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.

Cannabis Research Skyrocketed in 2020

2020 saw over 3,500 research papers released that look into cannabis and its effects, making it a record year for the plant. As we've discussed here many times at The Green Fund, r...

WA Doctors Still Facing Delays When Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis

The Director of the St Francis Medical Group, David Cooper, told 6PR Mornings that WA doctors are still being bogged down by red tape when trying to prescribe medicinal cannabis to...

TGA Issues Final Ruling on Over-the-Counter CBD and Increases Daily Dosage Limit

Australian pot stocks now have a clear path towards CBD product registration, unlocking a market worth more than $200 million.Earlier today the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TG...

Cory Booker Says Cannabis Legalization In Georgia Hinges Upon Election

Senator Cory Booker has stated that the fate of the run-off Election on January 5th will determine whether or not Georgia legalizes cannabis. "Look, if you're in Georgia right now,...

Cannabis Research Bill Is Passed By U.S. Senate

Another marijuana research bill has been introduced, this time to the U.S. Senate following the introduction of a similar bill last week by the House of Representatives. Last week,...

Weedmaps Lists on NASDAQ With $1.5B Valuation

WeedMaps is about to become publicly listed with a USD $1.5 billion valuation following a merger with Silver Spike (SSPK).WeedMaps is one of the most prominent cannabis websites fo...

Marijuana Brings in Over $221 Million For Maine

Marijuana yet again proves to be a cash cow, this time becoming Maine's most lucrative agricultural commodity. Between January and October, medical marijuana sales in Maine reached...

The ODC Sets New Hemp Guidelines For Australia

The ODC's new hemp cultivation guidelines have made things a lot easier for hemp cultivators in Australia.Cannabis legislation has been changing rapidly over the past few months, a...

U.S. House of Reps Approves Cannabis Research Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives has just passed a bill that would make studying cannabis much more accessible to researchers. The House of Representatives has passed another cann...

NBA Won't Test For Cannabis Over Next 12 Months

The National Basketballers Association (NBA) will no longer test for cannabis use in the 2020-2021 season, following a suspension on drug testing during a COVID-19-induced pause on...