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Cannabis in Italy, it's History and current legislation.

 Cannabis in Italy is legal for medical and industrial uses. Strictly regulated, while it's decriminalized for recreational uses. in particular, the possession of small amounts of marijuana for private use may be a misdemeanor and it's subjected to fines, as well as the suspension of private documents (e.g. passports and driver's licenses). Nevertheless, unauthorized sale of cannabis-related products is against the law and punishable with imprisonment, . The licensed cultivation of cannabis for medical and industrial purposes requires the utilization of certified seeds, however there's no need for authorization so as to plant certified seeds with minimal levels of psychoactive compounds (a.k.a. cannabis light)   Background A 1914 USDA report described the Italian hemp because the highest-priced hemp fiber in both the American and European markets, noting that it had been obtained from plants almost like those cultivated in Kentucky at the time.  In the 1940s, Italy was


 IN EGYPT, THE MEDICINAL USE OF CANNABIS DATES BACK THOUSANDS OF YEARS While many various primitive cultures cultivated cannabis, the traditional Egyptians set an example of a very holistic use of the plant. It's even possible that cannabis, Egyptian hieroglyphics called it shemshemet, became popular before the good Pyramids were built. The Chester Beatty papyri written around 1300 BC mentions shemshemet a minimum of twice and prescribed the crushed seeds of the plant as a valuable remedy Egypt's use of Shemshemet appears to be versatile on the one hand, hemp may are used for fiber and textile; on the opposite hand, the more psychoactive components of cannabis may are used for medical purposes. While many sources today seem to be authoritative in their claims that the traditional Egyptians used hemp for this and cannabis for that, further examination of the evidence is required . Let's take a journey through Egyptian history, which begins round the year 3000 BC. Cannabis in

Argentina to allow home-growing of marijuana for medicinal use

 ARGENTINE MINISTRY OF HEALTH to make  FINAL CHANGES TO LAW ON THE SALE OF CANNABIS IN PHARMACIES and residential GROWING Three years and a couple of months after the adoption of the law which allows medical use cannabis in Argentina, users who, until now, had to travel secretly , will now be ready to cultivate the cannabis plant reception or pip out in pharmacies. A draft regulation authorizes the sale in pharmacies and provides for culture and state production. The Minister of Health Ginés González García presented the project of the new law, during an internet conference, to organizations linked to cannabis, doctors and scientists. This document, which can be approved by the advisory council before the signing of President Alberto Fernández, underlines that Argentina State seeks to supply therapeutic weed within the public sphere, guarantee free access to patients who don't have Social Security and encourage state-run culture while prioritizing public laboratories. This is news

Mexico attempts to Legalize Marijuana

 Marijuana legalization hopes have been failing in New Mexico since last year. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s attempts to pass a legalization bill have failed. The Senate rejected the proposals time and again. However, there’s still strong support within the state. The support is clear from the recent 2020 New Mexico Democratic presidential primaries election persisted June 2. Voters ousted most of the Senate candidates who were against marijuana legalization. Let’s take a glance at what’s happening within the state. New Mexico voters support for marijuana legalization In the 2020 New Mexico Democratic presidential primaries election persisted June 2, New Mexico voters showed their support for marijuana legalization. Voters ousted most of the Senate candidates who were against marijuana legalization. A Marijuana Moment article discussed how voters rejected many key New Mexico state senators who opposed legalization. Among them was Senate President Pro Tem Mary Kay Papen who reported