Four US States Could Legalise Recreational Cannabis on Election Day

Four states will hold a cannabis referendum during the 2020 US election day to decide on adult use. At the …

Mexico Could be the Next Cannabis Powerhouse in the World

Mexico Could Soon Become the World’s Largest Cannabis Market

Mexico will soon welcome legal, adult use cannabis if a bill designed to end federal prohibition passes in coming weeks. …

New Zealand Government won't Expunge Past Convictions if Cannabis Legalised

New Zealand Government won’t Expunge Past Convictions if Cannabis Legalised

The government has no intentions to expunge past cannabis-related convictions if the public votes to legalise the drug later this …

New Zealand Health Experts Back Cannabis Law Reforms

New Zealand Health Experts Back Cannabis Law Reforms

Last week, New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern admitted to reporters that she had used cannabis in the past. While this …

Jacinda Ardern Admits Past Cannabis Use as New Zealand Referendum is Very Close

Jacinda Ardern Admits Past Cannabis Use as New Zealand Referendum is Very Close

Due to the coronavirus outbreak in New Zealand, the general election – alongside referendums on cannabis legalisation and euthanasia – …

UK CBD Industry Body Announce Landmark Safety Study Consortia

UK CBD Industry Body Announce Landmark Safety Study Consortia

Whereas the UK CBD market has grown into a £300 million business, there are still some crucial questions regarding its …

New Zealand Could be the Next Hot Spot for Cannabis and CBD Business

New Zealand Could be the Next Hot Spot for Cannabis and CBD Business

New Zealand will be the first country to hold a referendum to decide whether to legalise the sale, possession, and …

Will Brexit be a Golden Opportunity for UK-Based CBD Businesses?

Will Brexit be a Golden Opportunity for UK-Based CBD Businesses?

Although the United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January, it is currently still in it’s agreed-upon transitional period …

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France to Introduce on-the-spot Fines for Cannabis Use

The Prime Minister of France, Jean Castex, has announced the planned introduction of on-the-spot fines for users of cannabis and …

Argentina Now Allows Home Cultivation and Increased Cannabis Sales

Argentina to Allow Home Cultivation and Increased Medical Cannabis Sales

In South America, regulations and laws surrounding cannabis are becoming increasingly liberal, with medical cannabis markets becoming more developed. Now, …

Support for Cannabis Legalisation Continues to Grow in New Zealand

Support for Cannabis Legalisation Continues to Grow in New Zealand

The latest poll of New Zealand’s voters has revealed a further rise in support for cannabis legalisation. The public is …

New Medicinal Cannabis Rules Launch in New Zealand

New Medicinal Cannabis Rules Launch in New Zealand

Patients could face fewer barriers to access medicinal cannabis products in New Zealand as new rules launch today. The new …

Cannabis Legislation Draft Released by New Zealand Government

Cannabis Legislation Draft Released by New Zealand Government – UPDATE

Ahead of the referendum next year, New Zealand’s government has published draft legislation which would shape a legal Cannabis market …

Illinois Cannabis Legalisation Waves in the New Year

Illinois Cannabis Legalisation Waves in the New Year

On 1st January, 2020, Illinois became the 11th US state to introduce the legalisation of adult-use recreational Cannabis. The mid-western …

Legalisation of 'Cannabis Light' Blocked by Italy's Senate

Legalisation of ‘Cannabis Light’ Blocked by Italy’s Senate

The head of Italy’s Senate has blocked the legalisation of so-called ‘Cannabis Light’ following parliament approval of the law. Parliament …

Zambia Announces Plans to Boost Economy with Cannabis Export

Zambia Announces Plans to Boost Economy with Cannabis Exports

The government of Zambia has announced plans to legalise the exports of Cannabis for both economic and medicinal purposes. Lawmakers …

Brazilian Health Agency Announces Medical Cannabis Legalisation

Brazilian Health Agency Announces Medical Cannabis Legalisation

Last week, Brazilian policymakers announced plans to legalise the sale of medical Cannabis across the country. The country will become …

Czech Government Plans to Pay for Patients' Medical Cannabis

Czech Government Plans to Pay for Patients’ Medical Cannabis

Last week, the Czech government announced plans to subsidise the cost of medical Cannabis from public health insurance. Medical Cannabis …