Items tagged with medical cannabis

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Eyeing lucrative profits, Morocco is seeking to legalise cannabis. The main obstacle? Islamist opposition [13.05.2021] The stakes for legalising cannabis in Morocco are rising. On 11 March, the Moroccan government approved Cannabis Legalization Framework, Bill 13-21, ...
Medical cannabis: Morocco to target European market [05.05.2021] Morocco’s Ministry of Interior developed a study, showing the country’s interest to prioritize the European market in terms of the supply of medical ...
Maroc : Plaidoyer pour une amnistie des cultivateurs et l’usage récréatif du cannabis [28.04.2021] A la vielle de la promulgation de la loi sur les usages légaux, la Coordination des zones d'origine du cannabis, qui se compose d'agriculteurs et de ...
Should the EU help legalize cannabis farms in Morocco? [28.04.2021] Should draft legislation clear the final hurdles in the next few weeks, Morocco could become the second Arab country to legalize cannabis. Lebanon wa ...
Cannabis: les cultivateurs s’organisent dans un cadre légal [26.04.2021] Dans les provinces d’Al Hoceima et de Chaouen, les cultivateurs de la plante de cannabis ont décidé de lancer une initiative légale pour accompagner ...
The Future of Cannabis in the Caribbean [23.04.2021] Two years after the presentation of the 2018 CARICOM report “Waiting to Exhale - Safeguarding our future through responsible socio-legal policy on Ma ...
Lesotho firm first in Africa to be granted EU licence for medical cannabis [21.04.2021] A company in Lesotho has become the first in Africa to receive a licence to sell medical cannabis to the EU. The country’s top medical cannabis produ ...
Lebanon's crisis-hit farmers turn to growing hashish [20.04.2021] For three decades Abu Ali planted potatoes to provide for his family, but Lebanon's economic crisis has driven up production costs and forced him to ...
Americans overwhelmingly say marijuana should be legal for recreational or medical use [16.04.2021] As more states, including Virginia and New York, continue to legalize marijuana, an overwhelming share of U.S. adults (91%) say either that marijuana ...
A Sustainable Future for Cannabis Farmers [16.04.2021] Learn how lessening the barriers for small farmers while raising them for large companies can help to steer legal cannabis markets in a more sustaina ...
La culture légale du cannabis, une opportunité écologique [28.03.2021] “L’augmentation rapide de la culture illicite de cannabis dans le Rif au cours des dernières décennies, ainsi que les mauvaises pratiques de conserva ...
Culture du cannabis : Quel impact sur la biodiversité et les ressources ? [26.03.2021] L'impact de la culture du cannabis sur la biodiversité et les ressources a été au centre d'un webinaire organisé à l'initiative de l'Alliance marocai ...
Cannabis: Black farmers to ‘shut down’ regulator [23.03.2021] The Black Farmers' Association of South Africa (BFASA) have threatened to shut down the regulatory authority for allegedly excluding them from opport ...
Ganja -- a future cash crop? [22.03.2021] Growing ganja has provided new hope for villagers in Thailand to diversify their income. Since the government legalised the use of cannabis for medic ...
Morocco's bill to legalise cannabis divides growers [18.03.2021] The government of Morocco approved a law to allow the cultivation, export and use of cannabis for medicine or industry. Parliament looks likely to ra ...
Morocco’s cannabis legalization bill: Translated and annotated [18.03.2021] Morocco is legalizing cannabis at a breakneck pace, with its legalization bill likely to receive approval within a month of its conception. The bill, ...
Maroc : Un programme de développement pour accompagner la légalisation du cannabis [16.03.2021] Le directeur général de l'Agence pour la promotion et le développement du Nord (APDN), Mounir El Bouyoussfi a affirmé que l’agence se penche actuelle ...
Morocco adopts bill legalizing medical production of cannabis [11.03.2021] Morocco’s government adopted bill 13-21, intending to legalize the production of cannabis for medicinal and therapeutic use in its weekly meeting aft ...
Le projet de loi sur le cannabis adopté en Conseil de gouvernement [11.03.2021] La troisième aura été la bonne! Après deux reports lors de précédents Conseils de gouvernement, le projet de loi 13-21, relatif à l’usage légal du ch ...
Le plaidoyer de l’Istiqlal pour une dépénalisation rapide des cultures du kif [27.02.2021] L'Istiqlal a accueilli avec satisfaction le projet de loi sur la légalisation du cannabis à des fins médicales. Mais, ce parti d'opposition a appelé ...
Morocco set to legalise cannabis production for medical use [25.02.2021] Morocco plans to allow the farming, export and domestic sale of cannabis for medical and industrial use, a move it hopes will help impoverished farme ...
La légalisation du cannabis supervisée par une agence «placée sous la tutelle de l’Etat» [25.02.2021] Le Maroc veut rattraper son retard sur les pays ayant légalisé la culture du cannabis à des fins thérapeutiques et bénéficier ensuite des recettes fi ...
France launches public consultation on legalising cannabis [17.01.2021] France is Europe’s biggest cannabis consumer, despite having some of the continent’s toughest laws against the drug. In response to this failure of t ...
Mexico moves to create world’s largest legal cannabis market [12.01.2021] Mexico’s health ministry published rules to regulate the use of medicinal cannabis, a major step in a broader reform to create the world’s largest le ...
The top cannabis research studies of 2020 [07.01.2021] While the world seemed to arrest, the cannabis industry’s pulse grew stronger. Cannabis research, though temporarily stymied as universities scramble ...
Why is Asia divided on a green light for medical marijuana? [17.12.2020] The issue of cannabis legalisation around the world was once again thrust into the spotlight following a vote by the United Nations’ Commission on Na ...
Morocco’s road to legal cannabis: Paved with obstacles, opportunities [10.12.2020] After Morocco’s historic “yes” vote on cannabis at the UN last Thursday, the path towards legal cannabis has widened. However, obstacles still exist. ...
Le reclassement du cannabis par l’ONU, prélude à une dépénalisation au Maroc? [05.12.2020] La Commission des stupéfiants des Nations unies (CND) a approuvé le reclassement du cannabis hors de la catégorie des drogues les plus dangereuses. L ...
Morocco votes ‘Yes’ in historic UN vote on cannabis [02.12.2020] The UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) met to vote on several rescheduling recommendations on cannabis. Morocco provided an important “yes” vote t ...
United Nations approves WHO recommendation to reschedule cannabis in historic vote [02.12.2020] The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) accepted a World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation to remove cannabis and cannabis resin ...
Medical marijuana grow licences exploited by criminals to sell weed on the illegal market, police say [19.11.2020] A lack of oversight into who is growing medical cannabis and how much is being grown is allowing criminals to sell pot on the illegal market, accordi ...
‘If there were no hashish here, you wouldn’t see a single house’ [19.10.2020] A village in Lebanon, where cannabis grows everywhere, has long counted on hashish for income. But the country’s economic crisis has farmers reconsid ...
Medical cannabis doesn't cause cognitive decline in seniors, study finds [13.10.2020] A new study conducted at Haifa University's School of Public Health has found no evidence of cognitive decline in senior citizens who regularly smoke ...
Mexico, plagued by cartel wars, on cusp of legal cannabis 'green rush' [01.10.2020] Senate majority leader Ricardo Monreal expects a law to be passed before December for recreational use of the drug, allowing regulated private firms ...
Lebanon’s economy is going to pot — in a good way, it hopes [29.09.2020] Lebanon is scrabbling to escape an existential, multilayered crisis that has gutted the currrency to less than a quarter of its previous value, broug ...
Reputation, revenue at stake as Brazil weighs legalization of cannabis cultivation [18.09.2020] Brazil has fast-tracked a draft law that would legalize the cultivation of medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp. South America’s largest economy le ...
Medical cannabis big hit in Luxembourg [10.09.2020] Doctors in Luxembourg have given out cannabis to more patients so far this year than in all of 2019, Health Minister Paulette Lenert said, a sign tha ...
Up in smoke: Ministry to revoke marijuana’s designation as ‘medicinal plant’ [29.08.2020] The Agriculture Ministry will revise a 2020 ministerial decree that lists marijuana as a “medicinal plant”. Signed on Feb. 3, the decree includes mar ...
Bill proposes the cultivation of medical cannabis and industrial hemp in Brazil [19.08.2020] The cannabis sector is heating up for a big start in Brazil. Deputy Paulo Teixeira (PT-SP) handed over the proposed law 399/2015, which legalizes the ...
Individual imports of cannabis continue to grow in Brazil [05.08.2020] The cumulative number of authorizations for individual patients in Brazil to import nonregistered medical cannabis products reached 18,650 at the end ...
Thai cabinet approves draft law expanding access to cannabis [04.08.2020] Thailand’s Cabinet approved a proposal from the Public Health Ministry that would allow health professionals, farmers and medical patients to grow, p ...
'The risk is zero': Legalising cannabis in Lebanon could help solve its economic crisis [22.07.2020] Last month Lebanese President Michel Aoun signed an order paving the way for a change in the country's legislation. If the bill passes through parlia ...
GGPAJ welcomes start of the consultation process on 'Special Permits' [04.07.2020] The Ganja Growers and Producers Association (GGPA) welcomed the start of the consultation process for the special permit policy for the cannabis indu ...
Lester Grinspoon, influential marijuana scholar, dies at 92 [02.07.2020] Dr. Lester Grinspoon, a Harvard psychiatry professor who became a leading proponent of legalizing marijuana after his research found it was less toxi ...
Swiss government wants to ease access to medical marijuana [24.06.2020] The Swiss government wants to empower doctors to prescribe cannabis for medical purposes without authorisation. The Federal Council submitted a revis ...
Cannabis Bill controversy: Did dagga growers influence MPs? [21.06.2020] Did dagga growers influence MPs? The withdrawal of the Opium and Habit-Forming Drugs (Amendment) Bill No.06 of 2020 in the House of Assembly, has rai ...
Cannabis legalization bill clears first hurdle [21.06.2020] A bill to legalize cannabis use in Israel was approved by the Ministerial Committee for Legislation, passing its first hurdle on the way to becoming ...
Government announces plan to advance cannabis legalization reforms [09.06.2020] The two biggest parties making up the new government said they would push for increased legalization of cannabis use, a week after the police ministe ...
Legalise it? Public invited to have a say [04.06.2020] Draft legislation for the legalisation of cannabis is to be put out for public consultation in Bermuda, the Attorney-General said. Kathy Lynn Simmons ...
Czech government moves to granting medical marijuana production licences to multiple growers [28.05.2020] The Czech government has approved a draft amendment to the Act on Addictive Substances that will allow issuing licences to both grow and export medic ...

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