International Cannabis Weekly: 51
Business & Investment
- Aurora Cannabis becomes first licensed supplier of medical cannabis to Malta.
- Clone transfer takes Spectrum a step closer to producing European-grown cannabis.
- [Video] Casa Verde & Imperial Brands invest €8.6 million in UK cannabis biotech firm.
- Growth of cannabis markets have been exceeding expectations.
- Tilray cannabis products will begin to carry drug company Sandoz’s name in Canada.
- Canopy CEO suggests the future of cannabis is not as a commodity.
- BlissCo signs letter of intent to export cannabis to Germany.
- The Hydroponics Company begins importing cannabis products from Denmark.
- InterCure becomes tenth cannabis company to be listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
- Cannabis is disrupting Italian drinks market, while brewers enter the cannabis industry.
- The Green Organic Dutchman enters European market via Denmark.
Regulation & Politics
- Luxembourg’s Chamber of Deputies unanimously pass bill to legalise medical cannabis.
- Introduction of Canadian Cannabis Act will severely effect European imports.
- Ireland’s Taoiseach confirms that cannabis decriminalisation is being considered.
- British MP Nick Hurd calls existing cannabis laws ‘not fit for purpose’.
- Lyon becomes second major French city home to a ‘cannabis light’ store.
- GW Pharmaceutical’s Epidiolex becomes first cannabis-based drug approved by FDA.
- Special licenses for medical cannabis could be available in UK ‘within weeks’.
Health & Science
- Cannabis may serve as a neuroprotectant and aid neurogenesis.
- Study suggests a majority of chronic pain patients are replacing opioids with cannabis.
- CBD therapy appears to reduce symptoms of autism in Israeli study.
- Scientists may have found a third cannabinoid receptor in humans.
- How can cannabis benefit people living with Alzheimer’s?
- Cannabis compound shown to improve memory function in ageing mice.
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