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UK medical cannabis: the one year anniversary of legalisation - Cannabis News
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Since the introduction of the law only a handful of patients have been prescribed medical cannabis, and for them, access is not an easy process. Some patients are still being denied the drug due to lack of medical evidence.
Angela Merkel's party mulls legalizing cannabis in Germany - Cannabis News
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Germany's center-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) is openly considering a momentous u-turn in the party's attitude to the legalization of cannabis.
$1.1 billion worth of cannabis sold in Canada’s first year of legalization - Cannabis News
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According to Statistics Canada, licensed retail outlets sold more than $100 million worth of pot in July, the fifth straight month that sales hit an all-time high. 
Thailand to Host World Ganja Festival 2020 - Cannabis News
World News
The event organizers say the World Ganja Festival 2020 will create new opportunities and provide a better understanding of cannabis and its legal aspects.
Canada’s first year of cannabis legalization going out on a high - Cannabis News
World News
As the country approaches the first anniversary of legal weed on Oct. 17, a look back reveals that many important elements of the deployment appeared to lurch and stagger over their first steps.
Australia to fund research on medicinal cannabis as demand grows - Cannabis News
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Australia will provide A$3 million ($2.03 million) for research on the use of cannabis to help cancer patients, its health minister said, as the demand for medicinal cannabis products grows rapidly.
Mexican Senate Leader Says Marijuana Will Be Legalized This Month - Cannabis News
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The Senate leader of Mexico’s ruling party said that the lawmakers will vote on a bill to legalize marijuana for adult use by the end of the month.
1 in 25 Canadians use cannabis during working hours, poll finds - Cannabis News
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Nearly 10 per cent of Canadians say their employers allow cannabis use at work – and, according to a new poll, about half of those who can, do.
Canberra becomes the first city in Australia to legalize marijuana - Cannabis News
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The Australian capital Canberra will become the country's first city to legalize marijuana following a landmark vote Tuesday night.
Uruguay makes first commercial marijuana export shipment - Cannabis News
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Uruguay has made its first commercial export shipment of marijuana since legalizing the drug in 2013, sending 10 kilograms of cannabis to Australia, where its medicinal use is lawful.

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