Indonesian court rejects call to legalise medicinal marijuana

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s Constitutional Court on Wednesday (Jul 20) rejected a judicial review of the state’s narcotics law that will have paved the way meant for legalising marijuana designed for medicinal use, a panel of nine judges ruled. Three moms of children with cerebral palsy backed by civil society companies hadContinue Reading

US adds Vietnam, Cambodia, Macao to trafficking blacklist

The State Department’s annual trafficking review has historically not spared close allies, often causing chaffing, although US authorities say the unflattering headlines have directed governments to act. Nations that are put on the blacklist – Tier several – are susceptible to US sanctions, although the administration routinely waives punishment forContinue Reading