After several failed attempts to legalise the drug, it now appears recreational use will finally get the green light.
Officials said they hoped the proposed new law would end the disproportionate policing of minority groups for low-level marijuana offences.
Regulators have approved Scotland’s first medicinal cannabis clinic.
An increasing number of patients are turning to cannabis and cannabinoids for management of their palliative and nonpalliative cancer pain and other cancer-related symptoms.
State lawmakers are close to reaching an agreement on legalizing adult use cannabis in New York, but a familiar hurdle to its final passage remains: Reconciling the concerns raised by some Democratic lawmakers over traffic safety.
Interest in the medicinal use of cannabis and cannabinoids is mounting worldwide. Fueled by enthusiastic media coverage, patients perceive cannabinoids as a natural remedy for many symptoms.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer is backing the push to legalize adult-use cannabis in New York as the measure gains ground for potential passage in the coming days in Albany.
Growing numbers of patients, consuming cannabinoids admitted to surgery, create a challenge to anesthesia providers.
Morocco is a step closer to legalising the medical use of cannabis after the government ratified a draft law.
Two special committees of Mexico’s Lower House of Congress late on Monday approved a draft bill to decriminalize marijuana and sent it on to the full chamber, bringing it a step closer to creating one of the world’s largest markets for the drug.