Items tagged with legalization

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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 ...
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 ...
How state marijuana legalization became a boon for corruption [27.12.2020] In the past decade, 15 states have legalized a regulated marijuana market for adults over 21, and another 17 have legalized medical marijuana. But in ...
Will Israeli elections bury cannabis legalization? [23.12.2020] Just last month, Justice Minister Avi Nissenkorn announced that Israel was only nine months away from fully legalizing and regulating recreational ca ...
Dans le Nord du Maroc, de nouveaux appels à légaliser le cannabis [22.12.2020] Comme il fallait s’y attendre, le retrait par les Nations Unies du cannabis de la liste des stupéfiants a relancé le débat autour de sa légalisation ...
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 ...
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 ...
Legal cannabis law tabled in House of Assembly [12.12.2020] Legislation to lay the framework for legal cannabis in Bermuda was tabled in the House of Assembly. Kathy Lynn Simmons, the Attorney-General and the ...
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 ...
Le reclassement du cannabis par l’ONU, prélude à une dépénalisation au Maroc? [05.12.2020] La Commission des stupéfiants des Nations unies (CND) a approuvé le reclassement du cannabis hors de la catégorie des drogues les plus dangereuses. L ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Government urged to sell cocaine and ecstasy in pharmacies [19.10.2020] Cocaine, ecstasy and amphetamines should be “nationalised” and sold legally in government-run pharmacies to undermine global drug-related crime, the ...
‘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 ...
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 ...
Legalising cocaine is ‘something to consider,’ says Antwerp mayor [10.10.2020] Legalising cocaine is “an option that people need to dare to consider,” according to the mayor of Antwerp, Bart De Wever (N-VA). De Wever, whose port ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Gone to pot: New Zealand cools on legalising cannabis [01.10.2020] It is believed to be the first country in the world to put the legalisation of recreational cannabis to a national public vote. But amid a pandemic, ...
Mexico, plagued by cartel wars, on cusp of legal cannabis 'green rush' [01.10.2020] Senate majority leader Ricardo Monreal expects a law to be passed before December for recreational use of the drug, allowing regulated private firms ...
Lebanon’s economy is going to pot — in a good way, it hopes [29.09.2020] Lebanon is scrabbling to escape an existential, multilayered crisis that has gutted the currrency to less than a quarter of its previous value, broug ...
L'appel de trois maires LR pour "légaliser la consommation de cannabis" [26.09.2020] Les maires Les Républicains Gil Avérous (Châteauroux), Boris Ravignon (Charleville-Mézières) et Arnaud Robinet (Reims) réclament dans cette tribune l ...
Draft cannabis bill ‘completely misses the mark’ [23.09.2020] Two years ago, the Constitutional Court of South Africa decriminalised the possession and cultivation of cannabis in private by adults for personal p ...
Colombia lawmakers seek to take control of cocaine market. It’s a long shot [21.09.2020] Legislators weary of Colombia’s whack-a-mole anti-narcotics efforts propose to stop the often violent trafficking of cocaine that has plagued the cou ...
Should India make cannabis legal? [19.09.2020] According to former Narcotics Commissioner Romesh Bhattacharjee cannabis is cultivated in nearly 60 per cent, or 400, of India’s 670 districts. “Sinc ...
South Africans are setting up ‘cannabis clubs’ across the country – are they legal? [18.09.2020] The Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill provides clarity around the growing and private use of cannabis in South Africa. In its current form the bill ...
eSwatini: A brief tale of two laws [18.09.2020] The U.S. company Stem Holdings reported in 2019 that it had “received preliminary approval to become the only licensed growing farm and processing pl ...
Reputation, revenue at stake as Brazil weighs legalization of cannabis cultivation [18.09.2020] Brazil has fast-tracked a draft law that would legalize the cultivation of medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp. South America’s largest economy le ...

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