Why the Global Prohibition of Marijuana is a Crime Against Humanity

Why the “Global Prohibition of Marijuana” is a Crime Against Humanity I was reading an article in Forbes written by Tom Angell about the World Health Organization recommending the rescheduling of marijuana under international treaties. The overall news about the incident is pretty positive. Governments all over the world recognizing…”We…

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Ending Cannabis Prohibition – California’s Bumpy One-Year Start

California’s Bumpy One-Year Ride After Ending Prohibition Problems Abound For The Local Cannabis Industry When California finally said goodbye to prohibition and legalized recreational cannabis on January 1, 2018, many in the industry had high hopes. It was good news not just for those working in the cannabis industry, but…

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Mexican Supreme Court Strikes Down Cannabis Prohibition Laws in Mexico

Mexico Gives Recreational Cannabis The Green Light Just this Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Mexico overturned prohibition of cannabis by issuing two separate rulings. Mexican law currently states that five decisions set a binding precedent throughout the country. “This 5th judgment means that, while the cannabis prohibition law nominally…

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Is South African Cannabis Legalization The Canary in the Coal Mine For Marijuana Prohibition?

Is South African Cannabis Legalization The Canary in the Coal Mine For Marijuana Prohibition? Over the past few years there has been a consistent rise in tolerance for cannabis related laws around the globe. With Cannabis spearheading the legalization movement in “modernized countries”, it was not the first country to…

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After 80-Year Prohibition, US Senate Finally Legalizes Hemp

After 80-Year Prohibition, US Senate Finally Legalizes Hemp The US Senate has just passed a bill that would legalize hemp as an agricultural commodity, according to reports from the United Press International (UPI). The measure is part of the Farm Bill, supported by Mitch McConnell, Senate Republican leader. “I have…

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Why The Bill That Could End Cannabis Prohibition Looks Just Like The One That Ended Alcohol Prohibition

Is the US on the Brink of Ending Marijuana Prohibition at a Federal Level? If you haven’t been checking the news, there are some major developments in relation to cannabis legalization in the US. The Warren-Gardner Bill is a bipartisan bill that aims to ease the restrictions on the cannabis…

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Why FDA Approving A Marijuana Epilepsy Drug Is Game Over For Cannabis Prohibition

Why FDA Approving A Marijuana Epilepsy Drug Is Game Over For Cannabis Prohibition How can the USA government argue that cannabis has no medical value, when they just approved a cannabis-based drug with evident medical value? Cannabis-based epilepsy medicines under the name Epidiolex, manufactured by GW Pharmaceuticals, are now pending…

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