United Nations to Improve Cannabis Laws, US May Not

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With the U.S. election in November and the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs planning to improve cannabis laws and regulations in December, the end of 2020 is going to be very important for cannabis. At the end of last month, the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) announced that it was still on track to upend an array of prohibitive cannabis laws this December. Converting cannabis critics in the United States In a document retrieved by the cannabis publication, Marijuana Moment, it was identified that the United States government is eager to find creative ways of overcoming research barriers without changing cannabis’ classification. These events would indicate that the United States still isn’t ready to make too many concessions, especially at an international level, for cannabis. The most notable changes to the convention would supercharge two specific cannabis industries: cannabidiol (CBD) and medical marijuana research.

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At the end of last month, the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) announced that it was still on track to upend an array of prohibitive cannabis laws this December. As an intra-national body, CND helps countries around the world legislate on sensitive policy issues, like cannabis laws. The organisation was central in mandating the infamous Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs in 1961.

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