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.

Maine Gives Green Light to Recreational Cannabis Sales from 2020

The Democratic governor of Maine, Janet Mills, signed a bill into law last week establishing the legal framework for the sale of cannabis to adults by 2020.According to the governo...

Ontario Announces Plan to Issue 50 New Cannabis Store Licenses

The Ontario government has announced that it will issue 50 new cannabis store licenses starting from October, tripling the size of its marijuana retail industry.The announcement co...

Thai and Stop Me – How One WA Man is Legally Importing Cannabis into Australia

Although it is becoming easier to access medicinal cannabis in Australia, major legal reform is still needed.Part of the problem is how difficult it can be for patients to be appro...

Has Science Found The Optimal Age To Start Smoking Weed?

A new study may have determined the optimal minimum legal age for cannabis, balancing the development of the adolescent brain as well as minimising the prevalence of the black mark...

Terra Tech hits back at "meritless" Nevada lawsuit

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Terra Tech Corp. (OTCQX: TRTC) ("Terra Tech" or the "Company"), a vertically integrated cannabis-focused agriculture company, tod...

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...