Items tagged with legalization

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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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Doctors call for safer cocaine supply [03.03.2021] As drug toxicity deaths and overdoses in Canada continue to soar to unprecedented levels due to the increasingly volatile illicit market, advocates a ...
"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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
‘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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Is France moving towards legalising cannabis for recreational purposes? [18.01.2021] When French newspaper Le Parisien rang up 36 elected officials across the greater Paris Île-de-France region to ask their opinion on whether or not c ...
France launches public consultation on legalising cannabis [17.01.2021] France is Europe’s biggest cannabis consumer, despite having some of the continent’s toughest laws against the drug. In response to this failure of t ...
Illinois sitting on $62 million in cannabis revenue meant to foster businesses and help neighborhoods hurt by poverty and violence [16.01.2021] Despite promises that cannabis legalization in Illinois would fund more minority business participation and neighborhood improvements, the state has ...
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 ...
Experts: Legal cannabis can spur Caribbean economies [10.01.2021] Entrepreneurs eager to enter the marijuana business are calling on the Government of Trinidad & Tobago to bring legislation which will allow them to ...
South Africa’s cannabis bill is widely unpopular — here’s why [04.01.2021] 2018 was a big year for cannabis advocates in South Africa. It was the year the constitutional court ruled the government couldn’t invade the privacy ...

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