Legalization

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New Jersey governor signs legislation legalizing adult-use recreational cannabis

“Today, we’re taking a monumental step forward to reduce racial disparities in our criminal justice system, while building a promising new industry and standing on the right side of history”

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Why are police still charging youth with simple drug possession?

Dalhousie academics make a case for decriminalization

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Parliamentarian leads crusade to legalize cannabis in Nepal

Cannabis grows in the wild in the hilly parts of the Himalayan country, but its cultivation and use are illegal

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The problem with defining cannabis products around THC content

The commercialization of the CBD market has created a misleading dichotomy of “bad” THC versus “good” CBD

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Illinois reports over US$1 billion in cannabis sales, expunges pot-arrest records

As 2020 recedes into the rear-view mirror of history, two big cannabis stories have come out of the state

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U.S. House of Representatives passes decriminalization bill; UN votes to reclassify cannabis

The MORE Act’s next stop is the Republican-controlled Senate

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New Zealand’s “reeferendum”: 10 pros and cons of legalizing cannabis

On October 17, New Zealand will hold a referendum on the question of whether to legalize the sale, use, possession, and production of cannabis

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If harm reduction is the goal, cannabis prohibition in New Zealand has failed

Tens of thousands of New Zealand lives have been disproportionately damaged—not through use of the drug, but because of its criminalization

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Bill to decriminalize cannabis in U.S. comes up for vote in September

If the House of Representative passes the MORE Act, it still faces a vote in the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate before it can become law

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