The global cannabis landscape is undergoing rapid transformation as countries worldwide reevaluate their stance on this once-stigmatized plant. In this journey, we'll explore the latest updates from Brazil and Thailand, as well as delve into HRI's Report on Foreign Aid.

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Brazil's ExpoCannabis

In Brazil, the cannabis conversation is heating up. The country recently hosted its inaugural "ExpoCannabis" in Sao Paulo, against the backdrop of a national debate on decriminalizing personal marijuana use. This international fair brought together cannabis enthusiasts, featuring DJs, guest speakers and an array of cannabis products. Notably, attendees gathered in a spacious outdoor area, freely consuming marijuana.

Organizers expected around 20,000 participants over the three-day event. The goal? To showcase the diverse capabilities of the cannabis plant, extending beyond …

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