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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...

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


Filed under Global

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


Filed under Global

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...

San Fransisco takes a leaf out of Amsterdam’s books by opening cannabis social lounges

San Fransisco takes a leaf out of Amsterdam’s books by opening cannabis social lounges

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Social cannabis

As California prepares for a very busy year keeping up with industry demands, the state strives to maintain its influential status by conducting cannabis experiments. Well, that’s what seems to be happening in San Francisco, where the state’s very first cannabis social lounge recently opened ...

These pot stocks are predicted to soar if cannabis is legalized in Canada

These pot stocks are predicted to soar if cannabis is legalized in Canada

March 6, 2018


Filed under Global

Canada is emerging as a country that could potentially rival the United States if it legalizes cannabis. Back in 2017, Canada’s cannabis market was worth an estimated $316 million CAD - equivalent to almost $250 million USD. This figure is pretty impressive, considering the fact that the recreational...

California could become the biggest cannabis job creator among pot-friendly states

California could become the biggest cannabis job creator among pot-friendly states

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 5, 2018


Filed under Social cannabis

It may only be just two months since California legalized recreational cannabis sales, but the weed-friendly state is already being catapulted to the forefront of the industry.   Recent data from online job marketplace ZipRecruiter shows how the majority of cannabis-focused jobs posted on their market...

Complete cannabis legalization is demanded by members of the German police association

Complete cannabis legalization is demanded by members of the German police association

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 3, 2018


Filed under Global

Decriminalization of cannabis use in Germany could soon become a reality, following a public announcement by the Association of German Criminal Officers (BDK). The BDK aims to put an end to the current cannabis ban. Supporting the “complete decriminalization of cannabis use,” the BDK plans to...

Cannabis tax slashed in Berkeley, more cities predicted to do the same

Cannabis tax slashed in Berkeley, more cities predicted to do the same

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 28, 2018


Filed under Social cannabis

Just last week, a measure to reduce the local cannabis tax in Berkeley, California from 10 percent to 5 percent was approved by Berkeley City Council, making the recreational tax rate in city lower than anywhere else in the state. The aim of this move is to retain local businesses and the tax cut is expe...

Meet the youngest medical cannabis entrepreneur in Maryland

Meet the youngest medical cannabis entrepreneur in Maryland

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 11, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis

Formerly an investment banker, pageant queen and star of E! Television reality show, the "Wives and Girlfriends of Atlanta,” Hope Wiseman is making news once again but this time, for her entrepreneurial efforts. Aged just 25, Wiseman has recently celebrated the launch of a Maryland-based medical cannabis dispensary called "Mary and Main" and according to the young black female, ...

Cannabis research at risk as political climate adjusts

Cannabis research at risk as political climate adjusts

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 1, 2018


Filed under Culture, Global, Medical cannabis, News, Politics, Research, Social cannabis

If there is one thing that gives the cannabis industry its consistent momentum, it has to be the groundbreaking research that is being carried out to develop medical-grade products, such as those used for the treatment of epilepsy, chemotherapy-induced pain and autism. Over the last few years, the world has been ...

Californians can kiss goodbye to their cannabis convictions

Californians can kiss goodbye to their cannabis convictions

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 30, 2018


Filed under Social cannabis

Thanks to cannabis legislation, life has already changed for a lot of Californians. On January 1, 2018, recreational cannabis sales officially became legal in the state, where dispensaries opened their doors following the ruling; one that will bring in an estimated $3.7 billion by the end of the yea...

Medical cannabis expansion gets approval from advocates in Georgia

Medical cannabis expansion gets approval from advocates in Georgia

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 30, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis

Just last year, Gov. Nathan Deal opted to broaden the State of Georgia's medical cannabis program by signing into the Senate Bill 16. Under this new ruling, an additional six conditions were approved for treatment using a specific amount of cannabis oil.  Those conditions are as follows: Aut...

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