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Great Britain is the world’s biggest legal cannabis producer despite it being illegal in the country

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 14, 2018

The United Nations has recently reported on Great Britain’s involvement in the cannabis industry, exposing the country for producing more legal cannabis than anywhere else in the world. Based on statistics gathered by the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), cannabis production hit 95 tonnes ...

More Americans support cannabis legalization than ever before

More Americans support cannabis legalization than ever before

January 5, 2018

Six out of ten Americans support cannabis legalization, the highest approval rate ever recorded. The new survey, conducted by Pew Research Center in October, found the new legalization approval rate of 61 percent is nearly double what it was in 17 years ago, when it was 31 percent in 2000. Sevent...

One third of adults are cannabis consumers in cannabis legal states

One third of adults are cannabis consumers in cannabis legal states

Sara Tiradossi

December 7, 2017

According to a recent survey, up to 65 percent of adults stated they consumed cannabis at least “a few times every week.” The survey, which came from canna-business consulting firm Enlucem, considered 1,000 adults above the age of 21 in California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada and Colorado to f...

American Legion survey indicates 92 percent of veterans support medical cannabis research

American Legion survey indicates 92 percent of veterans support medical cannabis research

Sara Tiradossi

November 4, 2017

The American Legion, the nation’s largest wartime veterans’ service organization, is unanimous in its support for research on medical cannabis, according to a new survey released by the organization. Thursday’s findings involve more than 1,300 respondents and indicate an overwhelmingly major...

For the first time, a majority of Republicans support cannabis legalization

For the first time, a majority of Republicans support cannabis legalization

Sara Tiradossi

October 26, 2017

A majority of American Republicans say they support cannabis legalization, the highest level of public support Gallup has found in nearly 50 years. Out of the people surveyed, 51 percent of Republicans said they support legalization, up from 42 percent a year ago, and 72 percent of Democrats are in...

Tribe prepares to create cannabis regulations before nationwide legalization in Canada

Pictured: Members of the Kahnawake Tribe attend a yearly powwow

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

September 12, 2017

The Kahnawake Tribe in Quebec, Canada imposed a suspension on the production, distribution and sale of cannabis on its land while the council works out regulations. The Mohawk council plans to pass its own cannabis legislation before Canada legalizes it nationwide by July 2018. Chief Gina Dee...

Adolescent cannabis consumption rate lowest in 20 years

Adolescent cannabis consumption rate lowest in 20 years

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

September 7, 2017

According to a federal data survey released this week, rates of cannabis consumption among American teenagers 12 to 17 dropped to their lowest rate in two decades. Last year, 5.6 percent of adolescents consumed cannabis on a monthly basis, which represented a statistically significant drop from 7.2 percent...

Largest CBD survey says half of people who use CBD stop taking traditional medicines

Largest CBD survey says half of people who use CBD stop taking traditional medicines

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

August 8, 2017

The largest survey on cannabidiol (CBD) to date found nearly half of participants were more likely to stop taking their traditional medications after using CBD. The survey was conducted by Brightfield Group and HelloMD, which covered a total number of 152,400 members who answered questions about th...

Survey: Pain patients prefer cannabis to opioids

Survey: Pain patients prefer cannabis to opioids

June 29, 2017

A recent survey conducted by cannabis community website HelloMD and University of California Berkeley revealed nearly all respondents said they could reduce their opioid consumption after adding cannabis to their treatment regimen, and a vast majority preferred cannabis to prescription pills. HelloMD ...

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