Is a Cannabis Referendum on the Cards in France?

Calls for cannabis reforms in France have received some renewed energy as one MP suggests the country should hold a …

Norway Set to Decriminalise Personal Use of Illicit Drugs

Norway is set to introduce significant drug reforms based on recommendations from the United Nations and the World Health Organisation. …

How Does A US State Legalise Cannabis

How Does A US State Legalise Cannabis?

In recent months and years, an increasing number of US states are opting for the legalisation of recreational cannabis. The …

North Dakota Another US State Headed for Cannabis Legalisation

North Dakota: Another US State Headed for Cannabis Legalisation?

North Dakota’s House of Representatives has become the latest to approve a measure for cannabis reforms in the USA. If …

Bermuda and Barbados Turn to Cannabis to Boost Their Economies

Bermuda and Barbados Turn to Cannabis to Boost Their Economies

It is hoped that the growing cannabis industry will help to give a much-needed boost to the economies of some …

Minnesota Move One Step Closer to Recreational Cannabis Legalisation

Minnesota Move One Step Closer to Recreational Cannabis Legalisation

A recreational cannabis bill has passed its first committee test in the state of Minnesota, USA. Supporters of the bill …

A Year On from Australian Capital Territory Cannabis Legalisation

A Year On from Australian Capital Territory Cannabis Legalisation

One year ago (January 31, 2020), the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Legislative Authority passed a bill legalising the personal possession, …

The Isle of Man Has Officially Entered the Medical Cannabis Market

Pharmafield reports that the Isle of Man government has passed legislation that would allow licenced businesses to cultivate, sell and …

Yet another US City Decriminalises Psychedelics

Somerville is joining cities like Oakland, Santa Cruz and Ann Arbor in decriminalising possession of plant-and-fungi-based psychedelics as lawmakers approved …

New York Governor Pledges to Legalise Recreational Cannabis Use

In the eyes of New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, the US state is ready to join the 15 other jurisdictions …

United Nations Votes to Remove Cannabis from List of Hard Drugs

United Nation’s Commission for Narcotic Drugs has voted to reschedule cannabis, effectively removing it from a list including ‘hard’ drugs, …

US Election: Cannabis Received More Votes Than Joe Biden and Donald Trump

In those states where questions about drug policy reform were on the ballot during the US Election, results show an …

Thailand to Allow Cannabis Use for Personal and Healthcare

In a landmark decision, Thailand is to allow the use of most parts of cannabis and hemp in cosmetics and …

Why Did New Zealand’s Cannabis Referendum Fail?

Last month, the residents of New Zealand were asked to take part in a historic political moment – the referendum …

Improving Access to Medical Cannabis Products on the Isle of Man

Following a consultation last year, the irrefutable support for medicinal cannabis expansion on the Isle of Man is spurring the …

the voters of Oregon have made history by becoming the first US state to decriminalise the possession of small amounts of all types of drugs.

Oregon Opts to Decriminalise All Drugs: The Next Wave of Drug Reform?

While a number of states have taken the decision to approve drug policy reforms in recent years, many of these …

CBD in Italy From Widely Available to Banned And Back Again

CBD in Italy: From Widely Available to Banned… And Back Again?

Laws surrounding CBD – the most prevalent non-psychotropic cannabinoid produced by the cannabis plant – are far from straightforward, no …

Cannabis Referendum: Preliminary Results Show New Zealand Said ‘No’ to Legalisation

Following prime minister Jacinda Ardern’s landslide win in the general election, preliminary results indicate that New Zealand voted against full …