@21Mcdan has translated to English this very revealing part of an interview from the Swedish SVT program Ekdal & Ekdal. The discussion is revolving around the fact that Sweden hasn’t reviewed their harsh drug policies for 30 years. Also that there are no proven positive effects from criminalizing personal use of drugs, which is part […]
Today applicants in NYC have to pass a cannabis drug test in order to get a job. This could soon belong to past history, according to Cannabis Now. The city council recently approved a bill that would prohibit employers to test for cannabis.
Monday The Bay Mills Indian Community in Chippewa County legalized recreational cannabis. That means they are the first reservation to do so in Michigan.
Guam, with a population of approximately 165 000 people, becomes the 2:nd US territory to legalize recreational cannabis. (The first one was Northern Mariana Island) The first female governor of the territory, “Lou” Leon Guerrero (D), on Thursday gave green light to the new law. This will make recreational cannabis and home growing legal in Guam.
Since cannabis still is illegal on the federal level in the US, many hospitals refuse to allow it. Instead they are treating terminally ill patients with opioids. The result is that these persons cannot communicate with their loved ones during their last hours alive.
On April 1 Israel decriminalized adult use of cannabis. Now it’s no longer against the law to grow at home. If people without valid medical documentation are carrying cannabis and get caught, they will have to pay fines.
It takes too long to fix the necessary licenses needed to grow legal weed in California. There is a lack of cannabis pending.
The hemp industry wants to boost the allowed level of THC. That would make it possible for quite a few strains of hemp to qualify and thus give greater variety. Change could happen in 2021, if everything goes well.
Is THC-tests a reliable indicator that you are not able to drive? Not according to a Michigan state commission. They instead recommend the traditional sobriety tests by the road side to decide the condition of the driver.
You can now access a new tool to get a grip of the global situation. Which national drug policies / strategies on illegal drugs is the country in question using? Data from all around the world are available in an interactive beta version of Drug Policy Metrics Map.