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International Cannabis Weekly: 268

October 7, 2022

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BIDEN PARDONS THOUSANDS CONVICTED OF CANNABIS POSSESSION UNDER FEDERAL LAW

Yesterday President Biden pardoned thousands of people convicted of cannabis possession under federal law. He also confirmed that his administration would look into whether cannabis should still be in the same legal category as heroin and LSD.

The pardons will clear everyone convicted on federal charges of simple possession since it became a crime in the 1970s. Exact data has not been released but experts suggest the new ruling will affect thousands.

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THE FDA HAS HIRED A CANNABIS RESEARCH ADVISER FOR THE FIRST TIME

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EUROPEAN CANNABIS STOCKS EXPECTED TO RISE AFTER JOE BIDEN ANNOUNCEMENT

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Canada
  • Nearly 10% of Canadian cannabis consumers engage in home cultivation to save on costs.
  • Federally licensed British Columbia cannabis growers will be able to sell products from their farms.
  • Ayurcann Holdings Corp. has announced the arrival of 15 additional product listings in the province of Ontario.
  • Retail cannabis prices are being kept low in Canada despite inflation due to intense competition.

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APAC
  • Australian medical experts are concerned about a boom in unapproved medical cannabis.
  • A new survey has shown a dramatic increase in the percentage of Australians accessing medical cannabis.
  • Cronos Australia Ltd share price has risen by over 80% month-on-month to a record high of 75 cents.
  • Medical cannabis has yet to be imported from New Zealand due to lack of medically diagnosed cases in the Cook Islands.
  • A parliamentary committee has been established to legalise cannabis as an export product in Sri Lanka.

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