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Southeast Asia’s medical cannabis market could be worth billions

Southeast Asia’s medical cannabis market could be worth billions

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 9, 2018


Filed under Global

Thailand is getting serious about medical cannabis. According to vice president of Thai Cannabis Corp, Jim Plamondon. The Southeast Asia nation’s medical cannabis industry could be worth $4 billion within a decade. When Thailand unveils its draft law to broaden the kingdom’s medical cannabis ...

How India could become a global cannabis leader

How India could become a global cannabis leader

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 8, 2018


Filed under Global

India's medical cannabis industry could boom if regulators can be convinced of the plant's efficacy as a medicine. This is what the only licensed medical cannabis cultivator in the country, Avnish Pandya, believes. India's government will consider cannabis on a global scale As the co-founder of Bombay Hem...

Cannabis social clubs in Spain: An insight into Spanish cannabis culture

Cannabis social clubs in Spain: An insight into Spanish cannabis culture

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 7, 2018


Filed under Global

Some of the most experienced cannabis consumers on the planet can be found inside cannabis clubs in Spain, a country that is gradually embracing the concept of social smoking. In fact, rates of cannabis consumption in Spain only fall slightly behind the United States and Iceland, with 10 percent of...

First legal medical cannabis dispensary opens in African continent

First legal medical cannabis dispensary opens in African continent

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 1, 2018


Filed under Global

Africa’s first medicinal cannabis dispensary is preparing to open its doors. Staff at the clinic, which is located in Durban, is striving to clear the negative stigma that currently surrounds the topic of cannabis. This is the only medicinal cannabis dispensary in the African continent. It will be...

South America’s cannabis market is attracting investors

South America’s cannabis market is attracting investors

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 1, 2018


Filed under Global

Countries like Australia, Canada, Germany, and Israel have been dominating headlines as major game players in the cannabis industry as of late, but South America’s emerging market is beginning to capture the attention of investors. In fact, South America is being touted as one of the most intere...

Canadian company backs out of agreement to establish medical cannabis clinics in Australia

Canadian company backs out of agreement to establish medical cannabis clinics in Australia

Bethan Rose Jenkins and Bethan Rose Jenkins

May 27, 2018


Filed under Global

Australia's cannabis patient sector was just getting into motion when suddenly, The Hydroponics Company  dropped out of an agreement to launch Canadian-type cannabis clinics across the country. Back in December, THC signed an IP licensing agreement with Canada’s National Access Cannabis to inaugurat...

Why is YouTube deleting cannabis channels?

Why is YouTube deleting cannabis channels?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 26, 2018


Filed under Global, Medical cannabis, News, Social cannabis

Since launching in 2005, YouTube has earned a solid reputation as being one of the most-visited sites on the World Wide Web. However, the video-sharing service could be about to lose some seriously valuable traffic, as YouTube punishes cannabis content and purges weed-centric pages from the platfo...

Senators advise delay on cannabis legalization in Canada, but Trudeau pledges to legalize by summer

Senators advise delay on cannabis legalization in Canada, but Trudeau pledges to legalize by summer

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 25, 2018


Filed under Global

Senators may have threatened to postpone cannabis legalization in Canada by as much as a year, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has assured the general public that the plant will be legal by summer. In a recent announcement, Trudeau touched upon various topics pertaining to cannabis legalizatio...

This supermarket is now selling help cigarettes

This supermarket is now selling help cigarettes

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 14, 2018


Filed under Global, News

Bargain hunters in Switzerland could be getting more than they bargained for, if they shop at Lidl, that is. This German supermarket has recently introduced its very first hemp product - Artur Swiss Cannabis Flowers. Tobacco smokers and stoners are taking a liking to the latest line of locally cultivated hemp cigarettes, which are being sold as...

Global medical cannabis market set to be worth $28 billion by 2024

Global medical cannabis market set to be worth $28 billion by 2024

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 7, 2018


Filed under Global, Medical cannabis, News

Energias Market Research has released a report detailing the projected size of the global medical cannabis market in 2024. The report showed how the market will swell at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.1 percent between 2018 and 2024. Estimated to be worth $8.28 billion in 2017, the global medical cannabis market will skyro...

Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) wants moratorium on homegrown recreational cannabis ahead of legalization

Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) wants moratorium on homegrown recreational cannabis ahead of legalization

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 6, 2018


Filed under Global

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) is requesting a moratorium on cultivating homegrown cannabis in Canada until nationwide regulations have been confirmed by the government. Currently, Canadian residents are legally allowed to grow a maximum of four plants inside their homes, based on Ottawa’s propos...

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