New Mexico

New Mexico Takes Major Step Toward Legal Cannabis

Governor's working group dives into the possibility of state-run stores, and public safety.

Caribbean

Barbados Becomes Latest Caribbean Nation to Introduce Cannabis Bill

The debate surrounding the legalization—or even decriminalization—of cannabis in Barbados has been contentious.

Mexico

Mexico’s Historic Opportunity to Get Cannabis Right

Under a Supreme Court order to legalize and regulate the drug, the country is holding a big civic discussion about exactly how best to do that.

UK/Europe

UK’s National Health Service Report Addresses Barriers to Medical Cannabis

The report indicates that the National Institute for Health Research should prioritize research on cannabis-based products in five areas, including chronic pain in children and young people.

New York

Here’s How New York’s Cannabis Companies Lobbied in the Legislature’s Final Days

Curaleaf lobbied on more state bills than any other cannabis company as the session came to a close.

Global

The Complicated Backstory of Europe’s First Cannabis Import from Latin America

Possible winners? Workers in Uruguay and Colombia, and patients in Europe. Possible losers? Adult use consumers in Uruguay, who face a shortage.

Global

Australian Government Moves to Bolster Medical Cannabis Industry

The administration announced priority licensing for large-scale business projects to ramp up economic growth in the country.

Louisiana

Louisiana’s Medical Cannabis Program Finally Goes Live

Four years after the law opened the gates, the first tinctures will hit pharmacies Tuesday. It’s been a long journey.

Global

El Salvador Inches Toward Legal Medical Cannabis

But the conservative politician pushing the measure says that’s as far as it goes.