the nation's drug cartels.
Juan Manuel Santos, incumbent President of Colombia, which has fought a long-time war on drugs with the support of the U.S., has just signed a public letter questioning that war on grounds of efficacy, cost, side effects, and fairness.
A United Kingdom commission made up of leading scientists, academics, law enforcement officers and other experts is recommending decriminalization of drug possession in small quantities and of cultivation of marijuana.
As I sat on the airplane after departing Amsterdam-Schipol airport heading back to Vancouver, I reflected on my three-week Europ
The unique cannabis coffee shop culture in The Netherlands is under threat from a Conservative government.
What about growing marijuana to pay off municipal debt? One Spanish village is putting the idea to a vote.
Germany’s socialist Left party is calling an expert hearing on “legalizing cannabis through the introduction of cannabis clubs” in the German parliament on Wednesday. The idea has met widespread rejection.
The leader of a new left-wing party in Poland threatened to light up a joint in Parliament on Friday — but just burned incense instead.
Foreigners traveling to the Netherlands will be barred from buying marijuana in so-called coffee shops next year, a move that could hurt tourism to the capital, Amsterdam.
Cannabis smokers in Switzerland will soon be allowed to grow up to four marijuana plants each at home to stop them buying drugs on the black market.