- Greece issues fourth cannabis production licence to Pharma Essenza.
- UK patient issued cannabis prescription after having cannabis seized at airport.
- New Dutch adult-use market to begin in ten municipalities but unlikely to start until 2021.
- German drivers with THC in their system won’t automatically lose their licence.
- UK expert condemns lack of cannabis prescriptions for NHS patients.
- West Midlands Police has announced a more lenient approach to cannabis possession.
- MGC Pharma awarded licence to import CannEpil to the UK.
- Faroese MPs move to implement a Danish model of medical cannabis regulation.
- Swedish government-run pension fund invests in cannabis giants.
- UK doctors are witnessing a growing demand for medical cannabis.
- New clinical review helps clinicians prescribe cannabis products.
- Uruguayan cannabis company aims to raise US$35 million to quadruple production.
- Global Canna Labs receives approval to sell commercial medical cannabis in Jamaica.
- Plena Global targets Colombia and Peru for cannabis cultivation.
- Northern Swan raises US$58 million to expand its Clever Leaves Colombian operation.
- Uruguay’s Institute of Agricultural Research signs R&D deal with Spain’s Innova.
- New Zealand PM confirms cabinet is working on cannabis referendum details.
- Vanuatu businesses warned about cultivating medical cannabis.
- Australian ACT Law Society calls for overhaul of drug-driving laws in cannabis regulation.
- Hikurangi recognises the value of using New Zealand’s local cannabis strains.
Rest of the World
- US Attorney General favours cannabis reform bill.
- SOL Global completes US$41 million acquisition of 3 Boys Farms in Florida.
- Israel-Cannabis signs deal with Chinese healthcare giant Thalys Medical Technology.
- US firms gain ground on Canadian cannabis companies in race for revenues.
- New York State’s Department of Health holds up three major cannabis acquisitions.
- New Mexico decriminalises the possession of cannabis.
- Aleafia launches cloud-based FoliEdge Academy cannabis education platform.
- Canadian banks steer clear of US cannabis firms.
- South Africa targets three provinces for cannabis cultivation.
- British Columbia offers ‘growing grants’ to cannabis companies.
- Cannabis expositions draw 30,000 in South Africa.
- Unilever launches hemp-oil deodorants under Schmidt’s Naturals subsidiary.
- Save the date: European Cannabis Week takes place 23rd – 29th June.
- Hannah Deacon: medical cannabis saved my son’s life.
- Spectator and Prohibition Partners to co-host cannabis event in London.
- French PM – ‘it would be absurd not to explore the benefits of therapeutic cannabis’.
- Malaysian government gives the green light on medical cannabis research.
Health & Science
Germany has awarded three companies licences to cultivate medicinal cannabis, bringing the long-delayed tendering process that has stymied Europe’s largest market to an end. Read more…
The African Cannabis Report™
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