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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...

Malawi To Start Commercial Production Of Cannabis

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Malawi is to start the commercial production of cannabis for medical and industrial use, according to Reuters, which cited Lilongwe’s new Cannabis...

Mexico's Senate Approves Sweeping Cannabis Legalization Bill

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Mexico’s Senate approved a landmark cannabis legalization bill in a landslide vote on Thursday, paving the way for the creation of the world’s...

Israel to legalize recreational cannabis

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With the new laws being shaped in the US, several other countries are taking initiatives to legalize cannabis use. In the latest news, we find out...
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