Cannabis News Box

Lebanon is the first Arab nation to legalize cannabis for medical and industrial purposes

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 11, 2020

On April 21, Lebanon underwent a pivotal moment in cannabis history. It was on this day that the Arab nation legalized cannabis for medicinal and industrial purposes. The legislation was approved following a parliamentary vote; largely swayed by the prospect of bringing the middle eastern country a much-...

Lebanon could legalize billion-dollar cannabis industry to save poor economy

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 20, 2018

Cannabis reform is spreading far beyond the U.S. and Canada. On Tuesday, July 17, Lebanon’s official news agency unveiled a plan proposed by Lebanon’s parliament to legalize the cultivation and production of medicinal cannabis. The plan was revealed to US Ambassador Lebanon Elizabeth Richard by Ho...

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