2020 Cannabis Guide

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Handbooks & Guides 2020 Global Cannabis Guide
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Global Cannabis Guide Launched

We are very pleased to announce the release of the World Law Group (“WLG”) Cannabis Guide 2020. This guide provides a brief overview of laws and policies regarding the use of cannabis in various jurisdictions and briefly outlines information on the most important legal issues, from relevant legislation and general information to special requirements and risks. Please note that it provides general information only and does not claim to be comprehensive. Laws in this area are quickly evolving. Please share with those in your firm and interested clients.

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Legal Update
Date Posted: March 2, 2022

The Technical Note "Management of Cannabis Waste in the context of activities that produce cannabis for medicinal purposes" was published on February 8, 2022. The note establishes a legal framework to manage cannabis waste, particularly its classification, transportation, and treatment.

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 16, 2022

In light of the recent wave of states legalizing cannabis, the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) recently released “Clarifying Guidance” on how the personal use of cannabis, hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) products, and investments in cannabis-related companies may impact an individual’s security clearance eligibility.

Legal Update
Date Posted: January 9, 2022

The original Ministerial Order sets out the requirements and procedures for granting authorisations for activities relating to the cultivation, manufacture, wholesale trade, transport, circulation, import and export of medicines, preparations and substances made from the cannabis plant.