The USA has seen an impressive progression of cannabis legislation over the last 12 months, with five states opting to legalise the use of recreational cannabis in November alone.
The mayor of London is to launch a review examining the feasibility of decriminalising cannabis as part of a new approach to tackling drug-related crime.
Cannabis is such a complex substance. Many different varieties exist, along with different parts of the plant and different substances within that can provide different effects.
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.
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.
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.
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.