Articles By Julia Barajas
The growing hemp industry lacks universal agreement on its THC threshold.
What regions get to apply a geographical label to its cannabis? Does an international perspective help? Should a name be connected to the land?
Adults can currently possess up to 20 grams of cannabis for personal use, but they have no legal means to obtain it. A new bill seeks to fix that discrepancy.
Amid mounting licensing delays, the government aims to make the country more business-friendly, while maintaining its resolve not to become a mere source for raw material, and to protect smaller cultivators.
This is the first time the European Medicines Agency has approved a cannabis plant-based CBD medicine.
The bill will “allow rural entrepreneurs an opportunity to start to grow their businesses and create much-needed jobs,” Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley said during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing Thursday.
“This anti-immigrant agenda from the Trump administration stands in contrast to the policies of dozens of states that have legalized or decriminalized marijuana.”
Six bills could, if signed, transform the largest market in the US, though other bills didn’t make the cut.
The push could give CBD-based food additives and dietary supplements the green light.