Italy’s ‘Cannabis Light’ Creates Buzz Even if the Pot Won’t

Recent ruling said 2016 law was meant mostly for hemp growers, not retail spinoffs. It’s been called the Italian “green gold rush.” Mild, barely there marijuana dubbed “cannabis light” has put Italy on the international weed map, producing hundreds of stores that sell pot by the pouch and attention from investors banking the legalization of stronger stuff will follow. The flourishing retail industry around cannabis light — weed so non-buzzy, it’s essentially the decaf coffee…

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Author: CBC News