Tag: Legal

  • Industry Reaction to President Biden’s Cannabis Rescheduling

    Industry Reaction to President Biden’s Cannabis Rescheduling

    President Joe Biden confirmed May 16, 2024, that the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) has definitive plans to reclassify marijuana from a Schedule I to Schedule III drug under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). Cannabis has been classified as Schedule I since 1970. Matt Darin, CEO of Curaleaf, the New York-based…

  • BREAKING: DEA Plans to Reclassify Medical Cannabis to Schedule III Drug

    BREAKING: DEA Plans to Reclassify Medical Cannabis to Schedule III Drug

    Earlier today, the AP confirmed through a number of close sources that the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is planning to remove medical cannabis from the list of Schedule I drugs and reclassify it as a Schedule III drug. This landmark decision follows the advice given by the federal Health and Human Services Department…

  • How German Cannabis Laws Compare to Other Legal Nations

    How German Cannabis Laws Compare to Other Legal Nations

    Germany made history on April 1, 2024 when it became the largest nation to ever pass and implement a national adult-use cannabis legalization measure. While Uruguay, Canada, Malta and Luxembourg adopted national adult-use cannabis legalization measures prior to Germany doing so, the combined populations of those four nations are only roughly half that of Germany’s…

  • Will Other European Nation’s Adopt Germany’s Legalization Model?

    Will Other European Nation’s Adopt Germany’s Legalization Model?

    On April 1, 2024, Germany became the largest country to pass a national adult-use cannabis legalization measure with CanG. It was a truly historic day for Germany’s cannabis reform movement and was the culmination of decades of hard work by dedicated German cannabis advocates. Advocates throughout Europe are hopeful that other European nations will adopt…

  • What Does Germany’s Legalization Vote Mean for the Rest of Europe?

    What Does Germany’s Legalization Vote Mean for the Rest of Europe?

    On Friday, April 23, 2024, lawmakers in Germany’s Federal Parliament, the Bundestag, approved a long-awaited adult-use cannabis legalization measure. The expected implementation date for the first provisions of the legalization measure is set for April 1, 2024. The successful vote in Germany came after roughly two and a half years of Health Minister Karl Lauterbach…