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The latest international cannabis news

Could Germany take over as Europe’s cannabis capital?

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On Wednesday, the new “traffic light" coalition presented their plans for Germany. Under the motto “Dare to make progress", the parties presented...

Mexico’s Adult Use Cannabis Market Is Facing More Hold Ups

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Mexico Is Trying To Legalize The Sale Of Cannabis In September Even though cannabis legalization seems close in Mexico it seems it is still a...

Cannabis-Growing Gathers Momentum in Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe recently scrapped rules requiring sole state ownership for cannabis farming to encourage investment in the plant for industrial and...

Cannabis Originated In China, Genetic Analysis Reveals

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Marijuana users have had many occasions to wonder where their much-beloved — yet much maligned — cannabis plant came from. They need wonder no...

7.2 Million Cannabis Plants Seized in Turkey’s Diyarbakır

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Turkish security forces have confiscated nearly 7.2 million cannabis plants, enough to produce 168 tons of powdered marijuana, in the southeastern...

Hong Kong Police Bust Largest Indoor Cannabis Farm In A Decade

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Police have raided the largest indoor marijuana farm found in Hong Kong in a decade, seizing HK$45 million (180 million baht) worth of cannabis...

The Medical Cannabis Market Grew 30% In Italy In 2020

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New official data sheds light on the medical cannabis market in Italy, which is the second largest such market in Europe. Despite the challenges...

Himachal to legalize cannabis cultivation to boost economy

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Himachal Pradesh hopes to earn ₹18,000 crore annually by undertaking the controlled cultivation of cannabis to ease its debt burden that has grown...

The making of France's first cannabis wine

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A young entrepreneur has launched France's first wine infused with a cannabis extract in the heart of the Bordeaux wine-growing region, hoping to...

Japan's Cannabis Policy Is Moving In The Wrong Direction

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In virtually every corner of Earth the cannabis reform movement is making strides. Sure, only 2 countries have legalized cannabis for adult use...

Can Medical Cannabis Save The Barbados Economy?

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Over a year after the passage of Barbados’ Medicinal Cannabis Industry Act, the Caribbean island nation officially opened for business last month...

2 Years After Legalizing Cannabis, Has Canada Kept Its Promises?

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When Robert was 18, he was arrested by Montreal’s police for possession of a small amount of hashish, an event that would upend his young life...

Is France Moving Towards A Legalization Of Cannabis?

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France has some of the harshest cannabis laws in Europe–it has been illegal in the country since 1970, the state doesn’t allow medicinal use, and...

Mexico Publishes Medicinal Cannabis Regulation

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Mexico’s health ministry on Tuesday published rules to regulate the use of medicinal cannabis, a major step in a broader reform to create the...

Amsterdam Wants to Restrict Tourists From Its Cannabis Shops

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In an effort to clean up its image, Amsterdam aims to restrict a key tourist attraction: its coffee shops. Only Dutch residents would be allowed...

Mexico Set to Become World’s Largest Legal Cannabis Market

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MEXICO CITY—Mexico is home to the world’s most powerful drug cartels, who have terrorized the country for years. But the country is poised to try...

United Nations Approves WHO Recommendation To Reschedule Cannabis In Historic Vote

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The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) on Wednesday accepted a World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation to remove cannabis...

Looming UN Narcotics Vote Could Lead To Watershed Changes For Cannabis, CBD

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The international community is poised to acknowledge therapeutic value of cannabis and hand the medical sector a major symbolic victory on...
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