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El 40% de las ventas de cannabis en 2025 serán legales, según Euromonitor
by Teresa García on 09/03/21

According to Euromonitor International, an independent market research company, the legal cannabis market is forecast to grow in the next five years.

On November 20, in one of the latest webinars hosted by...

Cannabis por vacunas: un colectivo regalará cannabis tras la vacuna del COVID-19 en EE. UU.
by Teresa García on 05/03/21
A cannabis activist group for the legalization of marijuana announced that they plan to distribute free bags of cannabis to people who receive the vaccine against COVID-19 in the District of Columbia in the United States.

The campaign, called ‘Joints for Jabs’ was organized by DC Marijuana Justice (DCMJ), the advocacy group that had also achieved the approval of Initiative...

La Policía de Gales del Norte propone distribuir cannabis en las cárceles
by Teresa García on 25/02/21
In North Wales, Arfon Jones, a police spokesman, argues that this measure could be a great step forward to reduce prison violence and also to prevent deaths caused by overdoses. Indeed, he has recently called for jails to supply “free cannabis in controlled conditions and see if offences reduce".

In an exclusive interview to...

México reglamenta el cannabis medicinal
by Teresa García on 22/02/21
Since its legalization four years ago, Mexico has finally published the new regulations on the medical use of cannabis. On January 12, the Mexican Ministry of Health and the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (or COFEPRIS for its acronym in Spanish), a public institution which reports to this Ministry, have finally implemented a regulatory framework that arrives three years late.

The...

La legalización del cannabis en Estados Unidos más cercana que nunca con la mayoría demócrata
by Teresa García on 18/02/21
On January 7, with 98% of the votes counted, Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jonathan Ossoff completed, at the very last minute, a sweep of the two seats for the state of Georgia in the Senate, against Republicans Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue.

This narrow victory, with a small margin of 1.2 and 0.6 percentage difference, leaves Democrats and Republicans nearly tied in the US upper chamber and adds up to Joe Biden's party major victory in the executive race, as he took office on January 20....

L’ONU reconnaît la valeur médicinale du cannabis
by Teresa García on 05/02/21
The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) has finally recognized the medicinal value of cannabis. On December 2, the decision was taken by a simple majority in a vote that took place in Vienna and in which representatives of 53 member States participated. This resolution is seen as "historic" by the Confederation of Cannabis Associations and many different pro-...
Macedonia del Norte podría ser el primer país de los Balcanes en legalizar el cannabis para uso recreativo
by Teresa García on 02/02/21
The Government of North Macedonia brings to the table the issue of legalization of cannabis for recreational use in this country, where medical marijuana has been legal since 2016. "The idea is to allow consumption of marijuana in cafes and tourist areas, also in Skopje, the capital, if they respect certain...
Nueva Zelanda dice no al cannabis recreativo
by Teresa García on 28/01/21
In New Zealand, preliminary results for the referendum on legalizing recreational marijuana gave victory to those who opposed the measure. As government sources would publish during the consultation process on its official website, 53.1% of the participants decided against legalizing the...
Le CBD peut déjà se vendre comme aliment dans l’Union Européenne
by Teresa García on 25/01/21
The European Commission has concluded that cannabidiol (CBD) can be qualified and sold as food, as reported by the institution to the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA). In a press release published on December 3, this organization explained that they had received a letter...
What is the situation of CBD in Spain after latest rulings by the EU and the UN?
by Teresa García on 08/01/21

The year 2020 has ended with two great news for the world of cannabis. On one side, a new judgment by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on November 19 where the court ruled that CBD "cannot be regarded as a narcotic drug" and therefore the distribution and marketing of cannabidiol...

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