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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.

Caribbean
New Zealand

New Zealand Voters Reject Cannabis Legalization, Preliminary Results Show

While the final count won’t be released until November 6, early results released on October 30 show that only 46 percent of voters support the referendum.

New Jersey

Days Before A Vote, New Jersey’s Legalization Campaign Tops $2 Million in Contributions

Contributions to the legalization push, which include Scotts Miracle-Gro, the ACLU, and Acreage Holdings, far outpaced the opposition.

Caribbean

Dominica’s Parliament Passes Cannabis Decriminalization Bill

This week, the government approved a bill to remove penalties for possession of up to 28 grams of cannabis, while looking to create revenue from cannabis.