Cannabis growers in the capital report many obstacles, from laws banning the purchase of seeds and artificial lights to the lack of information on growing conditions.
Clinical trials have demonstrated the health benefits of cannabis for certain conditions, but many aren’t testing smoked or vaped forms. Research on cannabis smoke is raising concerns.
A 1971 law, and the parallel growth of an illegal economy, shaped South Africa’s unique cannabis landscape.
Does the success of this single issue minor party mean that Australians are finally ready to ‘legalise it’?
Policy-makers and stakeholders in Canada should re-examine CBD policies and ensure they are protecting, rather than confusing, consumers.
Canada is in a position to be a global leader in setting an international precedent for socially responsible and informed policy for cannabis.
Scholars weigh in on the known and unknown about marijuana and its incarnations.
While the pandemic was often blamed for 2020-2021’s strong recreational cannabis sales growth, the boost in sales was more likely due to existing trends, added stores and new products.
In their quest to feel high and relax, college students who use marijuana may be setting themselves back, research consistently shows.
Legalising marijuana in Nigeria should start with what science is required and what scientific capability the country has.
U.S. Congress might not pursue full cannabis legalization this year. But it should still provide Americans with some of Canada’s legal clarity.
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.
Young New Zealanders are less likely to use cannabis than their 1990s counterparts. But if New Zealand decides to legalise recreational use, teens will have easier access.
Parents of teens often worry about marijuana use and whether it might lead to other drugs or behavioral problems. A recent study suggests it doesn’t, but that there are real dangers to be aware of.
Mexico’s new president is backing an initiative to regulate cannabis from seed to smoke. Here’s how legalisation would work, and why it’s a good proposal.
Two-thirds of all US states now have some kind of legal pot, and support for legalization has never been higher. But ballot initiatives can only take legalization so far, researchers say.
Midterm voters in Utah, Missouri, Michigan and North Dakota will decide whether to join the 31 US states that have some form of legal marijuana. But ballot initiatives can only take pot so far.
The legalisation of the private use of cannabis in South Africa is a victory for human rights. But, much more work needs to be done to make it practical.
The Constitutional Court judgment is to be applauded for doing away with the assumption that marijuana use by adults in private is always wrong.
People opposing medical marijuana are often concerned about increased crime rates, but analysis of city-level data across the US found medical marijuana laws have little effect on crime.