Category Archives: International

Thailand Speeds Up Passage Of Laws Permitting Personal Cannabis Cultivation

Thailand is ready to accelerate its fledgling medical marijuana program.  Anutin Charnvirakul, the country’s health minister, said Wednesday that the government will now permit household cultivation of six cannabis plants in an effort to bolster supplies for medicinal products, and provide another potential cash crop for people there. “We are in the process of changing […]

Pro-Cannabis Movement LGN Says Legalization in Indonesia is “Very Possible”

Nestled between the Indian and Pacific oceans is the largest island country on the planet – Indonesia. Home to more than 240 million people, the sun-drenched archipelago is rich in culture, brimming with nature and suffused with a culinary scene that rivals most. If there is one thing that the Southeast Asian country is missing, […]

Founder of Cirque du Soleil Under Investigation For Growing Cannabis

The founder of Cirque du Soleil says it was all for personal use, but it is unclear if the government of French Polynesia cares. 60-year-old Guy Laliberté is being investigated in conjunction with a drug trafficking case after police saw photos on a man’s cell phone of the billionaire’s alleged marijuana cultivation operation. The plants […]

Capital Of Australia Legalizes Recreational Cannabis Use And Cultivation

The Australian capital of Canberra made history on Wednesday, becoming the first city in the country to legalize marijuana. The landmark measures were passed in the Australian Capital Territory [ACT] Legislative Assembly, clearing the way for individuals there aged 18 and over to possess and grow cannabis. Marijuana remains illegal under national law in Australia—producing […]

Travel Continues to Frustrate and Pain Medical Cannabis Patients

Medical cannabis access continues to grow across the United States. However access remains a problem for patients traveling outside their home state.  Today, 33 states and Washington, D.C. have legalized medical cannabis marketplaces and/or have similar regulations in place. July 2019 numbers from the Marijuana Policy Project estimate that just under 3.1 million patients are […]