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Issue 83

ECH create history as the UK’s first bulk shipment of medical cannabis is completed as French MP Ludovic Mendes voices his support for recreational cannabis use at Cannabis Europa. Elsewhere...

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Issue 82

A Malta MEP calls for a common EU legislative framework for medical cannabis, while Austria joins crackdown on CBD-based products. Meanwhile, New Zealand’s Cannasouth secures medical cannabis import licence and...

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Issue 81

World Health Organization recommends rescheduling cannabis, Israel approves medical cannabis exports and a new Russian bill may legalise cannabis imports for research

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Issue 80

Growing patient numbers in Europe point to mainstream medical cannabis use. Cannabis executives and politicians convene to discuss cannabis at Davos. ECH appoints a medical board to help drive cannabis...

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Issue 79

Medical cannabis goes on sale in Poland, portuguese parties propose the legalisation of recreational cannabis, Luxembourg explores recreational cannabis with

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Issue 78

German startup pilots blockchain prescription service for medical cannabis, MPs criticise NHS over an inability to prescribe cannabis medicines and EU officials prepare formal medical cannabis study for January 14th.

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Issue 77

Israeli lawmakers approve legislation to export medical cannabis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines decriminalise cannabis and Thailand votes in favour of medical cannabis.

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Issue 76

Trump signs US Farm Bill legalising hemp, AB InBev partners with Tilray and Uruguay ramps up cultivation efforts five years after legalisation.

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Issue 75

France’s ANSM special committee recommends authorising medical cannabis use, UK MP proposes a bill to legalise cannabis and Aurora moves to acquire Mexico’s only THC importer.

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Issue 74

Cronos sells 45% stake to Altria for $1.8 billion, Luxembourg details their plan for residential recreational cannabis, Colombia is seeing an influx of Canadian cannabis investment and changes to New...

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Issue 73

South Korea becomes the first East Asian country to legalise medical cannabis, while Luxembourg’s new government says it will legalise adult-use cannabis. Antigua and Barbuda are legalising cannabis for medical...

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Issue 72

Greece has issued its first two medical cannabis licences, and the recreational cannabis bill Mexico’s incoming interior minister introduced looks set to move forward without opposition. Thailand is looking increasingly...

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Issue 71

While Germany further delays their decision on cultivation tenders, LGC Capital make plans to acquire 47% of EasyJoint, an Italian cannabis light company. While the Dominican government holds a national...

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Issue 70

While Jersey votes to increase patient access to medical cannabis, many UK patients are finding getting a prescription just as difficult as before the law change. Meanwhile, more and more...

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Issue 69

Thai government considers a draft bill for the legalisation of medical cannabis as Mexico’s Supreme Court rules that recreational cannabis use is legal. Lesotho has become a hotspot for Canadian...

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Issue 68

Vanuatu legalises medical cannabis, Mexican officials travel to Canada to study their legalisation model, and Spain’s Podemos party prepares a bill to regulate the drug in the country by 2019.

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Issue 67

As Canada legalises recreational cannabis, Lithuanian parliament votes to legalise medical cannabis and New Zealand’s Health Ministry is working towards a 2020 date for legal medical cannabis.

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Issue 66

UK to reschedule medical cannabis on November 1, and the country’s Royal College of psychiatrists will review their opposition to legalisation. Jamaica ships cannabis oil to Canada ahead of recreational...

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Issue 65

Canadian cannabis companies seek European investment as October 17th approaches. Elsewhere the European Parliament environmental committee passes its first motion on medical cannabis and Prohibition Partners goes global with the...

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Issue 64

UK government announces how it will define cannabis-based medicines and Stenocare plans to become the first medical cannabis IPO in Denmark, while Epidiolex becomes the first cannabis-based medicine approved by...

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Issue 63

As cannabis stocks skyrocketed this week, Denmark received its first shipment of cannabis oil and Germany received its first shipment of CBD capsules.

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Issue 62

Canadian cannabis companies look to European funds, Aurora acquires the largest hemp producer on the continent and Tilray exports cannabis oils to a paediatric patient in the UK. In France,...

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Issue 61

Aphria secures a Danish partner to produce organic medical cannabis, MGC signs European distribution deals and Pure Global Cannabis lists on the German Stock Exchange. Elsewhere, Canopy stock surges and...

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Issue 60

Maricann and San Martino plan to enter into cannabis joint venture in Italy, while Danish cultivator Danavian Cannabis Ltd. is acquired by Kaneh Bosm. Meanwhile, Germany calls for help from...

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Issue 59

The Green Organic Dutchman acquires Polish CBD company HemPoland for €30 million, while British beverage giant Diageo explores investment options in the cannabis space. Meanwhile European Parliament prepares a motion...

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Issue 58

Maricann completes first shipment of cannabis flower into Germany, while elsewhere Aurora ships mother plants into Denmark to begin cultivation for Aurora Nordic. Meanwhile, the UN begins its first formal...

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Issue 57

Cannabis companies raise over €6.9 billion in 2018, MedMen list on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and Epidiolex looks set to cost patients €28,000 per year in the US. Meanwhile, UK...

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Issue 56

CROP set to harvest 600,000 plants of ‘cannabis light’ in Autumn. Canadian companies are tapping into the Swiss market as Italy’s health minister pushes for private cultivation licences. Meanwhile, Israeli...

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Issue 55

Germany is experiencing a ‘blistering’ rate of growth as Together signs a €10 million export deal. In a historic development, UK doctors will be able to prescribe medical cannabis by...

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Issue 54

The German government has announced that they are going to re-start their cannabis cultivation tender as the UK’s Advisory Council the Misuse of Drugs recommends rescheduling some cannabis-based medicines. Prohibition...

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Issue 53

MGC Pharmaceuticals secure a European cannabis manufacturing license for a facility in Slovenia, whilst elsewhere, XHemplar plant up 25 acres of ‘cannabis light’ in Italy. Meanwhile, Genetically modified cannabis may...

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Issue 52

Crop signs an agreement to cultivate over half a million square feet of ‘cannabis 'light’ in Italy, while elsewhere Maricann receives a letter of intent from Malta Enterprise, allowing them...

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Issue 51

Aurora becomes the first licensed supplier to the Maltese medical cannabis industry, while Canopy CEO Bruce Linton suggests that future of cannabis may be as product, not as a commodity....

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Issue 50

The UK prepares for cannabis reform after a landmark week in the news, and a number of high-profile medical cannabis cases. Meanwhile, Malta issues its first import licence to Aphira...

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Issue 48

A new study finds that legalising cannabis could boost UK tax revenue by up to £3.5 billion per year, while the global drinks industry, suggests cannabis is its single biggest...

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Issue 49

Parisians line up to buy low-THC ‘cannabis light’ in newly opened store, while German insurers release their first insights into the business of covering medical cannabis. Elswhere, UK border force...

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Issue 47

GW Pharma makes a breakthrough with US Food and Drug Administration, while Aurora heavily expands it’s German market presence. Meanwhile, a new study finds that the majority of Britons would...

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Issue 46

MGC plans 4,000 square metre facility in Malta in attempt to penetrate the European market, whilst Doctors lead a protest in House of Commons to overturn Britains medical cannabis ban....

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Issue 45

Aurora buys Medreleaf for €1.9 billion in the largest cannabis merger to date. Canadian companies look abroad as industry consolidation continues, the UK’s first not for profit CBD shop opens...

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Issue 44

Maricaan Group closes the acquisition of Swiss company Haxxon, as Organigram sets up to acquire 25% of German company Alpha-Cannabis. Marches in Peru and Argentina demand new cannabis laws, while...

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Issue 43

Lidl begins selling cannabis to European consumers while Aurora and Medreleaf initiate merger talks. Elsewhere, Zimbabwe legalises medical cannabis and an Edinburgh mother gets over 170,000 signatures on her petition...

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Issue 42

Israeli pharmacies start selling cannabis, cannabis continues to carve up the beer market and the FDA could soon spark a surge in medical cannabis research. Meanwhile, we examine reform in...

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Issue 41

France is missing out on a €10 billion annual cannabis market. Elsewhere, Luxembourg's medical cannabis law nears completion as Canadian LP's profit from German demand.

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Issue 40

Legal cannabis sales is set to surpass the fizzy drinks market by 2030. Elsewhere, MGC opens in Malta, Israeli pharmacies stock cannabis and new data shows cannabis can help cut...

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Issue 39

Israel is exporting intellectual property and expertise abroad as Canada waits for a decision over cultivation licences in Germany. Elsewhere, two new studies show that cannabis can help reduce to...

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Issue 38

New study shows how the regulated cannabis market brings significant economic benefits and medical cannabis is officially legal in Malta. Meanwhile, cannabis can help treat alcohol and drug addiction

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Issue 37

MedReleaf signs deal with Germany distributor, Tilray partners with Novartis and Alfie Dingley campaign makes fresh progress. Meanwhile, we examine the zero-tolerance cannabis policies of Sweden

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Issue 36

Landmark study shows regulated cannabis can bring boost to the economy, Germany's on track to become Europe's biggest medical market and the UN chief advocates for drug decriminalisation. Meanwhile we...

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Issue 35

Surprisingly, a new report shows the UK was the biggest legal cannabis producer in 2016. Elsewhere, big tobacco eyes up a piece of the cannabis market and Canopy look for...

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Issue 34

Cronos Group becomes the first cannabis listing on Nasdaq while three cannabis bills are on the podium in the German Bundestag. The UK Home Office debate a medical cannabis trial...

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Issue 33

Global cannabis investments are up, Israel approves exports and 'seed to patient' plans go ahead in Malta. Meanwhile, Prohibition Partners discuss the mixed messages in the potential Romanian cannabis industry.

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Issue 32

Holland and Barrett stock CBD oil as Pernod Ricard boss admits the cannabis market is being closely watched. Aurora's stock rises alongside global potency levels and this week's exclusive market...

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Issue 31

German police associations calls for decriminalisation as Portuguese health experts weigh in on the cannabis debate. Meanwhile Greece is fast tracking cannabis legislation in a bid to boost economy. Our...

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Issue 30

Global market predictions rise again, firms look to Maltese market and Aphria eyes up Nuuvera deal. Fast growing hemp becomes even faster growing market as building material becomes invaluable. This...

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Issue 29

The world's largest cannabis merger begins to take shape as North American firms look to Europe. On home soil France looks to soften drug laws but fends off legalisation discussions...

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Issue 28

Italy begins selling high CBD cannabis as Danish doctors remain in the dark about cannabis prescriptions. In a watershed moment for athletes, the World Anti-Doping Agency removes CBD from the...

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Issue 27

Italy's stocks run low as it begins imports from The Netherlands, Dutch regions take the initiative on domestic cultivation and Aurora move into Denmark. Our deep dive this week examines...

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Issue 26

New studies show cannabis can be used in psychosis as Epidolex gets FDA approval. Meanwhile, Canadian giant Canopy Growth targets Europe and South America for international expansion. The first country...

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Issue 25

The final Cannabis Weekly of the year looks at Tilray's operations in Europe, Noway's decriminalisation and new considerations to ban synthetic cannabinoids. We also investigate the Belgian cannabis industry and...

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Issue 24

Giant steps taken in the move to a post-prohibition era as the World Health Organisation declares CBD 'safe'. Elsewhere predictions on the global cannabis market show explosive growth and more...

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Issue 23

Spectrum Cannabis announce 40,000 square metre project in Odense, Australian-based Creso signs ten year deal in Switzerland as Ireland considers decriminalisation by 2019. Our country review discusses Malta's latest shift...

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Issue 22

Hemp beverage companies move into Europe, Czech republic looks to cash in on cannabis market and cannabis data companies open operations. We also examine a historic moment for cannabis legislaiton...

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Issue 21

The number of cannabis oil users has doubled in the UK, a $3 billion merger could disrupt the global market and Poland and Lithuania make strides in medical cannabis legislation.

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Issue 20

Investors look to pump $1.5 billion into Greek medical cannabis industry and The Body Shop hits a goldmine with best-selling hemp products. Meanwhile Budweiser boss looks at cannabis as the...

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Issue 9

GW Pharma looks to invest in the UK, US companies look to Israeli research firms and Swiss public favour cannabis legislation. This week, we study France's position on medical cannabis...

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Issue 8

Momentum grows in Germany for 'sensible' cannabis reform as one doctor holds hunger strike over 'bureaucratic' system. Meanwhile to the west, cannabis oils skyrocket in Ireland and the Lib-Dems push...

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Issue 7

Extraction is changing the way we think of cannabis production. Elsewhere, a Maltese MP calls on the medical community for their support in cannabis legislation. As part of the Country...

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Issue 6

The Netherlands looks to emulate Uruguay in cannabis reform plans and UK could benefit from £2 billion boost to the economy under relaxed cannabis laws. Meanwhile, we examine CBD cigarettes...

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Issue 5

History suggests legalising cannabis can reduce drug abuse, Welsh MP urges UK to make cannabis change and German shares in Aurora surge. As part of the Country Review, we report...

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Issue 4

Studies show cannabis legalisation linked to lower crime rates, Aurora debuts on the Toronto Stock Exchange and new report shows European cannabis market could be world's largest. In this weeks...

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Issue 3

The UK is falling behind modern democracies in cannabis legislation but medical cannabis could be available in the nearby Channel Islands. Meanwhile, the global medical cannabis market expects to grow...

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Issue 2

Catalonia becomes the 3rd region in Spain to legalise cultivation and distribution of cannabis. Elsewhere, startups in Germany turn their attention to cannabis as two North American giants look to...

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Issue 1

Poland looks to become 7th European country to pass medical cannabis legislation. Greece's economy could be set for a boost as German market attracts American investors. For the first Prohibition...

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