Items tagged with cannabis

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"Cannabis récréatif" : une légalisation plébiscitée par une large consultation citoyenne [01.03.2021] Une large majorité des quelque 250.000 personnes qui ont participé à une consultation citoyenne sur le cannabis dit "récréatif" plébiscitent la légal ...
Work on the project is 'still ongoing', says Minister of Health [26.02.2021] While legalisation of recreational cannabis in Luxembourg is one of the current coalition's flagship projects, updates on its progress have been rath ...
Morocco set to legalise cannabis production for medical use [25.02.2021] Morocco plans to allow the farming, export and domestic sale of cannabis for medical and industrial use, a move it hopes will help impoverished farme ...
Mexico could soon become the largest legal marijuana market in the world [25.02.2021] After decades of strict drug policy, Mexico’s congress is expected to pass a federal law this year that would for the first time create a legal canna ...
La légalisation du cannabis supervisée par une agence «placée sous la tutelle de l’Etat» [25.02.2021] Le Maroc veut rattraper son retard sur les pays ayant légalisé la culture du cannabis à des fins thérapeutiques et bénéficier ensuite des recettes fi ...
Burt refuses to confirm warning from Governor over cannabis law [24.02.2021] Premier David Burt refused to confirm whether he had held any discussions with the Governor on cannabis regulations approved by the House of Assembly ...
The problem with cannabis is that it doesn’t have a label: Andrew Bonello [24.02.2021] In Malta the Prime Minister has announced a White Paper on a possible new drug reform. Andrew Bonello: "In general, the gist of what the Prime Minist ...
Exclusif: ce que dit le projet de loi sur l’usage légal du cannabis [23.02.2021] Le360 a eu accès aux dispositions phares du projet loi sur usage légal du cannabis qui sera soumis au Conseil de gouvernement du jeudi 25 février 202 ...
New Jersey governor signs laws to legalize marijuana use, decriminalize possession [22.02.2021] Legislation to set up a recreational marijuana marketplace, decriminalize cannabis and loosen penalties for underage possession of the drug and alcoh ...
Les élections de 2021 relancent le débat autour de la dépénalisation du cannabis [22.02.2021] Le dossier du cannabis revient sur le devant de la scène politique et médiatique à l’approche des élections. Des voix politiques appellent à la légal ...
After 30-year jail sentence for cannabis users, protesters demand decriminalization [22.02.2021] A series of protests which began on January 15 in various cities and neighborhoods across Tunisia have largely focused on economic inequality and pol ...
Burt warns London over cannabis licensing act [20.02.2021] Premier David Burt has expressed doubt over whether a new law to license cannabis production in Bermuda will get the royal assent from Governor Rena ...
Norway seeks to decriminalise recreational drug use [19.02.2021] Norway's government proposed a bill aimed at decriminalising the possession and use of small amounts of narcotics, saying users should be offered tre ...
Cannabis reform will allow users to grow plants for personal use, Robert Abela says [18.02.2021] Cannabis users will not be sent to prison and will be able to grow a limited amount of plants as part of government’s reform, Prime Minister Robert A ...
How tobacco giant Altria is becoming a cannabis company [09.02.2021] Altria, one of the world’s biggest tobacco companies, is well on its way to also being one of the world’s biggest and most influential cannabis compa ...
ReLeaf calls on government to decriminalise cannabis cultivation, consumption and sharing [09.02.2021] Cannabis legalisation advocacy group ReLeaf has told the Prime Minister to get on with the decriminalisation of cannabis cultivation and consumption ...
Jamaica faces marijuana shortage as farmers struggle [05.02.2021] Jamaica is running low on ganja. Heavy rains followed by an extended drought, an increase in local consumption and a drop in the number of marijuana ...
Virginia legislature approves marijuana legalization bills on key mid-session deadline [05.02.2021] The Virginia House of Delegates and Senate approved bills to legalize marijuana, meeting a key mid-session deadline and getting the major policy chan ...
Tunisia's heavy jail terms for cannabis use spark reform calls [04.02.2021] Thirty years' jail for smoking a joint after a football game? Tunisia has seen calls for reforms to dictatorship-era drug laws after a court handed d ...
Legal recreational cannabis sales in Canada outstrip illicit spending for first time [04.02.2021] Sales of regulated adult-use cannabis in Canada overtook illegal transactions for the first time in the third quarter of 2020, according to new Stati ...
Haze Club case: ‘Cannabis grow clubs allow people to access their rights’ [02.02.2021] Laws that criminalise grow clubs are unconstitutional and infringe on people’s rights to cultivate and use cannabis privately. This is according to a ...
Democratic senators will push to pass pot reform bill this year [02.02.2021] Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and two other Democratic senators said that they will push to pass this year sweeping legislation that would end ...
Le bloc de la Réforme dépose une initiative législative pour amender la loi 52 [02.02.2021] Le bloc parlementaire de la Réforme a déposé une proposition législative pour amender la loi 52 de 1992 relative aux stupéfiants. Cette initiative vi ...
‘There’s no stopping the industry now’: Democratic control is a big win for marijuana [31.01.2021] Cannabis companies are positioning themselves for the greater likelihood that federal cannabis restrictions will be loosened significantly. Sales are ...
Anger after Tunisians jailed for 30 years for cannabis use [31.01.2021] Tunisian human rights activists and social media users on Sunday slammed the sentencing of three people, all aged under 30, to 30 years each in priso ...
What has changed in the year since cannabis possession was legalised in the ACT? [31.01.2021] Dire warnings of legal loopholes, a mental health crisis and drug driving fears accompanied the legalisation of cannabis in the ACT last year. But on ...
Chamber of Deputies rejects move to relax cannabis laws [28.01.2021] The Chamber of Deputies rejected a proposal to loosen cannabis laws in the Czech Republic, put forward by 40 deputies from six different parties. The ...
Mexico on the brink of legalizing marijuana — But on what terms? [28.01.2021] Mexico is on the verge of becoming the third country in the world, after Uruguay and Canada, to legally regulate cannabis for personal, adult use. Th ...
Big money and a big stumble mark first year of Illinois' recreational weed law [24.01.2021] Illinois’ coffers have enjoyed a boost in tax revenue approaching the amount generated by booze sales thanks to the year that recreational marijuana ...
Mood of the Nation poll: Despite clamour for making cannabis legal, 55% against it [22.01.2021] Despite a growing clamour by some sections and NGOs in India to legalise the recreational use of cannabis, more than half of the respondents (55 per ...
New panel to probe growing use of marijuana and stiffen draconian pot law [22.01.2021] Alarmed by a recent spike in the number of youngsters abusing marijuana, also known as cannabis or pot, Japan’s health ministry is looking to stiffen ...
Une très forte majorité de Français interrogés favorables à « un débat sur la politique des drogues » [22.01.2021] Une forte majorité de la population française pense que la politique de répression n’est pas « efficace pour lutter contre la consommation de drogues ...
Is France moving towards legalising cannabis for recreational purposes? [18.01.2021] When French newspaper Le Parisien rang up 36 elected officials across the greater Paris Île-de-France region to ask their opinion on whether or not c ...
France launches public consultation on legalising cannabis [17.01.2021] France is Europe’s biggest cannabis consumer, despite having some of the continent’s toughest laws against the drug. In response to this failure of t ...
Illinois sitting on $62 million in cannabis revenue meant to foster businesses and help neighborhoods hurt by poverty and violence [16.01.2021] Despite promises that cannabis legalization in Illinois would fund more minority business participation and neighborhood improvements, the state has ...
Mexico moves to create world’s largest legal cannabis market [12.01.2021] Mexico’s health ministry published rules to regulate the use of medicinal cannabis, a major step in a broader reform to create the world’s largest le ...
Mayor: no more weed for tourists in Amsterdam [12.01.2021] The mayor is taking steps to change Amsterdam's image as the international cannabis capital. Coffeeshops attracted an estimated 1.5 million tourist v ...
Cuomo vows New York 'will legalize adult-use recreational cannabis' [11.01.2021] New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) vowed that his state will legalize recreational cannabis as he begins ramping up efforts in the new year to green-ligh ...
Experts: Legal cannabis can spur Caribbean economies [10.01.2021] Entrepreneurs eager to enter the marijuana business are calling on the Government of Trinidad & Tobago to bring legislation which will allow them to ...
Blown off: Amsterdam will ban foreign tourists from coffeeshops in future [08.01.2021] Foreign tourists will be banned from coffeeshops in Amsterdam in future. In a letter to the council, mayor Femke Halsema, the public prosecution serv ...
The top cannabis research studies of 2020 [07.01.2021] While the world seemed to arrest, the cannabis industry’s pulse grew stronger. Cannabis research, though temporarily stymied as universities scramble ...
South Africa’s cannabis bill is widely unpopular — here’s why [04.01.2021] 2018 was a big year for cannabis advocates in South Africa. It was the year the constitutional court ruled the government couldn’t invade the privacy ...
Dutch high hopes for legal cannabis farms hit by nimby protests [03.01.2021] A Dutch trial of state-regulated cannabis cultivation farms to supply coffee shops risks being derailed by an outbreak of nimbyism after locals prote ...
How state marijuana legalization became a boon for corruption [27.12.2020] In the past decade, 15 states have legalized a regulated marijuana market for adults over 21, and another 17 have legalized medical marijuana. But in ...
Will Israeli elections bury cannabis legalization? [23.12.2020] Just last month, Justice Minister Avi Nissenkorn announced that Israel was only nine months away from fully legalizing and regulating recreational ca ...
Dans le Nord du Maroc, de nouveaux appels à légaliser le cannabis [22.12.2020] Comme il fallait s’y attendre, le retrait par les Nations Unies du cannabis de la liste des stupéfiants a relancé le débat autour de sa légalisation ...
Cannabis grow clubs want High Court to decide if customers can ‘sit back, relax and enjoy the fruits’ of their joint labour [18.12.2020] In September 2018, the Constitutional Court decriminalised the private cultivation of cannabis by adults for personal private consumption. This creat ...
After blockbuster Aphria-Tilray merger, world’s largest cannabis company eyes U.S. market [18.12.2020] Tilray and Aphria, two of the biggest marijuana companies in Canada, announced plans to merge and create the world’s largest cannabis outfit. With ex ...
Growing cannabis at home – illegal, but how risky? [14.12.2020] Last summer, during a press conference, Germany’s drug czar Daniela Ludwig said something goofy: “Just because alcohol is dangerous doesn’t mean that ...
Legal cannabis law tabled in House of Assembly [12.12.2020] Legislation to lay the framework for legal cannabis in Bermuda was tabled in the House of Assembly. Kathy Lynn Simmons, the Attorney-General and the ...

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