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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 this consultancy company and entitled 'The Evolving State of Global Cannabis: Market, Consumers and the Future', a study estimated that the total global legal cannabis market reaches over $30...
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 71, a marijuana...
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 The Guardian, Jones stated that prisons should trial a free cannabis...
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...
La prohibición del CBD en Francia considerada ilegal por el TJUE
by Carmen Arriaza on 12/02/21
CBD (cannabidiol), one of the chemical compounds found in all parts of the cannabis plant, and the industry that manufactures and commercializes this cannabinoid for medical use, has received a major boost thanks to a recent European justice decision that admits that this substance is harmless to health.
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) declared that Community law, and...
Vote final de l’ONU pour réduire les restrictions sur le cannabis
by Carmen Arriaza on 10/02/21
Due to the lack of agreement among member states and in spite of UN recommendations, the resolution on medicinal use of cannabis was put to a vote after several postponements
The Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), the main policy-making body of the UN in drug-related matters, will finally hold a historic vote to ease the rigorous control of cannabis introduced almost six decades ago and reduce...
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 standards on ventilation, proof of origin of the cannabis, etc.", declared Prime Minister...
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 recreational use of cannabis versus 46.1% that supported the legislation and 0.8% of undecided voters. There...
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 the previous day from the Health Services of the European Commission confirming that CBD will be included under food...
Betty, marihuana en HBO
by Rebeca Argudo on 14/01/21
"Betty" has premiered on HBO. At the moment, there is only one season of six episodes, each 25 minutes long, available on the digital platform, but the show has already been renewed for a second season.
The series is unusual in every respect. In the first place, the story does not develop through plots but rather through narratives portraying a particular scenario, a way of life, a subculture:...

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