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Canadian supreme court to hear Quebec cannabis challenge

Original article can be found here: https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/supreme-court-of-canada-hears-challenge-to-cannabis-cultivation-ban-in-quebec-1.6069379 The Supreme Court of Canada is slated to hear a challenge Thursday morning to Quebec’s ban on the possession and cultivation of cannabis plants for personal use. The hearing is being held exceptionally in Quebec City. Janick Murray Hall, known for his parody website, “Le Journal de Mourréal,” […]

Confusion over rival cannabis parties

Original article can be found here: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/sep/14/legalise-cannabis-victoria-says-rival-marijuana-party-designed-to-confuse-voters An existing political party in Victoria that wants to legalise cannabis has asked the state electoral commission to reject the registration application of the rival Legalise Marijuana Party arguing it is “designed to confuse voters to siphon votes”. Legalise Cannabis Victoria’s secretary, Craig Ellis, has written to the […]

Tilray press release not correct according to German lawmakers

Original article can be found here: https://mjbizdaily.com/cannabis-producer-tilray-news-release-not-correct-german-lawmaker-says/ German government officials are questioning the veracity of some key facts in a recent news release by cannabis producer Tilray Brands, telling MJBizDaily their meeting with Tilray representatives was “a one-time conversation” and “not part of the preparatory phase” of marijuana legalization. Tilray, headquartered in New York, said […]

Cannabis takes a bite out of big Pharma

Original article can be found here: https://www.thestreet.com/investing/cannabis-news-week-cannabis-takes-a-bite-out-of-pharmaceutical-industry t’s not just the pro-prohibition types that are angry about the wave of states that have legalized recreational and medical cannabis in recent years.  The legal marijuana industry is taking a bite out of big pharma, according to a new research article. After studying how cannabis legalization between […]

New independent study into the use of cannabis

Original article can be found here: https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/cv25ex5e30lo A £2.5 million study into the effects of cannabis on the brain has been launched by a London university. The Cannabis & Me study will research environmental and biological factors behind the different effects people experience when using cannabis. King’s College London want 6,000 people to take part […]

Cannabis Council of Canada urges BC to act.

Original article can be found here: https://mjbizdaily.com/british-columbia-strike-undermines-struggling-cannabis-sector/ The Cannabis Council of Canada business group wants the province of British Columbia to come up with a contingency plan to safeguard the supply of legal marijuana in the province as an ongoing strike at the province’s monopoly wholesaler leaves some stores with nothing to sell. In mid-August, […]

New vote for legalisation in North Dakota

Original article can be found here: https://www.thestar.com/news/world/us/2022/08/23/whats-different-about-2022-nd-marijuana-vote-money.html BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The main group working to legalize recreational marijuana in North Dakota has more than a half-million dollars to press its case, far more than the mostly shoe-leather effort they relied on four years ago. Meanwhile, a major oil industry group that helped fund opposition […]

South Africa on the verge of legalisation

Original article can be found here: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-62524501 For generations, people in South Africa’s Eastern Cape have made their living growing cannabis. You might expect that as the country moves to legalise the crop, they would be first in line to benefit, but that is not necessarily the case. The drive from Umthatha to the Dikidikini […]

Nebraska medical cannabis effort fails

Original article can be found here: https://www.thestar.com/news/world/us/2022/08/22/nebraska-medical-marijuana-effort-falls-short-on-signatures.html LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Proposals to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska will not appear on the November general election ballot after the efforts failed to collect enough signatures, the state’s top elections official said Monday. Nebraska Secretary of State Bob Evnen said in a news release that the […]

Cannabis tourists not welcome in Thailand

Original article can be found here: https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/marijuana-tourists-thailand/index.html Thailand’s health minister on Wednesday discouraged tourists from visiting the country only to smoke weed, just two months after new laws were passed that have largely decriminalized the drug. “We don’t welcome those kinds of tourists,” Anutin Charnvirakul told reporters when asked about recreational marijuana use among foreign […]

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