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Italy’s interior minister is declaring an almighty war on cannabis

Italy’s interior minister is declaring an almighty war on cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 27, 2019

Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister, Matteo Salvini has made a pledge to shut down Italy’s "cannabis light" stores, which have posed a problem for the European country since 2016. It was during this year that hemp production became regulated countrywide. Salvini, a 46-year-old Italian politician and sel...

Beijing is threatened by the prospect of federal cannabis legalization in the U.S.

Beijing is threatened by the prospect of federal cannabis legalization in the U.S.

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 27, 2019

While it may be an exciting time for cannabis reform in the U.S., officials over in Beijing don’t seem quite as pleased at the prospect of legalizing pot. Deputy director of the China National Narcotics Control Commission, Liu Yuejin, recently announced his thoughts on cannabis legalization in th...

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