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Greece wants to boost economy through cannabis homegrown cultivations

Greece wants to boost economy through cannabis homegrown cultivations

Sara Tiradossi

November 22, 2017

Earlier this year, Prime Minister Alex Tsipras announced Greek doctors would be allowed to prescribe medical cannabis, making Greece the latest country in the European Union to accept the medical value of the plant. “From now on, the country is turning its page, as Greece is now included in countries...

California’s new ordinance limits cannabis farms to one acre per person

California's new ordinance limits cannabis farms to one acre per person

Sara Tiradossi

November 16, 2017

California growers will not be allowed to grow more than 1 acre of cannabis until 2023, according to an environmental review of proposed state regulations released this week. Some in the industry claimed this proposal would protect small farmers over larger corporate mega-grows. “I know this...

Ohio growers may have to break the law to start medical cannabis crops

Ohio growers may have to break the law to start medical cannabis crops

Sara Tiradossi

October 21, 2017

Growers in Ohio will soon be licensed to cultivate medical cannabis; however, they will have issues starting their crops. Since it is illegal to purchase cannabis plants from anyone but themselves, they will not be able to bring seeds or plants across state lines. “That is a matter to be determined...

Jeff Sessions seeks ‘more competition’ among medical cannabis growers for research

Jeff Sessions seeks 'more competition' among medical cannabis growers for research

Sara Tiradossi

October 19, 2017

Attorney general Jeff Sessions said he want to see “more competition” among medical cannabis growers who supply the plant to researchers, in a testimony on Wednesday morning. “I think it would be healthy to have some more competition in the supply but I’m sure we don’t need 26 new suppliers,”...

Projections indicate cannabis jobs will outnumber traditional trades

Projections indicate cannabis jobs will outnumber traditional trades

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

July 13, 2017

Marijuana Business Factbook 2017 reported the American cannabis industry has created more than 165,000 to 230,000 full-time and part-time jobs, outnumbering those in positions like chefs, commercial pilots, fishermen, and loggers. This information contradicts earlier worries that the industry would...

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