Cannabis News Box

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

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...

Licenses to grow and sell cannabis are being issued throughout Jamaica

Licenses to grow and sell cannabis are being issued throughout Jamaica

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 5, 2018

The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) is giving startups and seasoned ganjapreneurs an opportunity to break into the metamorphosing cannabis market in Jamaica by approving licenses for influential brands and companies. Without a license, growers, distributors and sellers are unable to legally perform ...

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

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

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...

Crime rate lowers after cannabis is legalized in Uruguay

Crime rate lowers after cannabis is legalized in Uruguay

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 19, 2018

Uruguay’s drug-related crime rates have dropped by 20 percent since the Cannabis plant was legalized for distribution and sale in July 2017, based on a recent report by Telesur. The sovereign state made history as the first place on the map to legalize cannabis distribution. This change in cannabis laws has led to a major reduction in the war on drug...

Assembly members in the UK want patients to receive legal medicinal cannabis

Assembly members in the UK want patients to receive legal medicinal cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 15, 2018

Chronically ill cannabis sufferers in the United Kingdom are seemingly getting fed up with the current cannabis laws, which prohibits the drug for medicinal use. However, their voices are finally being heard. Assembly Members in Wales recently took their pleas into account in a bid to transform current...

Cannabis legalization in Israel could bring in $675 million in annual tax revenue

Cannabis legalization in Israel could bring in $675 million in annual tax revenue

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 12, 2018

Israel’s cannabis market has the potential to completely transform the economy, with the country expected to pull in an estimated $1.8 billion every single year, should the industry be legalized in its entirety. Taxes will not be paid on this amount, but if the green plant is legalized fully for ...

Cannabis cryptocurrency and bitcoin craze gaining global momentum

Cannabis cryptocurrency and bitcoin craze gaining global momentum

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 8, 2018

Cannabis legalization is having a direct effect on the trading environment. With this rise in legalization comes increased demand for cannabis cryptocurrency. According to CEO of TD Ameritrade, Tim Hockey, cryptocurrency trading will soon be pushed to remarkable levels. “If you look at the two sectors in the qua...

Ontario proposes tourism-boosting idea that will allow hotel room cannabis consumption

Ontario proposes tourism-boosting idea that will allow hotel room cannabis consumption

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News/Editorial Writer

February 7, 2018

In September of last year, Canadian cannabis connoisseurs were left feeling disheartened when consumption of the green plant was prohibited outside of private residences. However, it seems that the Ontario government have given cannabis tourism a second thought, following the announcement of a pro...

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

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

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...

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