Northern Marianas passes law legalising cannabis

A farmer is seen in a green of cannabis plants in a field overlooking a lake in Yammouneh in West of Baalbek, Lebanon August 13, 2018. Picture taken August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

The Northern Marianas has become the first US territory to legalise the use of cannabis. It is also the first US jurisdiction to legalise the drug through a legislature, rather than a public-initiated ballot. The law, signed by Governor Ralph Torres yesterday, legalises marijuana possession for all adults older than 21. Home grown cannabis will […]

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