Bob Dass

Champagne, Roquefort, and . . . Mendocino? The Appellations Discussion Warms Up

What regions get to apply a geographical label to its cannabis? Does an international perspective help? Should a name be connected to the land?

Business
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.