A group of leading Mexican intellectuals, celebrities and political figures issued an open letter on September 25 that was published as a paid ad in national newspapers, calling on the government to decriminalize cannabis as a means to reduce drug war violence.
Jack in the Box has jump on board the wacky-tobaccy bandwagon with the new Munchie Meal Menu.
Several top companies that deal with cannabis or its ingredients are hawking their wares at the Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore.
While the hotel industry faces desperate economic times and new competition from online vacation rentals, one businessman in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has found a novel way to increase the occupancy of his hotel by 50% -- allow smoking, and not just tobacco.
Renowned Mexican investigative journalist Anabel Hernández, author of Narcoland: The Mexican Drug Lords and Their Godfathers, has been receiving police protection since her reporting outed top figures in the country's security apparatus as collaborators with th...