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Changes legalise production, import, export, possession and use of cannabis and kratom products for medical purposes. Thailand’s legislature has agreed to amend the country’s drug law to allow the licensed medical use of cannabis, as well as kratom, a locally grown plant traditionally used as a stimulant and painkiller. The Thai legislation on Tuesday passed […]
New Zealanders will vote on legalising recreational cannabis in a referendum during the 2020 general election, the country’s justice minister said. A vote was promised by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Labour Party last year during cross-party talks, which helped to form a coalition government. It comes a week after lawmakers gave medicinal cannabis the green […]
Reflecting the legalization of marijuana for recreational use, the state department that regulates the pot industry is changing its name. The Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation is losing one of its Ms and now is the Bureau of Marijuana Regulation. The department is charged with coming up with the rules and regulations that will govern […]
Following significant regulatory trends in other countries such as the United States and Canada, Mexico has taken steps toward allowing use of cannabis. The legislative process to amend certain provisions of the General Health Law (Ley General de Salud, or “LGS”) resulted in the June 19, 2017 publication of amendments acknowledging the therapeutic benefits of tetrahydrocannabinol […]
But marijuana won’t be commercially available for sale until probably early 2020. Recreational marijuana will become legal on the books in Michigan starting Dec. 6, according to an official with the Secretary of State office. Fred Woodhams with the Secretary of State office in Lansing tells 13 ON YOUR SIDE, the State Board of Canvassers […]
With Mexico moving closer to legalization, the U.S. is increasingly looking out of step with cannabis trends. This week, Mexico’s Congress is expected to begin deliberating a bill to legalize medical and recreational cannabis use across the country. President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador signaled his willingness to consider legalization during the campaign. Then last week, the country’s […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio officials say it could be a leafy green Christmas for some medical marijuana patients as small amounts of cannabis become available for sale before the end of the year. The Columbus Dispatch reports a spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Commerce says the state’s first harvested marijuana plants should be processed, […]