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International Cannabis Weekly: 252

June 17, 2022

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CANNABIS IS NOT A ‘CURE FOR ALL’ FOR WOMEN’S HEALTH, BUT IT’S ‘CERTAINLY HAD A DRAMATIC IMPROVEMENT IN PATIENTS’ QUALITY OF LIFE

The liberalisation of attitudes towards cannabis across the globe during the past decade have allowed us to begin understanding the vast array of medical conditions it can help with.

While few people would associate cannabis specifically with women’s health, it has been shown to be effective in helping treat the symptoms of PMS, PMDD and Endometriosis, and increasing amounts of women are turning to cannabis as an alternative to conventional treatments.

Ahead of Cannabis Europa London 2022, taking place between June 28 -29, BusinessCann spoke to author of ‘The CBD Bible’ and founding member of the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society Dr. Dani Gordon to explore medical benefits of cannabis on women’s health.

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85% OF TICKETS HAVE NOW BEEN SOLD FOR CANNABIS EUROPA LONDON

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LUXEMBOURG IS SET TO APPROVE A LAW TO ALLOW ADULTS TO GROW CANNABIS

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Europe
  • Germany plans for over 200 experts to come together to discuss the implementation of cannabis legalisation.
  • Europe’s most advanced medical cannabis plant will start operating in Corinthia in July.
  • Despite growing recognition of cannabis liberalisation, stocks remained subdued because of global market volatility.
  • A bill introduced in Portugal to legalise cannabis would allow adults to cultivate up to 5 plants for personal use.
  • Austria imported 6,460 grams of dronabinol in 2021, an increase of 28% year-on-year.
  • The Spanish government is set to vote on medical cannabis legalisation as they make steps towards a legal market.
  • Materia Malta, a cannabis distributor, has shipped Malta’s first international cannabis export to Germany.
  • Despite struggles with sourcing raw materials, Ukrainian hemp farmers are forging ahead with this year’s crop.
  • Goodbody Health has delisted from the Canadian Securities Exchange due to lack of liquidity.

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The International Cannabis Business Conference is coming back to Germany on July 19-20th. Offering world-class networking opportunities, the Berlin International Cannabis Business Conference is the largest B2B cannabis trade event in Europe and the longest-running cannabis B2B conference on the continent. Representatives from 85 countries are expected to attend, and the event will feature over 300 exhibitors and sponsors.

The conference will feature a unique blend of cannabis policy, advocacy, industry, and networking. In addition to the Berlin B2B event, the International Cannabis Business Conference will also offer a one-day Global Investment Forum on July 18th.

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United States
  • Lawmakers are set to debate a cannabis bill which could shape the final draft of the Cannabis Admin and Opportunity Act.
  • A Kentucky Governor has issued a medical cannabis executive order to study patient access options.
  • Michigan and Florida see over a 20% increase in cannabis sales year-on-year for April.
  • The US treasury aims to collect cannabis companies’ bank details to address money laundering allegations.
  • The Hemp Alliance of Tennessee has partnered with the State Department of Agriculture on hemp research.
  • Planet 13 Holdings announced the third location of its planned Florida dispensary, located in Ocaia.
  • A Nebraskan judge has removed the 5% signature rule, giving activists’ hope to add cannabis legalisation to the ballot.
  • A new national poll suggests that most consumers are confused about cannabis product safety and quality.
  • Watch a recap of the Regenerative Cannabis Live event that was held at the UN in New York this May.

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Canada
  • Tilray has announced that it has entered into amendments to improve the terms to acquire HEXO Corp.
  • Independent cannabis stores are being acquired by major chains in Toronto as a result of market saturation.
  • Global Cannabis Applications Corp is set to form a joint cannabis venture with COMSOL PPV Telecom.
  • Neptune Wellness is selling its Canadian cannabis business, including the sale of Mood Ring and PanHash brands.
  • Nearly one in two Canadian medical cannabis patients report substituting cannabis for opioids and alcohol.
  • HYTN Cannabis Inc has received a licence amendment from Health Canada, allowing for the cultivation of cannabis.
  • British Columbia has received more than C$112 million in cannabis taxes but none has gone to municipalities.
  • Cannabis producer Hexo loses CA$146 million in quarter,bringing total losses since 2014 to C$1.8 billion.

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Cannabis Europa is proud to be supported by Brains Bioceutical, as the Official API Partners.

Brains Bioceutical is a global manufacturer of naturally-sourced active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). Brains Bio is actively involved in clinical and academic trials around the world, evaluating the efficacy and impact of cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products.

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LATAM & The Caribbean
  • The Superior Court of Brazil has authorised the cultivation and extraction of cannabis for medicinal use.
  • The Sao Paulo Parliamentary Front debates solutions from the medical cannabis and hemp ecosystem.
  • Cesau councillors will vote on whether to send the draft bill on cannabis legalisation to Governor Izolda Cela.
  • A cannabis research project in Argentina aims to register three varieties of plant and assess the quality for patients.
  • A study suggests that the Colombian cannabis industry could generate US $47.2 million within four years.

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Africa & The Middle East
  • Bull Pharma is putting into stock 12 new strains of cannabis from Canada into the Israeli market.
  • Israeli cannabis firm Medican Pharma, has recently launched Allegro; medical cannabis grown under optimal conditions.
  • George Wajackoyah, a presidential candidate for Kenya, wants boost the economy by legalising cannabis.
  • Republic of South Africa Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Acquisitions LLC completes acquisition of Protext Mobility.
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