International Cannabis Weekly: 163
- Malta faces medical cannabis shortages leaving patients without treatment.
- The Netherlands announces the municipalities taking part in national cannabis experiment.
- France begins on-the-spot fines for drug consumption to battle drug trafficking.
- German cannabis advocacy group rejects CBD narcotic classification.
- UK researchers find CBD effective to treat memory related disorders.
- MediPharm enters Danish medical cannabis market with white-label supply agreements.
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- Analysis shows cannabis studies predominantly funded to research negative side effects.
- California session approves measures to reform cannabis taxes but fails to regulate CBD.
- USDA grants federal approval to Missouri’s industrial hemp programme.
- A recent survey shows that Mississippi’s voters support medical cannabis.
- Federal judge orders California to provide cannabis licence records to the DEA.
- Oregon cannabis sales continue to rise reaching US$106 million in July.
- Canadian household spending on adult-use cannabis reaches CA$648 million in Q2 2020.
- Canopy Growth plans to open 10 cannabis retail stores in Alberta.
- Aurora faces lawsuit over sublingual-strip licensing agreement by CTT Pharma.
- Ontario regulator commits to issue 20 cannabis retail store licences per month.
- New data show Canada has not imported any commercial medical cannabis.
Latam & Caribbean
- Chilean health authority issues a warning about counterfeit CBD products.
- Uruguay announces over 50,000 people are authorised to access cannabis legally.
- Jamaica’s Cannabis Licensing Authority aims to issue its 100th licence before 2021.
- MediPharm enters a supply agreement of cannabis extract with Cann Farm Peru.
- Thailand set to review new medical cannabis bill that will allow home cultivation.
- Medicinal cannabis company Greenfern launches NZ$4 million crowdfunding round.
- New Zealand voters split on cannabis legalisation referendum.
- Zenabis announces first packaged medical-cannabis flower shipment to Australia.
- Pakistan cabinet approves the domestication and commercialisation of medical hemp.
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