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- WHO, INCB, UNODC hold 5th meeting on cannabis and cannabis-related substances.
- World High Life acquires Love Hemp for US$11.23 million.
- Specialists in Ireland call for an extension to the medical cannabis programme.
- Doctors and MPs urge UK government to widen access to medical cannabis on the NHS.
- German survey shows public attitudes shifting in favour of medical cannabis.
- San Marino begins consultation into legalising recreational cannabis use.
- Greece ramps up efforts to attract foreign investment into domestic cannabis industry.
- Lawmakers push bill to legalise medical cannabis in Wisconsin.
- Utah increases access to state’s medical cannabis programme.
- Texas Department of Public Safety opens applications for medical dispensary licences.
- Changes to New Hampshire’s cannabis legislation aim to increase patient access.
- Majority of Nova Scotians are still buying recreational cannabis on the black market.
- One third of young adult residents in New York City use cannabis.
- Half of the participants in Ontario’s cannabis licence lottery have been disqualified.
Latam & Caribbean
- President of Mexico is willing to hold a national consultation on the legalisation of drugs.
- Uruguay completes its first international shipment of medical cannabis.
- Hurlingham province in Buenos Aires, approves cultivation and use of medical cannabis.
- Mexico aims to legalise recreational cannabis in October.
Africa & Middle East
- Dagga Party partners with African Democratic Change in bid for South African election.
- The Moroccan government has approved a study on medical applications of cannabis.
- Lesotho is becoming a major hub of activity for foreign cannabis companies.
- Lebanese lawmaker proposes the legalisation of medical cannabis.
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