Articles tagged with "United Nations"
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UN cannabis attitudes are shifting—and not in the cannabis industry’s favourJesse B. Staniforth - Published on August 10, 2021Read more
The United Nations wants to ban weed marketing worldwide—regardless of if the country has legalized cannabis.
In historic move, United Nations reclassifies cannabis as less-dangerous drugDave Howard - Published on December 2, 2020Read more
The UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs finally admits that marijuana is not as deadly as heroin.
329 Groups Call on UN to Adopt Harm-Reduction Drug PolicyBen Adlin - Published on May 1, 2019Read more
In an open letter ahead of an international policy summit, the 329 organizations also question the UN drug office’s ability to change its own outdated perspective.
Tell the US to Support Global Cannabis ReschedulingBen Adlin - Published on March 4, 2019Read more
Your comments could help put an end to the international drug war.
World Health Organization Calls for Cannabis ReschedulingBen Adlin - Published on February 1, 2019Read more
It’s the latest sign that the world is warming to the health benefits of a plant that for decades has been dismissed as a dangerous drug.
UN Drug Committee Finds Cannabis an Effective, ‘Relatively Safe Drug’Sara Brittany Somerset - Published on June 11, 2018Read more
As the UN prepares to reconsider its cannabis controls, a World Health Organization study group lays down the facts.
Cannabis Scheduling: The FDA Wants to Hear From YouBen Adlin - Published on April 11, 2018Read more
Through April 23, the US Food and Drug Administration is asking for public comment on the classification of cannabis.
United Nations Report Scolds Countries for Cannabis LegalizationSara Brittany Somerset - Published on March 12, 2018Read more
The board that monitors the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs doesn’t like it when nations ignore the treaty.
Should CBD Be Legal? The United Nations Wants Your InputBruce Barcott - Published on January 26, 2018Read more
The UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs is reconsidering the classification of cannabidiol. And it wants to hear from the public.
Medical Cannabis Advocate to Talk CBD at World Health OrganizationLeafly Staff - Published on November 2, 2017Read more
Medical marijuana advocate Raúl Elizalde will share how CBD has helped his family and others before the World Health Organization’s International Drug Scheduling Convention in Geneva, Switzerland.