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Ex-Rep. Rohrabacher says that the U.S. federal government is focused on legalizing cannabis
The former American politician thinks that federal restrictions on cannabis will be lifted as soon as next year
June 27, 2019

It's only a matter of time before cannabis becomes legal at the federal level in the United States. Congress has been weighing up the pros and cons of legalization for quite some time now and former...

Canada’s cannabis branding laws could negatively impact producers
The proposed laws included in Canada’s Cannabis Act have been met with plenty of criticism
June 27, 2018

Canada’s Cannabis Act includes a number of cannabis branding laws that the majority of licensed producers are not overly happy about. The country is on the brink of cannabis legalization and amidst...

More older Americans are smoking cannabis than ever before
April 30, 2018

Cannabis consumption amongst older Americans is significantly more common now than it was back in the 1980s, according to a recent study on adult cannabis consumption. Researchers discovered how...

Massachusetts kick-starts its recreational cannabis licensing
April 13, 2018

“Ganjapreneurs” in Massachusetts can now apply to open a recreational cannabis business. Regulators in Massachusetts started inviting applicants to begin the application process for cultivating and...

Germany prepares to become the world’s biggest federally regulated medical cannabis market
March 29, 2018

The number of medical cannabis patients in Germany is soaring and this swell in consumption is pushing the country to the forefront of the cannabis market. In fact, Deutschland is predicted to become one...

Colombia is expected to become the largest medical cannabis supplier on the planet
March 24, 2018

Colombia’s second-largest metropolis, Medellin, is the latest destination on the map to start cultivating cannabis plants with government’s approval. The city is predicted to become a global leader...

Cannabis-infused beer goes on sale at UK brewery
March 23, 2018

The demand for cannabis-infused beverages is on the incline, with the United Kingdom being the latest place on the map to start selling cannabis oil-infused beer. It is the first beer of its kind in the...

Cannabis oil is now available to purchase in UK pharmaceutical stores
March 17, 2018

People in the United Kingdom now have access to medicinal cannabis oil. Better known as Cannabidiol (CBD), this plant-derived oil is currently being sold in high street stores, such as Holland and...

Sen. Rand Paul wants Kentucky to legalize medical cannabis

Sen. Rand Paul wants Kentucky to legalize medical cannabis
March 16, 2018

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor Kentucky is one of those straggling states that has yet to approve medical or social use cannabis. However, the medical part may soon change. Kentucky is...

Federally legal cannabis could generate $106 billion in tax revenue

Federally legal cannabis could generate $106 billion in tax revenue
March 13, 2018

If cannabis were fully legalized under federal law, the plant could generate $105.6 billion in tax revenue, according to numbers from New Frontier Data. Legalization nationwide could also produce 1 million...

Worldwide cannabis investments rise by almost 600 percent
March 13, 2018

Cannabis investments have grown by 600 percent in comparison with figures released in the first five weeks of 2017. Based on data published by the Viridian Cannabis Deal Tracker, $1.23 billion was invested...

Cannabis is effective at treating fibromyalgia, according to this study.
March 12, 2018

The medical uses for cannabis are widespread and according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, cannabis therapy can relieve the symptoms of fibromyalgia. Since fibromyalgia...

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