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Thai Cannabis Debate Stalls as Lawmakers Clash Over Regulatory Details

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There is a division among lawmakers, with some arguing the bill wouldn't prohibit recreational cannabis use, and others demanding the plant be...

Jamaica Goes Green: The Launch Of Bob Marley's Cannabis Store

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Bob Marley, one of the best known users of cannabis in the United States, has opened a store selling medicinal products derived from what he often...

Colombia's Cannabis Industry Booms As Exports Increase Dramatically

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Colombia announced last month that its cannabis exports increased 96% between November 2022 and January 2023. In total, 13 companies from five...

The Cannabis Boom In Lesotho: Unfulfilled Promises And Lingering Problems

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It grows in sloping landscapes that in winter resemble the black of donkeys that traverse them in north-western Lesotho, in hard-to-access ravines...

Amsterdam's Bold Move: Cannabis Smoking Banned In Red Light District

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As of mid-May, Amsterdam's famous red-light district will become a smoke-free zone for cannabis enthusiasts. The city council has announced that...

Californian Cannabis Flooding The UK: Heathrow Seizures Increase Dramatically

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Cannabis legalisation in some US states is blamed for a surge in smuggling of the drug in Britain, with users clamoring to buy marijuana grown in...

How Hong Kong's CBD Ban Is Impacting Businesses And Consumers

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Cannabidiol (CBD), a derivative of cannabis, was banned in Hong Kong on Wednesday (Feb 1), forcing fledgling businesses to close. Unlike its more...

A Look Inside Thailand's First Cookies Dispensary

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With the opening of the first dispensary in Asia, Cookies has joined Thailand's blossoming cannabis industry. Among Thailand's forward-thinking...

Argentina's Cannabis Industry Gets A Boost With The Launch Of New Agency

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A new government agency was launched on Wednesday to boost the country's medical marijuana and hemp industries. Reuters reports that the agency...

Indian police blame rats for eating 500 kilograms of stored cannabis

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In northern India, hundreds of kg of cannabis that were confiscated from drug dealers and kept in police facilities are allegedly being eaten by...

Thailand's Cannabis Industry Clouded as Legal Threats Emerge

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Months after Thailand became the first Asian country to decriminalize cannabis, weed-related businesses are already changing its cityscapes...

UK Government Blocks Bermuda From Legalizing Marijuana

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The United Kingdom has a new leader. And one of the government’s first acts under Prime Minister Liz Truss was to refuse to give formal permission...

Brazil Court Approves Home Grown Cannabis For Medical Use

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A top court in Brazil on Tuesday authorized three patients to grow cannabis for medical treatment, a decision that is likely to be applied...

President’s Son Suggests Cannabis Legalization in Nicaragua

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If this were the 1980s, an attack and then parry in response between two countries in Central America—specifically Nicaragua and Honduras—would be...

The Battle for Cannabis Legalization Is On in Honduras

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According to Salvador Nasralla, known locally as El señor de la television, legalizing cannabis would create at least 17,000 jobs in Honduras and...

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...
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