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Cannabis Law and Reform

The legality of cannabis for medical and recreational use varies by country, in terms of its possession, distribution, and cultivation, and (in regards to medical) how it can be consumed and what medical conditions it can be used for. These policies in most countries are regulated by the United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs that was ratified in 1961, along with the 1971 Convention on Psychotropic Substances and the 1988 Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances.

The use of cannabis for recreational purposes is prohibited in most countries; however, many have adopted a policy of decriminalization to make simple possession a non-criminal offense (often similar to a minor traffic violation). Others have much more severe penalties such as some Asian and Middle Eastern countries where possession of even small amounts is punished by imprisonment for several years.

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Cannabis Patent Litigation Update: The 911 Patent Passes the (Alice) Test!

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Seyfarth Shaw Publish Update On Trademarks & Hemp In The USA (6 May...

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Claim & Counterclaim In British Columbia Supreme Court Over Cannabis Company Loan Repayments

CannabisNews420.com - Cannabis/Marijuana Industry News Yahoo Finance reports on the Liht press release. Saying…… Liht Cannabis Corporation (CNW Group/Liht Cannabis Corporation) The Company will vigorously defend itself...

The NCBA Are Looking For New Board Members

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California 911 Caller Irate On Discovering Cannabis Is Legal

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New Legal Ground: L.A. Sues Unlicensed Pot Shop Over Pesticides

CannabisNews420.com - Cannabis/Marijuana Industry News In a first-of-its-kind cannabis lawsuit, the City of Los Angeles is suing an unlicensed marijuana dispensary for selling products to...

Texas Legislature Takes Small Steps Towards Broader Medical Cannabis Regulation

CannabisNews420.com - Cannabis/Marijuana Industry News  Monday night, the Texas House gave initial passage to a bill to legalize broader use of medical marijuana.  House Bill 1365,...

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