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This cannabis giant has European targets in its sights ahead of U.S. legalization frenzy, CEO says [12.04.2021] Cannabis deals in Europe will help pot giant Aphria build up a war chest ahead of an expected frenzy of mergers and acquisitions in the U.S. High-mar ...
Generations of Albanians lived off cannabis production. Can they stop? [12.04.2021] Large-scale cannabis cultivation in Albania dates to the early 1990s, not long after the fall of the country’s Communist dictatorship, when the parlo ...
Cannabis should be legal but controlled in France, says MP [12.04.2021] Cannabis should be legalised in France and there should be a public debate about it, says the head of a parliamentary committee after a year spent lo ...
A founding father of legal pot in Colorado reveals regrets [09.04.2021] I helped write Amendment 64, litigated numerous cases before and after 64 to make it a reality, and also helped design implementing regulations at th ...
Big tobacco is coming for legal marijuana [08.04.2021] Big Tobacco has been planning for this moment for decades. A 1983 industry list titled New Product Ideas, made public as part of a court settlement, ...
Mayor of London to examine benefits of cannabis legalisation [05.04.2021] The mayor of London is to launch a review examining the feasibility of decriminalising cannabis as part of a new approach to tackling drug-related cr ...
Schumer: Senate will act on marijuana legalization with or without Biden [03.04.2021] Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer really likes to talk about weed. Schumer has been making waves on cannabis policy since he first introduced a bi ...
New chairman of CLA wants ganja industry to earn maximum benefits globally [02.04.2021] Reforming the Cannabis industry into one which earns maximum benefits globally, is the goal of newly appointed Chairman for the Cannabis Licensing Au ...
Pilot trials with cannabis [01.04.2021] On 15 May 2021, an amendment to the Narcotics Act permitting pilot trials involving the controlled dispensing of cannabis for recreational purposes i ...
New Mexico primed to join US recreational pot wave [01.04.2021] New Mexico is joining a wave of states that are legalizing recreational marijuana as its Democrat-dominated Legislature sent a package of cannabis bi ...
New York legalizing weed could mean big things for the future of the cannabis industry [01.04.2021] New York became the latest state to legalize recreational cannabis, and is poised to become one of the nation's largest markets. The multibillion-dol ...
New York is latest state to legalize recreational marijuana [31.03.2021] New Yorkers over the age of 21 can now possess and use up to 3 ounces of cannabis in public under a legalization bill signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, wh ...
Christiania residence ban an abuse of power, contends Danish Institute for Human Rights [31.03.2021] Christoffer Badse, the head of the Danish Institute for Human Rights, has accused the government of abusing its power with the continuance of its res ...
Cannabis reform: possession up to 7g, cultivation of four plants at home [30.03.2021] Prime Minister Robert Abela of Malta launched a public consultation process on a White Paper to strengthen the legal framework on the repsonsible use ...
New York reaches a deal to legalize recreational marijuana [25.03.2021] State lawmakers finalized a deal to legalize recreational marijuana in New York, paving the way for a potential $4.2 billion industry that could crea ...
France's champagne capital wants to experiment with the legal sale of cannabis [23.03.2021] Arnaud Robinet, mayor of Reims since 2014, is one of the few right-wing politicians supporting the legal use of cannabis in France. He would like Rei ...
Ganja -- a future cash crop? [22.03.2021] Growing ganja has provided new hope for villagers in Thailand to diversify their income. Since the government legalised the use of cannabis for medic ...
Why New York legalizing recreational cannabis won’t kill the illicit market [19.03.2021] As New York prepares to legalize adult-use cannabis, whether the illicit market will thrive or die seems like an important question. The best place t ...
Morocco's bill to legalise cannabis divides growers [18.03.2021] The government of Morocco approved a law to allow the cultivation, export and use of cannabis for medicine or industry. Parliament looks likely to ra ...
Morocco’s cannabis legalization bill: Translated and annotated [18.03.2021] Morocco is legalizing cannabis at a breakneck pace, with its legalization bill likely to receive approval within a month of its conception. The bill, ...
Met may change stop and search tactics on cannabis possession [18.03.2021] The Metropolitan police could change how it deals with cannabis possession amid concerns stop and search powers damage community relations, and yield ...
New Yorkers want marijuana legalization with home grow and deliveries, poll finds as negotiations proceed [17.03.2021] A majority of New Yorkers want marijuana to be legalized for adult use, according to a new poll—and they further favor allowing for home delivery, cu ...
GG says gov’t to introduce game-changing Cannabis Bill [16.03.2021] Governor-General Sir Emmanuel Neville Cenac has announced that the government will be proposing a Cannabis Bill to govern the industry in Saint Lucia ...
Golding pledges to overhaul ganja industry [16.03.2021] Leader of the Opposition, Mark Golding, says Jamaica's ganja industry can assist in the economic recovery of the island, providing much needed foreig ...
Maroc : Un programme de développement pour accompagner la légalisation du cannabis [16.03.2021] Le directeur général de l'Agence pour la promotion et le développement du Nord (APDN), Mounir El Bouyoussfi a affirmé que l’agence se penche actuelle ...
Minor drug offences can now be expunged, Minister [13.03.2021] People convicted of minor drug offences can have their convictions expunged, the Attorney-General said. But Kathy Lynn Simmons warned that offenders ...
Ganja growers want meeting with Industry Minister, call for amnesty [12.03.2021] The Ganja Growers Association Jamaica (GGPAJ) has called for a meeting the Ministry of Industry Investment & Commerce (MIIC) to discuss the issue of ...
Mexico’s lower house approves recreational cannabis bill [11.03.2021] Mexico’s lower house has approved a bill that would legalise the recreational use of cannabis, putting the country on the path to becoming one of the ...
Morocco adopts bill legalizing medical production of cannabis [11.03.2021] Morocco’s government adopted bill 13-21, intending to legalize the production of cannabis for medicinal and therapeutic use in its weekly meeting aft ...
BAT looks beyond tobacco to Canadian marijuana [11.03.2021] British American Tobacco said it will buy a nearly 20% stake in Canada-based cannabis producer Organigram for about 126 million pounds ($175.8 millio ...
Le projet de loi sur le cannabis adopté en Conseil de gouvernement [11.03.2021] La troisième aura été la bonne! Après deux reports lors de précédents Conseils de gouvernement, le projet de loi 13-21, relatif à l’usage légal du ch ...
Tunisia slashes 30-year jail terms for pot-smoking trio [10.03.2021] A court significantly reduced 30-year jail terms for three Tunisians convicted of smoking cannabis, in a case that sparked debate in the country abou ...
Colorado's legal cannabis farms emit more carbon than its coal mines [08.03.2021] Legal cannabis production in Colorado emits more greenhouse gases than the state’s coal mining industry, researchers analysing the sector’s energy us ...
Bermuda Senate rejects controversial cannabis law [05.03.2021] The ruling Progressive Labour Party (PLP) has reacted angrily after the Senate rejected a controversial law to legalise cannabis, which will now be s ...
Most French people in favour of legalising cannabis, parliamentary survey finds [03.03.2021] A majority of French are in favour of legalising cannabis for recreational use, according to a recent parliamentary survey. The survey, involving a q ...
"Cannabis récréatif" : une légalisation plébiscitée par une large consultation citoyenne [01.03.2021] Une large majorité des quelque 250.000 personnes qui ont participé à une consultation citoyenne sur le cannabis dit "récréatif" plébiscitent la légal ...
MP to propose debate on cannabis legalisation in France [01.03.2021] The legalisation of recreational cannabis is “possible” in France, and the country should hold a public consultation or referendum on its use, the he ...
Virginia joins 15 other states in legalizing marijuana [27.02.2021] The Virginia Legislature approved adult-use marijuana legalization Saturday in a historic vote marking the first state in the Old South to embrace fu ...
Tunisie: un collectif appelle à la légalisation du cannabis [27.02.2021] Un collectif a appelé à une légalisation du cannabis en Tunisie, où la stratégie essentiellement répressive et une loi contestée entraînent chaque an ...
Le plaidoyer de l’Istiqlal pour une dépénalisation rapide des cultures du kif [27.02.2021] L'Istiqlal a accueilli avec satisfaction le projet de loi sur la légalisation du cannabis à des fins médicales. Mais, ce parti d'opposition a appelé ...
Work on the project is 'still ongoing', says Minister of Health [26.02.2021] While legalisation of recreational cannabis in Luxembourg is one of the current coalition's flagship projects, updates on its progress have been rath ...
Morocco set to legalise cannabis production for medical use [25.02.2021] Morocco plans to allow the farming, export and domestic sale of cannabis for medical and industrial use, a move it hopes will help impoverished farme ...
Mexico could soon become the largest legal marijuana market in the world [25.02.2021] After decades of strict drug policy, Mexico’s congress is expected to pass a federal law this year that would for the first time create a legal canna ...
La légalisation du cannabis supervisée par une agence «placée sous la tutelle de l’Etat» [25.02.2021] Le Maroc veut rattraper son retard sur les pays ayant légalisé la culture du cannabis à des fins thérapeutiques et bénéficier ensuite des recettes fi ...
Burt refuses to confirm warning from Governor over cannabis law [24.02.2021] Premier David Burt refused to confirm whether he had held any discussions with the Governor on cannabis regulations approved by the House of Assembly ...
The problem with cannabis is that it doesn’t have a label: Andrew Bonello [24.02.2021] In Malta the Prime Minister has announced a White Paper on a possible new drug reform. Andrew Bonello: "In general, the gist of what the Prime Minist ...
Exclusif: ce que dit le projet de loi sur l’usage légal du cannabis [23.02.2021] Le360 a eu accès aux dispositions phares du projet loi sur usage légal du cannabis qui sera soumis au Conseil de gouvernement du jeudi 25 février 202 ...
New Jersey governor signs laws to legalize marijuana use, decriminalize possession [22.02.2021] Legislation to set up a recreational marijuana marketplace, decriminalize cannabis and loosen penalties for underage possession of the drug and alcoh ...
Les élections de 2021 relancent le débat autour de la dépénalisation du cannabis [22.02.2021] Le dossier du cannabis revient sur le devant de la scène politique et médiatique à l’approche des élections. Des voix politiques appellent à la légal ...
After 30-year jail sentence for cannabis users, protesters demand decriminalization [22.02.2021] A series of protests which began on January 15 in various cities and neighborhoods across Tunisia have largely focused on economic inequality and pol ...

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