In a former colonial mansion in Jamaica, politicians huddle to discuss trying to ease marijuana laws in the land of the late reggae musician and cannabis evangelist Bob Marley.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
Minority lawmakers are mulling the legalization of marijuana for medical use and decriminalizing its possession to reduce the jailbirds in the country’s packed prisons.
Pounding drums, waving banners and shouting slogans, protesters in downtown Sao Paulo called for marijuana to be legalized in Brazil.
By Gene Johnson
Legal marijuana possession becomes a reality under Washington state law on Thursday, and some people planned to celebrate the new law by breaking it.