The former finance minister’s coalition is getting ready to take office, with the uphill task of addressing challenging issues while his predecessor still enjoys broad support.
In addition to more widespread availability and higher purity, the pandemic has pushed the narcotics trade to become more creative in its distribution.
One post on WallStreetBets told users that shares of pot producers Tilray Inc and Aphria Inc have more room to rise.
The bill's passage pushes Mexico closer to becoming the third country in the world to legalise cannabis for industrial and recreational use after Uruguay and Canada.
The move comes as Prime Minister Imran Khan's government struggles to boost the country's foreign exchange coffers that have been drained by a struggling economy, fiscal deficits and inflation.
A study found traces of the drug at a 2,700-year-old desert shrine.
The site was discovered more than 50 years ago but new analysis of unidentified organic material on the limestone altar yielded the surprising result.
Growing the plant is illegal in Lebanon but cannabis has long been farmed openly in the fertile Bekaa Valley.
Public health officials are still at a loss to explain the cause of the severe lung illnesses, which have now reached 1,080 cases across 48 states and one US territory so far, up from 805 cases last week.
Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for real CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an investigation has found.
Billionaire rapper, born Shawn Carter and married to pop star Beyonce, enters fast-growing weed industry, taking a role with California company Caliva as strategist.
The firm is also working on a bullet-proof vest manufactured with a cannabis composite.
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