U.S. and Mexico to set up joint team to fight drug cartels

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 02:00 GMT

U.S. and Mexican law enforcement authorities will set up a joint team based in Chicago targeting the leaders and finances of drug cartels.

U.S. Justice Dept seizes over 100 homes in crackdown on marijuana operation

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 - 02:20 GMT

U.S. law enforcement agencies seized over 100 homes in the Sacramento.

Vermont becomes ninth U.S. state to legalize marijuana

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 - 11:38 GMT

Vermont became the ninth U.S. state and third in the Northeast to legalize recreational marijuana use on Monday.

Trump administration rescinds Obama-era marijuana enforcement policy

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 - 06:08 GMT

The U.S. Justice Department rescinded an Obama administration policy that had eased enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized the drug.

Australia green-lights medicinal cannabis exports

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 - 11:30 GMT

The country's first medical marijuana farm received its growers' licence in March last year and others have followed, with the government seeing a big future for the industry.

Little evidence shows cannabis helps chronic pain or PTSD

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 - 10:11 GMT

Even though pain and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are among the most common reasons people use medical marijuana in the U.S.

Pet owners turn to cannabis to help treat various ailments

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 - 08:41 GMT

It's early morning, just after breakfast, and six-year-old Cayley is wide awake, eagerly anticipating her daily dose of cannabis.

21 feddans of marijuana torched in South Sinai

Sat, 27 May 2017 - 05:43 GMT

Twenty-one marijuana feddans were torched in South Sinai over a week by the security forces.

Judge sentenced to life in prison for drug possession

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 - 08:44 GMT

The Suez Criminal Court sentenced a judge to life in prison and a 500,000 EGP fine on Saturday for possession and trafficking of cannabis.