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Dutch Approve Regulated Coffeeshop Supply Chain Trials

oday the Dutch government voted in favor of starting trials with a regulated supply chain for the coffeeshops. It is an unprecedented move, as never before has the supply chain been regulated. Until these trials, all coffeeshops were dealing with the black market for their supplies. Regulated coffeeshop supply chain trials With these trials, 10 (to […]

Farm Bill 2018: what’s next for hemp in USA?

With President Trump’s signature on the Farm Bill in December 2018, Industrial Hemp has been deemed legal again anywhere in the United States after it was made illegal in 1970. The legal history of Industrial Hemp in the United States It isn’t the first time hemp is legalized. The 1937 Marijuana Tax Act regulated hemp […]

Looking back, looking forward

The green revolution is happening and it is televised. Cannabis News Network bringing news first, broadcasting main events sifting out essential developments. Mainstream media, naturally, are always lagging behind. We showed the game changing benefits of hemp and followed international politics, from the “Trial of the Plant” in South Africa, to the story of indigenous peoples in Colombia. Battles for […]

Michigan Legalizes, Utah & Missouri Medical Cannabis at Midterms

ichigan has approved the legalization of cannabis at midterms election, while Utah and Missouri legalized medical cannabis at midterms 2018. Michigan has become the 10th state to legalize cannabis, while conservative strongholds Utah and Missouri have legalized medical cannabis. And there’s more positive news following the midterms. First, we take a look at Michigan. Michigan becomes […]

These 4 states are voting on cannabis at November 6 ballot

here could be over ten states with legal cannabis, after voting for cannabis at the November 6 ballot. Ever since cannabis activists found out having cannabis issues on the ballot can be successful, there has been a push every year (or two) to add medical or full legalization measures up on the ballot. As such […]

UN to adopt cannabis rescheduling recommendations?

nyone who has ever done research into why cannabis and other substances are considered illegal will have stumbled upon the so-called narcotic scheduling. Generally, all countries follow the classifications from the UN conventions of 1961 and 1971. Countries must follow by passing laws to carry out the provisions of the UN Drug Conventions. For instance, […]

Legal Cannabis in Canada: Legalization 1.0?

October 17 2018 is a historic day, remembered as the day legalization of cannabis in Canada came into effect. And while the small South American country of Uruguay was the first country to legalize cannabis, Canada is the first western country and part of the G7, consisting of the 7 largest advanced economies in the […]