Items tagged with medical cannabis

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Government throws its weight behind medical cannabis sector [13.11.2019] With the issuance of a wide-ranging ministry report on the medical cannabis industry, Israel is for the first time making clear its intention to back ...
Cannabis in Thailand: How far will the green gold rush go? [07.11.2019] Thailand made headlines all over the world last December when it became the first country in Southeast Asia to legalize cannabis for medical use and ...
Delhi HC seeks Centre's stand on use of cannabis [07.11.2019] The Delhi High Court has sought Centre's response over a plea filed by Great Legalisation Movement India Trust (GLMIT) challenging certain provisions ...
Cannabis shows potential for treating PTSD: New study [05.11.2019] The results of clinical trials testing cannabis as a PTSD treatment are pending. Previous research has linked cannabis use with poorer mental health ...
The Great American cannabis experiment [14.10.2019] While state legalization has allowed the cannabis industry to grow – it generated over $10 billion in sales last year and employs more than 211,000 p ...
Facing stiff competition, will Colombia's marijuana industry go up in smoke? [07.10.2019] Cannabis company Clever Leaves has only managed to export a few marijuana derivatives because of the tight regulations threatening to choke Colombia’ ...
The Challenges of Medicinal Cannabis in Colombia [30.09.2019] In July 2016, the Colombian government enacted Law 1787, which regulates the use of medicinal cannabis and its trade in the country. With this decisi ...
High time for legal cannabis in Europe? [26.09.2019] Europe’s most commonly used illicit drug has moved from the coffee shops of Amsterdam to mainstream political debate. But EU governments remain deepl ...
Thais allowed six cannabis plants per household under draft law [13.09.2019] A party in Thailand's ruling coalition has proposed a draft law that would allow Thais to grow a limited amount of cannabis at home, less than a year ...
One of the largest pharma companies in the world has made a big move in cannabis [12.09.2019] A subsidiary of NYSE-traded giant Teva Pharmaceuticals has signed a deal with medical cannabis company Canndoc to distribute its GMP products to phar ...
Colombia is turning into a major medical marijuana producer [07.09.2019] Other countries are passing laws to permit the production, import and export of medical marijuana but Colombia has a leg up because it did so three y ...
Maroc : la question de la légalisation de la production de cannabis de nouveau à l’ordre du jour [06.09.2019] Au début de l’été, le conseil de Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceïma a voté en faveur de la commande d’une étude sur les opportunités de cultiver du cannabis d ...
A global revolution in attitudes towards cannabis is under way [29.08.2019] Uruguay paved the way when it legalised cannabis in 2013. But it is the reform in Canada, a G7 member, that has done most to heighten international t ...
Mexico's top court demands regulation on medical marijuana after long delays [15.08.2019] Mexico's supreme court ordered the health ministry to issue regulation within six months on medical marijuana use, saying its failure to do so after ...
French cannabis legalization debate ignores race, religion and the mass incarceration of Muslims [07.08.2019] Last summer in France, dozens of “CBD cafés” suddenly opened across the country. Exploiting a legal loophole originally created for hemp farmers, the ...
Thailand unveils first batch of medical marijuana for hospital distribution [07.08.2019] Thailand delivered 4,500 bottles of cannabis oil to treat hospital patients, its first official use of marijuana for medical purposes since a measure ...
Cannabis among top priorities for new Thai government [22.07.2019] Developing a medical cannabis industry is among top policy priorities for Thailand's new government, according to a document released before the form ...
Licences approved as St Vincent's Cannabis industry opens [15.07.2019] St Vincent’s Medicinal Marijuana industry is a go. Over 30 licences have been approved by the Medicinal Cannabis Authority (MCA) for the cultivation, ...
Support for legalising cannabis growing among British public, survey finds [14.07.2019] Twice as many British adults now support the legalisation of cannabis than oppose it, according to a poll which reveals a “widening gulf” between pub ...
Cannabis pilot project agreement signed in Accompong [10.07.2019] A tripartite agreement was signed to implement a cannabis pilot programme in Accompong, St Elizabeth, under the Cannabis Licensing Authority's (CLA) ...
Youth marijuana use declined in states that legalized, study finds [08.07.2019] Legalizing marijuana is associated with a decline in youth cannabis consumption, according to a new study in a journal published by the American Medi ...
Switzerland aims to legalise medical marijuana [26.06.2019] The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suff ...
Want to grow your own cannabis? Get ready to fight ‘Big Marijuana’ [19.06.2019] Illinois is about to make history as the first state to legalize recreational cannabis and allow commercial sales through the state legislature inste ...
Global marijuana trade is still five to seven years off, but Canada aims to be world's cannabis king [17.06.2019] Cam Battley believes that in the not-too-distant future, his company — one of Canada’s largest licensed producers — will be exporting a “significant ...
In the land with a rich history of growing weed, cannabis capitalism is an uneasy fit [05.06.2019] There’s a hint of disappointment in Courtney Betty’s voice when he talks about the present state of Jamaica’s legal medicinal cannabis regime. “I don ...
France to launch medical cannabis experiment in coming weeks [02.06.2019] As a nearly unanimous French Senate gave medical marijuana the green light, France will start experimenting the use of medical marijuana for “about t ...
Hope for cannabis growers [31.05.2019] Jamaica is to lobby the United States on the issue of legitimising licensed cannabis growers and processors under correspondent banking rules. Audley ...
Colombia has 100-plus licensed cannabis firms, but only a handful have registered cultivars [31.05.2019] Interest in Colombia’s medical marijuana market is booming, but out of over 100 licensed cannabis companies operating in the country few have finishe ...
Asia emerging as new frontier for Canadian cannabis players [30.05.2019] As cannabis companies eye expansion in European and South American markets, Asia is poised to be a new frontier for some major Canadian pot players. ...
Israel is banking on cannabis as its next big industry [29.05.2019] Israel sees legal production of medicine based on cannabis as its next big industry, hoping to tap into a global market that research organizations e ...
Most people accept medical use of marijuana: Nida Poll [28.05.2019] An opinion survey found 86% of respondents support the medical use of marijuana and kratom, 39% think authorities can control its use, and 59% want i ...
Israel's BOL Pharma aims for top of the world's medical marijuana industry [27.05.2019] It started 85 years ago as a farm on Moshav Ein Iron growing peaches and avocados, but if the plans of the Israeli company Breath of Life come to fru ...
Government to issue second licence for medicinal cannabis as demand grows [27.05.2019] The Dutch government is planning to issue a second licence for the production of medicinal cannabis to meet growing demand patients. The only company ...
Tens of thousands apply for pot amnesty [23.05.2019] A total of 31,177 people applied for the medical marijuana amnesty online during the 90-day registration period, which means the number of medical ma ...
Proposals to liberalise cannabis laws expected before Cabinet [21.05.2019] The plans envisage a move to providing drug counselling, addiction treatment and other health interventions for many users found in possession of sma ...
Health Ministry to reschedule medical cannabis, allowing for sale in pharmacies [16.05.2019] The Health Ministry it would remove cannabis from its dangerous drugs ordinance list, a move that would allow pharmacies to begin selling the plant. ...
Medical cannabis moving ahead in Thailand, but who stands to benefit? [14.05.2019] 25th December of 2018 was a historical day for cannabis enthusiasts in Thailand. The (interim) Parliament voted, 166-to-0, to pass new amendments to ...
Medicinal cannabis: Legalised yet impossible to access [14.05.2019] On 1 November 2018, the UK changed the law on medicinal cannabis. Medicinal cannabis products were moved from schedule 1, meaning they have no medici ...
Thousands register for amnesty [12.05.2019] Almost 10,000 people have registered with public health agencies to be eligible for the amnesty over marijuana possession, says the Food and Drug Adm ...
High expectations for ganja in St Kitts, Dominica and Antigua [10.05.2019] American businessman, Chase Ergen and Greek billionaire, Alki David, have formed a consortium aimed at developing the cannabis business in the Easter ...
Neighbours smell trouble from legal cannabis in Luxembourg [03.05.2019] Luxembourg is likely to run into trouble with its neighbours if it sticks by its plan to legalise cannabis - a policy that remains unthinkable partic ...
Sunny Portugal: A gateway to Europe's medical pot market [24.04.2019] Famous for its roasted suckling pig and wines, the Portuguese city of Cantanhede now hosts the country's first medical cannabis production farm - a b ...
Germany to launch cannabis farming as Canada's Aurora, Aphria win tenders [18.04.2019] Germany has awarded contracts to supply domestically-grown cannabis to two Canadian companies, as it seeks to develop its own medicinal marijuana ind ...
Lebanon’s green gold: The debate to legalize cannabis [15.04.2019] Lebanon is about to take a historic step for the Arab World with a proposed bill to legalize the cultivation of cannabis for medical use. But in the ...
Mania for China’s hemp-related companies prompts stock regulator to crack down [07.04.2019] Chinese cannabis-related stocks have been getting way too high this year for Beijing’s taste, prompting a crackdown to control the investor mania. Ma ...
Mother of girl with epilepsy has supply of medical cannabis confiscated [06.04.2019] The law in the UK was changed last November to make access to medical cannabis legal, but parents have been struggling to secure prescriptions, due t ...
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 ...

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