Category Archives: legal

Amsterdam Cannabis Smoking Ban In Red Light District Begins

Within Amsterdam’s Red Light District, cannabis smoking will no longer be permitted outside as of today, the 25th of May, after the implementation of a new law. This means that cannabis use is restricted to licensed establishments like coffeeshops, and not in the open public. The new Amsterdam cannabis smoking ban was made by the […]

Europe Blocks Germany’s Cannabis Legalization, Now Moves To Decriminalize

On Wednesday, Germany met with the European Union, to learn the EU wants to obstruct their efforts to legalize cannabis. Now, Germany will concentrate on decriminalization of cannabis, including regulated pilot sales and small-scale home cultivation.  Germany scales back its cannabis legalization plans to focus on a 5-year research project that includes highly regulated sales and home […]

Government Refuses To Discuss Cannabis Legalization In Spain

Yesterday afternoon, the Spanish Congress of Deputies rejected the measure proposed by Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (ERC) to legalize the consumption of cannabis and regulate its medicinal, recreational, and industrial applications.  While the majority of Plural Group parties, including Unidas-Podemos, ERC, Ciudadanos, PNV, and EH-Bildu, voted in support of the motion, the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party […]

Republican House Rep Reintroduces Bill To Reschedule Marijuana

U.S. Representative Greg Steube (R-FL) has presented legislation to reclassify marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule III. Steube’s office said in a news release that the law would allow researchers to utilize government funding to determine the medicinal value of cannabis. The Florida lawmaker proposed the “Marijuana 1-to-3 Act”, a legislation that would reclassify cannabis under federal […]

Robot Lawyer Aims To Make Legal Representation Affordable

A new app is aiming to democratize the legal world through the power of artificial intelligence. Human attorneys tend to be quite expensive, but it turns out robot lawyers are cheap.  The app, called “DoNotPay,” is billed as “the world’s first robot lawyer.” It uses “artificial intelligence to help consumers fight against large corporations and solve […]