international cannabis

German Finance Minister: Expect Cannabis Legalization in 2023

When it comes to the push for adult-use cannabis legalization there’s no place on earth that is as exciting as…

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Cannabis policy changes in Africa are welcome. But small producers are the losers

Cannabis is a drug crop with a long history in Africa. Alongside coca and opium poppy, it has been subjected…

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University of Sydney to Offer Free Cannabis Testing

The University of Sydney is launching a fairly robust study in an attempt to, as the university describes it, “investigate cannabis consumption,…

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New Zealand Approves Sale of Domestic Cannabis Products

The island nation of New Zealand has relied on exports to treat medical cannabis patients so far. Allowing the dispensation…

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France reenters medical marijuana industry after more than a half-century hiatus – a cannabis historian explains

David A. Guba, Jr., Bard Early College Baltimore Early in 2022, the French legislature greenlighted the cultivation of cannabis inside…

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Canadian Doctors Need Better Education About Cannabis

Despite what some governments around the world may claim, cannabis does indeed possess tremendous medical value. This is repeatedly proven…

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New Forecast: Global Cannabis Market to Hit $57 Billion by 2026

A new report from BDSA, an international cannabis industry data company, was published this week which provided new projections and estimates…

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CanEx returns to the Montego Bay Convention Center in Jamaica 

The business conference and expo features several surprising keynotes.  CanEX returns to Jamaica for its fifth annual installment of lively…

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New Academic Study Links Cannabis Legalization to Decreasing Pharma Profits

The study, published in a non-profit, peer-reviewed journal, is the strongest evidence yet that the legalization of cannabis directly (and…

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Estonia Now Allowing Farmers to Grow Hemp With Higher THC

A regulatory amendment is now being drawn up by the Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs to allow hemp with higher…

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Hong Kong Taking First Steps to Crack Down on CBD

Earlier this summer government officials in Hong Kong announced that they are pursuing a plan to prohibit CBD entirely. The announcement came…

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Cannabis Prohibition in France Over the Past 50 Years has Disproportionately Punished its Muslim Minority

In recent years, France has come closer to ending its national prohibition of cannabis, which has been in place since…

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The International War on the Rights of Medical Cannabis Users

In the United States, the Biden Administration is in favor of banning gun ownership for medical users. In Germany, there…

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Cannabis Smuggling on the Decline Between Mexico and U.S.A.

Cannabis advocates have long pointed out that when cannabis is prohibited, people still consume it. That may seem obvious, however,…

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Cannabis May Be “Useful Treatment Strategy” for Fibromyalgia Patients

Fibromyalgia is a serious problem across the globe, affecting people of all ages. It is estimated that as many as one out…

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Medical Cannabis Legalized in Switzerland, With Exports

The Swiss government has joined other European countries in fully legalizing medical cannabis for domestic use, and export. Switzerland is…

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Breaking: Brittney Griner Found Guilty of Drug Charges in Russia; Gets 9 Years

A Russian court Thursday found WNBA star Brittney Griner guilty of drug possession and smuggling charges. She was sentenced to…

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First-of-its-Kind Multilateral EU Policy Meeting on Cannabis Held in Luxembourg

The first of many high-level meetings on the legalization of cannabis was held in Luxembourg between representatives from Germany, Luxembourg,…

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Cannabis Mega Event to Debut in Panama September 1

Latin America’s biggest cannabis event, LatAm Cann.BIZ, will be held Sept. 1 and 2 at the Santa María Luxury Collection…

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Is Automation the Future of Cannabis Dispensing?

Before legal dispensaries existed in Oregon, I had to make my purchases from the unregulated market where options are limited…

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