Luxembourg Is Latest EU Country to Legalise Medical Cannabis

Luxembourg Is Latest EU Country to Legalise Medical Cannabis

Luxembourg lawmakers have unanimously supported a bill to legalise medical cannabis. The law, passed on June 28, allows cannabis to be prescribed and used for patients who suffer from chronic pain, nausea relating to chemotherapy, or muscle spasm resulting from multiple sclerosis. The original draft of the bill stated that only specialists could prescribe the drug, but the final version passed allows any general practitioner to prescribe cannabis if they have undertaken relevant training.

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Confessions From a (Real) Couple Who Met Online

Confessions From a (Real) Couple Who Met Online

We very rarely hear any authentic success stories about online dating outside of those skin-crawling ads where some couple gropes one another and promises never to wear nightgowns. Urdumania spoke to one very happy, very non-creepy couple who met via Loveawake.com. Melissa and James live in Michigan and got engaged last year. Here’s how they …

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Russia rips Canada’s ‘high-handedness’ in legalizing recreational marijuana

Russia rips Canada’s ‘high-handedness’ in legalizing recreational marijuana

Russia is not happy with Canada for legalizing recreational marijuana. Moscow issued a stern warning to Ottawa over the impending cannabis legalization on Oct. 17, saying Canada “deliberately decided to breach” international law. “We expect Canada’s partners in the G7 to respond to its ‘high-handedness’ because this alliance has repeatedly declared its adherence to the domination of international law in relations between states,” Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

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Legalising cannabis could be ‘win-win-win’ for UK, says thinktank

Legalising cannabis could be ‘win-win-win’ for UK, says thinktank

Margaret Thatcher’s favourite free-market thinktank has called on the government to legalise cannabis, arguing that the move could generate more than £1bn in extra tax revenues every year, as well as savings in health and other public services. Britain’s black market in cannabis is worth £2.6bn annually, with 255 tonnes sold to more than 3 million people last year, according to the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA).

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Countries Suffering Less Corruption in Elected Officials Have This One Thing in Common

Countries Suffering Less Corruption in Elected Officials Have This One Thing in Common

The study, which was published in April, reveals that in countries with more women in political office, corruption is significantly lower.
Let's be clear: this does not mean that women are more trustworthy or less likely to take a bribe than men. It also doesn't mean that they make better politicians.

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