Spanish Cannabis Approved for Import to Germany {$excerpt:n} It is official. BfArM, the German version of the Food and Drug Administration and the federal agency with oversight of the national cannabis program, has approved Spanish medical cannabis imports into the country. Indeed, three German companies are now finalizing their paperwork to allow the transfer to…

Cannabis Tourism Could Help Cities Struggling Due to COVID-19 {$excerpt:n} Cannabis tourism is not a new concept. For many decades vacationers have flocked to cannabis hotspots like Amsterdam, Jamaica, Thailand, and other international destinations often associated with cannabis, albeit unregulated cannabis. Options for legal cannabis tourism have increased in recent years with the spread…

Cannabis Property Coverage: Understanding Risk Management & Communication {$excerpt:n} For cannabis companies, property coverage can cost as much as seven to 10 times what traditional manufacturing and retail outlets pay. That is, of course, because of the inherent hazards involved in manufacturing and selling cannabis, in a difficult insurance market. For landlords and building owners,…

Cannabis Is the Answer to Declining State Revenues {$excerpt:n} As states grapple with flagging tax revenues and soaring unemployment as a result of the pandemic, governors and state legislators are facing a quandary. Either cut back on programs that voters like, or increase taxes to keep them funded. According to a recent assessment by iUNU,…

EC Attempting To “Kill” EU Hemp Sector {$excerpt:n} The European Commission is poised to kill the EU’s hemp sector claims the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA). It says the EC recently arrived at a preliminary conclusion that extracts from industrial hemp, which would include cannabidiol, qualify as drugs in EU legislation. This has thrown…

European Commission hits pause on natural CBD products — but synthetic CBD is okay {$excerpt:n} The European Commission (EC) has suspended new applications for food products containing natural CBD while it considers labelling such products as “narcotics-related.” The commission has reached a “preliminary conclusion” that extracts from the flowerings of hemp plants should be…

Agilent Introduces New eMethods & Consumables Kits {$excerpt:n} Agilent Technologies just announced a new line of products for cannabis testing labs. Their newest tool, Agilent eMethods, are downloadable, plug-and-play instrument methods that “establish reliable efficient protocols with an end-to-end workflow that addresses the different testing needs, and offers guidance on sample preparation, consumables, and supplies.”…

Poland may become leading hemp producer in Europe {$excerpt:n} Industrial hemp is increasingly grown by Polish farmers. Last year, the sown area increased by almost 80 percent, to over 3,000 hectares. The development of this industry may have a positive impact on the entire economy, and Poland has the potential to become one of…

Cannify Adds 1,500+ Products to Database {$excerpt:n} According to a press release sent out this week, Cannify has added a new feature to their website, which allows users to check out more than 1,500 cannabis products available in the United States and save the ones that interest them. Cannify’s mission is to “bring relevant cannabis…

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