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As a nearly unanimous French Senate gave medical marijuana the green light on May 28, France will start experimenting the use of medical marijuana for “about two years”, pending the approval of the health ministry.

The medical cannabis market in Asia could exceed US$5.8 billion by 2024 if it is legalised across the region, but further legalisation is not likely in China and Hong Kong in the near future, according to a new research report.

Lawmakers from a wide range of parties have begun working on new legislation that would legalize the production and consumption of marijuana for recreational purposes.

Immense markets, both domestic for export to Europe, are available if African countries repeal prohibition.

The world’s first beer brewed from cannabis will be ready when Canada legalizes cannabis beverages later this year.

With cannabis now legal for adult consumption across Canada, the country is seeing a spike in first-time tokers. And the people partaking in their first puff may not be who you think.

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