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Australia approves record number of medical cannabis patients

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 21, 2020

Australia’s medical cannabis market is on a continuous incline, with 6,000+ patients gaining approval for the country’s Special Access Scheme (SAS) Category B pathway as of September. This indicates the highest monthly increase since approvals began in 2016. Approximately 67,000 applications for unappro...

France will serve patients with free medical cannabis in 2021 experiment

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 20, 2020

An eagerly anticipated decree was recently published by the French government. The decree outlines the methods by which a free medical cannabis experiment will take place in the European country.  As many as 3,000 patients are expected to participate in France's cannabis experiment, which will se...

Peru introduces new CBD product to its prescribable medical cannabis selection

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 14, 2020

Peru has welcomed a new cannabidiol (CBD) product to its prescribable medical cannabis range. The South American country, which legalized medical cannabis in 2017, has named Toronto-headquartered Khiron Life Sciences as the “first company to sell and fill medical cannabis prescriptions through pri...

Israel starved of cannabis export opportunities after import requirements are reinforced

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 7, 2020

Quality requirements for medical cannabis imports in Israel are being amended to ensure consumer safety and Government satisfaction. Domestic licensed producers were recently alerted about the news by the Israeli Ministry of Health, which prides itself on ensuring the health of the population. ...

Canada’s retail cannabis market achieves record-breaking sales

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 30, 2020

This past July, retail sales of recreational cannabis in Canada climbed 15.2 percent from the month prior. Based on the sales surge, 231.6 million Canadian dollars (USD$175.6 million) in transactions were recorded. According to analysts from Statistics Canada, recent sales of adult-use cannabis in...

Hong Kong’s first CBD cafe begins ushering in customers

Hong Kong’s first CBD cafe begins ushering in customers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 30, 2020

Hong Kong is celebrating the launch of its very first CBD cafe — Found Cafe. The news comes as a shock to many, considering the fact that the special administrative region of the People's Republic of China has long-banned the cannabis plant.  Guests who venture to Found Cafe will have the opportunity ...

Malta’s medical cannabis supply issues have been resolved

Malta’s medical cannabis supply issues have been resolved

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 29, 2020

Just one month ago, the island nation of Malta encountered a shortage of high-THC medical cannabis flower. Fortunately, the country's 40,000 cannabis consumers are once again able to procure their medicine, after Bedrocan – a locally licensed brand of pharmacy-sold medical cannabis in Malta – has been r...

Pakistan celebrates historical moment as industrial cannabis and hemp use gains approval

Pakistan celebrates historical moment as industrial cannabis and hemp use gains approval

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 10, 2020

Pakistan is taking strides towards becoming a rival market for other global cannabis hotspots. Why? Because on September 1, the domestication and commercialization of medicinal and industrial cannabis and hemp was approved. Confirmed in a tweet published by minister for science and technology Fawad Chau...

Colombian lawmakers eye up adult-use legalization, three years after medical market launch

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 10, 2020

Three years following Colombia's enactment of Decree 613 – a law that legalized the medicinal use of cannabis – lawmakers are happy with the progress in regulating cannabis for medical and scientific purposes countrywide.  Since the law was regulated on April 10, 2017, the rules, conditions ...

Australia welcomes more medical cannabis approvals than ever before

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 24, 2020

During the month of July, in excess of 5,500 patients were approved to receive unapproved medicinal cannabis products in Australia. These figures, which come courtesy of Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), indicate the country's largest monthly increase ever.   Comparing July's f...

Brazil’s medical cannabis imports are on the rise

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 15, 2020

By the end of March, 18,650 patients had received authorization for medical cannabis in Brazil. Such colossal figures in the industry's early stages have led to a surge in imports of non-registered medical cannabis products. This is based on data released by the South American country’s health reg...

Various countries object to WHO cannabis recommendations at recent UN meeting

Various countries object to WHO cannabis recommendations at recent UN meeting

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 13, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) is losing hopes of its cannabis scheduling recommendations being approved by the United Nations’ Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND). Two recommendations were initially anticipated to be adopted at the end of 2020. However, during a recent two-day CND meeting, less optimistic outlooks were shared by U.N....

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