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World Health Organization Urges Removal of Cannabis from Drug Treaties

February 2, 2019
World Health Organization Recommends Removal of Cannabis from Drug Treaties

On Feb. 1, 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) took a historic step toward the international reform of regulations regarding cannabis. WHO published a letter in which is recommends that cannabis and cannabis resin no longer be considered controlled substances in international treaties. Specifically, WHO asked that cannabis and cannabis... more »

January 21, 2019
Home Cannabis Delivery Now Legal in California

Regulators have officially approved statewide cannabis delivery in California, even in areas where retail sales are banned. Cannabis companies are private citizens had largely favored establishing the statewide delivery system. Large patches of California have no immediate access to cannabis, whether because of local bans or long distance drives to... more »

January 21, 2019
Medical Marijuana Now Legal in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Another U.S. territory legalized medical cannabis on Saturday after the governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands signed a long-awaited bill into law. "I have approved the Virgin Islands Medicinal Cannabis Care Act because it is a step in the right direction toward assisting Virgin Islanders suffering from autoimmune and other... more »

January 20, 2019
North Hempstead Bans Sale of Recreational Marijuana

The town of North Hempstead, New York, has banned the sale of recreational marijuana within its borders. It is one of the first New York towns to pass a bill of this kind. The town council passed the bill last week in anticipation of the state of New York legalizing... more »

January 7, 2019
Oregon to Introduce Game-Changing Law

According to Oregon's The Statesman Journal, Oregon is on the verge of introducing a game-changing bill that would allow the state to export its dried cannabis to other legalized states. Sen. Floyd Prozanski has already signaled his support for the proposal, which is being spearheaded by Adam Smith, the executive... more »

December 24, 2018
Oregon to Allow Marijuana Deliveries to Patients

Oregon regulators approved a measure to allow medial marijuana to be delivered to patients who live in areas of the state where licensed marijuana activity is prohibited. Commission spokesman Mark Pettinger said advocates and patients had voiced concerns about rules that limited access to medical marijuana. In some cases, caregivers... more »
Industrial Hemp

December 20, 2018
President Trump Signs Farm Bill, Legalizing Hemp

President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill on Thursday afternoon, legalizing the production of industrial hemp after decades of the crop being caught up in broader cannabis prohibition. The hemp provision, which was secured in the final version of the bill, will allow farmers to apply to cultivate and sell... more »

December 13, 2018
Congress Passes Farm Bill and Legalizes Hemp

The House has just passed the U.S. Farm Bill in a 369 to 47 vote. Under this new legislation, American farmers will be able to plant and harvest hemp. The bill passed the Senate on Tuesday in an 87 to 13 vote. President Trump is expected to sign the bill... more »

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