National Assembly of the Republic of Korea (Flickr: OZinOH)

For South Koreans, Cannabis Gets Complicated

In allowing medical use, the nation is shifting from an extreme hard line. But the move highlights cultural confusion about cannabis—already felt keenly by students who study abroad.

South Korea
Caribbean

Saint Lucia Considers the Economics of Cannabis Reform

An analysis presents a case for adult-use, among other reforms, as the country’s leaders consider how to shape legislation.

Research

Q&A: Cannabis, Public Health, and the Role of Harm Reduction

A survey of Hash Bash attendees demonstrates that even enthusiasts have a lot of misconceptions about cannabis and health.

Caribbean

The British Virgin Islands: Yes to Medical Cannabis but No to Adult Use

With an eye toward exports, the BVI government aims to create a $30 million industry for domestically cultivated cannabis. But high fines and long sentences stay in place.