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US House of Representatives approves bill to decriminalise cannabis at federal level
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US House of Representatives approves bill to decriminalise cannabis at federal level

Dec 5th 2020, 7:42 AM 16,601 Views 49 Comments

The bill, which passed 228-164, will now go to the Republican-controlled Senate.

US state of New Jersey votes to legalise recreational marijuana
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US state of New Jersey votes to legalise recreational marijuana

Nov 4th 2020, 3:01 AM 10,563 Views 7 Comments

It is the 12th state in the US to do so.

Drug-dealing rickshaw drivers are stashing socks full of cocaine and pills around Dublin streets
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Drug-dealing rickshaw drivers are stashing socks full of cocaine and pills around Dublin streets

Jun 25th 2019, 8:30 PM 50,766 Views 65 Comments

Cannabis, ketamine, cocaine and ecstasy tablets were part of a particular find on Friday.

Dublin City Council to spend half a million euro on a 'weed control service'
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Dublin City Council to spend half a million euro on a 'weed control service'

Dec 2nd 2018, 4:00 PM 19,093 Views 66 Comments

“Total weed control” is required on the 1,051km of road and 94km of laneways under the remit of the council.

Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately
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Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately

Oct 17th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,324 Views 19 Comments

Medical marijuana dispensaries are already common in parts of the country.

Canadian MPs vote to legalise cannabis for recreational use
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Canadian MPs vote to legalise cannabis for recreational use

Jun 19th 2018, 7:31 AM 17,571 Views 57 Comments

Legalising weed was a 2015 campaign promise of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Elderly couple said $330,000-worth of marijuana was for Christmas presents
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Elderly couple said $330,000-worth of marijuana was for Christmas presents

Dec 23rd 2017, 2:22 PM 23,733 Views 0 Comments

Patrick and Barbara Jiron brought 27kg of marijuana on a cross-country road trip in the US.

Switzerland is selling legal cannabis that contains potential health benefits but without the high
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Switzerland is selling legal cannabis that contains potential health benefits but without the high

Apr 22nd 2017, 9:30 AM 29,420 Views 33 Comments

“With this stuff, I feel the same relaxation as before, but since there is no high, I can still get things done and play with my kids.”

These three Irish mams trying weed for the first time in Amsterdam is a joyous thing
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# To Be Blunt

These three Irish mams trying weed for the first time in Amsterdam is a joyous thing

Apr 21st 2017, 8:42 AM 9,808 Views 3 Comments

“There’s a funny taste off it… you know the sage stuff you put in chicken”

Cannabis users to be fined as Israel approves partial decriminalisation of drug
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Cannabis users to be fined as Israel approves partial decriminalisation of drug

Mar 6th 2017, 10:30 PM 10,584 Views 36 Comments

First time users will now be hit with a €255 fine instead of a conviction.

A prankster made some slight changes to the Hollywood sign overnight
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A prankster made some slight changes to the Hollywood sign overnight

Jan 1st 2017, 6:15 PM 26,251 Views 15 Comments

It now reads Hollyweed, after the state passed a vote with legalised the recreational use of marijuana.

Police in US warn people against accidentally eating cannabis-infused sweets
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Police in US warn people against accidentally eating cannabis-infused sweets

Oct 18th 2016, 1:52 PM 11,986 Views 21 Comments

‘Which gummy bears are infused with marijuana?’

Two women detained as Gardaí seize €150,000 worth of cannabis
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Two women detained as Gardaí seize €150,000 worth of cannabis

Sep 1st 2016, 8:24 PM 24,125 Views 58 Comments

A search of a rural dwelling found a highly sophisticated grow house featuring cannabis plants in various stages of growth.

Man sentenced to two years for slashing ex-girlfriend's brother with a kitchen knife
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Man sentenced to two years for slashing ex-girlfriend's brother with a kitchen knife

Jul 21st 2016, 6:05 AM 16,737 Views 51 Comments

Christopher Byrne (29) of Coolock, Dublin was acting under a “cloud of anger” when he left the teenager in a pool of blood.

Weed makes you less likely to feel rewards
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Weed makes you less likely to feel rewards

Jul 10th 2016, 7:45 AM 18,113 Views 38 Comments

It suggests the drug “hijacks” the rewards system.

Ad makers defend anti-marijuana campaign after ridicule
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Ad makers defend anti-marijuana campaign after ridicule

Dec 28th 2015, 8:55 PM 14,494 Views 19 Comments

A host of parody videos have been doing the rounds.

'I found that nothing worked, except cannabis': Who are Ireland's marijuana users?
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# Freeing The Weed?

'I found that nothing worked, except cannabis': Who are Ireland's marijuana users?

Nov 22nd 2015, 9:30 PM 53,702 Views 106 Comments

Users tell TheJournal.ie about their experiences.

New York's police chief fulfilled every weed-smoker's worst nightmare this week
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New York's police chief fulfilled every weed-smoker's worst nightmare this week

Oct 9th 2015, 11:26 PM 30,270 Views 41 Comments

Bill Bratton grabbed a joint off a schoolgirl on the street, and threw it in a sewer. Could you imagine?

A hidden 'forest of cannabis' was found in London
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A hidden 'forest of cannabis' was found in London

Sep 25th 2015, 8:12 PM 20,913 Views 28 Comments

There were around 150 plants in total.

Man jailed for trying to sell dirty socks as weed
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Man jailed for trying to sell dirty socks as weed

Sep 4th 2015, 8:17 PM 12,512 Views 12 Comments

As you do.

9 favourite activities people do when they're stoned
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# Blazing Squad

9 favourite activities people do when they're stoned

Apr 21st 2015, 11:20 AM 6,018 Views 0 Comments

Because they got high, because they got high…

Skunk is becoming more and more of a problem in Ireland  - it is not 'simply cannabis'
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Skunk is becoming more and more of a problem in Ireland - it is not 'simply cannabis'

Mar 5th 2015, 3:15 PM 48,831 Views 163 Comments

Immediate action is needed to tackle the issue, drug campaigners say.

Seth Rogen responded brilliantly to an article that claimed his pot was stinking out the place
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# Stench

Seth Rogen responded brilliantly to an article that claimed his pot was stinking out the place

Mar 5th 2015, 10:47 AM 3,902 Views 1 Comment

Not happy at all.

Ben & Jerry's might start selling cannabis-infused ice cream
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Ben & Jerry's might start selling cannabis-infused ice cream

Mar 4th 2015, 6:00 PM 8,455 Views 29 Comments

The duo said they’re all for combining peoples’ pleasures.

Poll: Have your views on cannabis legalisation changed?
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Poll: Have your views on cannabis legalisation changed?

Feb 25th 2015, 8:04 AM 18,593 Views 133 Comments

A number of countries have decriminalised cannabis in the past year.

Singer hits back after E! host says dreadlocks could 'smell of weed'
# Fashion Police
# Fashion Police

Singer hits back after E! host says dreadlocks could 'smell of weed'

Feb 24th 2015, 3:45 PM 7,347 Views 5 Comments

Guiliana Rancic made the comments on E!’s Fashion Police show.

Police catch cannabis growers after spotting snow-free roof
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Police catch cannabis growers after spotting snow-free roof

Feb 13th 2015, 11:33 AM 25,341 Views 32 Comments

Growing more than five plants is illegal in the Netherlands.

Weird Wide Web: A dating app for weed smokers, self-driving cabs and Irish YouTube porn
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# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: A dating app for weed smokers, self-driving cabs and Irish YouTube porn

Feb 8th 2015, 11:30 AM 23,264 Views 8 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

All this man does is smoke weed... and appear on the news
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# Weed

All this man does is smoke weed... and appear on the news

Dec 10th 2014, 1:46 PM 2,384 Views 0 Comments

Hey, at least he’s honest.

This video of three adorable grannies smoking weed for the first time is going mega viral
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# Munchies

This video of three adorable grannies smoking weed for the first time is going mega viral

Nov 20th 2014, 7:53 AM 6,001 Views 0 Comments

“I would do it again.”

Most young Irish people think that cannabis should be legalised
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Most young Irish people think that cannabis should be legalised

Aug 22nd 2014, 1:22 PM 16,072 Views 145 Comments

A new study by the European Commission has also found that use of legal highs was three times the European average.

Regular marijuana use is "bad for teens' brains"
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Regular marijuana use is "bad for teens' brains"

Aug 20th 2014, 6:45 AM 9,459 Views 79 Comments

That is the opinion of the American Psychological Association.

Men pulled over with marijuana plant sticking out of window
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# Toking The Piss

Men pulled over with marijuana plant sticking out of window

Aug 7th 2014, 8:06 AM 3,122 Views 3 Comments

High stakes.

New app delivers medical marijuana to customer's door in 10 minutes
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New app delivers medical marijuana to customer's door in 10 minutes

Aug 3rd 2014, 4:00 PM 14,163 Views 33 Comments

A new service is delivering cannabis to the people of San Francisco in less time than it takes to order a pizza.

This lovely flower is getting sheep high...and then killing them
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This lovely flower is getting sheep high...and then killing them

Jun 15th 2014, 9:15 AM 14,233 Views 12 Comments

The Darling Pea is not so darling… it gets the sheep star gazing and spaced out but eventually kills them.

The positives and negatives: How marijuana affects your brain and body
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The positives and negatives: How marijuana affects your brain and body

Jan 11th 2014, 5:00 PM 931,926 Views 164 Comments

While there are recreational uses and recognised medical applications of the drug, it can also be damaging to our bodies and minds.

Miley Cyrus smoked a spliff on stage at the MTV EMAs last night
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# Just Being Miley

Miley Cyrus smoked a spliff on stage at the MTV EMAs last night

Nov 11th 2013, 8:02 AM 2,913 Views 5 Comments

Or at least it certainly looks like she did.

Police reply to man looking for a spliff on Twitter
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# Busted

Police reply to man looking for a spliff on Twitter

Aug 14th 2013, 12:21 PM 5,798 Views 4 Comments

He wasn’t serious though…seriously.

How you get high: What marijuana does to your brain
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How you get high: What marijuana does to your brain

Apr 27th 2013, 5:00 PM 33,377 Views 126 Comments

Leave aside the legal/illegal debate right now – if you do smoke weed, do you know exactly how it works on the body?

Bressie clarifies 'legalisation of cannabis' comments
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# Bressie

Bressie clarifies 'legalisation of cannabis' comments

Apr 3rd 2013, 2:16 PM 3,984 Views 17 Comments

Niall Breslin has said that comments he made in a Hot Press interview have been “twisted”.

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