Catching Up with Uruguay, the First Country to Legalize Cannabis

While Canada’s decision to fully legalize cannabis has grabbed headlines recently, our neighbor to the north is actually the second country to make such a progressive move. The honor of being first goes to Uruguay. Located along the eastern coast of South America, just next door to Argentina, this unassuming country officially legalized cannabis in…

Overcoming Challenges to Medical Cannabis in Oklahoma

Nearly 57% of Sooner State residents voted in favor of legalizing medical cannabis in Oklahoma, passing State Question 788 on June 26, 2018. According to the new law, licensed patients are able to possess up to 3 ounces on their person, 8 ounces at their residences, along with one ounce of concentrate and 72 ounces…

Recreational Cannabis in Canada Will be Legal on October 17

Congratulations to Canada for passing Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, which received royal assent on June 21 after being passed in the country’s Senate by a vote of 52 to 29 (with two abstentions). According to Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, adult-use recreational cannabis in Canada will officially become legal on October 17, 2018. Here at…

Cultivating Cannabis: Root Mass Equals Fruit Mass

It only makes sense that if you’re cultivating cannabis, creating a thick and healthy root mass helps produce high yields. Now, how to actually develop and maintain substantial root mass is the real challenge. In fact, there are many factors to consider, all of which are important to developing a healthy root zone for your…

Maine Overrides Governor’s Veto on Adult Use Cannabis

In May, Maine’s Legislature utilized a two-thirds vote to override Governor Paul LePage’s second veto of a bill to regulate the state’s adult use cannabis market. The House voted in favor of an override 109-39, and the Senate’s tally was 28-6, more than enough to seal the deal. The team here at Medicine Man Technologies…

Door Open to Legalizing Medical Cannabis in Thailand

After decades of draconian laws and brutal punishments, a bill allowing the limited consumption of medical cannabis in Thailand has been approved by its cabinet. While this won’t help patients right away, it does open the door to medical research into its therapeutic efficacy. Here at Medicine Man Technologies, we’re excited to see progress of…

Recreational Cannabis in Massachusetts to Launch in July

In our last update on recreational cannabis in Massachusetts, Medicine Man Technologies provided a look at changes state lawmakers made to Question 4, the voter-approved ballot measure that legalized adult-use cannabis during the November 2016 election. A compromise bill, known as HB 3818, included tax hikes and the option for municipalities to ban sales. It…

Medical Cannabis in Malta is Now Officially Legal

After months of debate, medical cannabis was legalized by lawmakers in Malta, an archipelago located off the southern coast of Italy. On a third and final reading of the legislation, the amendment to Malta’s Drug Dependence Act was passed on March 6th by parliament and signed into law by President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca on March…

Medical Cannabis in South Korea Moves Forward

There is suddenly hope for patients and the parents of children suffering from medical conditions that could be treated with medical cannabis in South Korea. Despite decades of prohibition, archaic opinions and any talk of drug use in South Korea being extremely taboo, a new bill seeks to legalize cannabis for medicinal applications. At Medicine…
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