Cannabis News Box

Another country is working on legalizing cannabis

Another country is working on legalizing cannabis

Sara Tiradossi

October 20, 2017

New Zealand is getting ready to vote on legalizing cannabis. Jacinda Ardern, the country’s newly-elected prime minister, said she will work with her Cabinet for a national discussion on the matter. “During the campaign I’ve always been very vocal about the fact that I do not believe people...

Canadian producer exports medical cannabis to New Zealand

Canadian producer exports medical cannabis to New Zealand

Sara Tiradossi

October 1, 2017

Tilray, a Canadian medical cannabis producer, has successfully exported its medical cannabis products to New Zealand. The products will be distributed to pharmacies that serve registered patients in New Zealand. Tilray President Brendan Kennedy said he is proud to offer patients in New Zealand...

New Zealand green lights prescribed CBD and imports, but lacks supplier

New Zealand green lights prescribed CBD and imports, but lacks supplier

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

September 7, 2017

The New Zealand government gave doctors approval to begin importing and prescribing CBD products to patients, although the nation currently lacks a supplier. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a compound of the cannabis plant which is known for its medical properties and lack of psychoactive effects on the user. CBD ...

New Zealand holds symposium to discuss a regulated cannabis market

New Zealand holds symposium to discuss a regulated cannabis market

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

July 7, 2017

The New Zealand Drug Foundation organized a Parliamentary symposium to discuss the possibility of a regulated cannabis market, as well as a call to decriminalize all drugs found inside their borders this week. During the symposium, New Zealand’s Parliament discussed a cannabis decriminalization propos...

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