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UN’s International Narcotics Control Board Calls for Decriminalization of Simple Possession, Abolition of Capital Punishment

“There is no obligation stemming from the conventions to incarcerate drug users who commit minor offences.”

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Congress

SAFE Banking Scrapped from NDAA Despite Major Push

Banking groups and lawmakers rallied behind legislation to allow banks to more freely work with cannabis businesses. Ultimately, it was stripped.

CBD

FDA: The Cannabis Regulatory Landscape is “Complex”

A policy coordinator with the FDA’s Cannabis Product Committee spoke about CBD during a Food and Drug Law Institute event focused on cannabis.