What CannaTech London means for medical cannabis in the UK Last month, London played host to one of the biggest European cannabis business events of the year. In the spacious loft of the Old Truman Brewery just off Brick Lane in east London, CannaTech felt like another world. CannaTech, an Israel-based business conference run by iCan, aims…

The global cannabis market: How Europe is chipping in Poland has just legalised medical cannabis. Germany is considering selling it in pharmacies and dispensaries. Several African nations also are mulling it over. Even the United Kingdom seems to be considering the prospect (though the Prime Minister’s government is opposed, so one should not be surprised…

Did ABCann Lose The German Cannabis Bid? In rather shocking news out of Germany on the cannabis front, it appears that Canadian LP ABcann has not been selected as one of the finalists in the country’s first tender bid to cultivate cannabis domestically. As reported in the German press, the company has not been invited…

Lately, the marijuana industry has come under fire for its high carbon footprint, and the environmentally damaging practices of certain unregulated growers. But one new rolling papers company, which goes by the name HAZO, is demonstrating that—like organic vegetables or free-range eggs—industry ethics can also be driven by consumer habits. HAZO is kind of like…

Colorado Issues Recall, Pesticides Found In Cannabis Last week, the Colorado Department of Revenue (DOR), the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) announced a health and safety advisory for a large number of cannabis products grown and produced by Tree of Wellness Inc., doing business as…

Medical use of cannabis officially legal in Poland Under the new regulations, cannabis from imported plants can be used to make prescription drugs at Polish pharmacies. This kind of medicine will, however, have to be first registered with the Office for Registration of Medicinal Products. The Polish Pharmaceutical Chamber said that pharmacists are ready to…

The big smoke: How would decriminalizing cannabis change London? If the Daily Mail is to be believed, then Ital Simpson, aka north London rapper Black the Ripper, is a ‘hooligan’. His pro-cannabis YouTube stunts have included hotboxing the London Eye, the tube, a polling station and even an EasyJet plane. ‘They banned me for life, but I prefer…

FDA Issues Warning To CBD Companies On November 1st, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a press release addressing warning letters issued to four companies. The warning letters, sent to companies marketing cannabidiol (CBD) products with therapeutic claims, cites unsubstantiated claims about their products’ ability to treat or cure cancer and other diseases.…

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