Items tagged with medical cannabis

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Ganja -- a future cash crop? [22.03.2021] Growing ganja has provided new hope for villagers in Thailand to diversify their income. Since the government legalised the use of cannabis for medic ...
Morocco's bill to legalise cannabis divides growers [18.03.2021] The government of Morocco approved a law to allow the cultivation, export and use of cannabis for medicine or industry. Parliament looks likely to ra ...
Morocco’s cannabis legalization bill: Translated and annotated [18.03.2021] Morocco is legalizing cannabis at a breakneck pace, with its legalization bill likely to receive approval within a month of its conception. The bill, ...
Maroc : Un programme de développement pour accompagner la légalisation du cannabis [16.03.2021] Le directeur général de l'Agence pour la promotion et le développement du Nord (APDN), Mounir El Bouyoussfi a affirmé que l’agence se penche actuelle ...
Morocco adopts bill legalizing medical production of cannabis [11.03.2021] Morocco’s government adopted bill 13-21, intending to legalize the production of cannabis for medicinal and therapeutic use in its weekly meeting aft ...
Le projet de loi sur le cannabis adopté en Conseil de gouvernement [11.03.2021] La troisième aura été la bonne! Après deux reports lors de précédents Conseils de gouvernement, le projet de loi 13-21, relatif à l’usage légal du ch ...
Le plaidoyer de l’Istiqlal pour une dépénalisation rapide des cultures du kif [27.02.2021] L'Istiqlal a accueilli avec satisfaction le projet de loi sur la légalisation du cannabis à des fins médicales. Mais, ce parti d'opposition a appelé ...
Morocco set to legalise cannabis production for medical use [25.02.2021] Morocco plans to allow the farming, export and domestic sale of cannabis for medical and industrial use, a move it hopes will help impoverished farme ...
La légalisation du cannabis supervisée par une agence «placée sous la tutelle de l’Etat» [25.02.2021] Le Maroc veut rattraper son retard sur les pays ayant légalisé la culture du cannabis à des fins thérapeutiques et bénéficier ensuite des recettes fi ...
France launches public consultation on legalising cannabis [17.01.2021] France is Europe’s biggest cannabis consumer, despite having some of the continent’s toughest laws against the drug. In response to this failure of t ...
Mexico moves to create world’s largest legal cannabis market [12.01.2021] Mexico’s health ministry published rules to regulate the use of medicinal cannabis, a major step in a broader reform to create the world’s largest le ...
The top cannabis research studies of 2020 [07.01.2021] While the world seemed to arrest, the cannabis industry’s pulse grew stronger. Cannabis research, though temporarily stymied as universities scramble ...
Why is Asia divided on a green light for medical marijuana? [17.12.2020] The issue of cannabis legalisation around the world was once again thrust into the spotlight following a vote by the United Nations’ Commission on Na ...
Morocco’s road to legal cannabis: Paved with obstacles, opportunities [10.12.2020] After Morocco’s historic “yes” vote on cannabis at the UN last Thursday, the path towards legal cannabis has widened. However, obstacles still exist. ...
Le reclassement du cannabis par l’ONU, prélude à une dépénalisation au Maroc? [05.12.2020] La Commission des stupéfiants des Nations unies (CND) a approuvé le reclassement du cannabis hors de la catégorie des drogues les plus dangereuses. L ...
Morocco votes ‘Yes’ in historic UN vote on cannabis [02.12.2020] The UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) met to vote on several rescheduling recommendations on cannabis. Morocco provided an important “yes” vote t ...
United Nations approves WHO recommendation to reschedule cannabis in historic vote [02.12.2020] The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) accepted a World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation to remove cannabis and cannabis resin ...
Medical marijuana grow licences exploited by criminals to sell weed on the illegal market, police say [19.11.2020] A lack of oversight into who is growing medical cannabis and how much is being grown is allowing criminals to sell pot on the illegal market, accordi ...
‘If there were no hashish here, you wouldn’t see a single house’ [19.10.2020] A village in Lebanon, where cannabis grows everywhere, has long counted on hashish for income. But the country’s economic crisis has farmers reconsid ...
Medical cannabis doesn't cause cognitive decline in seniors, study finds [13.10.2020] A new study conducted at Haifa University's School of Public Health has found no evidence of cognitive decline in senior citizens who regularly smoke ...
Mexico, plagued by cartel wars, on cusp of legal cannabis 'green rush' [01.10.2020] Senate majority leader Ricardo Monreal expects a law to be passed before December for recreational use of the drug, allowing regulated private firms ...
Lebanon’s economy is going to pot — in a good way, it hopes [29.09.2020] Lebanon is scrabbling to escape an existential, multilayered crisis that has gutted the currrency to less than a quarter of its previous value, broug ...
Reputation, revenue at stake as Brazil weighs legalization of cannabis cultivation [18.09.2020] Brazil has fast-tracked a draft law that would legalize the cultivation of medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp. South America’s largest economy le ...
Medical cannabis big hit in Luxembourg [10.09.2020] Doctors in Luxembourg have given out cannabis to more patients so far this year than in all of 2019, Health Minister Paulette Lenert said, a sign tha ...
Up in smoke: Ministry to revoke marijuana’s designation as ‘medicinal plant’ [29.08.2020] The Agriculture Ministry will revise a 2020 ministerial decree that lists marijuana as a “medicinal plant”. Signed on Feb. 3, the decree includes mar ...
Bill proposes the cultivation of medical cannabis and industrial hemp in Brazil [19.08.2020] The cannabis sector is heating up for a big start in Brazil. Deputy Paulo Teixeira (PT-SP) handed over the proposed law 399/2015, which legalizes the ...
Individual imports of cannabis continue to grow in Brazil [05.08.2020] The cumulative number of authorizations for individual patients in Brazil to import nonregistered medical cannabis products reached 18,650 at the end ...
Thai cabinet approves draft law expanding access to cannabis [04.08.2020] Thailand’s Cabinet approved a proposal from the Public Health Ministry that would allow health professionals, farmers and medical patients to grow, p ...
'The risk is zero': Legalising cannabis in Lebanon could help solve its economic crisis [22.07.2020] Last month Lebanese President Michel Aoun signed an order paving the way for a change in the country's legislation. If the bill passes through parlia ...
GGPAJ welcomes start of the consultation process on 'Special Permits' [04.07.2020] The Ganja Growers and Producers Association (GGPA) welcomed the start of the consultation process for the special permit policy for the cannabis indu ...
Lester Grinspoon, influential marijuana scholar, dies at 92 [02.07.2020] Dr. Lester Grinspoon, a Harvard psychiatry professor who became a leading proponent of legalizing marijuana after his research found it was less toxi ...
Swiss government wants to ease access to medical marijuana [24.06.2020] The Swiss government wants to empower doctors to prescribe cannabis for medical purposes without authorisation. The Federal Council submitted a revis ...
Cannabis Bill controversy: Did dagga growers influence MPs? [21.06.2020] Did dagga growers influence MPs? The withdrawal of the Opium and Habit-Forming Drugs (Amendment) Bill No.06 of 2020 in the House of Assembly, has rai ...
Cannabis legalization bill clears first hurdle [21.06.2020] A bill to legalize cannabis use in Israel was approved by the Ministerial Committee for Legislation, passing its first hurdle on the way to becoming ...
Government announces plan to advance cannabis legalization reforms [09.06.2020] The two biggest parties making up the new government said they would push for increased legalization of cannabis use, a week after the police ministe ...
Legalise it? Public invited to have a say [04.06.2020] Draft legislation for the legalisation of cannabis is to be put out for public consultation in Bermuda, the Attorney-General said. Kathy Lynn Simmons ...
Czech government moves to granting medical marijuana production licences to multiple growers [28.05.2020] The Czech government has approved a draft amendment to the Act on Addictive Substances that will allow issuing licences to both grow and export medic ...
Big source of illicit cannabis, Albania mulls legalising medical use [25.05.2020] On May 9, Albania’s Socialist Party Prime Minister, Edi Rama, announced that his government had been quietly working for the past year on a bill that ...
Licensed retail herb houses can now sell to qualified patients online [16.05.2020] The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has established interim measures to facilitate online sales by licensed retail herb houses to registered patie ...
Albania, once haven of illicit cannabis, set to legalise crop for medical use [12.05.2020] Albania plans to legalise the cultivation of cannabis for medical purposes, six years after beginning a crackdown on an illegal trade that turned it, ...
Albanian gov't working to legalize cultivation of medical cannabis [10.05.2020] The Albanian government is close to concluding a draft law which allows for the cultivation of medical cannabis in the country. According to Rama, th ...
Coronavirus: The tide is coming for medicinal cannabis [08.05.2020] Preliminary research is emerging out of Canada that certain strains of the psychoactive drug cannabis may also increase resistance to the coronavirus ...
Cannabis in high demand amid coronavirus pandemic [05.05.2020] According to cannabis industry analytics firm Headset, pot sales in the United States spiked in mid-March, with sales growth peaking at 64% in the we ...
Brazil's health regulatory agency approves sale of first marijuana-based product [23.04.2020] Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) approved the registration of the first cannabis-based product in the country. Cannabidiol oil m ...
Lebanon passes legislation legalizing medical marijuana cultivation as economy struggles amid coronavirus fallout [21.04.2020] The Lebanese parliament passed legislation to legalize cannabis cultivation for medical and industrial purposes, a move that was recommended by econo ...
Cannabis cultivation could be a key economic driver for reconstruction after Covid-19 [20.04.2020] The potential for cannabis in South Africa is enormous. The country has drought-resistant acclimatised genetic strains that have naturalised over hun ...
Canopy Growth exits cannabis cultivation on three continents in major international pullback [16.04.2020] Canopy Growth is ceasing cannabis cultivation in Africa, Canada, Colombia and the United States in a bid to “improve efficiencies” in its global oper ...
Spain’s cannabis patients in lockdown lockhold [08.04.2020] Thousands of patients who use cannabis for medicinal reasons no longer have access to this remedy. During Spain’s lockdown to combat the Covid-19 pan ...
Defaulted Lebanon hopes to pay off debts with cannabis [30.03.2020] The Lebanese government is looking to cannabis cultivation for medicinal and industrial purposes to improve the country's economic situation. Lebanon ...
Why the 'legalization' of cannabis is not what Ghanaians think it is [21.03.2020] Parliament passed the new Narcotics Control Commission Bill, 2019, which enhanced the powers of the country’s Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) to over ...

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