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Italy prepares to decriminalize recreational cannabis and home growing

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial September 16, 2021

The European country of Italy is gearing up to decriminalize cannabis for adult-use purposes. Should the reform effort be approved by lawmakers, Italy would join the Czech Republic and Spain in legalizing...

https://www.commdiginews.com/business-2/cannabis-act-canada-passes-103563/

Canada’s retail cannabis sales hit a new record of CAD$318.7M in June

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial September 11, 2021

The Canadian cannabis market is on fire. In June, retail sales of recreational cannabis approached CAD$318.7 million. Equivalent to USD$246.9 million, this amount represents a 1.7 percent increase from...

Argentina's president happily engages in debate about cannabis legalization

Argentina’s president happily engages in debate about cannabis legalization

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 31, 2021

The president of Argentina, Alberto Fernández, is diving into the subject of cannabis. Fernández, who assumed office on December 10, 2019, recently told reporters that he is not shy to talk about the...

https://www.change.org/p/minister-for-health-simon-harris-the-legalization-of-medicinal-marijuana-in-ireland

Irish government confirms launch of new medical cannabis access program

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 26, 2021

Ireland's Department of Health has revealed that it will permit the direct distribution of medical cannabis to patients residing in the European country. Based on a new measure announced by the Department,...

https://www.healtheuropa.eu/medical-cannabis-research-leader/87243/

Tilray reports annual loss of $336 million, $4 billion in cannabis sales expected by 2024

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial August 26, 2021

Canadian pharmaceutical and cannabis company Tilray has released its financial results for the fiscal year that ended on May 31. Founded in 2014, the company recently reported an annual loss of USD $336...

Recreational cannabis use in Mexico decriminalized by supreme court

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial July 12, 2021

Laws criminalizing the recreational use of cannabis in Mexico have been shot down by the Supreme Court. An 8-3 ruling on June 28 led to the court's decision, which has been heavily influenced by a long...

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Morocco: Medical cannabis legalization set to dismantle drug cartels

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial June 30, 2021

Morocco has joined a swelling list of African countries to legalize cannabis for therapeutic purposes. The new law, which was approved by the government back in March and adopted by parliament on May 26,...

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

Czech Parliament makes headway with bill to liberalize medical cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial June 29, 2021

A bill aimed at capping the industrial hemp THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) limit at one percent has been given the go-ahead by the Czech Parliament. Approval from the Czech Republic’s Chamber of Deputies...

https://www.change.org/p/minister-for-health-simon-harris-the-legalization-of-medicinal-marijuana-in-ireland

Ireland hits medical milestone as it approves cannabis prescriptions for patients

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial June 25, 2021

As the European Union gradually begins to embrace the cannabis plant in its medicinal form, another British country is leaning towards the launch of a legal medical cannabis market.  That country is...

http://davidhammond.ca/projects/drugs-policy/cannabis-tobacco-use/

Public safety minister alerts cannabis consumers of contamination risk in B.C.’s black market cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial June 15, 2021

The public safety minister of British Columbia has issued a health and safety warning for consumers of illicit cannabis in the westernmost province of Canada. According to Mike Farnworth, black market-sold...

https://www.marijuana.com/news/2017/06/head-of-va-seemingly-supports-medical-marijuana/

Veteran-focused medical cannabis reimbursements in Canada surpass CAD$100 million

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial June 15, 2021

During the year 2020, medical cannabis reimbursements issued by Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) hit a milestone high. So much so, that the reimbursements appear to counterbalance an overall reduction in...

https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/aurora-cannabis-announces-ceo-retirement-and-succession-board-of-directors-expansion-and-business-transformation-plan-869307955.html

Aurora Cannabis considers cutting staff numbers after enduring multi-million dollar loss

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial May 31, 2021

Aurora's executive chair has recoiled from his position. The news comes after the Canada-based publicly declared its plans to save tens of millions of dollars following a reduction in its adult-use and...

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