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  • Forbes
  • The New Humanitarian (formerly IRIN)
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Past articles by Dario:

Delta-8 And -9 THC-O Are Controlled Substances, DEA Says

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration says that both cannabinoids delta-8 and -9 THC-O, which have been growing in popularity in recent years, are to be considered illegal controlled substances. → Read More

Lebanon NGOs report plunge in helpline calls as telecoms costs soar

With costs up as much as 600 percent, how many people in need of urgent assistance are falling through the cracks? → Read More

Germany Speeds Up The Process To Legalize Recreational Cannabis

The technical talks about legalizing cannabis in Germany will likely start this summer, and a draft bill is expected to follow in late 2022. → Read More

Canada's Legalization Of Cannabis Has Contributed $43.5 Billion To National GDP

Since Canada has legalized recreational cannabis in 2018, the industry has contributed $43.5 Billion To Canada's National GDP. → Read More

Super Bowl Won’t Air Cannabis Ads

The National Football League (NFL) championship game's broadcaster, NBC-TV, has rejected a television commercial from the cannabis marketplace and delivery service Weedmaps for Super Bowl LVI (56). → Read More

Mississippi Legalizes Medical Cannabis: Here Is What You Need To Know

Mississippi has become the 37th U.S. state to legalize medical cannabis. → Read More

FDA Approves Trial To Treat Opioid Addiction With CBD

FDA has approved an investigational new drug application for a clinical trial to evaluate CBD as an adjunctive method to treat opioid use disorder. → Read More

What Is THC-O Acetate, And Why Is It Getting Attention?

THC-O acetate (or ATHC) is a non-natural cannabinoid that is getting the interest of many cannabis consumers but also several concerns regarding its legality and safety. → Read More

Cannabis Decriminalization Reduces The Racial Disparity, A New Study Suggests

The findings show that cannabis possession arrest rates declined over 70% among adults and over 40% among youths after cannabis decriminalization in 11 states. → Read More

Berlin’s Public Transport Company Introduces Edible Hemp Tickets For A ‘Stress-Free Christmas’

Berlin's leading public transport company is advertising edible hemp tickets during the Christmas season. → Read More

Young People Reduced Cannabis Use Amid Covid-19 Pandemic, Survey Shows

Young people significantly reduced the use of drugs in 2021. But the COVID-19 pandemic led to the rise in the use of nicotine products and the misuse of prescription medications. → Read More

Pfizer Bets On Medical Cannabis With $6.7 Billion Acquisition

Pfizer is entering the medical cannabis industry by acquiring Arena Pharmaceuticals and its promising cannabinoid-based bowel disease treatment. → Read More

European Union Increases THC Level For Industrial Hemp. Why Does It Matter?

The European Parliament approved to increase the THC level from 0.2% to 0.3% for hemp crops used for industrial purposes. → Read More

A Brief History Of The False Myth About Cannabis As A Gateway Drug

When discussing cannabis, those who oppose legalization claim the Gateway Drug Theory, a hypothesis in which the use of cannabis would to the use of so-called hard drugs, such as cocaine and heroin. → Read More

Germany’s New Coalition Wants To Legalize Recreational Cannabis

The new government aims to legalize cannabis by regulating the sale of cannabis to adults through licensed stores. → Read More

The Future Of The Cannabis Industry In Europe: Q&A With Curaleaf International CEO Antonio Costanzo

Given his experience in the medical cannabis industry, Antonio Costanzo has noticed clear progress in the market. He also thinks European countries will allow the use of recreational cannabis in the next four years. → Read More

A Leak Reveals A Republican-Led Bill To Federally Legalize And Tax Marijuana

A Republican-led bill has come out as an alternative to Democrats’ efforts to legalize and tax marijuana in the United States. → Read More

Over 500,000 Signatures To Decriminalize Cannabis In Italy Are Trapped In A Bureaucratic Quagmire

Italy’s ballot campaign on cannabis decriminalization has achieved over 500,000 signatures in one week, but it is trapped in the bureaucratic quagmire. → Read More

Drake, Kevin Garnett And Other Celebrities Urge President Biden To Release Marijuana Prisoners

Drake, Killer Mike, Deion Sanders, Kevin Garnett, and other celebrities have signed a letter to U.S. President Joe Biden requesting a general pardon to all persons subjected to a federal criminal or civil enforcement based on non-violent marijuana offenses. → Read More

WADA Will Review Cannabis Ban Following Sha’Carri Richardson’s Suspension

The World Anti-Doping Agency will review its cannabis ban but the drug will remain forbidden for the 2022 athletic season. → Read More