Amsterdam Canal. Photo Credit: Zena Velasquez When traveling abroad, habitual cannabis consumers—particularly those from a place where they can legally purchase cannabis from a state-regulated dispensary—want to know if they can continue to (legally) use cannabis in their destination. There are, of course, the well-known destinations that attract cannabis tourism, … [Read more...] about Cannabis in Europe: Amsterdam and Beyond
Current Cannabis Laws in the U.K.
From recreational cannabis to CBD, what's legal in the U.K.? Photo by ShutterstockProfessional. Since Neolithic times, cultures in Asia have raised the cannabis plant for its physical and pharmacological qualities. The plant gradually found its way to Europe, Africa, and the Americas. In Britain, the oldest evidence of cannabis dates back to the 10th century York, … [Read more...] about Current Cannabis Laws in the U.K.
From Landrace Strains to Legalization: Cannabis in Africa
Nations in Africa look deeper into cannabis. Photo credit: New Design Illustrations. Africa is historic in the essence of cannabis, specifically, for its cultivation and landrace strains. But as more countries move forward with pro-cannabis policies, the plant may also be a future economic driver for nations throughout Africa. Cannabis Enters Africa About 1,000 years … [Read more...] about From Landrace Strains to Legalization: Cannabis in Africa
Cannabis Laws Throughout Europe
Photo credit: Visualistka Legalization of cannabis is gaining ground all across the world. This summer, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, unveiled a draft bill that would federally legalize cannabis in the U.S. In March, New York joined the lucky 18 states, plus the District of Columbia, with legal adult-use cannabis use. In June, Mexico’s Supreme Court … [Read more...] about Cannabis Laws Throughout Europe
The Women of Weed Are Taking Down Walls Written by Sharon Letts Women in the cannabis industry are quickly being recognized as the caretakers of the soul of the plant, mirroring her female qualities with strength, determination, and healing in the mix. Plant-based medicine is still common throughout Latin America and Europe. Cannabis is understood as beneficial, though … [Read more...] about Crossing Borders