International news

Cannabis oil: families in need say doctors still associate it with 'street skunk'

"It is not the Home Office we need to convince now, but medical professionals"

Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu legalises medical cannabis

It's the second place in the Pacific in recent months to legalize cannabis in one form or another

What's next? Predictions for the future of cannabis in Canada

Members of Canada's cannabis community share predictions for what the legalisation of cannabis looks like in the years to come

The wide world of weed research

As Canada lifts most of its restrictions on studying cannabis, here’s a look at how the rest of the world is faring

NZ Health Ministry works to mid-2020 date to legalise medicinal cannabis

People in chronic pain and the terminally ill will have to wait until at least mid-2020 to legally obtain medicinal cannabis, according to a Ministry of Health document – a wait criticised as far too long

Legal cannabis is here, it's time to answer some burning questions

Canadians put some big questions about legalised cannabis to the experts, including Minister of border security and organized crime reduction Bill Blair, president of the Canadian Medical Association Dr. Gigi Osler, and Kirk Tousaw, lawyer and consultant for Canopy Growth Corp

Medicinal cannabis will be available in the UK from next month

Doctors in the UK will be able to prescribe cannabis products to patients from 1 November, Home Secretary Sajid Javid has announced

Medical cannabis to be available in the UK on prescription 'within weeks'

Under the new rules, those suffering chronic pain, severe epilepsy or nausea as a result of chemotherapy could be prescribed the drug by specialist doctors

Will Thailand legalise cannabis?

Thailand’s Government Pharmaceutical Organization is in the midst of persuading the nation’s military government to allow sale and marketing for medicinal use

Cannabis company using Kiwi place names to market recreational strains

New Zealand "falling behind" as Canadian company uses Kiwi terms in its branding