In 2013 Uruguay became the first country to legalise and regulate their adult, non-medical cannabis market. In 2018, Canada became the first G7 country to make the move.
Since 2012, eleven US states have voted to legalise. Moves to create a legally regulated cannabis market are also in train in New Zealand, South Africa and Mexico.
Transform has been at the forefront in advocating for innovative approaches to cannabis and wider drug policy. This page contains global updates on changes to cannabis law, reflections on the impact of reform and information on how to make cannabis policy work for public health, human rights and social justice.