MMJ Moves Forward in South Africa

The cannabis revolution continues to march forward across the globe. In South Africa, where the plant known as “dagga” has long been both cherished and banned, medical marijuana may be just over the horizon. South Africa appears to be on the verge of recognizing cannabis as a legitimate medicine, with the creation of a permitting…

Obama Calls for Dramatic Cannabis Reform

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone magazine, president Barack Obama took a clear, pro-decriminalization stance on cannabis. His latest statements stand in stark contrast with his administration’s increasingly hands-off but ultimately noncommittal stance. In his most pro-cannabis statements of the decade, President Obama deviated from the moderate, wait-and-see tone he’s previously employed and leaned hard…