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Germany will rely on Canadian-exported marijuana after judge halts licensing process

Germany will rely on Canadian-exported marijuana after judge halts licensing process

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 22, 2018


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Germany's flourishing medical cannabis program will continue to source its plants from Canadian exports. This news comes after a court decision delayed the cultivation licensing procedure for the country. A judge from Dusseldorf Higher Regional Court demanded a halt on the licensing process. His argument st...

Medical cannabis cultivation to be permitted in Antigua and Barbuda

Medical cannabis cultivation to be permitted in Antigua and Barbuda

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 20, 2018


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Legislation to grant the legal cultivation of medical cannabis could soon be passed in the Caribbean country of Antigua and Barbuda. Cannabis grown in the independent Commonwealth country must be cultivated under regulated, licensed conditions to abide by the new legislation. The tropical country, w...

New Zealand Drug Foundation asks the Government to broaden their proposed medicinal cannabis bill

New Zealand Drug Foundation asks the Government to broaden their proposed medicinal cannabis bill

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 16, 2018


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A medicinal cannabis bill proposed by the New Zealand Government could quite possibly be widened, if the New Zealand Drug Foundation request is accepted. The Health Select Committee is currently reviewing the bill, after Drug Foundation head Ross Bell asked for an expansion of bill provisions. What does t...

Italy is predicted to pull in $1.2 billion in cannabis sales by 2027

Italy is predicted to pull in $1.2 billion in cannabis sales by 2027

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 10, 2018


Filed under Global

Italy is on its way to raking in $1.2 billion in cannabis sales by 2027. The country’s blossoming cannabis industry ranks second in the entire European market, with Germany assuming its position as the leader. This information is based on The Road Map to a $57 Billion Worldwide Market.  ArcView Market Resear...

Cannabis gone global: first ever medical cannabis shipment sent to Canada from Africa

Cannabis gone global: first ever medical cannabis shipment sent to Canada from Africa

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 30, 2018


Filed under Global, News, Showcase

A milestone move in medical cannabis has been made by a company in Africa’s southern region. On March 26, an 850-gram shipment of medical cannabis was released from the mountainous country of Lesotho to Vancouver, British Columbia. Anandia Labs, a leading cannabis biotech company, is currently anticipating the arr...

Germany prepares to become the world’s biggest federally regulated medical cannabis market

Germany prepares to become the world’s biggest federally regulated medical cannabis market

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 29, 2018


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The number of medical cannabis patients in Germany is soaring and this swell in consumption is pushing the country to the forefront of the cannabis market. In fact, Deutschland is predicted to become one of the biggest global medical cannabis markets. Vice president of Vancouver’s government relations, Deepak Ana...

Greece is one step closer to medical cannabis legalization

Greece is one step closer to medical cannabis legalization

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 26, 2018


Filed under Global, Medical cannabis

A bill to allow the production of medicinal cannabis in Greece has been approved by the country’s parliament. Those who voted in favor of the bill include the government coalition and centrist parties. The government’s draft bill was supported by parliamentary committees in a bid to develop a legal fra...

Investors should keep their eye on these Israeli medical cannabis stocks

Investors should keep their eye on these Israeli medical cannabis stocks

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 25, 2018


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Investing in cannabis stocks is a wise move for anyone who wants to earn sizable returns. Among the top-trading stocks on the market right now, Israeli medical cannabis stocks make up a big portion of them. Israel is constantly being mentioned in the news for its involvement in the cannabis industry. The coun...

Colombia is expected to become the largest medical cannabis supplier on the planet

Colombia is expected to become the largest medical cannabis supplier on the planet

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 24, 2018


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Colombia’s second-largest metropolis, Medellin, is the latest destination on the map to start cultivating cannabis plants with government’s approval. The city is predicted to become a global leader in the ganja industry and will export cannabis crops to Latin America and beyond. Letting go of a d...

Cannabis oil is now available to purchase in UK pharmaceutical stores

Cannabis oil is now available to purchase in UK pharmaceutical stores

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 17, 2018


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People in the United Kingdom now have access to medicinal cannabis oil. Better known as Cannabidiol (CBD), this plant-derived oil is currently being sold in high street stores, such as Holland and Barrett. CBD is being used by a record number of cannabis consumers around Great Britain. In fact, the...

Great Britain is the world’s biggest legal cannabis producer despite it being illegal in the country

Great Britain is the world’s biggest legal cannabis producer despite it being illegal in the country

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 14, 2018


Filed under Global, Medical cannabis, News

The United Nations has recently reported on Great Britain’s involvement in the cannabis industry, exposing the country for producing more legal cannabis than anywhere else in the world. Based on statistics gathered by the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), cannabis production hit 95 tonnes ...

Blockchain technology Budbo could radically restructure the cannabis industry

Blockchain technology Budbo could radically restructure the cannabis industry

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 10, 2018


Filed under Global

A brand new fully integrated blockchain-based digital currency is poised to deliver a comprehensive service to cannabis companies around the world. California-based company Budbo specializes in supply chain management for the global cannabis industry. Time, investment and infrastructure may be re...

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