Tag: legalization

South Australia welcomes cannabis industry leaders

Reading Time: 2 minutes Medicinal cannabis professionals are in Adelaide today for a conference exploring the industry’s future in South Australia. The Future of Medicinal Cannabis symposium features a series of national and global speakers who will discuss the challenges and opportunities of the medicinal cannabis trade including regulation, launching a global business and defining the cannabis pharmacopeia. Minister for Industry […]

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Recreational Marijuana Expected to be Legal in Michigan December 6

Reading Time: 1 minute One month after Michigan voters approved a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana, the law is expected to take effect Dec. 6. On Nov. 26, the Board of Canvassers is expected to meet and certify election results. Recreational marijuana is expected to be legal 10 days after, according to ballot language. Proposal 1 legalized the recreational […]

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Nurses Help Canadians Explore Medical Marijuana

Reading Time: 4 minutes Gordon Bennett, 96, has been using cannabis oil to treat his arthritis pain. (CTV News) Following the legalization of recreational marijuana, a growing number of Canadians are looking to experiment with cannabis for its medicinal properties. But with some doctors unwilling to prescribe the once-illicit drug, many patients are seeking clarity in the hazy world […]

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New Bills Filed for Marijuana Decriminalization in Texas

Reading Time: 2 minutes Decriminalization of marijuana in Texas is back on the table as nearly a half dozen bills related to the drug’s use were filed on Monday for the 86th legislative session. Recreational and most medical uses of marijuana are still prohibited in the state, the exception being low-THC cannabis for qualifying intractable epilepsy patients under the […]

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Thai Lawmakers Back Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thailand’s legislature has officially proposed allowing the licensed medical use of marijuana, making it a potential trailblazer in Asia in legalizing what used to be regarded strictly as a dangerous drug. The National Legislative Assembly on Friday submitted proposed amendments to the Health Ministry that would put marijuana and the plant kratom, popular locally as […]

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The Cannabis Product That Won’t Get You High

Reading Time: 4 minutes The wave of marijuana legalization in recent years has more and more Americans toking up legally and experimenting with everything from candy to skincare products infused with cannabis. But, there’s one type of cannabis product that’s been getting a lot of buzz — and, it won’t even get you high. CBD products have become increasingly popular in recent years, […]

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Mexico Moves Toward Major Rollback of Marijuana Prohibition

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mexico’s next interior minister plans to submit a bill to create a medical marijuana industry and allow recreational use, the Congress website showed on Tuesday, in what would be a big step by the incoming government to shake up the country’s drug war. Senator Olga Sanchez, Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s choice for interior […]

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Mexico Moves Toward Major Rollback of Marijuana Prohibition

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mexico’s next interior minister plans to submit a bill to create a medical marijuana industry and allow recreational use, the Congress website showed on Tuesday, in what would be a big step by the incoming government to shake up the country’s drug war. Senator Olga Sanchez, Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s choice for interior […]

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Wisconsin Voters Say Yes

Reading Time: 3 minutes A Howard, Wis. woman with chronic pain wants the opportunity to see if medical marijuana can help her conditions. Sarah Kloepping, USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin Voters in a range of Wisconsin counties and two cities Tuesday said yes to non-binding questions about whether marijuana should be legal in the state. Voters in Dane, Milwaukee and Rock counties […]

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WEED WINS ON ELECTION DAY.

Reading Time: 3 minutes AND SO A few more dominoes fall. Michigan voted to legalize the recreational use of cannabis, while Utah and Missouri legalized it for medical use, according to projections made late Tuesday night. (A recreational measure in North Dakota failed, though medical cannabis remains legal there.) They join 31 other states that have already gone the medical route, and nine others […]

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