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- Sativex to be partially reimbursed by the state in Portugal.
- First Scottish prescription for medical cannabis issued.
- Soma Pharmaceuticals plans to enter Irish medical cannabis market.
- UK hemp farm could lose £200,000 after uncertainty over cultivation licence.
- Dutch exports of medical cannabis flower to Germany will increase this year.
- GCC Pharma receives medical cannabis cultivation licences in Greece.
- British drinks giant Diageo ‘watching and tracking’ developments in cannabis industry.
- Luxembourg considering Canadian model for medical cannabis regulations.
Rest of the World
- US cannabis ‘mega-merger’ creates major new player.
- Hawaii’s ‘Out-of-State Patient Programme’ has a slow start.
- Possession charges are being dropped in Texas.
- US states promoting sustainable methods of cannabis cultivation.
- Ohio legalises the sale of CBD products and cultivation of hemp.
- Banking system for cannabis industry to be launched in Nevada.
- Cannabis legalisation bills filed in Congress.
- New Jersey’s medical cannabis programme patient numbers triple in 18 months.
Health & Science
- Study shows that specific cannabis extracts can kill and suppress certain cancer cells.
- Scientists continue to explore the pain-relief potential of cannabis.
- The Academy of Medical Cannabis launches portal to aid healthcare professionals.
- Cannabis reduces insulin levels in overweight and obese type 2 diabetics.
- Israeli researchers turn to the power of terpenes to optimise cannabis medication.
Last month one of France’s most influential think-tanks, the Conseil d’analyse économique (CAE), recommended not only that France legalise recreational cannabis use, but also that the government form a monopoly to control distribution.
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