Russia is not exactly known for its cannabis acceptance.
The Russian government has threatened to ban Wikipedia over a page explaining charas, a hashish type of cannabis.
About 500 plants were being cultivated in neat rows, concealed from prying eyes behind the island's tall rushes, Russia's Lenta.ru news website reports.
CANNABIS CULTURE - I've been informed that in between sheaves of wheat depicted on the Peoples Friendship Fountain in Moscow are sunflowers and cannabis leaves.
CANNABIS CULTURE - The first US Gold Medal at the Sochi Olympics went to 20-year-old Sage Kotsenburg, who hadn't even been expected to make the team.
A flesh-rotting drug is eye-popping, but the real story should ask why we aren’t doing more to help impoverished addicts.
Alex Timofeev has lived in Madison, WI for two decades. But he could be permanently sent back to Russia for smoking marijuana as a teenager.
Russia may soon authorize the cultivation of hemp - otherwise known as cannabis sativa - for agricultural and industrial needs, Russia's Federal Drug Control Service said on Friday.
Russia should criminalize drug use, confiscate land used for the cultivation of cannabis and close the Central Asian border in order to combat drug trafficking, the head of the Federal Drug Control Service, Viktor Ivanov, said Wednesday.
CANNABIS CULTURE - Moscow is a monumental, chaotic and cosmopolitan city, where consumers of cannabis and other drugs are treated like Enemies of the State.