Items tagged with legalization

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Will Berlin make good on a promise to legalise cannabis? [14.07.2021] Despite opposition from federal drug regulators, the Berlin Senat is reportedly pushing ahead with a pilot project to sell cannabis legally in pharma ...
Ministerial committee advances cannabis decriminalization [12.07.2021] Just over a year after the last government passed two now-defunct draft bills to legalize and decriminalize recreational cannabis, the Ministerial Co ...
Morocco moves to legalise some cannabis cultivation [10.07.2021] Few countries produce more cannabis than Morocco, where locals mix it with tobacco and call it kif, meaning “supreme happiness”. The pleasure extends ...
MPs accuse Cannabis Licensing Authority of ignoring small farmers [08.07.2021] The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) and the State have been accused of having no real interest in ensuring that small farmers get their fair share ...
Majority of Swiss support the legalisation of cannabis [01.07.2021] Most Swiss accept the idea of legalising cannabis for recreational purposes provided there are rules to protect minors, according to a survey. Nearly ...
Licenced marijuana experiment may be delayed: NOS [01.07.2021] A Dutch experiment involving the licenced production and sale of cannabis which is due to start this autumn is likely to be delayed, broadcaster NOS ...
Mexico supreme court strikes down laws that ban use of recreational marijuana [28.06.2021] Mexico’s supreme court has struck down laws prohibiting the use of recreational marijuana, moving the country toward cannabis legalisation even as th ...
Germany: Cannabis legalization becomes election campaign issue [26.06.2021] With watershed elections looming in Germany, some politicians are talking about a new approach to drug control. The opposition Free Democrats (FDP), ...
Cannabis médical : aubaine ou mirage économique ? [11.06.2021] C’est la question qui brûle toutes les lèvres depuis l’annonce du projet de loi 13-21 : quelles seront, pour le Maroc, les retombées économiques de l ...
Morocco's House of Councilors passes cannabis legalization bill [08.06.2021] After several amendments, Morocco's House of Councilors has approved the hotly-debated bill on the limited legalization of cannabis for medical purpo ...
Cannabis divides opinions in Morocco ahead of general elections [05.06.2021] As Morocco's 2021 round of elections approaches, the cannabis question is once again on the table. The Moroccan government approved the bill to legal ...
Congress only has one chance to legalize marijuana the right way [01.06.2021] Congressional Democratic leaders filed a marijuana legalization bill last week aimed at remedying the injustices of the drug war. But my experience a ...
Légalisation thérapeutique du cannabis : la Chambre des représentants dit “oui” [26.05.2021] La Chambre des représentants a adopté le 26 mai au soir le projet de loi relatif à l’usage thérapeutique et industriel du cannabis par une majorité c ...
Morocco’s House of Representatives adopts bill on legal use of cannabis [26.05.2021] Morocco’s House of Representatives adopted today Bill 13.21 on the legal use of cannabis for medical purposes. The bill received a majority of votes ...
Rendez-vous en juillet pour le cannabis récréatif [21.05.2021] Le dossier du cannabis récréatif avait été quelque peu mis de côté ces derniers mois, mais le sujet a refait surface à la Chambre. La ministre de la ...
Legalisation of cannabis: Government parties in favour, CSV remains sceptical [21.05.2021] The majority parties in Luxembourg as well as the Left Party (Déi Lénk) and the Pirate Party all agreed that the strategy of criminalisation over the ...
Cannabis reform consultation ends with 350 submissions [18.05.2021] The cannabis reform White Paper attracted more than 350 submissions from organisations and individuals. Government is proposing full decriminalisatio ...
So, what's the deal with Mexico's cannabis legalization delay? [13.05.2021] A month ago, Mexican marijuana legalization seemed like a done deal. The bill was approved by the Senate last November, but greatly modified by the C ...
Eyeing lucrative profits, Morocco is seeking to legalise cannabis. The main obstacle? Islamist opposition [13.05.2021] The stakes for legalising cannabis in Morocco are rising. On 11 March, the Moroccan government approved Cannabis Legalization Framework, Bill 13-21, ...
Cannabis goes corporate: Lobbyists, unions seek to shape marijuana industry [08.05.2021] The rally at the state capitol on April 20, the unofficial holiday for pot aficionados, brought out green-wigged supporters ringed in wisps of smoke. ...
France should legalise cannabis, says MPs report [05.05.2021] France should legalise cannabis so as to regain control of sales and better protect minors, a group of cross-party MPs said in a report, a finding at ...
Medical cannabis: Morocco to target European market [05.05.2021] Morocco’s Ministry of Interior developed a study, showing the country’s interest to prioritize the European market in terms of the supply of medical ...
Mexican lawmakers fail to legalize marijuana ahead of Supreme Court deadline [03.05.2021] Mexican lawmakers have failed to meet a Supreme Court deadline to end marijuana prohibition after spending months going back and forth on a legalizat ...
Un premier pas vers une régulation du marché du cannabis [30.04.2021] La Suisse devrait réguler le marché du cannabis plutôt que l’interdire. La commission de la santé publique du Conseil national a donné suite par 13 v ...
Cannabis legalization : The reservations of Moroccan growers [29.04.2021] To accompany Bill 13-21, a coordination of cannabis growers and the descendants of farmers met with the parties represented in the Lower House to pre ...
Maroc : Plaidoyer pour une amnistie des cultivateurs et l’usage récréatif du cannabis [28.04.2021] A la vielle de la promulgation de la loi sur les usages légaux, la Coordination des zones d'origine du cannabis, qui se compose d'agriculteurs et de ...
Should the EU help legalize cannabis farms in Morocco? [28.04.2021] Should draft legislation clear the final hurdles in the next few weeks, Morocco could become the second Arab country to legalize cannabis. Lebanon wa ...
Cannabis: les cultivateurs s’organisent dans un cadre légal [26.04.2021] Dans les provinces d’Al Hoceima et de Chaouen, les cultivateurs de la plante de cannabis ont décidé de lancer une initiative légale pour accompagner ...
The Future of Cannabis in the Caribbean [23.04.2021] Two years after the presentation of the 2018 CARICOM report “Waiting to Exhale - Safeguarding our future through responsible socio-legal policy on Ma ...
Alcohol giant Diageo, Tobacco giant Reynolds, and Morgan Stanley among companies newly lobbying on cannabis [21.04.2021] The US House of Representatives passed a bill to expand cannabis industry access to banking. While a version of that bill stalled in the last Senate, ...
Lesotho firm first in Africa to be granted EU licence for medical cannabis [21.04.2021] A company in Lesotho has become the first in Africa to receive a licence to sell medical cannabis to the EU. The country’s top medical cannabis produ ...
Senate Democrats split over legalizing weed [20.04.2021] Two Democrats told Politico that they oppose removing federal penalties on marijuana. Schumer can't afford to lose a single vote on his side of the a ...
Lebanon's crisis-hit farmers turn to growing hashish [20.04.2021] For three decades Abu Ali planted potatoes to provide for his family, but Lebanon's economic crisis has driven up production costs and forced him to ...
Germany: Greens campaign for legal cannabis on 4/20 [20.04.2021] April 19 will go down in German political history as the day Annalena Baerbock was elected the Green Party's first-ever chancellor candidate. Assumin ...
After ‘Green Rush,’ Canada’s legal pot suppliers are stumbling [18.04.2021] When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government’s legalized marijuana in 2018, a primary goal was to create a more equitable justice system — not a m ...
Americans overwhelmingly say marijuana should be legal for recreational or medical use [16.04.2021] As more states, including Virginia and New York, continue to legalize marijuana, an overwhelming share of U.S. adults (91%) say either that marijuana ...
Marijuana becomes legal in a third of US states as New Mexico signs off on drug [13.04.2021] Just over one-third of US states have now officially legalised recreational marijuana following the passing of new legislation in New Mexico. On Mond ...
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 lack of political courage’: New Zealand’s drug reform efforts flounder [12.04.2021] After New Zealand’s referendum to legalise cannabis failed, social service agencies are seeking a new path to decriminalisation of drug use, but obst ...
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, ...
Cannabis bill to be law by 2023 [06.04.2021] The possession, cultivation and use of cannabis for private use is expected to be passed into law in two years’ time. The legalisation of the private ...
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 ...
La culture légale du cannabis, une opportunité écologique [28.03.2021] “L’augmentation rapide de la culture illicite de cannabis dans le Rif au cours des dernières décennies, ainsi que les mauvaises pratiques de conserva ...
Culture du cannabis : Quel impact sur la biodiversité et les ressources ? [26.03.2021] L'impact de la culture du cannabis sur la biodiversité et les ressources a été au centre d'un webinaire organisé à l'initiative de l'Alliance marocai ...

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