Illinois officials announced on Thursday that the state is distributing $31.5 million in grants funded by marijuana tax revenue to communities that have been disproportionately impacted by the war on drugs.
France has launched a public consultation about cannabis legalization asking citizens about their views on cannabis and what government policies people would prefer, France24 reports.
A federal science agency is inviting labs to participate in a large-scale study to assess their ability to accurately analyze marijuana and hemp samples for their cannabinoid profile and possible contaminants.
Several Canadian cannabis company CEOs were among the highest paid corporate executives in the nation in 2019, according to a Centre for Policy Alternatives’ analysis titled “The Golden Cushion: CEO compensation in Canada.”
This Tuesday, Mexico quietly passed and published rules that would regulate medical cannabis, setting up Mexico for a nation-wide cannabis industry, and taking another step towards overall cannabis reform in a nation that has been under the spotlight for a long time when it comes to cannabis regulation.
ANN ARBOR – Washtenaw County Prosecutor Eli Savit announced Tuesday that his office will no longer bring charges in cases related to marijuana or entheogenic plant use, possession or small-scale distribution.
In his State of the State address on Wednesday, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) said he planned to work to legalize cannabis in the coming session.
Colorado’s governor is looking to further assist the marijuana industry and entrepreneurs from communities most impacted by the drug war through a proposed program to provide businesses a pool of resources that they are currently ineligible for.
Combined adult-use and medical cannabis sales topped $1 billion in Illinois, with recreational sales nearing $670 million and medical sales reaching $331 million. Adult-use sales launched in the state on Jan. 1, 2020.
The governor of Michigan has signed a bill that allows veterinarians to consult with pet owners about the therapeutic use of marijuana and hemp-derived products such as CBD.