Proposition 64 legalized the recreational use of marijuana. It also allowed people convicted of marijuana charges to petition courts to toss out the cases or reduce penalties.
In six months, buying a gram of weed won’t be that much more difficult, for adults in some provinces at least, than picking up your morning cappuccino. What company becomes the Starbucks of the industry, however, remains to be seen
The provision could see some push back in the Senate, or from individuals like Attorney General Curtis Hill, who has been outspoken against marijuana legalization.
I’m gutted that cynical politics won tonight, not the voices of the vulnerable and the sick who are presently being criminalised because of archaic law demonstrably unfit for purpose,” she wrote
Its progress has been amazing since Federal restrictions on the use of cannabis in medicine began to be loosened in 2016. About 320 patients have been given legal access to it since then.
But one thing that has been very slow to change is the negative attitude of the doctors’ trade union, the Australian Medical Association.
Since 2016, Colombian doctors have been allowed to prescribe high-THC extracts for any medical condition, but MMJ is expected to become widely available this year.
One lesson seems fairly obvious from the data: Regulated legalization generally drives prices down for the consumer, but not always and everywhere.
“This is the first study to provide evidence for an association between changes in potency and health-related outcomes,” said Tom Freeman, an addiction scientist at King’s.
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CBD oil, though not illegal in Ireland, is not authorised as a medicinal product and so it was not considered as a treatment option.
Borelli said the bill would also require accurate labeling of THC content. “If they’re going to advertise 20% THC and it gets tested at 5%, they need to re-label,” he told CBS