In the midst of COVID, election turmoil, and the general, worldwide drama that has taken place this year, a global collaboration of law experts released the World Law Group Cannabis Guide 2020, a guide that provides information
As the guide points out, this kind of information is necessary because cannabis is becoming a contested issue across the country, as more and more countries and regions within countries are legally allowing for recreational and medical cannabis. Hemp is also becoming a worldwide industry.
“World Law Group’s Cannabis Group consists of member firm lawyers with expertise in the legal issues relevant to industry participants,” the organization behind the study explains on their website regarding their organization. “Our expertise includes much more than compliance-related activities (licensing, product specific taxes, regulatory compliance, etc.).
“These issues are often complicated by differences between local and federal laws, their overlap with international treaties, and differences in cultural and political acceptance for the industry’s products,” it continues. “The group’s goal is to be able to tap each other’s local knowledge to provide relevant and seamless client advice, especially in cross-border investments (including research arrangements), financing and import/export challenges, in this fast-growing market.”
Global Discrepancies In Cannabis Policy