The report, which recommended a global ban on advertising, and addressed a rise in high-THC flower amid a decline in youth perceptions of harm, went deeper on cannabis trends than in prior years.
Lawmakers have released a report on a bill to legalize and regulate cannabis for medical, research, and religious purposes, with an eye toward export.
The event, focused on accreditation of the country’s cannabis industry, was held in advance of World Accreditation Day on June 9.
While some lawmakers are considering a special session, the Supreme Court could also take action.
The country’s five-year old medical cannabis program is slowly taking shape, and more robust reforms may be on the horizon.
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Australia’s second most populous state has received more than 1,400 comments about cannabis since it opened a public inquiry in early 2020.
Bureaucratic disconnect and political shifts may have scuppered Israel’s once imminent prospect of adult use legalization.
The Chamber of Deputies has passed a legalization bill, which will now return to the Senate, bringing Mexico closer to becoming the world's largest legal cannabis market.
Lawmakers are set to vote on an amended cannabis legalization bill this week. Their deadline, which has already been extended three times, is April 30.
In a 6-5 vote, the Senate killed a bill that would have legalized cannabis for adult use. The Attorney General said that the government “will not be deterred” from pursuing reforms.
Jamaica’s industry has drawn significant interest from international investors, due to the island's historical association with cannabis and low-cost production.
A bill to legalize cannabis for adult use is advancing in Bermuda, but the UK is likely to withhold support.
A University of Toronto study found that Canada’s industry is overwhelmingly male and white. One co-author says that there are lessons to learn from the US when it comes to equity.
The USVI medical cannabis roll-out is taking years, which could slow down the governor’s adult use cannabis plans.
A legislative committee has been formed to craft a proposal to legalize medical cannabis and to expunge records.