Items tagged with medical cannabis

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A budding trade: Industrial cannabis is booming in China [04.04.2019] The hemp plant has a history in China. It was probably twisted into the world’s first rope there around 2,800BC. Since its cooler sister, marijuana, ...
Medical cannabis reform leaves at least 5,000 patients with no medicine [02.04.2019] The Health Ministry’s medical marijuana reform, which was supposed to go into effect on April 1, has forced the country’s largest medical cannabis su ...
Will Germany become the world's largest market for medicinal cannabis? [30.03.2019] The use of medicinal cannabis has been allowed in Germany for two years now. But because domestic cultivation hasn't gotten off the ground yet, the p ...
Barbados tells of plans to develop cannabis industry [29.03.2019] Barbados has announced plans to establish a medicinal cannabis industry project implementation unit tasked with establishing the administrative frame ...
Fair(er) Trade Options for the Cannabis Market [21.03.2019] Policy changes over the past five years or so have dramatically reshaped the global cannabis market. Not only has there been an unprecedented boom in ...
Don't be greedy! Why cannabis companies should support home cultivation [20.03.2019] One of the great things about the cannabis industry is that it has dramatically sped up the process of ending cannabis prohibition and achieving advo ...
The WHO’s First-Ever Critical Review of Cannabis [15.03.2019] The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD or Expert Committee) released in January 2019 the outcomes of the fir ...
Medicinal cannabis users left high and dry by Dutch tolerance policy [13.03.2019] Despite the relaxed attitude to cannabis in the Netherlands, acquiring the alternative medicine is often a battle. Around half a million people in th ...
Ce que gagnerait le Maroc à légaliser le cannabis [11.03.2019] Mohamed Ben Amar, professeur de pharmacologie à l’Université de Montréal, connaît bien ces questions et milite pour une légalisation du cannabis, not ...
Canadian company partners with Westmoreland farmers to grow ganja [08.03.2019] Wiisag Corporation, a Canadian indigenous integrated cannabis company, has signed an agreement to partner with the Westmoreland Hemp and Ganga Farmer ...
Marijuana farmers, company haggle over price [08.03.2019] The President of the Cannabis Revival Committee (CRC) in St Vincent and Grenadines, Junior “Spirit” Cottle, is urging farmers not to accept anything ...
Bankers circling Europe's growing cannabis market [05.03.2019] Investors who are eager for the cannabis industry in Europe to emulate the boom in pot-stock listings in Canada may not have much longer to wait, jud ...
Sweet smell of success? Big business bets on a marijuana boom [02.03.2019] To listen to some of the predictions about the future of the cannabis industry, you would think financial analysts had been partaking heavily of the ...
Cannabis: Le commerce international s’organise… sauf au Maroc [01.03.2019] Depuis 2013, pas moins de dix Etats américains et la capitale fédérale, ainsi que le Canada et l’Uruguay, ont autorisé l’usage légal du cannabis pour ...
Portugal rejects recreational cannabis, as medical becomes legal [26.02.2019] The Portuguese parliament has rejected two proposals to legalise the cultivation and sale of cannabis for recreational purposes. The first proposal, ...
Doubts on pot use linger over amended drug law [22.02.2019] Experts are saying that both users and producers of marijuana-based drugs for medical purposes will face numerous restrictions under the amended Narc ...
St Kitts-Nevis joins 'ganja train' Gov't accepts recommendations on use of marijuana in federation [22.02.2019] The St Kitts-Nevis Government says it will consider and consult further on creating the framework for the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes aft ...
Drug policy in India: Key developments since the UNGASS 2016 [20.02.2019] This paper outlines the key drug policy developments in India since the UNGASS Outcome Document was adopted in 2016, which highlights health and huma ...
European Parliament passes cannabis resolution, joins WHO in supporting medical marijuana [13.02.2019] Following reports about the World Health Organization (WHO) recommending a rescheduling of cannabis and several of its key components under internati ...
What is required for Jamaica to export its hi-grade ganja [11.02.2019] Jamaica’s decriminalisation of ganja in 2015 brought with it many expectations, one being the ability to export its hi-grade herb. With a relatively ...
Why so many Americans now support legalizing marijuana, in 4 charts [05.02.2019] American views on marijuana have shifted incredibly rapidly. Thirty years ago, marijuana legalization seemed like a lost cause. In 1988, only 24 perc ...
'In three years, medical cannabis could be sold in Swiss pharmacies' [04.02.2019] Switzerland’s national drugs policy is often cited as a pioneering, humane model. Twenty-five years ago, the small Alpine nation launched a project f ...
World Health Organization recommends rescheduling marijuana under international treaties [01.02.2019] Health experts at the United Nations are recommending that marijuana and its key components be formally rescheduled under international drug treaties ...
The next major marijuana exporter will be in the Middle East [31.01.2019] The Israeli cabinet approved legislation that will transform the Middle Eastern country into an exporter of marijuana for medical use. “I am glad thi ...
A run on medicinal cannabis causes concern amongst doctors [29.01.2019] A year ago, and in the teeth of opposition from some doctors, the Danish health authorities decided to approve a four-year pilot project under which ...
Israeli cabinet approves law to allow medical cannabis exports [27.01.2019] Israel’s cabinet approved a law to allow exports of medical cannabis in a move expected to boost state revenues and the agriculture sector, and which ...
After legalization: Four things to know about cannabis in Quebec [17.01.2019] In Quebec — where the product is sold by the government-run Société Québécoise du Cannabis (SQDC) — legalization has highlighted the province’s thirs ...
Swiss pharmacies want to sell medical and recreational marijuana [11.01.2019] The President of the Pharmacy Association in Zurich, Valeria Dora, says that more and more people in Switzerland are consuming cannabis, and that sel ...
Monopoly of medical cannabis not in public interest: Experts [08.01.2019] Authorities in Thailand overseeing a flood of patents for medical cannabis must consider the public interest, otherwise a commercial monopoly of the ...
Medical marijuana for Lebanon? More complicated than it sounds… [03.01.2019] Medical marijuana exports could generate $1 billion per year in revenue for the Lebanese state, according to outgoing Economy Minister Raed Khoury. T ...
Maroc : «La prohibition de l’usage récréatif et thérapeutique du cannabis est un échec total» [31.12.2018] Alors qu’une trentaine de pays à travers le monde dépénalisent et financent l’usage thérapeutique du cannabis, le producteur numéro un mondial nage t ...
Cannabis firms in conflict of interest for owning both pot producers and marijuana clinics, critics charge [27.12.2018] When doctors at the Solace Health Network of cannabis clinics prescribe their patients medical marijuana, one government-licensed producer of the dru ...
Germany delays roll-out of medical marijuana [27.12.2018] The production and distribution of medical marijuana in Germany will be delayed once again. The Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices has s ...
Farmers giddy over new medical marijuana law [26.12.2018] Thai farmers welcomed a new law allowing cultivation and use of marijuana for medical purposes, in an Asian first that promises an economic bonanza b ...
Israeli lawmakers approve medical cannabis exports law [26.12.2018] Israel's parliament has given its final approval to a long-awaited and controversial law to allow exports of medical cannabis, a move that is likely ...
Tilray goes global with Novartis marijuana sales partnership [18.12.2018] Tilray Inc. has signed a global partnership with a division of Swiss drug giant Novartis AG to develop and distribute its medical marijuana in legal ...
New Zealand to hold referendum on legalising recreational cannabis [18.12.2018] New Zealand will hold a referendum on whether to legalise cannabis for recreational use at the general election in 2020, a week after legalising cann ...
Swiss eye local ganja [17.12.2018] The possibilities for the explosion of Jamaica's medical marijuana industry have attracted the interest of another major multinational corporation th ...
Government likely to reject proposal on growing, possessing marihuana [15.12.2018] The government is likely to reject a proposal from a group of MPs from six parties to further legalise marihuana, the Czech news agency ČTK reports. ...
French study recommends legalising therapeutic cannabis [14.12.2018] A scientific committee convened by the French government has concluded that it might be “appropriate” to legalise cannabis for therapeutic use in a r ...
St Vincent Parliament approves legislation decriminalising marijuana [14.12.2018] St Vincent and the Grenadines has become the first Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) member to pass legislation allowing for the decrim ...
New Zealand passes laws to make medical marijuana widely available [11.12.2018] New Zealand’s government has passed a law that will make medical marijuana widely available for thousands of patients over time, after years of campa ...
Barbados PM comments on decriminalisation of marijuana [08.12.2018] The Barbados government says it will soon develop a framework for medical cannabis, even as it noted that decriminalisation of marijuana for recreati ...
Marijuana, mountains and money: How Lesotho is cashing in [28.11.2018] Lesotho is aiming to make money from the booming medicinal marijuana industry, but the southern African nation already has an unheralded illicit trad ...
Dr Benedikt Fischer: Canada provides lessons on legal cannabis [27.11.2018] New Zealand is debating its cannabis policy, a process that led to legalisation of cannabis use and supply in Canada just last month. Since the two c ...
Time to ease up on marijuana? [25.11.2018] With several States in the United States, and Canada this year, permitting the use of the marijuana for medical as well as recreational use, there is ...
Human clinical trials of cannabis as medicine [24.11.2018] Government scientists are preparing for India’s first human clinical trials to test cannabis-based compounds on select diseases in line with what the ...
Thailand moves one step closer to legal marijuana [24.11.2018] Thailand is moving closer to getting medical marijuana legalised, as the bill on the issue has already made headway in the legislative process. The N ...
Amidst ganja reform, concerns about growers [20.11.2018] The St Vincent and the Grenadines Parliament is expected to approve laws establishing a medical marijuana industry in the country. The bills are expe ...
Greece eyes pot of gold as medicinal cannabis licensed [19.11.2018] Greece issued the first licences to private companies for growing medicinal cannabis in the country, part of an attempt to tap a burgeoning market wo ...

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