Cannabis News Box

Increasing number of EU-GMP certifications being awarded to Canadian cannabis companies

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 24, 2020

More Canadian cannabis companies are testing the waters in Europe's ever-growing cannabis market. The latest companies to bag EU-Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification were Northern Green Canada and Eve & Co subsidiary Natural MedCo. Strathroy, Ontario-based Natural MedCo and Brampton and Ontario-b...

Peruvians buy all of the South American country’s medical cannabis supply

Peruvians buy all of the South American country’s medical cannabis supply

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 11, 2020

Just three months since Peru's medical cannabis industry launched, stock has already dried up. While this is good news in the sense that patients are lapping up the opportunity to obtain plant-derived medicinal products, it is bad news for in-need patients who may now be forced to buy from the black...

Croatia’s recreational cannabis bill awaits review

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 28, 2020

The people of Croatia could soon be growing their own cannabis for personal consumption. Well, that is if a lawmaker’s bill gains approval.  President of the Social Democratic Party’s Green Development Council, Mirela Holy, has introduced a bill to legalize recreational cannabis in Croatia.  ...

Eastern Cape government gives the go-ahead to launch cannabis college

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 21, 2020

A surge of "green" jobs could soon be emerging throughout Eastern Cape, South Africa. The news comes following the approval of a cannabis college by the Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform. Approval means that construction of the educational institution can now commence. South Africa's cannabi...

15 months post-legalization, millions of Ontarians still living in “red zone” areas

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 21, 2020

Ontario might have already legalized cannabis for recreational purposes, but not everyone has access to legal bud just yet. The second-largest province in Canada, which is home to 2.8 million people, comprises numerous communities that have opted out of retail cannabis sales. In fact, approximately a...

Islamic lawmaker and pro-cannabis group want Indonesia to export cannabis

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 17, 2020

Out of all the countries in Southeast Asia, Indonesia has some of the deadliest drug laws in place. In spite of this, a report by the Jakarta Post has confirmed that an Islamic Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) politician and House of Representatives lawmakers want to legalize cannabis exports in Indonesia. ...

Patients can obtain free medical cannabis in Sicily

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 7, 2020

A report released by the Local Italy news publication on January 21 announced that medical cannabis patients in the Sicily region will now be able to procure their medicine free of charge.  The news comes after Sicilian Health Chief Ruggero Razza signed a decree to cover the cost of prescriptions; a...

Report: Thailand’s medical cannabis market won’t reach maturity until 2024

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 5, 2020

Thailand's medical cannabis market is gaining some serious momentum. Since the Asian Kingdom legalized the plant for medical purposes in December 2018, numerous developments have been accomplished; exports have been permitted, 442 medical cannabis licenses have been issued among businesses and the first ...

Israeli government awards tender for the operation of a medical cannabis incubator

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 27, 2020

A hi-tech medical cannabis incubator located in Yeruham has bagged the Israeli Government Tender.  Awarded by the Israel Innovation Authority, the tender was bestowed upon OurCrowd, Perrigo and BOL Pharma.  Ourcrowd is Israel’s leading venture capital investor, whereas Perrigo is acknowledged as the l...

Three major Canadian cannabis producers are facing U.S. lawsuits

Three major Canadian cannabis producers are facing U.S. lawsuits

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 27, 2020

Aurora Cannabis, Canopy Growth, and Hexo Corp. are usually making headlines for their dominance in the Canadian cannabis sector. These three companies are acknowledged as the largest cannabis producers in Canada; where the plant was legalized completely in 2018 following the passing of the Cannabis Act...

Senate committee says Mexico cannabis legalization is main priority this year

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 24, 2020

One of Mexico's leading Senators has reassured weed advocates that his chamber will be prioritizing the issue of cannabis reform in Mexico during the forthcoming legislative session. Sen. Ricardo Monreal – a member of The National Regeneration Movement, A.K.A. "The MORENA Party" – discussed 17 s...

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