Cannabis News Box

Attitudes towards cannabis are changing in Asia, say cannabis executives and investors

Attitudes towards cannabis are changing in Asia, say cannabis executives and investors

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 15, 2018


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Cannabis investors clustered inside a conference hall in Hong Kong on November 1 to discuss the outlook for pot investment opportunities, in addition to clearing up some misconceptions about cannabis in Asia. Numerous executives, many of whom belong to big-name cannabis firms, attended the Hong Kong...

Report: Latin American cannabis market could be worth $13 billion by 2028

Report: Latin American cannabis market could be worth $13 billion by 2028

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 12, 2018


Filed under Global

Latin America's cannabis industry could be the next big thing, according to the LATAM Cannabis Report. The region has “emerged from the shadows” over a two-year period, with the exponential growth of Latin America's cannabis industry enticing an influx of international investment. By the en...

Report: Australia’s cannabis industry could be worth billions within a decade

November 8, 2018


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Every single day, approximately seven people are being given the go-ahead by their doctors to use medicinal cannabis in Australia. This is according to fresh research, which demonstrates that Australia’s cannabis industry could pull in billions of dollars over the next 10 years. So promising ...

The end of cannabis prohibition in Mexico: Your questions answered

The end of cannabis prohibition in Mexico: Your questions answered

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 5, 2018


Filed under Global, News

Last week, cannabis prohibition in Mexico came to an almighty end. The nation's Supreme Court made the unanimous decision to end the country's ban on recreational cannabis consumption, a move that marks significant progress for Mexico's undeveloped cannabis industry. With cannabis prohibition in Mexico offi...

Legal weed in Canada could prompt demand for low-potency pot products

Legal weed in Canada could prompt demand for low-potency pot products

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 3, 2018


Filed under Global, News

The Cannabis Act, A.K.A. Bill C-45, has officially been passed. October 17 was the momentous occasion on which Canada's cannabis legalization was enacted. Amidst the “green rush” that is currently unfurling across the Great White North, industry insiders believe that low potency products will...

Business deals with Canada contribute to Israel’s status as pioneer in medical cannabis R&D

Business deals with Canada contribute to Israel’s status as pioneer in medical cannabis R&D

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 3, 2018


Filed under Global

Israel, the country that has been dubbed the “Start-up Nation” by many, is on track to become the global leader in medical cannabis. Currently, Israel’s medical cannabis industry is steadily developing and with promising results. Canada has greatly contributed to Israel’s success in the medi...

The implications of Canada’s legal cannabis industry

The implications of Canada’s legal cannabis industry

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 2, 2018


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Canada's legal cannabis industry has caught the attention of health experts, many of whom are fixating their attention on people with a high risk of mental illness, pregnant women, seniors and youth as a way of preventing potential pitfalls. Based on a recent statement from CBC News, medical professionals...

Jamaica starts exporting medicinal-grade weed products to newly legal Canada

Jamaica starts exporting medicinal-grade weed products to newly legal Canada

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 28, 2018


Filed under Global

The first of Jamaica's cannabis exports has left the Caribbean island nation. Thanks to a company in Kingston known as Timeless Herbal Care, Jamaica has been put on the map as a major supplier for Canada’s cannabis industry, where Bill C-45 was passed earlier in the year. Before the batch i...

Colombia is piquing the interest of Canadian cannabis investors

Colombia is piquing the interest of Canadian cannabis investors

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 27, 2018


Filed under Global

The turf on which Pablo Escobar once used to dominate the drug trade is expected to become the next major location for cannabis production. Lately, there are numerous Canadian cannabis companies investing in Colombia, where the cost of weed production is significantly lower than it is in the Great...

Cannabis stocks plummet following Canada’s cannabis legalization

Cannabis stocks plummet following Canada’s cannabis legalization

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 26, 2018


Filed under Global

Two of the biggest cannabis ETF's descended sharply on Monday when Canada's leading cannabis companies experienced losses of over 10 percent each. The ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF, the biggest U.S. cannabis ETF, dropped to $33.99, a 9.36 percent decline. However, compared to some other cannabis stoc...

Police in Vancouver will be allowed to light up a joint when they are off-duty

Police in Vancouver will be allowed to light up a joint when they are off-duty

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 17, 2018


Filed under Global

Pot-loving police officers in Vancouver are pretty lucky. Based on recent rules revealed by the Vancouver Police Department, off-duty officers will be permitted to consume weed once the plant becomes legal for recreational purposes on October 17. This doesn't mean that officers in the Great White N...

Cannabis is legal in Canada, but supply is dry

Cannabis is legal in Canada, but supply is dry

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 17, 2018


Filed under Global, News, Showcase

Canada is short on cannabis, despite the fact that legalization is officially due to roll out on today. Based on a recent report released by the C.D. Howe Institute, the Great White North's supply of bud will meet a mere 30-60 percent of total consumer demand once recreational sales kick off. Industry ana...

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