In 1937, congress passed the Marihuana Tax Act , a law which made cannabis restrictive in the U.S. The act was passed because it “seemed to be that addicts would move from one drug, like heroin, to others, like marijuana, in search of a legal and accessible high,” said Erin Krcatovich, political science professor on Study.com. In order to eliminate drug use, the government … [Read more...] about Did the Du Pont Family Catalyze Cannabis Prohibition?
Lebanon Legalizes Herb for Export
In April, Lebanon joined the growing list of countries that are legalizing cannabis. The Lebanese legislature passed a law on April 21, 2020, which officially legalized the cultivation of medical and recreational cannabis, including hemp, throughout the country. The move makes Lebanon the first Arab country to approve medical cannabis use. The law, however, does not … [Read more...] about Lebanon Legalizes Herb for Export