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Germany’s pensioner-dominated medical cannabis market demanded 1,650 pounds of flower in Q1 2019

Germany’s pensioner-dominated medical cannabis market demanded 1,650 pounds of flower in Q1 2019

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 8, 2019

Older patients are steering Germany’s medical cannabis market, with the biggest patient group comprising residents aged between 50 and 59 years of age.  This is according to the latest data published by the German government, which also highlights swelling market demand for cannabis flower; in the first quarter of 2019 (Q1 2019), the European country’s flower imports exceeded 1,650 pounds. Considering those figur...

Alzheimer’s Research UK funds cannabis trial for dementia sufferers

Alzheimer’s Research UK funds cannabis trial for dementia sufferers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 28, 2019

People who suffer from dementia could soon be treated with a natural remedy, known as medical cannabis. Well, that's if the results of a forthcoming trial conducted by Alzheimer’s Research UK come back positive. Valued at $400,000, the trial on cannabis for dementia sufferers will hopefully determin...

Big Pharma, Big Tobacco betting big on legal weed

Big Pharma, Big Tobacco betting big on legal weed

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 28, 2019

Major pharmaceutical drug companies are getting involved in legal cannabis, albeit a bit discreetly. According to recent reports, patents are being snapped up left, right and center, while some pharmaceutical giants are dishing out all their dollar on research and development (R&D). So long as a drug is deemed...

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

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 ...

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