The United Nations Reclassifies Cannabis (But Not Really)

Halleluiah! Our international overlords have bestowed the peasantry with the most previous gift in this chaotic Clusterfuck of a year – 2020! At least – this was what is being reported and circulated in mainstream news outlets around the world. Like this headline from a New York Times article, “U.N.…

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Did the United Nations Just Vote to Legalize Weed All Over the World?

In a historic move, the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) just gave the go-signal from a World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation to finally eliminate cannabis as well as cannabis resin from the archaic Schedule IV, of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. It’s been a long time…

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In historic move, United Nations reclassifies cannabis as less-dangerous drug

In historic move, United Nations reclassifies cannabis as less-dangerous drug | Leafly Leafly Leafly ® Loading… Search Leafly Where are you from? noyes Remember me for 30 days. I confirm that this is not a shared device. Darn! You’re not old enough to use Leafly. Redirecting you to By accessing…

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Why Is The United Nations Warning Members States Against Recreational Cannabis?

Why Is The United Nations Warning Members States Against Recreational Cannabis? The United Nations’ International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), the organization’s drug enforcement body, warned international leaders of its member states to make sure cannabis stays illegal. Its 2017 annual report contains strict warnings to ensure that cannabis remains illegal.…

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Nation’s first social marijuana use license approved by Denver regulators

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 5:38 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 5:43 pm By The Cannabist Staff A Denver coffee shop received city approval Monday for the nation’s first business license to allow marijuana use by patrons, The Denver Post’s Jon Murray first reported. The Coffee Joint soon can allow…

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In Italy, the army is the nation’s medical marijuana provider. And that’s causing problems.

Published: Dec 1, 2017, 9:39 am • Updated: Dec 1, 2017, 9:54 am By Anna Momigliano, Special To The Washington Post MILAN – In Italy, as in most of western Europe, medical cannabis is legal. What sets the country apart is that cultivation of the plant is a de facto…

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A grow of your very own: Nation’s capital a hotbed for DIY cannabis

Published: Nov 24, 2017, 3:12 pm • Updated: Nov 24, 2017, 3:12 pm By Steve Hendrix, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – In the District of Columbia, closet smokers are becoming closet growers. And basement growers. And attic growers. And on a recent Saturday, several hundred of them showed up at…

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Denver gets a little help from other states, nations as it hosts annual marijuana regulatory conference

Published: Sep 22, 2017, 1:57 pm • Updated: Sep 22, 2017, 1:57 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Denver once again will play both host and marijuana authority to policy makers from around the globe seeking to learn the nuts and bolts — and the twists and turns —…

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