Trump, Former World Leaders, Diverge on Solutions to the Global Drug Problem

During a meeting at the UN on Monday, President Donald Trump urged countries to ramp up drug law enforcement. On the same day, former world leaders convened in Mexico City to call for the regulation of drugs like cannabis.

Global
Newsletter

New Mexico: adult use bill introduced • Rhode Island: governor’s budget includes legal cannabis • & more…

An excerpt from the January 16 and 17 editions of the Cannabis Wire Daily newsletter.

Caribbean

Barbados Tiptoes Ahead With Cannabis Plans—Carefully

The island will soon accept applications for medical cannabis cultivation licenses, but decriminalization will have to wait.

Congress

First Congressional Hearing on Cannabis in 2020 Focuses on Research Hurdles

DEA says legislation pending White House approval would pave the way for new, federally-approved research-grade cannabis farms.