‘Foursquare For Stoners’ App Connects Marijuana Smokers Worldwide

‘Who is Happy’ was created by a Brazilian epilepsy sufferer who wants to decriminalize marijuana.

BRAZIL:  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 Read the full article…

Leaked Paper Reveals UN Split Over War On Drugs

A woman marches in favour of the legalisation of marijuana in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on 8 June 2013.

NEW YORK:  Major international divisions over the global “war on drugs” have been revealed in a leaked draft of a UN document setting out the organization’s long-term strategy for combating illicit narcotics. The draft, written in September and seen by the Observer, shows there are serious and entrenched divisions over the longstanding US-led policy promoting prohibition as Read the full article…