Five U.S. states pass legal marijuana measures

World / Politics Nov 5, 2020

Five U.S. states pass legal marijuana measures

by Brenna Goth

Legal marijuana is becoming the American norm as ballot measures passed in Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota, adding to the 44 states that already allow it for medical or recreational purposes. Adult-use pot will be legal in 15 states. The measures were among ...

Political party says 'give medical pot a chance'

National / Politics Jul 8, 2016

Political party says 'give medical pot a chance'

Japan prides itself on having a low tolerance for guns and drugs, but a tiny political party has become the first to adopt an election pledge of scrapping the research ban on medical use of marijuana. Proponents say such use could ease cancer-related pain, prevent ...