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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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Research

Baylor University Study Finds Therapeutic Potential in CBD for Arthritic Dogs

While “pot for pets” has gained popularity in recent years, the US Food and Drug Administration has yet to approve CBD-based drugs for animals.

Caribbean

Barbados: A Medical Cannabis Industry Seems Close to Launch, but Small Farmers Fear They’ll Be Left Behind

At a meeting, regulators hear worries that big international companies will dominate.

Hemp

Hemp is Legal, but What About Smoking It?

While some states have embraced the trend, others are moving to outlaw the practice. And hemp farmers worry about losing a valuable market.