Brazil

Fri
24
Jul

Artist ‘Paints’ With Cannabis Smoke

Artist ‘Paints’ With Cannabis Smoke

Brazilian artistFernando de La Rocquestretches the artistic possibilities and influences of the controversial marijuana plant, known by its scientific name cannabis sativa, by creating an exhibit titled “Blow Job” orTrabalho de Soproand features images drawn literally from the smoke of marijuana.

De la Rocque creates his unique artworks by blowing cannabis smoke onto stencils in the shape of controversial religious and political figures. He believes that:

Tue
14
Jul

Medical Marijuana, Inc., Partnership HempMeds Brasil: Real Scientific Hemp Oil (RSHO) Import Tax Waived by Brazilian Government

Latest Brazilian Government Ruling Eliminates Import Tax of MJNA's CBD Hemp Oil Brands, Including Real Scientific Hemp Oil(TM) (RSHO(TM)), With ANVISA Registration and Documentation

Thu
02
Jul

Brazil's prison system faces 'profound deterioration' if youth crime law passes

  • Justice minister warns of crisis in ‘terrible’ overcrowded penitentiaries
  • Congress expected to approve reduction in age of criminal responsibility to 16

Brazil’s justice minister has described his country’s violent and overcrowded prison system as “terrible” and warned that it will only get worse if congress votes this week to lower the age of criminal responsibility.

José Eduardo Cardozo ordered the early publication of a justice ministry report on prison overcrowding ahead of a vote on Tuesday over legislation which would reduce the age of criminal responsibility from 18 to 16 for serious offences involving violence.

Tue
09
Jun

Current status of marijuana in Latin America

Recently, Latin America has surprised us with the giant steps taken towards the legalization of cannabis. Jose Mujica opened Pandora's Box and in a time when that regulation was in no man's land, Uruguayan citizens were quick to react and show support for their former president. Thus, and as if it were a domino effect, the voice spread like wildfire. As a result, today, the vast majority of countries in Latin America, are in favor of a real decriminalization of marijuana regulation. This article will discuss the recent news coming from Puerto Rico, Brazil, Uruguay and Ecuador.

Medicinal users rebel against the Government of Puerto Rico

Fri
22
May

Brazil: Marijuana March in Fortaleza expects 10 thousand participants

The march, scheduled for next Sunday, at Iracema Beach, argues that marijuana has economic potential and should be explored.

The Marijuana March Brazil, social, cultural and political movement that questions the prohibition regarding the cultivation and consumption of cannabis in the country, argues that marijuana has economic potential and should be explored, especially when consistent from an environmental point of view. In addition, the march struggles for medicinal and recreational use of cannabis.

Wed
20
May

New app hooks dagga smokers up with each other

The app is the first global platform of its kind allowing cannabis consumers to connect and unite to promote 'happiness'.

Cannabis users looking for someone to share a joint with have a new app that lets them find like-minded smokers around the world.

The creator of the "Who is Happy" app, a Brazilian epilepsy sufferer who wants the drug decriminalised, says his software is a kind of "Foursquare for stoners", comparing it to the app that allows users to rate restaurants and other places they visit.

"The app is the first global platform of its kind allowing cannabis consumers to connect and unite to promote happiness while de-stigmatising and hopefully decriminalising cannabis use around the world," Paulo Costa said.

Tue
19
May

A Mother and Daughter’s Fight to Legalize CBD in Brazil

CBD oil legal medicine in Brazil and government subsidised thanks to this family's fight

With the world being so exceptionally large, contingent on so many moving parts, one would think that we have little opportunity to make a major impact… but one mother down in Brazil, is proof that that this is simply not the case. If you have the will, the drive, and a fiercely beating heart, you can make a difference. In Katiele Fischer’s case, her will to make an impact not only altered the perception of her surrounding culture and country, but served as the catalyst for a ripple effect that will reach far beyond Brazil’s borders. It all started with a question, ‘What is CBD?’

Tue
19
May

Brazilian Government Approves Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s New Partnership HempMeds Brasil(TM ...

SAN DIEGO: Cannabis has been illegal in Brazil – regardless of whether the origin is from marijuana or hemp. That has all changed thanks to two mothers, one in the United States and one in Brazil – and Real Scientific Hemp Oil™ (RSHO™), a Medical Marijuana, Inc.-marketed hemp product via its partnership with HempMeds Brasil™.

Mon
18
May

Latin American Allies Resist U.S. Strategy in Drug Fight

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Colombia just discarded a cornerstone of the American-backed fight against drugs, blocking the aerial spraying of coca, the plant used to make cocaine. Bolivia kicked out the United States Drug Enforcement Administration years ago and allows farmers to grow small amounts of the crop.

Fri
15
May

App helps you find marijuana

LONDON - Cannabis users looking for someone to share a joint with have a new app that lets them find like-minded smokers around the world.

The creator of the Who is Happy app, a Brazilian epilepsy sufferer who wants the drug decriminalized, says his software is a kind of "Foursquare for stoners," comparing it to the app that allows users to rate restaurants and other places they visit.

"The app is the first global platform of its kind allowing cannabis consumers to connect and unite to promote happiness while de-stigmatizing and hopefully decriminalizing cannabis use around the world," Paulo Costa said.

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