Items tagged with cannabis

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Mexico moves to create world’s largest legal cannabis market [12.01.2021] Mexico’s health ministry published rules to regulate the use of medicinal cannabis, a major step in a broader reform to create the world’s largest le ...
Cuomo vows New York 'will legalize adult-use recreational cannabis' [11.01.2021] New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) vowed that his state will legalize recreational cannabis as he begins ramping up efforts in the new year to green-ligh ...
Blown off: Amsterdam will ban foreign tourists from coffeeshops in future [08.01.2021] Foreign tourists will be banned from coffeeshops in Amsterdam in future. In a letter to the council, mayor Femke Halsema, the public prosecution serv ...
The top cannabis research studies of 2020 [07.01.2021] While the world seemed to arrest, the cannabis industry’s pulse grew stronger. Cannabis research, though temporarily stymied as universities scramble ...
Dutch high hopes for legal cannabis farms hit by nimby protests [03.01.2021] A Dutch trial of state-regulated cannabis cultivation farms to supply coffee shops risks being derailed by an outbreak of nimbyism after locals prote ...
Cannabis grow clubs want High Court to decide if customers can ‘sit back, relax and enjoy the fruits’ of their joint labour [18.12.2020] In September 2018, the Constitutional Court decriminalised the private cultivation of cannabis by adults for personal private consumption. This creat ...
After blockbuster Aphria-Tilray merger, world’s largest cannabis company eyes U.S. market [18.12.2020] Tilray and Aphria, two of the biggest marijuana companies in Canada, announced plans to merge and create the world’s largest cannabis outfit. With ex ...
Growing cannabis at home – illegal, but how risky? [14.12.2020] Last summer, during a press conference, Germany’s drug czar Daniela Ludwig said something goofy: “Just because alcohol is dangerous doesn’t mean that ...
Legalization advocates hope to end Mexico’s drug war [12.12.2020] A determined political movement to end the war on drugs has taken shape across Europe and North America. Harm reduction advocates say lives can be sa ...
Marijuana could easily be rescheduled with Biden’s health secretary [10.12.2020] While many diehard cannabis advocates are calling for the plant to be legalized in the United States in a manner similar to alcohol and tobacco, Pres ...
Morocco’s road to legal cannabis: Paved with obstacles, opportunities [10.12.2020] After Morocco’s historic “yes” vote on cannabis at the UN last Thursday, the path towards legal cannabis has widened. However, obstacles still exist. ...
Legalise marijuana: Government’s contradictions on cannabis use must be ironed out [06.12.2020] India has voted in favour in the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs to remove cannabis from Schedule IV of the 1961 Convention. It was only under Americ ...
Inside the weed legalization bill the House of Representatives just passed [04.12.2020] The House of Representatives passed the MORE Act on Friday by a vote of 228-164. It was 2018, Democrats were about to gain control of the House of Re ...
House passes sweeping reform bill to decriminalize marijuana [04.12.2020] The U.S. House of Representatives passed sweeping legislation that would decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, the first time either chamber ...
Morocco votes ‘Yes’ in historic UN vote on cannabis [02.12.2020] The UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) met to vote on several rescheduling recommendations on cannabis. Morocco provided an important “yes” vote t ...
United Nations approves WHO recommendation to reschedule cannabis in historic vote [02.12.2020] The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) accepted a World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation to remove cannabis and cannabis resin ...
Swiss cannabis market - a delicate balancing act [01.12.2020] Producing and selling hemp inflorescences (clusters of flowers on a stem) with a low THC content has been legal in Switzerland since 2017. However, t ...
Netherlands to draw 10 recreational marijuana growers this week [30.11.2020] The Dutch government will hold a draw to choose 10 marijuana cultivators for the country’s upcoming pilot program, according to a letter to Parliamen ...
Upcoming UN vote may be watershed moment for global medical cannabis – if only symbolic [28.11.2020] During its reconvened 63rd session Dec. 2-4, the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) could – with a simple majority vote in a virtual meeting based ...
Mexico may become the third country to legalise cannabis [21.11.2020] On November 19, the Senate began debating a bill that would make Mexico the third country in the world, after Uruguay and Canada, to legalise cannabi ...
North Macedonia moves to make recreational marijuana use legal [20.11.2020] The government in North Macedonia is considering allowing recreational use of marijuana in cafes and hospitality places in the capital, Skopje, and i ...
Medical marijuana grow licences exploited by criminals to sell weed on the illegal market, police say [19.11.2020] A lack of oversight into who is growing medical cannabis and how much is being grown is allowing criminals to sell pot on the illegal market, accordi ...
EU top court rules that CBD is not a narcotic drug [19.11.2020] The European Union's highest court ruled today that cannabidiol (CBD) isn't a narcotic drug. The decision by the Court of Justice of the European Uni ...
Cannabis resin now 25% more potent, global study reveals [15.11.2020] Cannabis resin – or “hash” – has increased in strength by nearly 25% over the past half century, a major international study has revealed. Researcher ...
Mexican Senate committees approve marijuana legalization bill with floor vote planned soon [13.11.2020] Several Mexican Senate committees on Friday tentatively approved a revised bill to legalize marijuana during a joint hearing, with a formal in-person ...
Israel announces plan to legalize recreational cannabis within 9 months [12.11.2020] Israel is planning to legalize cannabis for recreational use within nine months while balancing “liberalism and responsibility,” Justice Minister Avi ...
Government committee said set to recommend full cannabis legalization [09.11.2020] A governmental committee tasked with reviewing Israel’s cannabis laws is reportedly set to recommend full legalization in a report. The inter-ministe ...
Mexico is poised to legalize marijuana, but advocates don’t like the details [08.11.2020] It's the moment for which advocates of legal marijuana here have been waiting: Mexican lawmakers, working under a court order, have until mid-Decembe ...
Oregon becomes first US state to decriminalize possession of hard drugs [04.11.2020] A nationwide push to relax drug laws scored significant victories on Tuesday as four states voted to legalize marijuana, and Oregon became the first ...
NZ rejects cannabis legalisation in referendum, but glimmer of hope for yes camp [30.10.2020] On preliminary results, the cannabis legalisation and control bill will not become law, after falling short at the referendum. The Electoral Commisio ...
Germany firmly rejects recreational marijuana legalization bill as hope fades for reform [30.10.2020] The German federal parliament rejected a bill to legalize a “strictly controlled” adult-use cannabis market, dealing a major setback to recreational ...
Marijuana use among teens down 2 years after legalization [29.10.2020] Two years after the sale of marijuana was legalized in Canada, and researchers have yet to see the feared increase in use, says Michael Boudreau, a c ...
Position Paper of the Fair Trade Cannabis Working Group in the Caribbean [29.10.2020] The Position Paper "For inclusive business models, well designed laws and fair(er) trade options for small-scale traditional cannabis farmers” produc ...
Dominica parliament amends marijuana legislation [27.10.2020] The Dominica parliament approved the amendment to the Drugs Prevention Misuse Act even as government legislators urged that the passage of the bill s ...
Where recreational marijuana is legal, data show minimal impacts on teen use and traffic deaths [22.10.2020] Since 2012, 11 states have legalized marijuana use for adults — which voters nationwide are considering on their ballots this year. Researchers are j ...
‘If there were no hashish here, you wouldn’t see a single house’ [19.10.2020] A village in Lebanon, where cannabis grows everywhere, has long counted on hashish for income. But the country’s economic crisis has farmers reconsid ...
‘Tide is turning’: New Zealand’s cannabis referendum sparks debate in Australia [18.10.2020] The cannabis legalisation referendum was watched closely by progressive politicians and campaigners in Australia. For the first time, the 2019 Nation ...
Black and Indigenous entrepreneurs struggle for traction in Canada's cannabis industry [17.10.2020] A policy brief by the Centre on Drug Policy Evaluation and the University of Toronto looked at c-suite level executives, parent companies and license ...
California outdoor marijuana cultivators to designate products by growing region [15.10.2020] California’s marijuana market is borrowing a page from the state’s world-famous wine industry thanks to a new law intended to help outdoor cannabis g ...
Cannabis referendum: More than 100 doctors back legalising recreational use [15.10.2020] More than 100 doctors have come forward to put their names behind cannabis legalisation, in response to the New Zealand Medical Association's backtra ...
Mexican Senate set to pass bill to legalize marijuana in next few days [15.10.2020] Sen. Ricardo Monreal, the leader of Lopez Obrador’s MORENA party in the upper chamber of Congress, said in an interview that a vote on the proposal w ...
Legalisation of cannabis delayed due to coronavirus pandemic [13.10.2020] Minister of Health Paulette Lenert confirmed that work on the cannabis legalisation project had been going on for months, even though it had been del ...
Medical cannabis doesn't cause cognitive decline in seniors, study finds [13.10.2020] A new study conducted at Haifa University's School of Public Health has found no evidence of cognitive decline in senior citizens who regularly smoke ...
amaMpondo traditional leaders reject Private Use Cannabis Bill [10.10.2020] Traditional leaders from the amaMpondo nation and cannabis farmers in the Eastern Cape have rejected the Private Use Cannabis Bill. They are calling ...
Cannabis referendum: Health experts lay out the case for voting 'yes' [08.10.2020] Four of the country's top medical experts are urging voters to tick 'yes' in the cannabis referendum, saying it's not a vote for the drug, but agains ...
Switzerland set to launch cannabis pilot projects 2021 [08.10.2020] In September 2020, the Swiss parliament adopted a modification to the Federal Act on Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances. The change provides a leg ...
Get premium dagga delivered to your door - legally (probably) [06.10.2020] Growing and smoking dagga at home or in private is legal. For now, buying and selling dagga, however, remains against the law. Cape Cannabis Club (C3 ...
Should N.J. legalize marijuana? The voters will decide [05.10.2020] For two years, New Jersey lawmakers had failed to mobilize enough support to pass a bill to fully legalize marijuana. Instead, they agreed in Decembe ...
Revealed: Drug law change sees sharp fall in drug users prosecuted; bias against Māori remains [01.10.2020] A "watershed" change to drug laws last year has seen a significant drop in police prosecutions for drug use and an increase in warnings and alternati ...
Colorado governor to mass-pardon 2,700-plus marijuana convictions [01.10.2020] Colorado Gov. Jared Polis plans to mass-pardon 2,732 convictions of low-level marijuana possession through an executive order after signing a bill ea ...

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