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News related to Cannabis

2020

April

Chile: Carabineros incautó más de dos toneladas de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 14, 2020)

United States charges Venezuelan president with 'narco-terrorism'
(Published on Apr 14, 2020)

México: Mujeres y consumo de drogas (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 14, 2020)

Coronavirus en Canadá: Grandes filas para comprar cannabis para la cuarentena (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 14, 2020)

United States: Marijuana Businesses, Struggling To Stay Open, Urge Governor To Declare Them "Essential"
(Published on Apr 14, 2020)

Estados Unidos: Ventas de marihuana están en auge en medio de la crisis del coronavirus (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 14, 2020)

Puerto Rico: Incrementa el uso de cannabis medicinal en la isla (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 14, 2020)

United States: After 4-year delay, DEA will review dozens of requests to grow marijuana for research
(Published on Apr 14, 2020)

Colombia logra primer producto de cannabis medicinal legal (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 14, 2020)

Estados Unidos: El Cártel de Los Soles, acusado de "inundar con cocaína" EEUU desde Venezuela (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 14, 2020)

Brasil localiza 1,1 toneladas de cocaína en un camión con guantes para el Covid-19 (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 14, 2020)

Bolivia: Aprehenden a 8 policías por el robo de 7 kilos de cocaína (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 14, 2020)

United States: Fentanyl Worth $113,000 Seized on I-8, Couple Arrested, Border Patrol Says
(Published on Apr 14, 2020)

México: Cultivo de amapola, el 'origen' de la heroína, cae 9% (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 14, 2020)

Argentina: Sedronar activó un plan de contingencia para atender a consumidores problemáticos durante la cuarentena total (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Apr 14, 2020)

March

At least 23 inmates killed in prison riot over coronavirus in Colombia
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

Perú incauta cocaína que era transportada en cubrebocas a Hong Kong (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

Canadá: Investigación quebequense sobre el cannabis muestra leve aumento del consumo (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

Colombia: Cuidar los cupos de exportación de cannabis medicinal (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

United States: Maine issues first recreational marijuana business license
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

United States: Fentanyl pill lab discovered in Pamlico Plantation
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

United States: Fentanyl Epidemic, Opiate addiction fueling uptick in fentanyl overdoses
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

México: Auditoría Superior de la Federación detectó tráfico de fentanilo y morfina desde el Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

México: Reportan casos de sobredosis de fentanilo en Sonora (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

Bandas de Brasil se convierten en grandes exportadoras de cocaína hacia Europa (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

Incautan 461 kilogramos de cocaína en pista aérea secreta en Paraguay (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

Decomisan 700 paquetes de cocaína en Dominicana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

Mexico: Sinaloa Cartel Drug Traffickers Explain Why Coronavirus Is Very Bad for Their Business
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

Argentina: El consumo de paco en Salta quintuplica la media nacional (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

México: Desconocen cuántas drogas nuevas circulan en Juárez (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

Argentina: Adicciones, según SEDRONAR, las mujeres piden más ayuda, pero para otros (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

United States: Is Marijuana an ‘Essential’ Like Milk or Bread? Some States Say Yes
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

United States: Fake percocet pills packing fentanyl
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

Aprueban dictamen para despenalizar la marihuana en México (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

Argentina: Piden la emergencia en adicciones en Jujuy (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 26, 2020)

El Legislativo mexicano, bajo presión por la regulación del cannabis (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

Preparaciones magistrales a base de cannabis ya se pueden vender en Colombia (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

La ONU, preocupada por la legalización de la marihuana "medicinal" y "recreativa" (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

Jamaica: CLA expects major growth in medical ganja industry this year
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

Bus de turismo intentó cruzar al Brasil con un megacargamento de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

United States: House passes legal marijuana market bill
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

Florida measure caps THC levels at 10 percent for underage medical marijuana patients
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

United States: Alabama medical marijuana bill passes out of Senate committee
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

Argentina: Corrientes y Jujuy articularán un proyecto para producir cannabis medicinal (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

Paraguay inicia entrega de licencias para cannabis medicinal (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

Mexico: Por qué Zacatecas tiene un papel tan importante en el tráfico de fentanilo (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

México: ¿Cómo se 'cocina' el fentanilo? AMLO propone exposición de laboratorios en el Zócalo (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

United States: Fake oxycodone pills containing deadly fentanyl raise alarms with Twin Cities health and law enforcement officials
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

United States: Fentanyl overdoses keep increasing in King County
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

México: Así opera la industria de producción y exportación de fentanilo en Sinaloa (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

Mexico: How the Sinaloa cartel makes fentanyl and ships it to the United States.
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

Carteles mexicanos controlan el multimillonario negocio del fentanilo (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

Panista asegura que la legalización de la marihuana no traerá nada bueno a México (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

Chile entre los "países de salida" de cocaína por vía marítima (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 10, 2020)

La legalización del cannabis en México se reactiva con una nueva de propuesta de ley (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

México: Propuesta de legalización de marihuana incluye entrega gratis sólo “con fines médicos” (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

Colombia: Exportación de cannabis medicinal, en pausa (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

Paraguay: Ejecutivo amplía a diez el límite de licencias para producir e industrializar cannabis (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

Cannabis en Uruguay: 600.000 transacciones en farmacias y US$ 30 millones (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

Policía de Guatemala decomisa 1.700 kilos de cocaína hallada en un bosque (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

El ejército mexicano incautó una tonelada de cocaína en un jet privado proveniente de Argentina (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

Policía decomisa 420 kilos de cocaína en Caribe guatemalteco (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

United States: Overdose deaths down nationally, but spike in Massachusetts
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

El consumo de fentanilo ya representa un grave problema en el noroeste de México (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

United States: San Francisco Heroin, Fentanyl Overdose Deaths Double in 2019: Report
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

Estados Unidos: Las muertes por sobredosis de heroína y fentanilo crecieron más del doble el último año en San Francisco (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

United States: House passes bill to extend temporary ban on fentanyl look-alikes for 15 months
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

United States: Drug overdoses decline, but fentanyl-related deaths on the rise
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

United States: Seattle mayor announces new efforts to combat growing fentanyl crisis
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

United States: DEA Releases 2019 National Drug Threat Assessment
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

United States: Santa Cruz decriminalizes magic mushrooms and other natural psychedelics,making it the third US city to take such a step
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

México crea Consejo de Cannabis (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

United States: Utah medical marijuana program on track, starting small
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

Cómo operan los carteles de México y China para vender fentanilo en Estados Unidos (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Mar 9, 2020)

February

United States: Medical marijuana bill passes Kentucky House committee
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

New Mexico bid for recreational marijuana is all but doomed
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

United States: Nearly 66,000 marijuana convictions in Los Angeles County will be dismissed, district attorney says
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

Estados Unidos: Desestimarán más de 60,000 casos por condenas de marihuana en Los Ángeles (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

Trinidad: Ganja flooding schools, call the cops, says Ministry
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

México: FGR desmanteló invernadero de marihuana en Nuevo León (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

Uruguay: Nuevos permisos llevan producción de marihuana legal a seis toneladas anuales (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

Estados Unidos incauta 9.000 kilos de cocaína en altamar (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

Colombia: Hasta en condones distribuyen drogas sintéticas en Barranquilla (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

Argentina: La crítica al adicto cambia según el género: “se apunta más a señalar con el dedo a la mujer” (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

Uruguay: Junta Nacional de Drogas presentó guía que aborda problemática del narcotráfico en mujeres (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

United States: Psilocybin panel meets in Denver
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

The growing push for medical use of psilocybin in Canada
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

Rep. Dominicana: DNCD desarticula red de narcotráfico que reclutaba extranjeros como mulas (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

México: SSA atiende riesgos de inicio de adicciones (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

Argentina: El Gobierno confirma que prepara un proyecto de ley para despenalizar la marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

United States: Opioid overdose deaths flat despite surge in fentanyl
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

México: Decomisan ampolletas con fentanilo en aeropuerto de Querétaro (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

Colombia: Comercialización de fentanilo tiene en alertas a las autoridades (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

Costa Rica's largest drugs bust nets five tonnes of cocaine bound for Netherlands
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

Costa Rica hace la incautación más grande de cocaína de su historia (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

Jamaica: Ganja growers want answers
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

México: Fentanilo y cristal causan la mitad de muertes en adictos (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 25, 2020)

Argentina: Gabriela Torres es la nueva titular de la SEDRONAR (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 10, 2020)

México: La regulación del cannabis llega a su debate final (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 10, 2020)

Autoridades paraguayas destruyen más de 78 toneladas de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 10, 2020)

Jamaica closer to exporting medical marijuana
(Published on Feb 10, 2020)

United States: New York governor renews effort to legalize recreational marijuana
(Published on Feb 10, 2020)

Argentina: Cannabis legal: el Gobierno ya piensa un proyecto para despenalizar la tenencia y el autocultivo para uso adulto (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 10, 2020)

United States: Lawmakers express alarm over rise in cocaine overdose deaths
(Published on Feb 10, 2020)

United States: House panel set to examine federal marijuana policies
(Published on Feb 10, 2020)

Portugal incauta 825 kg de cocaína proveniente de Sudamérica (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 10, 2020)

Bolivia: Interceptadas 1,4 toneladas de cocaína pura en Bolivia (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 10, 2020)

United States: Expiring tool to fight fentanyl saved in Senate but faces uncertain future in House
(Published on Feb 10, 2020)

Fentanyl, heroin overdoses in San Francisco more than doubled in 2019
(Published on Feb 10, 2020)

México y EE UU ponen el foco sobre el fentanilo en el combate contra las drogas (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 10, 2020)

República Dominicana: DNCD firma acuerdo con Italia para combatir tráfico ilícito de estupefacientes (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Feb 10, 2020)

January

Jamaica: Five charged after massive ganja bust
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

Uruguay seizes record 6 tonnes of cocaine at port and ranch
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

Mexico: Perfilan este mes discutir dictamen sobre cannabis (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

Barbados boards marijuana train
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

2020 será el año de la cannabis en México: Secretaría de Salud emitirá reglamento para uso medicinal de marihuana (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

Estados Unidos: Illinois, venta legal de cannabis genera casi $3.2 millones en un solo día (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

Illinois: Governor JB Pritzker issues 11K pardons for marijuana convictions
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

United States: Utah awards medical cannabis ‘pharmacy’ licenses
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

Estados Unidos: Utah elige empresas y lugares para farmacias de marihuana medicinal (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

Gobierno creó el Centro Uruguayo de Estudios Avanzados en Cannabis (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

United States: The first week of legal marijuana sales in Illinois brought in nearly $11 million
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

United States: South Dakotans To Vote On Legalizing Recreational Marijuana
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

United States: A devastating trend: Fentanyl-laced cocaine overdoses raise major concerns across Ohio, new analysis shows
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

México: La UIF detectó una red de lavado de dinero que involucra a la mafia china con los cárteles mexicanos (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

It's in the bananas: Portugal finds another big cocaine haul
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

Argentina: Alertan por un aumento en el uso de drogas inyectables (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

Uruguay incauta 4,4 toneladas de cocaína en el puerto de Montevideo, una cifra récord (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

Costa Rica detiene 3 ecuatorianos con 300 kilos de cocaína en semisumergible (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

Colombia: Alerta por la aparición de nuevas sustancias psicoactivas (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

Argentina: Drogas: cuando las bandas narco eligen a mujeres vulnerables como "mulas" (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

United States: Gender Differences Should Inform Opioid Treatment, Says Study
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

México: En un año asegura Sedena droga con valor de más de 125 millones de pesos (available only in Spanish)
(Published on Jan 16, 2020)

Green Light to Light Up: Marijuana Law in Trinidad And Tobago to Take Effect Before Christmas
(Published on Jan 13, 2020)

Trinidad and Tobago proposes to decriminalize, establish Cannabis Economy
(Published on Jan 13, 2020)

Patients rally in Ecuador for legal use of medical cannabis
(Published on Jan 13, 2020)

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