The recent legalization of recreational marijuana use in some parts of the world, the discovery of new indications for the clinical application of cannabis.
The dispensing of medicinal cannabis products on the Isle of Man has been further delayed, the Department of Health and Social Care has confirmed.
Hong Kong will ban cannabidiol, or CBD, from February, adding the cannabis compound to a criminalised list of drugs including heroin and cocaine.
Tomorrow, 3,071 prisoners locked up for cannabis-related drug crimes will be released from prisons all over Thailand.
As cannabis legalization rolls out in the United States, one of the biggest talking points is the expungement of prior non-violent cannabis crimes.
Prisons should trial free cannabis schemes for drug-dependent inmates to ascertain whether it could reduce overdose deaths, bring down violence and help people overcome opioid addiction, a police and crime commissioner has said.