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God Save The Green: How Climate Change Helped UK Cannabis Growers Harvest Big In 2018

The summer of 2018 was one of significant climate change, both weather wise and politically speaking, for not only the general population of the United Kingdom, but also for the British nation’s cannabis growers and consumers. The government there was forced to loosen its restrictive policies regarding medical marijuana after officials were spurred on by […]

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Colombian Gold: Forget Canada, Could The Next Global Cannabis Leader Be Colombia?

Colombian Gold is about to live up to its name. As medical and recreational pro-cannabis legislation blazes across the globe — from South Africa to Canada to Israel — so too are the front-runners of the burgeoning international marijuana industry expanding their reach globally. Lower labor costs and favorable climate conditions are two key components […]

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Sessions’ Obsession With Regression On Possession

On January 4, the US legal cannabis industry took a hit — however, it wasn’t the kind of hit we normally enjoy. Rather, it was a blow levied by ultra-conservative US Attorney General Jeff Sessions to a long-standing federal policy called the Cole Memorandum. The end of the Obama-era policy, written in 2013, means federal […]

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Outrage In The Netherlands: Top Officials Manipulated Cannabis Research To Halt Legalization

If you thought cannabis legalization in the Netherlands was a free and easy nonevent, you best think again. In 2015, Dutch TV journalist Bas Haan reported on a secret deal between a hash dealer and the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security. This shock exposé forced then-Minister Ivo Opstelten, a member of the conservative People’s […]

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