The United Nations may be growing more accepting of a global legal cannabinoid sector, but it does not believe many countries have the capacity to successfully regulate such markets.

The recent UN Conference on Trade and Development advocated the cultivation of non-intoxicating Cannabis sativa cultivars coupled with a final-product THC threshold rather than one applied to crops in the field. And there were warnings about the potential dangers of allowing “corporate capture” of cannabis regulation.

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