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Amsterdam’s Mayor initiates plan to stop tourists from accessing cannabis coffee shops

Amsterdam's Mayor initiates plan to stop tourists from accessing cannabis coffee shops
January 22, 2021

International visitors who were intent on visiting the cannabis tourism hotspot of Amsterdam post-pandemic may have to keep daydreaming. Why? Because Amsterdam's Mayor Femke Halsema has proposed a new...

Could British prisons be convinced to provide drug-dependent inmates with cannabis?

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January 14, 2021

A British police and crime commissioner says that inmates who are reliant on drugs should be granted free cannabis. North Wales PCC, Arfon Jones, believes that a trial scheme ought to be adopted across...

Cannabis MSO Acreage hires new CEO after thorough recruitment process

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December 31, 2020

Before 2020 came to a close, multistage cannabis operator (MSO) Acreage Holdings announced that it would be appointing Peter Caldini as the company's new chief executive officer (CEO).  New-York based...

Uruguay just completed another cannabis flower export to Portugal

Uruguay just completed another cannabis flower export to Portugal
December 31, 2020

A cannabis company in Uruguay called Fotmer Life Sciences has announced the success of its most recent flower shipment to Portugal. Marijuna Business Daily recently disclosed that Fotmer had completed...

Canada-based operator Verano Holdings set to go public at $2.8 billion valuation

Canada-based operator Verano Holdings set to go public at $2.8 billion valuation
December 29, 2020

Canadian multi-state cannabis operator Verano Holdings is gearing up to go public by means of a reverse takeover of Majesta Minerals Inc. Based in Calgary, Alberta, Majesta proudly announced that it had...

Canopy Growth is throwing in the towel for numerous Canadian facilities

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December 15, 2020

As many as 220 of cannabis company Canopy Growth’s employees will lose their jobs amid the company’s abandonment of numerous Canadian cultivation facilities.  Based in Smiths Falls, Ontario, major...

Germany’s medical cannabis extract market is maturing, attracting overseas interest

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December 15, 2020

The medical cannabis extract market in Germany has grown immensely throughout the course of 2020. An ever-expanding scope of brands and products are being offered to patients in the European country, where...

Mexican Supreme Court asked to extend deadline for cannabis bill debate until February

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December 14, 2020

A bill to legalize cannabis in Mexico has been deferred once again. Despite the fact that cannabis legislation was approved by the Senate in November, a request to impose another extension for the cannabis...

Costa Rica eyes up medical cannabis legalization options

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December 14, 2020

Restrictions on medical cannabis in Costa Rica could soon be lifted, if a bill promoted by the independent deputy Zoila Rosa Volio is approved. The proposed legislation strives for the establishment of...

Aurora Cannabis stops production at Alberta greenhouse ‘indefinitely’

Aurora Cannabis stops production at Alberta greenhouse ‘indefinitely’
December 10, 2020

Aurora Cannabis, a licensed producer headquartered in Edmonton, Canada, has announced that it will be putting the breaks on its Alberta-based Sun greenhouse. Located in Medicine Hat, the greenhouse is...

UN’s approval of WHO recommendation will stimulate medical cannabis research opportunities

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December 8, 2020

As we entered the month of December, the cannabis industry experienced a stroke of luck. Why? Because on December 2, the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) voted to approve a World Health...

Recreational cannabis legalization bill approved by Mexican Senate

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November 30, 2020

On Thursday, November 19, the Mexican Senate signed off on a pivotal cannabis bill to legalize recreational cannabis. Final approval must now be secured before the current congressional session concludes...

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