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UK Government takes huge step towards legalizing cannabis for medical use

UK Government takes huge step towards legalizing cannabis for medical use

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 1, 2018


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On June 19th, 2018, the UK government initiated a review that would set in motion a ripple of change for the nation’s cannabis industry. It was on this date that the Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced the launch of a review to legalize medicinal cannabis in the UK. While the UK cannabis ind...

The 2018 Cannabis Price Index reveals cannabis prices in 120 cities

The 2018 Cannabis Price Index reveals cannabis prices in 120 cities

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 30, 2018


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The 2018 Cannabis Price Index has released some interesting information about global cannabis prices. A total of 120 cities were included in the study, which highlighted the cost of cannabis in each city and the potential tax revenue that could be accrued from cannabis legalization. Cannabis prices diff...

Canada’s cannabis branding laws could negatively impact producers

Canada’s cannabis branding laws could negatively impact producers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 27, 2018


Filed under Global, News

Canada’s Cannabis Act includes a number of cannabis branding laws that the majority of licensed producers are not overly happy about. The country is on the brink of cannabis legalization and amidst all of the excitement, cannabis producers are voicing their concerns for the branding and advertis...

Canada’s Liberal government rejects Senate’s amendments to Cannabis Act

Canada’s Liberal government rejects Senate’s amendments to Cannabis Act

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 26, 2018


Filed under Global, News

At the beginning of June, the Senate gave the Trudeau government’s cannabis bill a stamp of approval. However, the federal Liberal government of Canada has now rejected amendments made to the Cannabis Act (Bill C-45) by the Senate. Although the majority of the changes will be accepted by the Liberal government...

Cannabis activist drinks two bottles of THC-rich cannabis oil at Israeli Knesset

Cannabis activist drinks two bottles of THC-rich cannabis oil at Israeli Knesset

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 26, 2018


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Israel’s medical cannabis rules were the topic of discussion at a recent committee meeting. According to the Jerusalem Post, rumored changes in the country’s cannabis laws would increase the price of medical cannabis strains. What’s more, lawmakers could banish specific strains of cannabis fr...

Quebec’s new cannabis law: What does it entail?

Quebec’s new cannabis law: What does it entail?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 24, 2018


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It’s been a tedious process, but Quebec’s new cannabis law is finally in motion. Bill 157 was voted for by all of Premier Philippe Couillard's Liberals, as well as Québec Solidaire. Parti Québécois and Coalition Avenir Québec disapproved of Quebec’s cannabis laws, with the opposition voting ...

United Nations Drug Committee says cannabis is a “relatively safe drug”

United Nations Drug Committee says cannabis is a “relatively safe drug”

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 23, 2018


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Cannabis has been described as a “relatively safe drug” by the World Health Organization in the first-ever meeting to review the drug’s safety. Members of the United Nations Drug Committee noted how millions of people around the world are currently consuming cannabis to treat widespread medical conditions. ...

Customers queue to buy legal cannabis in Paris coffee shop

Customers queue to buy legal cannabis in Paris coffee shop

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 23, 2018


Filed under Global

Cannabis connoisseurs in Paris queued up to get their hands on low-THC cannabis last week, when the French capital’s first coffee shops opened their doors. E-Klop is located on the 2nd arrondissement and Cofyshop can be found on the 11th arrondissement. The owners of these Paris coffee shops are enticing ...

Canadian cannabis cultivator Aphria invests in Africa’s cannabis market

Canadian cannabis cultivator Aphria invests in Africa’s cannabis market

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 22, 2018


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The third-largest licensed cannabis producer in Canada has revealed its plans to develop a company that will filter comfortably into the African cannabis market. Ontario-based Canadian cannabis cultivator Aphria has joined forces with Verve Group of Companies (VGC) in South Africa. This partnership ...

VIDEO: Hemp is Earth’s newest cash crop.

VIDEO: Hemp is Earth’s newest cash crop.

Stephon

June 21, 2018


Filed under Global, News, Research, Uncategorized, Video

  #Hemp is easily becoming one of our planet's most important resource 🌎🍃♻. Check out this video to see what other ways we can use hemp....

Looming cannabis legalization brings jobs to Canada

Looming cannabis legalization brings jobs to Canada

b, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 16, 2018


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Cannabis companies are preparing for Canada's legal cannabis market to go into effect, as they seek out employees to fill a broad scope of cannabis jobs. All kinds of job positions are being filled, from sales and marketing to cultivation. Alison McMahon operates Cannabis At Work and she says that the wor...

Cannabis legalization in the UK could earn Treasury £3.5bn

Cannabis legalization in the UK could earn Treasury £3.5bn

Bethan Rose Jenkins and Bethan Rose Jenkins

June 15, 2018


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The UK Treasury could earn £3.5 billion in annual tax revenue if it legalizes cannabis, according to new research. Health Poverty Action has reported how the UK cannabis industry could generate an impressive £2.26 billion in license fees and taxes if it established a system just like those introduced...

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