Mexico would not fully legalize cannabis; its new regulation plan makes recreational use legal. However modest, that would be a symbolic milestone for a country immersed in a long, deadly drug war.
Growing weed indoors is not an environmentally friendly process. Climate controls create a lot of greenhouse gas emissions, and where the pot is produced has a huge influence on emission levels.
If the goal of cannabis legalization was to protect public health and safety, education and awareness campaigns must normalize safe cannabis use, not stop cannabis consumption.
Weed, though far less dangerous than many other drugs, is not entirely without risk. Some 59% of people treating pain with medical cannabis experience moderate to severe withdrawal symptoms
Health Canada should revise its cannabis regulations to let producers differentiate themselves from competitors and explain their products to consumers.
A cannabis decriminalization bill approved by the House is a sign from Congress that sentiment around the drug is evolving, but it misses a chance to regulate marijuana for the good of all Americans.
Out of the 400 plus chemical compounds in the cannabis plant, CBD and THC are only the most well-known, and researched, cannabinoids.
Beyond recreational consumption, young Nigerians are using cannabis to aid their schooling and work.
Gen Z is breaking stereotypes, but there are still some worrying trends when it comes to substance abuse.
The jury's still out on whether or not CBD relieves stress and anxiety.
The Ontario Cannabis Store's performance greatly improved but still trailed Quebec's. However, both provinces still lack a sufficient number of outlets.
Can't make up your mind in the recreational cannabis referendum? You're not alone, so here's some tips from both sides of the debate to help you decide.
The voices of recreational cannabis users are curiously missing from the official debate about legalisation.
Around 75,000 New Zealanders have been sentenced for a cannabis-related offence since 1975. With the drug more popular than ever, is it time we let the evidence guide our decisions?
Legalization and social acceptability of marijuana have contributed to a false perception that it's safe to use in pregnancy. The truth is, there is no known safe level of prenatal marijuana exposure.
Step aside, Pablo Escobar. New research shows it was poor farmers who helped turn Colombia into the world's largest drug producer when they started growing and exporting pot in the 1970s.
Current research suggest it can be both helpful and harmful to memory – here's why.
People who used strains with higher levels of THC were two times more likely to have anxiety – and four times more likely to report problems from their use.
CBD may not be a panacea for your aches and pains -- and it certainly isn't for COVID-19.
Even as evidence of its adverse effects emerges, vaping is growing more popular among young people.