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 Evolution of the Pot-Smoking Politician: What's in Store for 2020? 

It wasn't always easy to come out as having smoked weed if you were a politician.Many political leaders once feared that if they admitted to having "inhaled" marijuana, their polit...

Joe Biden Wants to Decriminalize Cannabis

The presumptive Democrat nominee for the Presidential elections in November has released his "Plan for Black America" which includes decriminalizing cannabis. Joe Biden, the former...

DEA to Review Cannabis Research Licenses After Four Years of Delays

The decision is being hailed as an "absolutely monumental" change that will enable greater research into the drug development potential of cannabis. The US Drug Enforcement Admin...

The Cannabis Cloning Conundrum: Catastrophe or Cause for Celebration?

It can take years of hard work to cultivate a cannabis plant with the desired characteristics. Marijuana reproduces sexually, meaning it requires a male and a female plant to mix t...

Is Nepal Going to Legalize Weed?

Nepalese lawmakers have proposed legalizing marijuana in Nepal, which has been illegal since the 70s. Nepal is home to the Himalayas, hordes of travelers and famously, hashish. For...

Amsterdam Tourists May Be Banned From Weed Stores

In an effort to reduce the influx of cannabis tourists, Amsterdam officials are considering banning them from their famous cannabis cafes. Amsterdam is the capital city of the Neth...

The UK Has Lifted Medical Cannabis Import Restrictions

New changes to import restrictions will allow the UK to expedite its process of receiving medical cannabis orders. The UK's medicinal cannabis industry has been making slow but con...

Dispensaries Labeled Essential During Lockdown

As people are required to stay at home during the coronavirus crisis, stores that are deemed "non-essential" have also been asked to close. Not to worry though, cannabis dispensari...

Japan Sees Record High Cannabis Arrests in 2019

In 2019, Japan reported a record high 4,321 cannabis-related offenses, suggesting cannabis use may be on the rise in the country. Japan is a country known for many things, its boom...

Ghana Officially Legalizes Weed…Kind Of?

Many Ghanaian's are taking to social media to rejoice in the legalization of cannabis in Ghana, but what does the new law actually say? Across the internet, articles are emerging s...