On Sunday, a California congressman took to Twitter, suggesting the federal government should legalize cannabis and commute the sentences of individuals convicted of marijuana possession. Ro Khanna (D-CA), a vocal adversary of marijuana prohibition, has fired off a number of pro-legalization Tweets during the Holiday Season. In addition to identifying marijuana legalization as an economic…

Not even a week after Bermuda’s House of Assembly passed a bill to decriminalize cannabis possession, the Senate has done the same. With support from all sides, the island nation pushed forward on its Misuse of Drugs [Decriminalization of Cannabis] Amendment Act 2017, which removes criminal prosecution for the possession of 7 grams of cannabis…

Newly emerging in Switzerland, opponents of cannabis reform are up in arms about the colorful packaging of CBD products, which they claim entices both children and adolescents to consume cannabis. However, the main point of contention for Swiss lawmakers is not THC-infused edibles and their possible confusion with non-medicated goods. The sticking point for anti-legalization…

The end of the year is often a time for reflection when people look back at their accomplishments over the last year; and those in the cannabis industry are no different. 2017 was a year of monumental change for the cannabis industry. Riding high on a wave of electoral victories and changing public sentiment, more…

A significant win for drug reform was announced on Sunday with news that Norway’s Parliament has effectively decriminalized all drug use. The Scandinavian nation stated that the responsibility of handling the estimated 10,000 drug addicts or more, most of whom are addicted to heroin, will transfer from the country’s justice system to its health department.…

Canna Claus will be busy packing mom and dad’s stockings with something new this year on Christmas Eve, sparking joy with the gift of marijuana and her intoxicating derivatives. Marijuana dispensaries in Alaska, California, Colorado, Oregon, Nevada, Massachusetts, and Washington State will most likely witness their average per-person sales increase by double digits the week before…

In January 2016, James Slatic’s San Diego medical marijuana business, Med-West Distribution, was raided by a narcotics joint task force that destroyed the entrepreneur’s facility and ability to continue serving an extensive patient list. While it’s difficult to calculate exactly how much Slatic lost as a result of the government effectively closing his business, San…