Over 60 Jamaican school kids hospitalised after eating cannabis rainbow candy
The education minister shared an image showing a colorful packet of 'full throttle rainbow sour belts,' each containing 100 milligrams of THC - considered a strong dose for experienced adults.
Thai lawmakers plan fresh push to tighten use of cannabis
Thailand became the first country in Southeast Asia to decriminalise cannabis, but in the absence of specific measures, the government had to hastily issue rules to prevent its unchecked use, particularly among children.
Thai PM: 'I don't agree with recreational use' of cannabis
The country's cannabis industry is projected to be worth up to US$1.2 billion over the next few years, with thousands of businesses springing up since the legalisation of the consumption and growing of the drug.
Appeals court upholds businessman's death sentence for drug trafficking
Mohammad Firdaus Mohsin has one more avenue of appeal – the Federal Court.
Altria-backed cannabis producer Cronos explores sale, sources say
The sale talks involving Cronos come at a time of uncertainty for the cannabis industry, as more favorable regulatory regimes in North America have fueled fierce competition among a growing field of companies.
Thai cannabis sector spooked as election winner mulls reversing legalisation
Thousands of businesses have sprung up since the legalisation of the consumption and growing of the drug, with shops in Bangkok and other tourist areas offering 'Best Buds' to delighted tourists and Thai smokers.
In-depth study needed on medical use of cannabis, says PM
Anwar Ibrahim says issues to be discussed include the control of the substance if it is legalised for medical purposes.
Talks to be held with health ministry on medicinal potential of cannabis, says DPM
Fadillah Yusof says he has received presentations on the potential of the plants by several industry players and associations related to cannabis and hemp.
After exposé, local ganja shop asks customers for video verification
Customers are urged to 'verify' themselves in order to stay in the group and unlock other perks and benefits.
'Now Everyone Can Smoke' as Malaysian drug dealers head online
Social media apps like Instagram and Telegram are popular platforms for anonymous transactions involving illicit drugs.
Germany to legalise cannabis use for recreational purposes
Acquiring and possessing up to 20 to 30g of recreational cannabis for personal consumption will also be made legal.
US basketball star Griner's 9-year drug sentence upheld in Russia
Griner and her lawyers had asked for acquittal or at least a reduction in her sentence, which they said was disproportionate to the offence and at odds with Russian judicial practice.