- ECH portfolio company, Amkeu, launches UK’s first CBD snack bar, nooro.
- Irish Prime Minister ‘has no objection’ to domestic cannabis cultivation.
- Women, CBD & Medical Cannabis Conference takes place on the 18th of May in London.
- Canopy Growth broadens European production base with Spanish acquisition of Cafina.
- Dutch nurseries are ‘missing out on billions’ due to restrictive regulations.
- Lawmakers must act to drive the cannabis market in Europe.
- Aurora lobbies Irish government to become a state-approved medical cannabis supplier.
- Leading expert says medical cannabis could be the answer to the UK opioid crisis.
- Israeli political party founder chairs new US$30 million cannabis fund.
- Medical cannabis still inaccessible to NHS patients.
- More MPs in the UK call for medical cannabis research.
- Jamaica gambles on legal cannabis with GDP set to boom post-legalisation.
- Medical cannabis adds US$11.5 million to Puerto Rico’s economy.
- Demand for imported CBD drives investment in Brazil.
- Verdemed raises US$12.7 million to fund Latin American operation.
- Colombian seed certification system will establish a global seed bank.
- New South Wales approves first government-funded cannabis production site.
- Hikurangi makes NZ history with first legal import of cannabis seeds.
- NZ survey finds two-thirds of GPs have been asked about medical cannabis by patients.
- Aleafia Health increases investment in CannaPacific.
- Australian medical cannabis campaigner slams Therapeutic Goods Administration.
Rest of the World
- Canopy Growth closes in on a deal to buy Acreage Holdings.
- The US government collected US$4.7 billion from legal cannabis in 2017.
- Congressional Democrats hold first-ever cannabis panel at policy retreat.
- Canada’s cannabis legalisation has created jobs and revenue.
- Oregon’s cannabis oversupply drives prices down.
- Cannabis legalisation shown to boost house prices.
- Synthetic biology firm receives patent for THC production in yeast.
- New Age Walmart deal likely to see CBD beverages rolled out across Walmart.
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