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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...

Lebanon is the first Arab nation to legalize cannabis for medical and industrial purposes

http://www.kataeb.org/economics/2018/07/07/banking-to-cannabis-mckinsey-has-a-plan-for-lebanon-s

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 11, 2020

On April 21, Lebanon underwent a pivotal moment in cannabis history. It was on this day that the Arab nation legalized cannabis for medicinal and industrial purposes. The legislation was approved following a parliamentary vote; largely swayed by the prospect of bringing the middle eastern country a much-...

Israeli study to explore potential of treating COVID-19 patients with CBD

https://www.traverseticker.com/news/first-coronavirus-cases-confirmed-in-michigan/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 1, 2020

Doctors at an Israeli hospital in Tel Aviv are optimistic that they can treat coronavirus patients with cannabidiol, A.K.A, “CBD”. As of April 29, 2020, the virus outbreak – which is currently affecting 211 countries and territories – is inflicting respiratory and flu-like symptoms on some 1...

First export of Australian medicinal cannabis will soon be in British patients’ hands

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 27, 2020

A special delivery package that recently landed on British soil is sure to change the landscape of medical cannabis in the United Kingdom forever — the first batch of Australian medicinal cannabis has been exported to the European country. Registered medical cannabis patients are eagerly waiting to get th...

Canadian cannabis sector leaders urge feds to include them in $82B stimulus package

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

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 13, 2020

Cannabis industry leaders in Canada are asking the federal government to assist in restoring economic damage caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. As of April 2020, the COVID-19 strain of Coronavirus had claimed the lives of almost two million people around the world, with the disease virus infiltrating ...

Canadian cannabis company Cronos reveals losses in its Q4 financial report

https://microsmallcap.com/press-release/cronos-group-inc-to-hold-full-year-and-fourth-quarter-2018-earnings-conference-call/attachment/cronos-group-inc-2/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 13, 2020

Diversified and vertically-integrated cannabis company Cronos Group has released its quarterly earnings report. The company, which was founded in 2012 in Toronto, Canada, has revealed its losses in US dollars — a gross loss of almost $20.4 million for the fourth quarter concluding on December, 31, 201...

Lebanon parliament will vote on law to legalize medical and industrial cannabis cultivation

http://www.kataeb.org/economics/2018/07/07/banking-to-cannabis-mckinsey-has-a-plan-for-lebanon-s

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 30, 2020

Not so long ago, on February 27, a law that could potentially legalize medical and industrial cannabis cultivation in Lebanon was approved by the country's parliamentary committee. Lawmakers are optimistic that legalization could bolster Lebanon's damaged economy; the country is currently battling a debt crisis, fisca...

Mexican Senate preparing to vote on bill that would regulate cannabis and hemp the same

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 30, 2020

Mexico is stepping into green territory, as it prepares to legalize cannabis and hemp; the Mexican Senate is reviewing the North American country's most recent cannabis legalization initiative, which has already gained approval from the body’s commissions on health, justice and legislative studies...

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