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So, what's the deal with Mexico's cannabis legalization delay? [13.05.2021] A month ago, Mexican marijuana legalization seemed like a done deal. The bill was approved by the Senate last November, but greatly modified by the C ...
Maroc : Plaidoyer pour une amnistie des cultivateurs et l’usage récréatif du cannabis [28.04.2021] A la vielle de la promulgation de la loi sur les usages légaux, la Coordination des zones d'origine du cannabis, qui se compose d'agriculteurs et de ...
Cannabis: les cultivateurs s’organisent dans un cadre légal [26.04.2021] Dans les provinces d’Al Hoceima et de Chaouen, les cultivateurs de la plante de cannabis ont décidé de lancer une initiative légale pour accompagner ...
The Future of Cannabis in the Caribbean [23.04.2021] Two years after the presentation of the 2018 CARICOM report “Waiting to Exhale - Safeguarding our future through responsible socio-legal policy on Ma ...
Generations of Albanians lived off cannabis production. Can they stop? [12.04.2021] Large-scale cannabis cultivation in Albania dates to the early 1990s, not long after the fall of the country’s Communist dictatorship, when the parlo ...
Cannabis: Black farmers to ‘shut down’ regulator [23.03.2021] The Black Farmers' Association of South Africa (BFASA) have threatened to shut down the regulatory authority for allegedly excluding them from opport ...
Morocco's bill to legalise cannabis divides growers [18.03.2021] The government of Morocco approved a law to allow the cultivation, export and use of cannabis for medicine or industry. Parliament looks likely to ra ...
Golding pledges to overhaul ganja industry [16.03.2021] Leader of the Opposition, Mark Golding, says Jamaica's ganja industry can assist in the economic recovery of the island, providing much needed foreig ...
Morocco adopts bill legalizing medical production of cannabis [11.03.2021] Morocco’s government adopted bill 13-21, intending to legalize the production of cannabis for medicinal and therapeutic use in its weekly meeting aft ...
Le plaidoyer de l’Istiqlal pour une dépénalisation rapide des cultures du kif [27.02.2021] L'Istiqlal a accueilli avec satisfaction le projet de loi sur la légalisation du cannabis à des fins médicales. Mais, ce parti d'opposition a appelé ...
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 ...
Mexico is poised to legalize marijuana, but advocates don’t like the details [08.11.2020] It's the moment for which advocates of legal marijuana here have been waiting: Mexican lawmakers, working under a court order, have until mid-Decembe ...
Position Paper of the Fair Trade Cannabis Working Group in the Caribbean [29.10.2020] The Position Paper "For inclusive business models, well designed laws and fair(er) trade options for small-scale traditional cannabis farmers” produc ...
‘If there were no hashish here, you wouldn’t see a single house’ [19.10.2020] A village in Lebanon, where cannabis grows everywhere, has long counted on hashish for income. But the country’s economic crisis has farmers reconsid ...
amaMpondo traditional leaders reject Private Use Cannabis Bill [10.10.2020] Traditional leaders from the amaMpondo nation and cannabis farmers in the Eastern Cape have rejected the Private Use Cannabis Bill. They are calling ...
Cannabis: A rush to corporate capture? [30.09.2020] Finance minister Tito Mboweni expects the newly legal cannabis industry to pour an estimated R4 billion into the government’s dwindling tax coffers w ...
Special permit to enable more small farmers to enter medical cannabis field [28.09.2020] The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) says the Cultivator's (Transitional) Special Permit Policy, which is in an advanced stage of completion, will ...
BC to allow “small-scale producers” to deliver cannabis directly to licensed retailers as well as farm-gate sales beginning in 2022 [20.09.2020] The British Columbia government announced that they will allow “small-scale producers”, including nurseries, the option of delivering cannabis direct ...
Farmers in western Makwanpur return to marijuana farming due to pandemic-induced poverty [11.09.2020] Farmers in rural municipalities in western Makwanpur district have started cultivating marijuana since the harvest in their maize and millet fields t ...
Cannabis Bill carries harsh penalties [14.08.2020] If a person is found with more than 1kg of dried cannabis or nine flowering plants they could be jailed for up to 15 years. These are just some of th ...
'The risk is zero': Legalising cannabis in Lebanon could help solve its economic crisis [22.07.2020] Last month Lebanese President Michel Aoun signed an order paving the way for a change in the country's legislation. If the bill passes through parlia ...
GGPAJ welcomes start of the consultation process on 'Special Permits' [04.07.2020] The Ganja Growers and Producers Association (GGPA) welcomed the start of the consultation process for the special permit policy for the cannabis indu ...
Cannabis Bill controversy: Did dagga growers influence MPs? [21.06.2020] Did dagga growers influence MPs? The withdrawal of the Opium and Habit-Forming Drugs (Amendment) Bill No.06 of 2020 in the House of Assembly, has rai ...
Growers association calls ganja industry a failed experiment [15.06.2020] The Ganja Growers and Producers Association (GGPAJ) says despite the success of several Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) operators, Jamaica's regul ...
Peru’s war on drugs is an abject failure – here’s what it can learn from Bolivia [30.05.2020] When Peruvian government forces began eradicating coca leaf, the raw material for cocaine, without warning in a remote corner of Peru’s principal coc ...
Yemen’s qat markets flourish despite virus threat [02.05.2020] While many of the world’s markets have closed to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Yemen’s capital Sanaa, downtown districts selling qat — the ubiqu ...
Lebanon has legalised cannabis growing, but its political class are muscling in on small farmers [27.04.2020] Lebanon is set to become the first Arab country to legalise the growing and export of medical cannabis in hopes of rescuing the economy - at least th ...
Cannabis cultivation could be a key economic driver for reconstruction after Covid-19 [20.04.2020] The potential for cannabis in South Africa is enormous. The country has drought-resistant acclimatised genetic strains that have naturalised over hun ...
Maroc: ce que proposent les cultivateurs du cannabis [26.02.2020] Les cultivateurs du cannabis ont récemment reçu la visite d’une délégation de la Commission spéciale du modèle de développement, conduite par le prés ...
Gov’t assisting transition of traditional ganja growers to legal industry [25.02.2020] Minister of State for Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Floyd Green, says the Government, through its Alternative Development Programme ...
Ganja growers want answers [07.02.2020] Ganja growers are calling on the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) to clarify the conditions under which cannabis has been exported from Jamaica, ev ...
SA and legal cannabis: profits should be reaped, but like any industry, there are also risks [21.01.2020] South Africa’s cannabis conversation is shifting into a new gear, with Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on the record as pushing for full legalisation. ...
Sars would benefit if growing cannabis is legalised, says Tito Mboweni [18.01.2020] Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s tweet about pushing for it to be legal to grow cannabis - for the SA Revenue Service’s sake - is a step in the direct ...
L'étude de la proposition de loi relative à l’amnistie des cultivateurs de kif ajournée [10.01.2020] Il faudra s’armer de patience pour connaître la position du gouvernement au sujet des deux propositions de loi portées par le PAM, au sujet de la lég ...
Senegal's remote cannabis growers evade crackdown [10.01.2020] Most Senegalese farmers sell peanuts and vegetables, but in one hamlet lost in a mangrove swamp in the country's south, only one crop is commercially ...
South Africa's black farmers fight to enter marijuana market [08.01.2020] Following the Constitutional Court's decision in 2018 to decriminalize the personal use and cultivation of cannabis in South Africa, there are concer ...
Growers' voices at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs [25.11.2019] From 16 to 18 October 2019, representatives of member states, intergovernmental organisations, and civil society attended the 6th Intersessional Meet ...
De Caires has high hopes despite pace of Cannabis Commission! [17.11.2019] Andre De Caires of the Cannabis Movement of St. Lucia is not satisfied with the pace at which the recently formed Cannabis Commission is working. The ...
Dagga prohibition needs to end [15.10.2019] Despite the far-sighted rulings by Judge Dennis Davis and two colleagues in the Cape High Court, and then the unanimous Constitutional Court, that al ...
“People feel betrayed”: small-scale dagga growers fear exclusion from legal trade [14.10.2019] As South Africa looks to enter the booming commercial cannabis market, which could be worth up to R27 billion locally by 2023, the Eastern Cape Depar ...
Moroccco takes up foreign marijuana hybrids [10.10.2019] Morocco’s rugged Rif Mountains have long been renowned for their cannabis but traditional varieties are being smoked out by foreign hybrids offering ...
Legalisation is killing our market, say small-scale dagga growers [04.10.2019] No one knows with confidence how many small-scale cannabis farmers there are in South Africa, but the number is large: one organisation estimates 900 ...
'No plantation mentality!' [03.10.2019] Noted cannabis advocate Ras Iyah V has issued a warning to prospective overseas investors who may have intentions of exploiting small ganja farmers t ...
The Challenges of Medicinal Cannabis in Colombia [30.09.2019] In July 2016, the Colombian government enacted Law 1787, which regulates the use of medicinal cannabis and its trade in the country. With this decisi ...
In Lebanon, producers of hashish are victims… of overproduction [29.09.2019] Victims of overproduction, cannabis farmers in the Beqaa now long for the time when the Lebanese State was fighting against the cultivation of Indian ...
Maroc : la question de la légalisation de la production de cannabis de nouveau à l’ordre du jour [06.09.2019] Au début de l’été, le conseil de Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceïma a voté en faveur de la commande d’une étude sur les opportunités de cultiver du cannabis d ...
Licences approved as St Vincent's Cannabis industry opens [15.07.2019] St Vincent’s Medicinal Marijuana industry is a go. Over 30 licences have been approved by the Medicinal Cannabis Authority (MCA) for the cultivation, ...
Cannabis pilot project agreement signed in Accompong [10.07.2019] A tripartite agreement was signed to implement a cannabis pilot programme in Accompong, St Elizabeth, under the Cannabis Licensing Authority's (CLA) ...
Seiveright urges European stakeholders to bolster cannabis push [27.06.2019] Director of the Cannabis Licensing Authority, Delano Seiveright, encouraged European stakeholders to continue to pursue further cannabis-related refo ...
'Swazi Gold' dagga farmers fear new SA law could crush them [10.06.2019] Mbuso has been growing cannabis for 14 years. He lives and tends the illicit crop in Swaziland, which is now known officially as Eswatini. Mbuso is j ...

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