Worldwide Regulators Warm Up To Medical Marijuana
But Significant Regulatory Change Is Needed Before Industry Ambitions Can Be Realized
Both the US and EU are gradually warming up to medical marijuana, but clunky and inadequate regulation threatens to curtail the growth of a burgeoning industry.
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