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Akanda Pulls Out Of Lesotho Amid Ongoing Legal Battle, Bruce Linton Joins SynBiotic, & Ananda Completes Acquisition

Akanda The NASDAQ-listed international medical cannabis operator announced last week that it will abandon its operations in Lesotho following...

Concerns Grow As Cannabis Sceptic Appointed To Lead Malta’s Adult-Use Reform

ALMOST one year since passing legislation fears are growing the Maltese Government is set to undermine its commitment to...

Amsterdam Cannabis Expo 2022 Latest Scam To Target Industry

AN upcoming European cannabis conference, at which 10,000 cannabis companies were purportedly due to visit, is thought to be...

Juicy Fields Scam May Have Been Small Part Of A Much Larger Criminal Enterprise Says Lawyer As He Prepares To Make Evidence Public

JUICY Fields has already been called the biggest scam in Europe for ‘many, many years’, and its impact on...

Seizure Of 32 Tons Of Cannabis In Spain Was Actually Hemp

BETWEEN telephone calls, Francisco Carbó continues finalising contracts for E-Canna, the hemp processing company he owns based in Valencia,...

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EIHA Responds To Criticisms Over Its Novel Food Applications & Tox Studies

THE European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) has responded to...

Cantourage’s €80m Listing Sees Its Share Price Skyrocket 300%

CANTOURAGE has become the third and largest major European...

Germany’s ‘Error-Strewn’ Cannabis Plan Requires Immense Political Will To Succeed 

DESPITE some serious flaws in its approach it is unlikely that the European Commission has the powers to halt...

European Cannabis Stocks Review: Jazz Pharma Scraps US Sativex Trial, & IM Cannabis Pulls Out Of Canada

Jazz Pharmaceuticals  Jazz Pharmaceuticals, which has become the world’s largest exporter of medical cannabis products since it bought GW...

Portuguese Health Authority Grants Clever Leaves EU-GMP Certification For Post-Harvest Cannabis Flower

PRESS RELEASE CLEVER Leaves Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: CLVR, CLVRW), a leading multinational operator and licensed producer of pharmaceutical-grade cannabinoids, announced...

Switzerland ‘Could Well Become The Next European Country After Germany To Legalise Recreational Cannabis’ 

AFTER announcing a new joint venture with Solumedics AG...

Validation Anticipated For Thousands Of UK CBD Products – As Almost 100 Products Taken Off Public List

THOUSANDS of CBD businesses are expecting to have their...

Asia On The ‘Cusp Of Cannabis Revolution’ As New Report Suggests Sales Could Skyrocket Tenfold 2026

ASIA’s historically strict approach to cannabis legislation is ‘on the cusp of revolution’ as a wave of re-liberalisation across...

Akanda Pulls Out Of Lesotho Amid Ongoing Legal Battle, Bruce Linton Joins SynBiotic, & Ananda Completes Acquisition

Akanda The NASDAQ-listed international medical cannabis operator announced last week that it will abandon its operations in Lesotho following a legal battle with a disgruntled former director.  In July, BusinessCann reported that Akanda’s wholly owned...

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Switzerland ‘Could Well Become The Next European Country After Germany To Legalise Recreational Cannabis’ 

AFTER announcing a new joint venture with Solumedics AG last week, allowing it to import and sell medical cannabis in Switzerland for the first time, we spoke to Astrasana's CEO Yves Antoniazzi about his...

UzCanna To Plant Uzbekistan’s First Legal Cannabis Crop In April Next Year

IN an historic move, UzCanna Ltd, a subsidiary of Maltese-based Melabis, has become the first company in modern times to legally import cannabis seed into Uzbekistan. The firm set-up in 2018 by UK entrepreneur Damon...

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How Hemp Can Deliver Growth In Agriculture – And Boost The UK Economy

By Mike Morgan-Giles, CEO, Cannabis Industry Council NEW Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is set to face a daunting inbox of challenges, including stabilising our economy and protecting businesses and jobs. This is likely to include...

Novel Food

‘Muddled’ Handling Of CBD Public List Has Impacted Businesses & Wider Industry

THE Food Standards Agency (FSA) last week added a further 2446 products to its public list of CBD items which are allowed to remain on sale in the UK.  The first of what it assures...

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Cantourage’s €80m Listing Sees Its Share Price Skyrocket 300%

CANTOURAGE has become the third and largest major European medical cannabis operator to go public this year, as investment confidence in the cannabis sector shows further signs of recovery.  The young German company officially announced...

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EIHA Responds To Criticisms Over Its Novel Food Applications & Tox Studies

THE European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) has responded to a number of criticisms from within the industry surrounding its Novel Foods toxicological studies.  Last week BusinessCann reported that hundreds of CBD businesses were expecting to...

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Vitality CBD Now Offers The Most Extensive CBD Product Range In 300 ASDA Stores

Yooma Wellness Inc. (CSE:YOOM; AQSE:YOOM), a global vertically integrated wellness platform that  develops and markets a portfolio of CBD and wellness brands, is pleased to announce ASDA, Britain’s leading retailers, is now stocking 17...

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MGC Pharma Reports Strongest Ever Sales as Key Drug Approvals Remain in Limbo

MGC Pharmaceutical has reported its strongest ever quarterly sales figures, but a lack of significant progress on its drug trials and regulatory approvals saw a muted...

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New Data Reveals England’s Private Medical Cannabis Prescriptions In 2021 Were More Than 9 Times That Of 2020

FOLLOWING last week’s dramatic political developments in the UK, which saw nearly 50 Members of Parliament quit in 48 hours, the prospect of making...

UK Government Takes Six-Figure Stake In London Cannabis Company

LUXURY wellness and CBD brand OTO is the first cannabis-based company in the UK to be funded by taxpayer money and part-owned by the...

Europe

Sanity Group’s Record Funding Round Led By BAT Could Bring More Big-Tobacco Capital To Cannabis, But Concerns Remain Over Conflicts Of Interest

LAST week Berlin-based cannabis operator Sanity Group closed Europe’s largest ever cannabis investment round worth €37.6m, bringing its total funding to date to over...

Medical Cannabis Could Be Available In Spain By The End Of The Year

SPAIN could now see the regulation and distribution of medical cannabis rolled out before the end of the year after new proposals were endorsed...

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Concerns Grow As Cannabis Sceptic Appointed To Lead Malta’s Adult-Use Reform

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Amsterdam Cannabis Expo 2022 Latest Scam To Target Industry

AN upcoming European cannabis conference, at which 10,000 cannabis...

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