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Marijuana Legislation

Congressional Memo Praises Cannabis Momentum, Stresses Reform Priorities In 2022

The memo lists the numerous pieces of marijuana legislation filed on Capitol Hill and explains which should be among the reform priorities in the new year.

Malta Is About To Become The First Country In Europe To Legalize Weed

Malta is poised to become the first country in Europe to legalize the cultivation and possession of cannabis for personal use.

Mexico: Supreme Court Approves Low-THC Cannabis Production

The ruling will now head to a lower court for implementation.

What Can Cannabis Legalization Tell Us About Psychedelics?

The cannabis legalization movement has been in the works for decades, and it does seem that federal cannabis prohibition will end soon.

Ohio Republicans File Cannabis Legalization Bill, Activists Prove No Errors In Their Petition

The move comes on the heels of a recent push to place a full marijuana legalization initiative on the Ohio ballot.

Will The DEA Deschedule A Cocaine-Based Drug Before Marijuana?

The main concern cannabis advocates have about this move by the DEA is that cannabis reforms would fare better with this type of action.

Florida Lawmaker: Decriminalize Illicit Drugs, Lower Cannabis Penalties

Under the bill, anyone with a criminal record for past cannabis-related offenses would be eligible for an automatic expungement within a year.

South Dakota’s Supreme Strikes Down Recreational Cannabis Vote, Overturning People’s Will

This is the second time this year that a court has struck down a voter-approved initiative to legalize the use of marijuana.

Can The Biden Administration Deschedule Cannabis?

Getting a legalization bill through the House is realistic, but due to the filibuster, getting a bill through the Senate is a long shot.

Germany To Legalize Cannabis Sales — A Move That Could Bring $3.85B In Annual Tax Revenue

Germany is about to decriminalize certain sale and consumption rules through an important drug policy change being undertaken by the ruling coalition government.

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