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Woman-led startup Jacana raises €22M funding to cure chronic pain sufferers with Marijuana

Recently, Jacana, a global medical cannabis company based out of London has announced the launch of a new kind of medical company that harnesses the power of nature to produce certified medical cannabis.


Jamaica poised to make billions as local cannabis industry thrives

Jamaica is poised to rake in billions as its local medical cannabis industry heats up–at least according to Professor Wayne McLaughlin of the University of the West Indies.

The country holds a massive variation of 98 percent on its cannabis cultivars, and experts think that could be the key to staggering industry profits.


5 of the best marijuana-friendly travel destinations (besides Colorado, obviously)

Colorado will forever be the first state in the U.S. to legalize recreational marijuana, but as more states and countries follow suit the possibilities for traveling with bud are blooming.

If you're itching to visit new and exciting destinations but want to do make sure that you can engage in cannabis culture while doing so, take a look through this list of marijuana-friendly travel destinations.


Canada-bound shipment of cannabis oil leaves Jamaican ports

“The shipment marks the first step in positioning Jamaica as the medical marijuana hub for the world,” vendor, Timeless Herbal, said.

A large shipment of cannabis oil leaves Jamaican ports bound for Canada with less than ten days away from the northern nation’s legalization of recreational marijuana.

The Caribbean company, Timeless Herbal Care, is behind the latest shipment, which is said to be Canada’s first ever export consignment medicinal cannabis from Jamaica and will be tested and analyzed by Ottawan health authorities.


Jamaica makes first shipment of medical marijuana to Canada

Jamaica has made its first shipment of medical marijuana extract oil to Canada.

In making the announcement, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw, “Jamaica is uniquely positioned to be a global player and we are committed to providing the leadership and resources required for opening the international markets including Canada and Europe for our licensed and regulated Jamaican companies.”

The shipment was authorised through an import permit issued by the Government of Canada through Health Canada for Jamaica and an export permit issued by the Ministry of Health in Jamaica.


FSD Pharma to expand into Jamaican market and introduce FSD Jamaica

FSD Pharma Inc. ("FSD" or the "Company") (CSE: HUGE) (OTC: FSDDF) (FRA: 0K9) is pleased to announce that it intends to launch a strategic partnership into the Jamaican cannabis market as part of its plan to expand internationally.

FSD has signed a Letter of Intent ("LOI") effective September 10, 2018 with JJAMACANN Inc. ("JJAMACANN") to form a joint venture operating as FSD Jamaica ("FSD Jamaica").


Scientists are on a quest to find and preserve Jamaica’s unique strains

Despite the island’s mythical status in cannabis culture, no one has a thorough understanding of Jamaica’s unique strains.

Despite Jamaica’s symbolic importance to the global cannabis movement, very little is known about the herb that exists on the island. There’s potentially dozens of strains with unique combinations of cannabinoids and terpenes being cultivated by Jamaica’s farmers as well as growing wild there.


The 5 countries most likely to legalize cannabis next

Find out why these are the top contenders for countries most likely to legalize cannabis.

Thirty states already have some form of legal cannabis law. In Canada, recreational cannabis is about to become legal for adult-use coast to coast. While it’s hard to definitively say which countries will follow suit in legalizing cannabis, these five are a safe bet. 


Canadian cannabis company makes historic investment in Jamaica

The Jamaica Medical Cannabis Corporation Ltd. (JMCC), a Canadian-Jamaican medical cannabis exporter, signed an agreement to invest USD $2 million over ten years to identify analyze, and preserve Jamaica's indigenous cannabis strains.

JMCC signed an official Memorandum of Agreement with the National Foundation for the Development of Science and Technology (NFDST) on Monday, June 25th, to undertake the project, titled “Identification, Isolation and Conservation of Local Strains of Cannabis for Medicinal Use.” The project is funded through the JMCC’s charitable foundation, 102.


The top 8 emerging countries in the cannabis space

As marijuana business grows globally, many stock watchers and research analysts are making predictions about where the most significant investment opportunities are.

Investment site, The Motley Fool, recently published an analysis by Keith Speights of forecasts for the 2022 marijuana market.

A lot can happen even monthly in the ever-evolving cannabis space. Here is a different analysis of it. 

8. Germany


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