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Is This the UK’s ‘Charlotte’s Web’ Moment?

Shamed into action by the suffering of an epileptic child whose only relief came from cannabis oil, law enforcement and health authorities in the United Kingdom will begin an “unprecedented” review of the country’s cannabis policy.

Confiscation of CBD Oil Sparks Backlash, Putting Pressure on UK Officials

Observers say law enforcement's confiscation of CBD oil used to treat a boy's epilepsy could prove to be a tipping point for legalization.

British Seize CBD From 12-Year-Old Epilepsy Patient at Heathrow Airport

His family had traveled to Canada to obtain the seizure-calming medicine. But CBD was banned in Britain in 2016.

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Shamed into action by the suffering of an epileptic child whose only relief came from cannabis oil, law enforcement and health authorities in the United…

New Report Highlights Growing UK Support for Medical Cannabis

Public debate in the UK is shifting focus from whether the country should regulate medical cannabis to how it should be done.

UK Halts CBD Sales

The UK's health regulators just declared CBD a "medicinal product." Which sounds good—but it effectively bans all existing CBD products within 28 days.

State of the Leaf: Are Dispensaries (Finally) Coming to Michigan?

Canadian banks pull plug on medical marijuana clients, New Jersey OKs cannabis for PTSD, and U.K. report says ignoring medical benefits is "irrational."

State of the Leaf: Michigan Asks, ‘What Counts as a Cannabis Plant?’

Montana group seeks to undo state's MMJ law, California makes moves to limit police property seizures, and Chris Christie's back in the cannabis spotlight.

Brexit Shocks Europe, but How Will It Affect Cannabis Policies?

The UK's vote to leave the European Union sent shock waves through political circles and financial markets. But what does it mean for cannabis?

The Evolution of Online Smoke Shops: From Pipe Dreams to Cannabis Industry Leaders

Learn how brick-and-mortar headshops began to evolve into online smoke shops, offering unrivaled selection, discretion, and pricing to cannabis accessory buyers.

Which Country Leads Europe in Cannabis Consumption?

Do countries with more restrictive policies have lower rates of use? You might be surprised.

Why New York’s Top Cop Is as Phony as a Stoned Welsh Sheep

Local politicians, be they from towns large or small, are still relying on the boogieman of cannabis to sow fear among their constituents, just as they have for decades.

The Shake: Turns Out Baby Boomers Love Cannabis. Vermont, Not So Much

Oregon issues the first adult-use licenses, Colorado sees yet another recall, and a new study says legalization doesn't make cannabis any easier for teens to obtain.

Annual London 420 Pro-Cannabis Rally

Shamed into action by the suffering of an epileptic child whose only relief came from cannabis oil, law enforcement and health authorities in the United…

State of the Leaf: Costa Rica Gets Closer to Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Costa Rica gets closer to legalizing medical marijuana, Alaska's retail program hits a snag, New Hampshire tries once again to decriminalize, and more in the State of the Leaf.

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