Tag: Legalization

South Korea First to Legalize Medical Cannabis in Asia
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South Korea First to Legalize Medical Cannabis in Asia

South Korea looks to became the first country in East Asia to legalize medical cannabis, marking a significant milestone in the global industry and a potential turning point in how the drug is perceived in traditionally conservative societies. The country’s National Assembly approved the Amendment to the Narcotics Control Act […]

Cannabis Has Been Legalized In 10 States And Washington DC
Politics

Cannabis Has Been Legalized In 10 States And Washington DC

In 2012, Colorado and Washington state became the first states to vote to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. Since then, eight more states and Washington, DC, have followed — although Vermont and DC, while allowing marijuana possession and growing, have continued to bar sales for recreational purposes. The spread of […]

Cannabis Ballot Measures To Watch In U.S. Midterm Elections
Politics

Cannabis Ballot Measures To Watch In U.S. Midterm Elections

Michigan and North Dakota will vote on recreational cannabis, Utah to vote on medical marijuana that can’t be smoked or eaten California, Colorado and seven other states have legalized recreational marijuana, and there are roughly 30 states that have passed medical cannabis in some form. On Tuesday, more states could […]

Canadian Users of Legalized Cannabis Could Face Lifetime Bans From US, Warns Top Trump Border Official
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Canadian Users of Legalized Cannabis Could Face Lifetime Bans From US, Warns Top Trump Border Official

As Canada prepares to legalize cannabis nationwide beginning October 17th, a high-level official in the Trump administration says the United States will now start implementing possible lifetime bans on Canadian citizens who are cannabis users, industry workers, or investors. In an extensive interview with Politico, Todd Owen, the executive assistant […]