The German Minister of Health indicates that rationing will continue
Germany’s health minister has indicated that legalization of adult use will go ahead in the European country, according to reports Marijuana moment. Minister Karl Lauterbach said on Tuesday that he had received “very good feedback” from the European Commission and expected his bill to be formally presented “in the next few weeks”.
“We will soon present a proposal that is successful, that is, consistent with European law,” said Minister Lauterbach. During the lobbying process, the minister indicated that his efforts aim to improve public health in Germany by regulating adult use of cannabis. In 2022, the German Federal Cabinet adopted a preliminary blueprint for legalization legislation. However, the government requested EU approval to ensure that adopting the change would not breach their international obligations.
Under the government’s soon-to-be-reviewed proposal, which is currently only a 12-page framework and not actual legislation, adults 18 and older are allowed to purchase and possess up to 30 grams of cannabis from establishments with federal licenses, including pharmacies. Furthermore, they could breed up to three plants for their own use.
Legalization is a hot topic at SXSW 2023
Global cannabis advisor and strategist Andrew DiAngelo, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Rep. Nancy Mays (R-SC) gathered onstage to discuss federal legalization of cannabis at this year’s SXSW conference in Austin. plate called “Any political party would legalize weed? gave representatives a chance to have a lively debate about the end of the federal cannabis ban. Moderator DeAngelo pushed politicians to make no progress at the Capitol, according to to Green market report.
Blumenauer is said to be “more optimistic” than last year, pointing to President Biden’s pardons for cannabis prisoners and the fact that Biden is also keeping the possibility of descheduling on the table after initiating a cannabis classification review. However, he was said to be more critical of Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to get a vote measure passed by the House, he is quoted as saying that their desire for perfect legislation is behind them the continued filibuster but believes that The two “learned their lesson” and are more open to compromise.
Scepter was reportedly less sanguine, saying that if any change was going to happen, it would have to be done before June, because after that, “it will be about the presidential election,” she said. The South Carolina Republican also indicated that President Biden could use it to his advantage to boost his re-election hopes.
Snoop expands offer of death row cannabis products
After the first sold-out product dropped from his premieres L.A. Runtz, Trop Cherry, Strawberry Garry, and SFV OG, Cannabis is on death row It launched two new additions, True OG and Strawberry Gelato (Apple Fritter x Lemon Cherry Gelato hybrid), on March 10. Plus, L.A. Runtz fans can rest assured the popular strain is back, too. Like the first drop of fire, these new varieties have been carefully curated by Death Row Cannabis Chief Operating Officer, AK, a longtime West Coast grower.
“We are very excited to introduce California consumers to Death Row’s newest cannabis hitter, Strawberry Gelato,” said Travis “Shaggy” Marshall, President of Product. “It has a loud, unique strawberry nose that’s tart and sharp in the front but sweet and creamy in the back. To me, that’s what I imagine a strawberry-flavored milkshake would taste like. Not only is it uniquely delicious, but tested at over 35%, it delivers Also a punch for heavier smokers like me.”
No increase in traffic-related hospitalizations after cannabis legalization
The introduction of adult marijuana sales in Canada is not associated with an increase in hospital admissions for traffic-related injuries, according to the data Published in the journal addicted, reports NORML. The researchers compared national rates of hospitalizations and emergency room visits in the years before and immediately after certification.
Overall, there is no clear evidence that RCL [recreational cannabis laws] The authors concluded that it had no effect on rates of emergency department visits and hospitalization for either a motor vehicle or pedestrian/cyclist injury across Canada.
The findings are consistent with an earlier Canadian study from 2021, which “found no evidence that implementation of the cannabis law was associated with significant changes in post-legalization patterns of all drivers’ emergency department visits for traffic injuries or, more specifically, young driver ED presentations for traffic injuries.” the traffic “.