From the cannabis cafés of Amsterdam to the cannabis clubs of Barcelona, Europe has long had a …
Cannabis legalization has become one of the defining political movements of the early 21st century. Around the world, countries like Canada, Uruguay, and Portugal have completely removed prohibitions on the plant — and the United States may not be far behind.
There are now 33 states that have legalized cannabis for medical use, and 11 states (along with Washington D.C.) that have legalized adult recreational use. Many more are seriously considering their own bills, and federal lawmakers are making a strong push for nationwide legalization as well.
The constantly shifting legal landscape of cannabis can be tough to navigate, but cannabisMD offers a concise, informative snapshot on all the most important developments — from a neutral, non-advocacy perspective.