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Sechs Bundesstaaten der USA legalisieren bei den Wahlen Freizeit-Cannabis, medizinisches Cannabis und andere Substanzen
by Teresa García on 09/11/20
This Election Day in the United States will be also remembered as the day when four new states legalized cannabis for recreational use. Mississippi has done so for medical cannabis, and Oregon and the city of Washington have given the green light to decriminalization of other types of controlled substances. Moreover, South Dakota, Arizona, Montana and New Jersey decided to put on the ballot last...
Paraguay, a un paso de despenalizar el consumo y el autocultivo de cannabis medicinal
by Teresa García on 05/11/20
Today, the decision to legalize the self-consumption and homegrown of medicinal cannabis in Paraguay is in the hands of its president, Mario Abdo Benitez. Last August, the Chamber of Deputies of this South American nation, which initially rejected the proposal, did not gather a majority of votes to get the rejection of the bill passed. The draft law was thus approved by the Senate and now its...
Dos iniciativas legislativas vuelven a poner sobre la mesa la legalización del cannabis en Colombia
by Teresa García on 02/11/20
Change the Constitution or pass a law regulating the recreational use of cannabis: these are the two options that are back on the table in Colombia. In 2015, the Latin American country approved medical marijuana (which more than 60 authorised companies in Colombia are already involved in and for which only 543 cultivation licences were granted in 2019). The Colombian Supreme Court also ruled in...
60% der Bevölkerung von Arizona unterstützen die Legalisierung von Freizeit-Cannabis
by Teresa García on 31/10/20
Released in July, a poll conducted by the sociological studies company OH Predictive indicates that 62% of the population of Arizona would support the legalisation of cannabis for recreational use. This is 9% higher than results shown by the same survey in December when just over half of the population said "Yes" to the plant.
The US state of Arizona now has a bill on the table which citizens...
La promesa de legalización del cannabis del Partido Demócrata pierde fuelle con Biden
by Teresa García on 26/10/20
"Meaningless". This is how some important figures in the American cannabis sector defined the cannabis policy of the Democratic candidate Joe Biden when interviewed by the website Marijuana Moment. Biden’s position has moved far from Bernie Sanders’s, his former rival to become the Democratic candidate for the Presidency of the United States, and who announced last February that, if elected, he...
Canadá bloquea las importaciones de cannabis medicinal
by Teresa García on 23/10/20
Cannabis imported into Canada “may not be sold to provinces, territories or medical clients.” This is stated in the cannabis import permit issued by the Canadian Department of Health to one of the companies in this country. Published by the Marijuana Business Daily website, the document shows the restrictions that this North American country has stipulated on imports of the plant, at the same...
Is the US Attorney General crusading against the marijuana industry?
by Teresa García on 12/10/20
In 2019, almost a third of the merger investigations conducted by the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice targeted the cannabis industry. John Elias, an antitrust employee, alleged that this amounted to 10 investigations by this office last year. Elias caused a scandal at the end of June by stating that the persecution of the cannabis industry from this division was...
« Le secteur des entreprises ne rigole pas quand on lui parle de cannabis parce qu’il y voit une ouverture économique »
by Teresa García on 07/10/20
“The debate is not about whether it will be done or not, but about how,” stresses deputy of Podemos Lucía Muñoz Dalda on the legalisation of the production, distribution, sale and consumption of cannabis. At 27 years old and originally from Palma de Mallorca, Muñoz is the youngest deputy of Podemos, the spokesperson for the Joint Commission for the Study of the Problem of Addictions, and one of...
La industria cannábica busca envases fuera de China
by Rebeca Argudo on 10/09/20
Due to coronavirus, what at first seemed like a problem for the cannabis industry - the shortage of products made in China - has finally become a business opportunity for other companies involved in the production of packaging that are based in countries such as India, Mexico, and even the United States.
With factories in China closed to prevent the spread of the pandemic, many marijuana...
USA cataloga la marihuana como producto esencial
by Rebeca Argudo on 07/09/20
With the start of confinement to try to alleviate the effects of the Coronavirus and stop its advancement, governments have logically kept open those establishments that supply essential products. Food, fuel and medicine (among other products classified as basic necessities) should be available to citizens at all times.
Extraordinarily, the United States government authorised that establishments...

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