Medical marijuana gains ground globally

Medical marijuana gains ground globally

  Colombia became on Tuesday the latest in a growing number of nations around the world to legalise the use of cannabis for medical reasons. However the rules vary widely across continents, with some countries permitting cannabis cultivation and others only...
Cannabis opponents take a hit as top ethicist calls for legalization – Asa Kasher tells Knesset committee that Israel should ease red-tape on medical marijuana, allow regulated recreational use

Cannabis opponents take a hit as top ethicist calls for legalization – Asa Kasher tells Knesset committee that Israel should ease red-tape on medical marijuana, allow regulated recreational use

Raoul Wootliff Portrait of Professor Asa Kasher, in 2014. (Moshe Shai/FLASH90) Israel’s preeminent expert on ethics and philosphy voiced support Tuesday for easing limits on the use of medical marijuana and — with appropriate regulation — legalizing the drug for...
Chicago celebrity chef to make marijuana sweets

Chicago celebrity chef to make marijuana sweets

Associated Press Barry Brecheisen Mindy Segal  When Mindy Segal decided she wanted to work with marijuana, the James Beard award-winning pastry chef knew she could do so much better than that tired cliche — the brownie. Instead, she’ll tap her understanding of...