Policy & Regulation

With each passing month, new proposals, law reforms and legislative changes occur within the cannabis space, and oftentimes these changes can drastically impact the cannabis industry. Stay on top of the latest cannabis, marijuana, hemp and CBD policies, reforms and regulation, and have your finger on the pulse as to where the cannabis industry is headed. Keep in the know with our Marijuana Policy and Regulation articles.

The Potential Effect Of The U.S Election On Cannabis Businesses

Because the federal government still considers marijuana a controlled substance, U.S. cannabis businesses are forced to operate in cash, but they can't access banking services and,...

Did Trump's Failure to Legalize Marijuana Cost Him the Election?

President Trump could've increased his reelection chances had he followed up on his populist rhetoric and enacted federal marijuana reform. Instead he bent the knee to the Republic...

TGA Approvals Decline Slightly in October

Despite a slight decrease in SAS-B approvals in October, Australia's medicinal cannabis industry displays rapid growth year on year, with close to 50,000 for 2020.The Australian G...

Western Australia Has a New Pro-Cannabis Party

The new Legalise Cannabis WA (LCWA) party is striving towards 500 members by December 31st. There's a new pro-cannabis political party forming in Western Australia just in time for...

European Court Deems That CBD Isn't a Narcotic

In a breaking announcement, the European Court of Justice has deemed that CBD isn't a narcotic under EU law. The European CBD market may very well get a boost this morning, followi...

Virginia Governor Supports Legalization

Virginia Governor, Ralph Northam says that he supports legalization amid a new study concluding how it can benefit the state. Marijuana legalization in Virginia could be closer tha...

Struggling California Growers Seek Insurance Benefits after Record Wildfires

In the wake of the worst season of wildfires on record, affected cannabis growers are seeking aid to save their businesses.Since January; California has endured its worst fire seas...

Argentina Allows Home-Grown Medicinal Marijuana

Following the legalization of medical marijuana three years ago in Argentina, Argentinians can now grow their own medicinal cannabis at home. Argentina has allowed its citizens to ...

Mexico Could Legalize Cannabis Next Month

After a long series of delays, it looks like Mexico could join Canada, parts of the U.S., and other countries in legalizing recreational-use cannabis.In 2018, Mexico's supreme cour...

Arizona Prosecutor Throws Away Marijuana Charges

Following Arizona's recent legalization of cannabis on November 3rd, an Arizonan prosecutor will be dropping all recreational-use marijuana-related charges. After a long-fought bat...