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Update on fees post stakeholder meeting Monday 5 June 2023

Dear Stakeholders: Thank you to those of you who were able to join our meeting on Monday, June 5th and for your questions. MED understands this is a difficult conversation and appreciates you all coming to the table with a mind towards collaboration and seeking understanding. For anyone who was not able to join the […]

Alert: Department of Cannabis Control Provides Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action – Cannabis Delivery

June 9, 2023  Notice of proposed rulemaking to readopt emergency regulations for requirements for delivery of cannabis goods  The Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) is providing notice to the public of its intent to readopt its emergency regulations implementing Assembly Bill 195 which requires that information relating to cannabis and cannabis products leaving a licensed […]

Twitch Policy Update Puts Halt On Cannabis Advertising

Marijuana Moment reports Video game streaming company Twitch has updated its branding policy for streamers, prohibiting promotions of marijuana businesses and products while explicitly allowing alcohol partnerships. While the Amazon-owned livestreaming hub reversed course on other unrelated aspects of new branding policy changes rolled out this week after facing significant pushback from the gaming community, […]

Cocaine Seizures Spike in Sweden as Traffickers Seek Secondary Routes

Historic cocaine seizures in Sweden in recent months highlight the Nordic country’s increasing role as a gateway for cocaine from Latin America to the rest of Europe. Swedish customs seized 460 kilograms of cocaine in late April at the port of Helsingborg, across the Oresund strait from neighboring Denmark, according to a government press release. Authorities discovered […]

Survey:12% of Irish doctors have experimented with cocaine

A survey conducted by Irish Medical Times has found that 12 per cent of doctors in Ireland have experimented with cocaine, while a majority of respondents expressed the belief that drug users should receive treatment within the healthcare system rather than facing legal consequences, by Terence Cosgrave and Paulie Doyle An Irish Medical Times survey of Irish doctors has found that 12 […]

Liberian House of Representitives Launches Inquest In US$100 Million Cocaine Case Days After Jurors’ Verdict

CAPITOL HILL, Monrovia – The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on National Security to gather from the Liberia National Police and the Ministry of Justice the facts and circumstances surrounding the US$100 million drug bust case in Liberia. In October last year, the joint security apparatus of Liberia in collaboration with its United States’ […]