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.

Will New Jersey's Cannabis Referendum Reignite the Legalization Debate?

The Garden State is about to get a lot greener, and it could set off a wave of cannabis legalization across the Eastern Seaboard. New Jersey's upcoming cannabis referendum is causi...

Virginia Has Officially Decriminalized Cannabis

As of today, Virginia has become the 27th U.S. state to decriminalize cannabis. As of today, the first of July, Virginia has officially decriminalized the possession of cannabis, r...

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...

Austin Texas Enacts De Facto Cannabis Decriminalization

According to a memo released by The Austin Police Department last Thursday, the department will no longer be making arrests for cannabis possession throughout the city. A memo from...

Arizona Rising: Can The U.S. Break The Anti-Cannabis Cycle?

With the November election looming, initiatives for cannabis law reform are rising in numbers and determination. However, anti-cannabis advocates continue to seize every opportunit...

Snoop Dogg Responds to New Zealand Cannabis Referendum

The world famous rapper has put in his two cents regarding the upcoming NZ referendum. Snoop Dogg has taken to social media to show his support for New Zealand's cannabis legalisat...

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...

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...

Queensland Opens First Medicinal Cannabis Farm

The Federal Health Minister, Greg Hunt, took a tour of MEDIFARM's new cannabis farm in Queensland.The Australian Federal Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, opened Queensland's first f...