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Nepal lawmakers seek to legalize growing, using marijuana

Nepal lawmakers seek to legalize growing, using marijuana

Source Associated Press KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Ruling party lawmakers have proposed legalizing marijuana in Nepal, where it has been used for generations and was famed during the counterculture ’60s. Forty-six members of the ruling…

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Thailand launches full-time clinics dispensing cannabis oil

Thailand launches full-time clinics dispensing cannabis oil

Source Associated Press, By JERRY HARMER and BUSABA SIVASOMBOON NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — Thailand on Monday opened its first two full-time clinics dispensing cannabis oil for medical treatment, a step forward in the government’s policy…

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Italy court rules home-growing cannabis is legal, reigniting dispute

Italy court rules home-growing cannabis is legal, reigniting dispute

ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s Supreme Court has ruled that small-scale domestic cultivation of cannabis is legal, in a landmark decision triggering calls for further legalization from weed advocates and anger from the country’s conservatives. Called…

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Brazil approves medical marijuana rules, blocks cannabis cultivation

Brazil approves medical marijuana rules, blocks cannabis cultivation

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian pharmaceutical regulator Anvisa on Tuesday approved regulations for the roll-out of medicinal cannabis-based products but in a separate vote blocked a proposal to allow domestic medical marijuana plantations. Anvisa’s…

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A Higher Authority: Canada’s Cannabis Legalization in the Context of International Law

A Higher Authority: Canada’s Cannabis Legalization in the Context of International Law

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2019 58 Pages Posted: 31 Oct 2018 Last revised: 1 May 2019 Antonia Eliason University of Mississippi School of Law Robert L. Howse New York University School of…

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KEY LEARNINGS FROM THE CANNABIS LEGAL REPORT

KEY LEARNINGS FROM THE CANNABIS LEGAL REPORT

Source: Prohibition Partners August 22,2019 The Cannabis Legal Report launches today against a backdrop of global regulatory change, as the international cannabis market begins to enter the mainstream. However, in a market worth a potential…