Items tagged with cannabis

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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 ...
Burt warns London over cannabis licensing act [20.02.2021] Premier David Burt has expressed doubt over whether a new law to license cannabis production in Bermuda will get the royal assent from Governor Rena ...
Norway seeks to decriminalise recreational drug use [19.02.2021] Norway's government proposed a bill aimed at decriminalising the possession and use of small amounts of narcotics, saying users should be offered tre ...
Cannabis reform will allow users to grow plants for personal use, Robert Abela says [18.02.2021] Cannabis users will not be sent to prison and will be able to grow a limited amount of plants as part of government’s reform, Prime Minister Robert A ...
How tobacco giant Altria is becoming a cannabis company [09.02.2021] Altria, one of the world’s biggest tobacco companies, is well on its way to also being one of the world’s biggest and most influential cannabis compa ...
ReLeaf calls on government to decriminalise cannabis cultivation, consumption and sharing [09.02.2021] Cannabis legalisation advocacy group ReLeaf has told the Prime Minister to get on with the decriminalisation of cannabis cultivation and consumption ...
Jamaica faces marijuana shortage as farmers struggle [05.02.2021] Jamaica is running low on ganja. Heavy rains followed by an extended drought, an increase in local consumption and a drop in the number of marijuana ...
Virginia legislature approves marijuana legalization bills on key mid-session deadline [05.02.2021] The Virginia House of Delegates and Senate approved bills to legalize marijuana, meeting a key mid-session deadline and getting the major policy chan ...
Tunisia's heavy jail terms for cannabis use spark reform calls [04.02.2021] Thirty years' jail for smoking a joint after a football game? Tunisia has seen calls for reforms to dictatorship-era drug laws after a court handed d ...
Legal recreational cannabis sales in Canada outstrip illicit spending for first time [04.02.2021] Sales of regulated adult-use cannabis in Canada overtook illegal transactions for the first time in the third quarter of 2020, according to new Stati ...
Haze Club case: ‘Cannabis grow clubs allow people to access their rights’ [02.02.2021] Laws that criminalise grow clubs are unconstitutional and infringe on people’s rights to cultivate and use cannabis privately. This is according to a ...
Democratic senators will push to pass pot reform bill this year [02.02.2021] Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and two other Democratic senators said that they will push to pass this year sweeping legislation that would end ...
Le bloc de la Réforme dépose une initiative législative pour amender la loi 52 [02.02.2021] Le bloc parlementaire de la Réforme a déposé une proposition législative pour amender la loi 52 de 1992 relative aux stupéfiants. Cette initiative vi ...
‘There’s no stopping the industry now’: Democratic control is a big win for marijuana [31.01.2021] Cannabis companies are positioning themselves for the greater likelihood that federal cannabis restrictions will be loosened significantly. Sales are ...
Anger after Tunisians jailed for 30 years for cannabis use [31.01.2021] Tunisian human rights activists and social media users on Sunday slammed the sentencing of three people, all aged under 30, to 30 years each in priso ...
What has changed in the year since cannabis possession was legalised in the ACT? [31.01.2021] Dire warnings of legal loopholes, a mental health crisis and drug driving fears accompanied the legalisation of cannabis in the ACT last year. But on ...
Chamber of Deputies rejects move to relax cannabis laws [28.01.2021] The Chamber of Deputies rejected a proposal to loosen cannabis laws in the Czech Republic, put forward by 40 deputies from six different parties. The ...
Mexico on the brink of legalizing marijuana — But on what terms? [28.01.2021] Mexico is on the verge of becoming the third country in the world, after Uruguay and Canada, to legally regulate cannabis for personal, adult use. Th ...
Big money and a big stumble mark first year of Illinois' recreational weed law [24.01.2021] Illinois’ coffers have enjoyed a boost in tax revenue approaching the amount generated by booze sales thanks to the year that recreational marijuana ...
Mood of the Nation poll: Despite clamour for making cannabis legal, 55% against it [22.01.2021] Despite a growing clamour by some sections and NGOs in India to legalise the recreational use of cannabis, more than half of the respondents (55 per ...
New panel to probe growing use of marijuana and stiffen draconian pot law [22.01.2021] Alarmed by a recent spike in the number of youngsters abusing marijuana, also known as cannabis or pot, Japan’s health ministry is looking to stiffen ...

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