Cannabis News Box

Israel outruns Germany as the biggest global importer of medical cannabis-derived flower

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 30, 2020

The Middle Eastern country of Israel, renowned for being a "Holy Land" suffused with Abrahamic religions such as Christianity, Islam, Judaism and the Bahá'í Faith, has risen to prominence over the last few years as a hub for cannabis research. Now, according to the editor of Cannabis Magazine, Oren Lebo...

Northwest Territories in Canada are slashing prices to overshadow illicit market

Northwest Territories in Canada are slashing prices to overshadow illicit market

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 30, 2020

Cannabis consumers in Canada’s Northwest Territories are being treated to reduced prices on pot products. The NWT's finance minister Caroline Wawzonek recently announced a plan that will cut the cost of legal cannabis products by 10 percent. This, she says, will put the brakes on illegal sales. W...

Argentina prepares to permit home cannabis cultivation and pharmacy sales

Argentina prepares to permit home cannabis cultivation and pharmacy sales

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 29, 2020

The world's eighth largest country will soon make changes to its medical cannabis laws. Argentina, which legalized medical cannabis in 2017, is set to welcome home cannabis cultivation in the near future. In addition to this, Argentina's new cannabis law will allow local pharmacies to produce topical c...

Mexican authorities to finalize regulations for medical cannabis and vote on full legalization

https://420intel.com/articles/2018/11/02/mexican-supreme-court-declares-prohibition-recreational-cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 20, 2020

Within the next two months, authorities in Mexico are expected to finalize the North American country's regulations for medical cannabis. This is according to an official news release published by the Secretariat of Health of Mexico on June 30. Currently, the medical cannabis market in Mexico is not functioning as it should be. The reason for thi...

Multistate cannabis firm Acreage Holdings raises $60 million as part of restructuring plan

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 11, 2020

Acreage Holdings has secured agreements that will help the cannabis multistate operator to raise $60 million. Based on the details of a press release published on Monday, June 1, the money will be used to fund working capital, as well as for various other reasons.  Based in British Columbia, Canada, verticall...

Statistics Canada: Canadian cannabis sales surge 19 percent amid COVID-19

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 10, 2020

As the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) figures started stacking up across the globe, Canadian cannabis sales took a hike up north. Based on revenue results published by Statistics Canada for the month of March, sales increased 19.2 percent since February; suggesting that consumers could have been propelled into panic-...

Medical cannabis health insurance coverage could give Czech Republic a competitive edge in European market

https://mjbizdaily.com/insurance-coverage-boosts-czech-medical-cannabis-market-but-country-limited-to-one-cultivator/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 5, 2020

Europe's medical cannabis market is on the rise, with Germany taking the lead as a major importer of the plant for pharmaceutical purposes. However, since medical cannabis in Czech Republic was recently made available under public health insurance policies, the landlocked European country stands a good chan...

Tilray is shuttering its High Park Gardens cannabis greenhouse

https://seekingalpha.com/article/4189460-cannabis-comparisons-tilray-vs-competition

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 3, 2020

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tilray has backed out on a deal to grow cannabis from its High Park Gardens facility in Leamington, Ontario. A British Columbia-headquartered cannabis cultivator, Tilray is the latest in a string of Canadian businesses to reveal it will be closing the doors of its ...

Canadian cannabis producer Aphria shifts U.S. stock market US listing from NYSE to NASDAQ

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 1, 2020

Major Canadian cannabis producer Aphria is abandoning the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) for the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations System (NASDAQ). Cannabis stock traders can expect to see the newly-added Aphria listing on NASDAQ following the market’s closure on Friday, June 5. ...

Mexican Congress aims to bolster economic recovery with cannabis legalization

https://420intel.com/articles/2018/11/02/mexican-supreme-court-declares-prohibition-recreational-cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 26, 2020

Cannabis to the rescue! This is what it seems like lately, with medical cannabis patients in many legal states across the United States – and their collective economies – benefiting from the industry being dubbed "essential business". As Mexico anticipates a financially-impacted aftermath from COVID-19, Senato...

Medical cannabis patients in Europe are on the cusp of receiving prescriptions

https://www.leafly.com/news/politics/germanys-first-legal-homegrown-cannabis-sown-now

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 20, 2020

Back in November, the first medical cannabis patient registry in Europe was launched. Drug Science – a leading independent scientific body on drugs in the United Kingdom – initiated Project Twenty21, which will be fronted by Professor David Nutt. The experienced drug specialist and campaigner int...

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