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South Africa Legalises Private Use Of Marijuana

South Africa’s Constitutional Court legalised the private use of marijuana on Tuesday, 18th of September. The ruling came after a provincial high court in 2017 found out that the use of cannabis in private space should be allowed because laws against it were inconsistent with the country’s constitution. The state appealed to the Constitutional Court, which…

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I Sell Marijuana Because There Is No Job In The Country – Suspect Reveals

 Abdullahi Sheidu who allegedly trades in marijuana was arrested by National Drug Law Enforcement Agency yesterday being Thursday, 13th September 2018. The suspect blamed his involvement in the business on the lack of job in the country and that the current hard times in Kogi State led him into hard drugs for survival. Sheidu, disclosed that…

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Canada Legalizes Recreational Use Of Marijuana

Residents of Canada will be able to use marijuana without the worry of law enforcement, as the country’s senate has passed a bill legalizing the recreational use of the drug. Canada becomes the second country to legalize the drug nationwide, following Uruguay in 2013. The country’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that people will be able to…

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Police Officers In Argentina Say Mice Ate Missing Marijuana

Police officers in Argentina have claimed mice ate 540kg of marijuana which disappeared from a police warehouse, Guardian reports, adding that eight officers have been dismissed following the discovery. 6,000kg of marijuana has been in storage for 2 years, but when officers returned for inspection, only 5,460kg was found. Police officers who were questioned by Judge Adrián González…

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UN Advises Nigeria To Legalise Marijuana Use For Medical Purposes

The United Nations (UN) has approved its use for medical purposes and has urged Nigeria to legalise its use for same purpose, Vanguard reports. Harsheth Kaur Virk, the Project Officer of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime in Nigeria made this known in a one-day public hearing held by the Senate Committee on Drugs, Narcotics and Health on…

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U.S. Border Officers Seize More Than A Ton Of Marijuana Concealed In Fake Carrots

  United States border officers on Sunday discovered 2,493 pounds of marijuana stuffed into ake carrots which were then mixed up with fresh carrots for shipment into the states from Mexico. According to CNN, “the truck hauling the produce crossed the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge along the Texas-Mexico border near the Gulf of Mexico. The imaging…

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Jackie Chan’s Son Jaycee Arrested For Possession Of Marijuana In Beijing

Jaycee Chan, the 32-year-old son of action movie star, Jackie Chan was arrested in Beijing for possession of marijuana. Beijing police said they had found over three-and-a-half ounces of the drug at 32-year-old Jaycee’s house in Beijing and that he had also tested positive for the drug. The police also said the younger Mr Chan,…

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