Cannabis Wire’s roundup and analysis of the top stories and trends in global cannabis business, policy, and research in 2019.
This small African nation is ideal for growing cannabis, but maybe not for regulating it.
Even though the government recently expanded medical access, its stance still seems far more conservative than the electorate’s.
Hemp is legal. Cannabis legalization is close behind. How did we get here? This 4/20, unwind with this excerpt from A New Leaf: The End of Cannabis Prohibition.
For immigrants, including those who came to the US legally, even a misdemeanor can trigger the harshest possible consequences.
As legislative priorities shift, what is gained? And what is lost?
Cannabis companies are increasingly lobbying and handing out campaign contributions on both sides of the aisle.
The cannabis debate in Congress is being reshaped along GOP-friendly lines.
A burgeoning industry is using its money to influence politics, and finding new GOP allies in the process. But there may be a price.
Weak cannabis regulation helped create a boom, and as it recedes the high costs are becoming clear.
How Barack Obama’s clemency operation failed thousands of drug offenders, some serving long sentences for cannabis crimes, and left them at the mercy of Donald Trump’s whims.