Massachusetts Lawmakers Pass Compromise Bill on Cannabis Industry Reform
The Massachusetts bill will direct more revenue to the Social Equity Fund, which aims to boost minority participation in the state’s cannabis industry.
August 1, 2022
Cannabis Legalization Criticized in Thailand as Too Much, Too Soon
Thailand has embarked on an ambitious path to normalize cannabis, but the new policies are eliciting a storm of controversy domestically and regionally.
July 14, 2022
South Africa’s Soweto Holds First Cannabis Festival
The suburb of Johannesburg made famous by its resistance to apartheid, holds its first cannabis festival to educate and destigmatize the plant.
July 12, 2022
Albania Prompted to Implement Medical Cannabis Reform After U.N. Criticism
Albania was named number 7 out of 154 countries for the illegal cultivation and distribution of cannabis by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
July 6, 2022
Report Projects Puerto Rican Recreational Cannabis Market Worth Over $500 Million
Puerto Rico could generate hundreds of millions of dollars in sales and about $80 million in tax revenue annually.
July 1, 2022
German Government to Hold Hearings on Recreational Cannabis Reform
The German government announced yesterday that hearings will start on Tuesday and last for the rest of June as it begins the formal process of recreational cannabis reform.
June 14, 2022
London Mayor Announces Plan To Study Cannabis Legalization
London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced plans to study cannabis legalization during a visit to a dispensary and cultivation facility in Los Angeles.
May 12, 2022
2021 Roundup of Cannabis Reform in Europe (and 2022 Predictions)
The year will be remembered for individual countries in the EU finally making formal decisions about recreational cannabis reform.
December 28, 2021
Proposed Hemp Bill Aims to Federally Regulate CBD Products
A new hemp bill would help federally control and regulate CBD, a substance that has largely been regulated in grey areas.
December 7, 2021
U.S. House Approves SAFE Banking Act as Part of Military Spending Bill in Historic Vote
The SAFE Banking Act changes everything for cannabis business in the United States.
September 23, 2021