Texas Might Have a Chance at Legalizing Cannabis

For more than a decade now, legislators in Texas have proposed several bills which aimed at weakening the rigid cannabis laws in Texas. All of those measures were rejected until 2015 when Gov. Greg Abbot authorized the Compassionate Use Act. Governor Abbot’s amendment legalized the sale of particular kind of cannabis oils for the residents […]

Medicinal Cannabis Coming To South Korea

Medicinal Cannabis Coming To South Korea

Although several countries worldwide, especially the Western nations have already started embracing medical cannabis in one form or another, such a change in perception seems to be coming slowly to Asia. However, South Korea may be the first in line in the continent to wholly accept reforms that welcome the medical properties of cannabis. South […]

Mexico’s New Administration May Legalize Cannabis

The Progress of Cannabis In Mexico: Reform South of The Border

After his landslide victory in the presidential race, the leftist candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador is now Mexico’s president. Several movements in his administration hints that in his term, Mexico might become the 3rd country in the world that will fully legalize cannabis. Although President López Obrador still has not confirmed that he will indeed […]

Nova Scotia’s Business Community Preparing for Cannabis Legalization

Nova Scotia Businesses Preparing for Cannabis Legalization

A lot of people are now marking their calendars for October 17 when cannabis becomes completely legal in Canada. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement was met with mixed opinions and feelings in Canada’s business community. Tim Pellerin, the CEO and the senior vice-president of Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation or NSLC said that they cannot stop […]

Schumer Introduces Bill to Federally Decriminalize Marijuana

Schumer Introduces Bill to Federally Decriminalize Marijuana

Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate minority leader has presented a new legislation that aims to declare cannabis legal at the federal level. Schumer’s Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act propose the removal of cannabis from the list of scheduled substances. Substances in this list were drafted under the 1970 Controlled Substances Act and it classifies cannabis […]

Trudeau Sets Canada’s Cannabis Legalization to October 17

Canada's Cannabis Legalization

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed that Canada would legalize the adult use of cannabis on October 17 this year. Trudeau said that this move should disrupt the market share of the organized crime groups that peddle cannabis in the black market and would also protect the youth. It was during the 2015 election when Trudeau […]

Most Common Qualifying Conditions Authorized for Medical Cannabis

Minnesota Marijuana Study

More patients are benefiting from the growing movement to legalize medical cannabis in the U.S. as now they have more liberty to try alternative treatment options for their health problems. Even more so, patients who use medical cannabis are not at risk from excessive doses of addictive prescription drugs or chemical addiction, as they do […]

Why are Politicians Suddenly Embracing Marijuana?

Politicians Embrace Marijuana

Have you ever wondered how long may politicians be able to ignore the overwhelming evidence for the legalization of cannabis and most importantly, the steadily shifting public opinion? Well, it looks like the time has come and the long-awaited changes in perspective are coming to Washington. A shift in the Federal government’s view about cannabis […]

AG Sessions Admits That There are Benefits from Medical Marijuana

Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions, the United States’ Attorney General is a staunch detractor of the movement to legalize marijuana. He made his stance clear soon after he took office. But last week, on a key Senate Panel, the attorney general made a quick turnaround and acknowledged that there are probably some medical benefits from marijuana and it […]