Thursday, September 19, 2019
UN delays cannabis rescheduling recommendation WHO

UN Cannabis Rescheduling Vote Not Expected Until March 2020

The United Nations’ Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) unanimously decided on Tuesday to indefinitely postpone a vote on changes to the scheduling...
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Mexico Polls Citizen On Whether To Legalize Marijuana

A Mexican cabinet official has taken to Twitter to ask his country's citizens whether they are in favor of marijuana legalization.
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FDA Flooded With Public Comments Supporting Rescheduling Of Marijuana

More than 1,000 people have submitted comments to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in support of rescheduling marijuana ahead of a...

European Parliament Joins WHO In Supporting Medical Cannabis

The European Parliament voted last month in favor of a resolution that would help advance medical cannabis in the countries that form...
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World Health Organization Recommends Rescheduling Cannabis Under International Law

Marijuana and its key components should be formally rescheduled under international drug treaties, according to global health experts at the United Nations.
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Mexico Introduces Marijuana Legalization Bill

In July 2018, the liberal, reformist Morena party, led by Andrés Manuel López Obrador, won the national presidential election. Its platform emphasizes...
Israel export medical marijuana

Israeli Lawmakers Approve Bill Allowing Exports of Medical Marijuana

Israel's parliament (the “Knesset”) has voted in favor of a long-awaited and controversial law to allow exports of medical marijuana.
Thailand legalizes medical marijuana

Thailand Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Adding to the growing list of countries that have recognized the medicinal properties of cannabis, the Southeast Asian country of Thailand has...
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Luxembourg Could Become First EU Country To Legalize Recreational Cannabis

In late November 2018, representatives of three political parties that form the incoming coalition government of Luxembourg--the Democratic Party, the Luxembourg Socialist...
New Zealand legalizes medical marijuana

New Zealand Relaxes Medical Marijuana Laws Ahead Of Full Legalization Vote

The government of New Zealand passed a law on December 11 that will allow the terminally ill to use cannabis. In addition, a national...