Featured Cannabis News Articles

Wednesday, 18/07/18
California health authorities dealt a blow to the burgeoning CBD industry by banning preparations of CBD derived from industrial hemp rather than psychoactive cannabis. The decree adds to the legal confusion around the cannabinoid and highlights the need for greater clarity from authorities at both the state and federal level. Despite the fact... + continue reading
Wednesday, 18/07/18
Though Justin Trudeau’s government has promised an October 17 legalization date, it’s unlikely that the black market in Canada will be going anywhere any time soon since so many products critical to the industry will remain under illicit status.   The government has decided that more time is necessary to research the “unique risks”... + continue reading
Wednesday, 18/07/18
Is the illicit marijuana market losing its power? Experts seem to think so. There are no completely accurate methods to measure the size of illicit markets, no matter what is being bought and sold. There are, however, some figures that can be taken as proxies of these markets. In the case of cannabis, it could be argued that seizures and... + continue reading
Wednesday, 18/07/18
Why won’t disability support services in Ontario cover the cost of medical marijuana? The Disability Support Program in Ontario, Canada is refusing to cover medical marijuana under the Ontario Drug Benefit Program. And the failure to provide coverage, according to the CBC, is forcing some patients to seek relief from chronic pain with... + continue reading
Wednesday, 18/07/18
The UK government is preparing to allow the emergency use of medical cannabis. British patients have little access to medical cannabis, and a growing number of pediatric epilepsy cases have caused the issue to become a national topic of conversation. British authorities at London’s Heathrow Airport seized epileptic medication from Billy... + continue reading
Wednesday, 18/07/18
Budding business: how cannabis could transform Lebanon. The town of Brital, in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, is a jarring contrast of poverty and ostentatious wealth. Busted-up old vans drive on potholed roads next to gleaming Bentleys and Range Rovers with no number plates and blacked-out windows. Unemployment is rife, and yet the landscape is... + continue reading

Medical Cannabis News

Wednesday, 18/07/18
The UK government is preparing to allow the emergency use of medical cannabis. British patients have little access to medical cannabis, and a growing number of pediatric epilepsy cases have... + continue reading

Recreational Marijuana

Wednesday, 18/07/18
Different regulations for cannabis and tobacco packaging is reasonable, says public health expert. In March, Health Canada released a report that summarized the regulation of its... + continue reading

Regional Cannabis News

Colorado is the first state to legalize the cultivation and sale of marijuana for recreational purposes. + continue reading

CannaBusiness

Wednesday, 18/07/18
As the country moves closer to legalization, Health Canada is warning cannabis companies currently sponsoring music festivals and other events that they need to comply with advertising regulations or... + continue reading

Cannabis Technology

Wednesday, 18/07/18
For every cannabis company gone public recently, there are still those waiting in the wings for the perfect moment for their own IPO. Some companies use new cannabis technology on the road... + continue reading

Cannabis Politics

Wednesday, 18/07/18
Canada’s largest public health board is calling on Ottawa to decriminalize all drugs, arguing that saving lives is more important than stigma-laced arguments against the idea. Toronto’s public... + continue reading