By Cristina Arreola | 05/05/2015 - 09:30
The governor of Puerto Rico signed an executive order permitting the use of medical marijuana in the territory. The order, signed on Sunday, went into effect immediately.
By Cristina Arreola | 04/15/2014 - 10:39
A California teenager faces deportation after selling pot brownies to raise money to buy a prom dress.
By Latina Staff | 11/11/2013 - 13:36
Miley Cyrus has once again managed to gain everybody's attention! According to USA Today, the 20-year-old singer was busy smoking a joint on stage as she accepted the award for Best Music Video at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards over the weekend. MTV later censored out Cyrus' marijuana moment when it aired the EMA's in the U.S. on Sunday night.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/24/2013 - 10:39
A recent poll conducted by Gallup revealed that for the first time, a large portion of Americans are in favor of legalizing marijuana.
According to the poll, 58 percent of Americans feel marijuana should be legalized, in comparison to only 12 percent who were in favor of it in 1969 -- the year the question was first asked by Gallup.
In the 1970s, support for marijuana legalization grew to 28 percent. Fast forward to 2011, 50 percent of Americans were in favor.
By Cristina Arreola | 10/16/2013 - 11:30
You know that smoky haze that hangs over Mexico City? Soon, the pollution from traffic won’t be the only cause!
According to the Huffington Post, legislators in Mexico City are planning to draft a bill that would decriminalize marijuana use in the city. Lawmakers are pushing to make it legal to carry up to 30 grams, or just over an ounce, of the drug.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/27/2013 - 09:39
Diego Luna and Gael Garcia Bernal are among the 67 prominent Mexican artists, politicians, intellectuals and attorneys, whom are calling for marijuana legalization.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/10/2013 - 16:51
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox has found a way to fight back against the global war on drugs and the Obama administration's war on marijuana.
According to The Huffington Post, Fox met with cannabis advocates in San Francisco on Monday to announce the formation of an international partnership dedicated to decriminalizing and regulating pot. He has become one of the most prominent voices behind marijuana legalization.
By Latina Staff | 06/03/2013 - 14:00
We all know medical marijuana is often used on cancer patients who are undergoing chemo therapy, but it looks like the drug may also be useful for medical issues surrounding the brain. It may come as a surprise to some to hear that medical marijuana could actually have a positive affect on the brain considering it's always been known to have a negative affect, but it's true.