Nitish proposes to relax prohibition law

Drawing flak over the stringent provisions in the Bihar prohibition law, the Nitish Kumar regime has decided to make certain amendments in the Act. …


Williamson County issues emergency burn ban, citing extreme heat

Williamson County Judge Dan A. Gattis has issued an emergency burn ban effective immediately.<p>The ban is due to the extreme heat and weather …


MPP Online Shop

Welcome to the Marijuana Policy Project’s online shop. When you purchase an item from our store, you are directly supporting MPP’s efforts to reform …

Cannabis Law

Nitish’s prohibition pain: Bihar’s loss may be neighbours’ gain

<b>The annual growth in the excise revenues of UP, Jharkhand and West Bengal in 2017-18 and 2018-19 has been the highest since 2001-02.</b><p><b>New Delhi:</b> In …


Bihar may witness stormy monsoon session on crime against women

The monsoon session of Bihar legislature, beginning Friday, is likely to witness stormy scenes with the Opposition set to attack the government over …


No cannabis plebiscite in Hay River

Cannabis will be sold legally in Hay River after prohibition of the substance lifts on October 17. On July 9, Hay River town council voted …

Northwest Territories

Telangana Excise and Prohibition Department seizes 20 kg liquor chocolates in multiple raids

The team also found Irish cream truffle liquor chocolates, chocolate of London brandy truffle liquors, truffle liquors chocolates during raids.


Bihar cabinet approves amendment to prohibition law

Patna, July 11 (IANS) The Bihar Cabinet on Wednesday approved proposed amendments to the prohibition law to curb its misuse, an official said.<p>"The …


Info Meeting on temporary cannabis business prohibition

Anyone wanting to learn more about a Zoning Amendment Bylaw in regards to the commercial sale of cannabis in Creston can attend an info meeting …


Nitish Kumar Eases Liquor Laws. Seizure Of Property, Vehicles To Stop

Last month, Nitish Kumar had hinted about amendments, saying a committee has been set up to look into complaints of misuse of the prohibition</b> …


Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

The Secretary-General welcomes the first anniversary of the adoption of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). The Treaty’s …

Nuclear Energy

Bihar officer arrested for breaking prohibition law

Patna, July 7 (IANS) A sales tax deputy commissioner was arrested in Bihar's Siwan district for consuming liquor in violation of prohibition law, …


Tsiigehtchic votes to end liquor prohibition

Tsiigehtchic voted to end its liquor prohibition June 11. Larry Dally, senior administrative officer for the Charter Community of Tsiigehtchic, said …

Northern Canada

Nitish Kumar: I would rather die than end prohibition

“There is no question of the government going back on the liquor law. I would rather die than put an end to the prohibition law.”<p>By: | Patna |<p>Croatia …

India News

Prohibition law to be amended to curb misuse: Nitish

Patna, June 26 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said that a bill amending the prohibition law to be curb its misuse will be …


Before Drug Prohibition, There Was the War on Calico

Another young woman stood in the door of her boss' wine shop sporting a similar jacket with red flowers. She too was arrested. So were Madame de …


Federal: Bill Introduced To End Federal Marijuana Prohibition

The Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017, HR 1227, eliminates federal criminal penalties for possessing and growing the plant. This …


The hazy history of pot prohibition in Canada

How cannabis came to be a banned substance in Canada is still unclear. It was added to the schedule of restricted drugs in 1923, at a time when there was more concern over opium in Canada than marijuana.


New sculpture to recognize city's Prohibition history

An Ohio city once considered ground zero for Prohibition is unveiling a sculpture commemorating the city's role in the movement.<p>Officials in …

Constitutional Amendments

Watchdog: Sarin, chlorine likely used in Syria in March 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The global chemical weapons watchdog says the nerve agent sarin and toxic chemical chlorine were "very likely" used as weapons in two attacks in central Syria in late March 2017.<p>The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Wednesday that its …

Middle East

Prohibition Documentary Lets You Drink in the Failure

One of the silver linings of Prohibition, if you're looking for them, is the birth of the cocktail. Bartenders, for the most part, didn't experiment …


Short-Rib Burgers in Denver


MA-Sen: Elizabeth Warren (D) Pushes Bill To Allow States To End The Marijuana Prohibition

Elizabeth Warren

Nitish Kumar hints at amending prohibition law

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday gave an indication of a possible amendment to the prohibition law to prevent its misuse, especially by …

India News

Violent offenders targeted under new Firearms Prohibition Orders

Violent offenders who pose a serious risk to the community will be targeted by police under new Firearms Prohibition Orders designed to reduce …


US Attorney For Oregon Announced He Will Enforce Federal Cannabis Prohibition

While <b>cannabis</b> sales are legal in Oregon, overproduction led US Attorney Billy Williams to state that federal marijuana prohibition will still be …


Merkley cosponsors bill to end federal marijuana prohibition

SALEM, Ore.– On Wednesday, Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., announced his cosponsorship of a bill that would end the federal prohibition on marijuana. The …

Cannabis Industry

Sports betting: What's next for NCAA, college athletics after Supreme Court decision?

The NCAA seemed to concede changes are coming in a statement following the Supreme Court ruling on Monday, May 14, 2018 (5/14/18) in favor of New …

New Jersey

Electric rental scooters hit sidewalks despite city prohibition

A new two-wheeled shared transportation service scooted into Honolulu over the weekend, but almost as quickly police have been carting off the bright …


Supreme Court overturns sports betting prohibition

New Jersey