Global

Global

European Parliament Approves Motion for Resolution on Cannabis for Medicinal Purposes

The vote could ultimately lead to the introduction of a legislative proposal on medical cannabis at the EU level.

Mexico

As the Country Prepares to Regulate Cannabis, Mexico Looks Abroad

Members of the Mexican Senate will soon grapple with three initiatives to regulate the “non-medicinal consumption of cannabis.”

Global

World Health Organization Calls for Cannabis Reclassification. What Now?

The proposed changes could ignite the global market.

Israel

Israel Gives Final Approval to Medical Cannabis Exports

Despite its favorable climate and decades of experience in research and production, Israel’s cannabis industry has been overshadowed by other nations due to its inability to export.

CBD, Global

CBD: Is the World Health Organization Tapping the Brakes?

An important finding may not be delivered in time for key UN commission’s vote this March.

Global

Cannabis beyond Canada

What comes to mind when I think of the cannabis industry in 2018 is its breathtaking speed of global growth.

South Korea

For South Koreans, Cannabis Gets Complicated

In allowing medical use, the nation is shifting from an extreme hard line. But the move highlights cultural confusion about cannabis—already felt keenly by students who study abroad.

Colombia

“Investments That Generate Hope”: Inside Colombia’s Canadian Cannabis Boom

The nation has seen an influx of investment from Canadian cannabis companies, set in motion by its previous president. Will a new administration keep the momentum?

Business, Global, Mexico

Interview with Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox: “Trump Should Go for Legalization”

Fox, who is now the director of a Canadian cannabis company in Colombia, shared his thoughts on the future of the cannabis industry in the Americas.

Turkey

Turkey: How a Musician Is Challenging the Cannabis Crackdown

The authorities don’t approve, but people here do smoke cannabis—and one rapper keeps singing about it.

Mexico

Mexico Inches Toward Legal Cannabis

Case by case, a team of lawyers chips away at prohibition, and a new president may soon take a swing.