Cannabis Consulting for International Operations

Since Colorado first opened its doors to recreational cannabis in 2013, there’s been a seismic shift in public policy that’s now beginning to reverberate around the world. Nearly 60 years ago, the United States essentially forced cannabis prohibition worldwide through international drug treaties. Today, legalization throughout the U.S. will likely create a domino effect. Cannabis consulting will soon be needed on an entirely new — international — level. Here’s what you need to know to get ready for a global market and how HYC can help.

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We Speak Cannabis: Crafting Marijuana Legislation Worldwide

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Writing marijuana legislation requires meticulous forethought. To copy and paste laws from another state, province, or country is not enough. Every country and neighborhood has legal and cultural nuances that must be considered. There are many “what ifs” to be asked and answered to avoid unintended consequences and legal gray areas in marijuana policy. Governments often need help writing laws that cover everything from an orderly plan rollout to taxation, health and safety, transportation, zoning, and licensing. As you’re leading the charge for your nation’s marijuana legislation, keep these special considerations in mind.

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Creating Marijuana Legislation for a Successful International Cannabis Economy

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When it comes to establishing a national cannabis industry and regulations, there is no shortage of complications for governments and the people working within them. Establishing marijuana legislation that will set your country up for success is one of the greatest challenges nations face as the global economy embraces cannabis. The potential pitfalls around legality, public opinion, and opposition make developing laws around this burgeoning sector something of a minefield. For those working with marijuana legislation on the international stage, there’s a long list of factors to be aware of.

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