Items tagged with cannabis

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Sadiq Khan appoints drugs tsar to explore legalising cannabis [12.05.2022] Sadiq Khan has appointed a drugs tsar to explore the potential benefits of legalising cannabis. The mayor has asked Lord Falconer, formerly Lord Chan ...
Germany speeds up the process to legalize recreational cannabis [09.05.2022] When Germany's new coalition included the legalization of recreational cannabis in its political agenda in late 2021, there were few details on how t ...
Switzerland to launch adult-use cannabis sale trial program this summer [05.05.2022] Switzerland will start adult-use cannabis sales this summer amid a trial program that will involve 400 people. Swiss Federal Office of Public Health ...
Why cannabis prices are plunging – unlike just about everything else [02.05.2022] As Canadians deal with the highest inflation in decades and broadening price hikes, one industry remains locked in a lengthy trend of discounting and ...
In defense of the plug: Buying illicit cannabis may be “better” than legal weed, research shows [30.04.2022] Excoriated by some policymakers and by the legal cannabis industry as an unfair competitor and as a demonstration that legalization isn’t working, th ...
Minister denies talks being held with Britain on cannabis law [29.04.2022] A Cabinet minister has denied that behind the scenes talks with London are the reason for a delay in sending controversial legislation on legalising ...
A House of Cards [29.04.2022] In a recently published report, ‘High compliance, a lex lata legalization for the non-medical cannabis industry’, Kenzi Riboulet-Zemouli claims to ha ...
Nepal ganja campaign seeks return of Himalayan high times [29.04.2022] Nepal's marijuana ban could soon be up in smoke, as lawmakers mull a return to the liberal drug policies that once made the Himalayan republic a popu ...
Congressional researchers highlight growing federal-state marijuana ‘policy gap’ in new 100-page report [25.04.2022] The gap between federal and state marijuana policies continues to widen and shows no signs of stopping, congressional researchers said in a new repor ...
420 day: Berlin pro-cannabis rally demands immediate legalization [20.04.2022] At least 500 pro-legalization protesters gathered in front of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on Wednesday for 420, the annual April 20 celebration marked ...
4/20 in Belgium: High time to legalise cannabis? [20.04.2022] For those partial to the psychoactive herb cannabis, 20 April (known in the US as 4/20) is a day of celebration for the drug, with groups sometimes g ...
Health office approves first Swiss project to sell cannabis for recreational use [19.04.2022] The Swiss Federal Office of Public Health said it had approved a request for a pilot on the regulated sale of cannabis through local pharmacies. It w ...
Cannabis entrepreneurs in Amsterdam feel "ignored" by Mayor Halsema [12.04.2022] Several entrepreneurs in the Amsterdam cannabis industry said they feel ignored by Mayor Femke Halsema. They said they were surprised by Halsema’s an ...
Amsterdam to ban coffeeshops selling weed to tourists [12.04.2022] Mayor Femke Halsema plans to go through with a ban on coffeeshops selling weed to tourists in Amsterdam, she said in a letter to the city council. Ac ...
Tunisians call for the legalization of cannabis [10.04.2022] A group of young Tunisians is calling for the establishment of a National Cannabis Bureau, and the end of the nationwide ban on cannabis. The youth g ...
More than half of Europeans support cannabis legalization - report [07.04.2022] More than half of the European population support legalization of adult use of cannabis and around 30% of them are interested in purchasing it, accor ...
Africa eyes the global cannabis market [06.04.2022] Benjamin Cadet stands among his plants in a white polo shirt bearing his company logo. He dons surgeon's gloves and handles the flowers carefully. Th ...
Dutch police busted fewer cannabis plantations, drug labs last year [04.04.2022] The police busted and dismantled fewer synthetic drug labs and cannabis plantations last year, latest figures show. The number of discovered drug lab ...
Legalized pot was supposed to help build black wealth in Los Angeles. It failed [04.04.2022] Back in 2017, Los Angeles was among the first places in the United States to legalize weed with social equity in mind. Today, social equity dominates ...
House approves federal marijuana legalization bill for second time in history [01.04.2022] The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill to federally legalize marijuana for the second time in history, also adopting a pair of amendments ...
Netherlands' regulated cannabis experiment postponed again [30.03.2022] The Netherlands' experiment with regulated cannabis cultivation has been delayed again. The trial will only start in the second quarter of 2023, Mini ...
Cannabis associations should be ‘safe spaces’, NGOs propose [28.03.2022] Two NGOs have proposed that cannabis associations should be “safe spaces” where members have a “true interest and passion” in the substance, and wher ...
Cannabis legislation passes 18-6, setting up constitutional face-off [26.03.2022] It will be legal to grow and sell cannabis in Bermuda – if controversial legislation passed in the House of Assembly gets Royal Assent from the Gover ...
In Malta, confusion over cannabis law after doctor arrested for drug dealing [24.03.2022] Malta has been rocked by the arrest of a local doctor, Andrew Agius, for distributing cannabis mere months after the island became the first in Europ ...
Bipartisan Congressional lawmakers want Biden to push UN to end international marijuana ban [20.03.2022] A bipartisan duo of congressional lawmakers filed a resolution on Friday imploring President Joe Biden to wield his influence to get the United Natio ...
Cannabis law still reflects discriminatory practices: Andrew Bonello [17.03.2022] The reform enacted by the Maltese government in 2021 Act No. LXVI to establish the Authority on the Responsible Use of Cannabis and to amend various ...
The green wave hits Europe: Recent cannabis regulation initiatives in Europe [15.03.2022] In the last few years several countries as well as numerous subnational jurisdictions in the Americas have adopted policies to regulate cannabis for ...
Politicians across parties propose 5-year cannabis pilot in Denmark [15.03.2022] Danish officials across five political parties have proposed a plan for an adult-use cannabis pilot similar to a program proposed in its capital city ...
Herzog, Sa'ar call on convicted cannabis users to request clemency [06.03.2022] Israelis who have been convicted for possessing or using cannabis for personal purposes were called upon to submit a request to have their criminal r ...
Morocco ratifies decree to start legal cannabis industry [04.03.2022] Morocco has ratified the legislative changes required to start the country’s promising domestic legal cannabis industry for medical and export purpos ...
Ganja lobby turns heat on Gov’t in defence of small farmers [25.02.2022] The Ganja Growers and Producers Association Jamaica (GGPAJ) has called for an immediate two-year incentive programme for marijuana cultivators, espec ...
In blow for cannabis advocates, Italy's high court blocks referendum [16.02.2022] A referendum on making growing cannabis legal in Italy has been blocked by the country's constitutional court. In a ruling judges said the law would ...
Schumer asks for input as Democrats finalize cannabis bill [10.02.2022] Top Senate Democrats are asking their colleagues for input as they work to finalize cannabis reform legislation, with the aim of introducing a bill t ...
Europe should follow Malta's example on cannabis reform, says minister [09.02.2022] Malta’s new cannabis rules should serve as a model for other European states of how to end the unnecessary prosecution of low-level drug users and st ...
Justice minister proposes further decriminalizing recreational cannabis use [09.02.2022] Justice Minister Gideon Sa’ar published a list of proposed new regulations that, if approved, will further decriminalize recreational cannabis use in ...
Budding market: Lucrative cannabis industry looks to leverage ex-politicians’ sway [02.02.2022] Not too long ago, Ehud Olmert was trying to lead Israel to a historic peace agreement. These days, the former Israeli prime minister is pushing a dif ...
A cannabis monopoly asteroid is coming [01.02.2022] If you think two or three powerful companies owning and controlling the sales of all regulated marijuana sounds like a good thing, you can click away ...
Can delta-8 THC provide some of the benefits of pot – with less paranoia and anxiety? [31.01.2022] Over the past year, you may have seen something called delta-8 THC or “delta 8” appear in convenience stores and pharmacies alongside CBD gummies, oi ...
Cannabis: French high court ruling puts CBD products back on sale [26.01.2022] France’s highest administrative court, the Conseil d’Etat, has temporarily overturned a ban on the sale of cannabidiol (CBD) flowers and leaves in Fr ...
Narcotics Control Board approves delisting of cannabis [25.01.2022] The Narcotics Control Board meeting has endorsed the Public Health Ministry's latest draft list of narcotic substances, in which all components of ca ...
Republican Congresswoman Nancy Mace is on a mission to legalize cannabis [25.01.2022] The representative from South Carolina introduced a bill to end federal pot prohibition and says legalization is an issue that unites America—“just l ...
'Malta will not become another Amsterdam': cannabis authority chair [24.01.2022] Psychotherapist Mariella Dimech has been appointed the first executive chair of the Authority on the Responsible Use of Cannabis. She tells how she p ...
Drogenbeauftragter über geplante Cannabis-Freigabe: "Ein Ritt auf der Rasierklinge" [20.01.2022] Mit der kontrollierten und regulierten Abgabe von Cannabis in Deutschland werden wir europäische Geschichte schreiben. Denn als größtes EU-Land sind ...
French political left light up an enormous parliamentary doobie [16.01.2022] French MPs discussed a bill this week to legalise the consumption of cannabis. Proposed by the hard-left France Unbowed party (LFI), it is not expect ...
Cannabis companies facing 'crossroads' selling off stores, farms and warehouses [13.01.2022] Cannabis companies are selling off growing facilities, stores and warehouses as they try to better align their offerings with demand. Industry observ ...
No complete ban on cannabis, medical use allowed: Centre to Delhi High Court [10.01.2022] The use of cannabis is not completely banned in India as its medical and scientific use is allowed under the law, the Centre has told the Delhi High ...
How likely is it that Sweden would ever legalise cannabis? [06.01.2022] One of the overarching goals of the Swedish drug strategy is a totally drug-free society. Since 1988 it’s been a criminal offence not only to possess ...
Sadiq Khan drug ‘decriminalisation’ plan ‘does not go far enough’, say experts [05.01.2022] Sadiq Khan’s proposed plan to end the prosecution of young people caught with cannabis in three London boroughs “does not go far enough”, according t ...
Sadiq Khan plans pilot to ‘decriminalise’ minor cannabis offences in London [04.01.2022] Downing Street has expressed concern over moves to end the prosecution of young people caught with cannabis in some London boroughs, under a pilot sc ...
Germany legalizes – how does Sweden act? [23.12.2021] "Does the Swedish government see a need of acting within the EU and vis-à-vis Germany in response to the country’s plans to legalize cannabis to ensu ...

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