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Colorado indulta a condenados por cannabis
by Rebeca Argudo on 11/01/21
An executive order that will mass-pardon convictions for low-level marihuana possession was issued last October in Colorado, one of the first states in the US to fully decriminalize cannabis. All these pardons are expected to be granted within 90 days, pursuant to a bill passed in the Colorado House of Representatives just in time to go into effect before 2020 ended.
 
¿Cuál es la situación del CBD tras las decisiones de la UE y la ONU?
by Teresa García on 08/01/21
The year 2020 has ended with two great news for the world of cannabis. On one side, a new judgment by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on November 19 where the court ruled that CBD "cannot be regarded as a narcotic drug" and therefore the distribution and marketing of cannabidiol should not be prohibited within the EU territory.
On the other, last December 2, 2020, the United...
Marihuana: primero las personas
by Rebeca Argudo on 18/12/20
The documentary “Marihuana: Primero las personas” (Marihuana: People First), by Chilean director Ricardo Carvajal, premiered in the midst of this global pandemic. The film reflects the reality of medical marijuana patients in Spain and the many difficulties and challenges they face in order to get their treatments.
During this health crisis, this type of patients, whose well-being depends largely...
El Parlamento de Canarias apoya una regulación para facilitar el acceso al cannabis medicinal
by Teresa García on 10/12/20
Last September 30th, the Plenary of the Parliament of the Canary Islands gave its unanimous support on the adoption of a new regulation to facilitate legal access to medicinal cannabis, according to the newspaper La Provincia based in Las Palmas. During the plenary session, the legislative assembly of the Archipelago approved a proposal for a non-binding recommendation for the controlled...
Abre por primera vez una tienda de CBD en Hong Kong
by Rebeca Argudo on 04/12/20
Found, located in the Hong Kong neighborhood of Sheung Wan, is the first cafe offering CBD products to open in the Chinese city. This cozy shop with modern and minimalist decor opens from 11am to 6pm and boasts of having diffused through its social networks the numerous wellbeing benefits that cannabis-based products can provide.
Despite the fact that China laws are especially strict when it...
Máquinas expendedoras de productos legales de CBD en la República Checa
by Rebeca Argudo on 01/12/20
Czech Republic becomes one of the leading countries in the sale of CBD products in Europe, launching a new and innovative system to buy them: vending machines. A total of fifty of these machines have been installed by the company CBDmat in some of the largest cities in the Eastern European country, such as Prague, Ostrava, Olomouc and Pasohlavky in South Moravia, so that consumers can easily and...
Nevada restaura los derechos civiles de 15.000 personas condenadas por posesión de marihuana
by Teresa García on 25/11/20
The US state of Nevada has pardoned more than 15,000 people convicted of the minor offence of possession of marijuana between 1986 and 2017. Approved unanimously by the state’s Board of Pardons, the measure affects all those convicted of possession of up to one ounce (28.35 grams) of marijuana during those years.
"Today is an historic day for those who were convicted of what has long been...
Pakistán legaliza la producción de cáñamo
by Rebeca Argudo on 23/11/20
Pakistan takes a big step forward in the hemp industry and makes a bold decision with its proposal to legalize home cultivation of medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp that contains legal levels, less than 0.3 percent, of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), in compliance with most of world regulations in this market. Hemp production will take place in the Potohar region in North Punjab, where the...
Mendoza a punto de entrar en el mercado del cannabis
by Rebeca Argudo on 19/11/20
In Mendoza, Argentina, the provincial legislature is working on a new and innovative bill to regulate all aspects of the cannabis production chain, from cultivation and processing to research and commercialization, as well as the operation of all related businesses. This initiative is intended to establish the regulatory framework for therapeutic and medical uses of the plant, in parallel but...
Argentina aprueba el reglamento que regula el autocultivo de cannabis medicinal y la venta de aceites
by Teresa García on 17/11/20
Since last November 12, consumers of medical marijuana in Argentina can legally obtain this substance. According to the new legislation that was approved on November 11, Decree 883/202, people’s access to this plant will be exclusively intended for research and medical use. The new legal text sets the standards and requirements for the use of cannabis for medical purposes nationwide. All patients...

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