A government-led study in Thailand suggests that cannabis may inhibit cancer cell growth, the Bangkok Post reports.
A third Republican congressman said he will be voting in favor of a marijuana legalization bill that the House is set to take up later this month.
Marijuana possession arrests fell almost 30 percent in Texas from 2018 to 2019, new state data shows, and that trend seems connected to the legalization of the plant’s non-intoxicating cousin hemp.
A House committee on Wednesday approved key piece of marijuana research legislation that, among other things, would allow scientists to finally study cannabis from state-legal dispensaries.
A business-friendly medical marijuana initiative with no license caps in the Deep South state of Mississippi faces a high hurdle in November, but even modest support could sway legislators in neighboring conservative states to be more open to legalizing MJ markets.
As Maine inches closer to finally fulfilling the voters’ desire to bring legalized recreational marijuana to the state, Tuesday represents a significant milestone.
Marijuana reform is speeding through the Virginia legislature during a summer special session, with another round of legislation advancing last week.
People with convictions for minor cannabis offenses and other low-level crimes will have access to services to help them clear their records at free events scheduled to take place across the nation later this month.
Pakistan has approved the legalization of hemp for industrial and medical purposes, the Hindustan Times reports. In a tweet, Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry called the reforms a “landmark decision” which will “place Pakistan in the billions of USD CBD market.”
A bill to legalize marijuana sales in Vermont in nearing the finish line, with a bicameral conference committee meeting again on Friday to hash out the remaining differences between each chamber’s respective versions of the legislation.