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European Round-Up: German Medical Cannabis Fightback, UK Cannabis ‘Colonialism’, United Nations Gets Into Hemp etc…

THE German cannabis industry, patients groups and doctors have launched a fightback against proposals which would have a detrimental...

Global Cannabis Stocks Significantly Underperformed In 2022, But Trend Expected To ‘Reverse’ In Near Future

THE global cannabis industry's stocks have performed far worse than the general markets throughout 2022, with nearly US$30bn wiped...

Swiss Cannabis Company Takes Stake In Leading Belgian Wholesaler, Secures Supply Agreement

The Swiss based Cannabis company Astrasana Holding AG with entities in the Czech Republic, Germany and Japan, has agreed...

UK Cannabis Groups Bring Their Calls For Reform To The Heart Of Government

LAST week saw two leading UK cannabis organisations gather in the Houses of Parliament as both sought to bring...

The Swiss Federal Commission Supports The Legalisation Of Cannabis

As reported in NewsWeed.fr The Swiss Federal Commission on Issues Related to Addiction and the Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases (CFANT) expressed...

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As Its Neighbours Seek Legalisation, Poland’s Medical Cannabis & Hemp Industry Could Also Flourish Next Year

EARLIER this month Czechia’s drug commissioner Jindřich Vobořil announced his intention to submit draft legislation for an adult-use cannabis...

German Prohibitionists Lobby EU, German Medical Cannabis Re-Think, High Court Blow For Irish CBD, Hemp Batteries In Electric Vehicles?

GERMAN opponents of its adult-use cannabis programme are taking their fight to Brussels in a bid to scupper the...

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...

Brains Bio Receives NSF’s First CBD Certification For EU GMP CBD API

PRESS RELEASE BRAINS Bioceutical Corp ("Brains Bio" or the "Company"),...

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...

European Round-Up: German Medical Cannabis Fightback, UK Cannabis ‘Colonialism’, United Nations Gets Into Hemp etc…

THE German cannabis industry, patients groups and doctors have launched a fightback against proposals which would have a detrimental impact on the country’s leading medical cannabis programme. As reported in BusinessCann last month Germany’s Federal...

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Swiss Cannabis Company Takes Stake In Leading Belgian Wholesaler, Secures Supply Agreement

The Swiss based Cannabis company Astrasana Holding AG with entities in the Czech Republic, Germany and Japan, has agreed a minority acquisition deal on a 2.5M EUR valuation with Belgian cannabis products market leader...

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...

Markets

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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CBD

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...

Products

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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Medicinal Cannabis

New Pilot Could See Patients On The Isle Of Man Gain Access To Medical Cannabis For The First Time

THE Isle of Man’s 83,000 inhabitants could soon gain access to medical cannabis for the first time as the Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC)...

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UK

UK Cannabis Groups Bring Their Calls For Reform To The Heart Of Government

LAST week saw two leading UK cannabis organisations gather in the Houses of Parliament as both sought to bring their calls for regulatory reform...

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...

Europe

The Swiss Federal Commission Supports The Legalisation Of Cannabis

As reported in NewsWeed.fr The Swiss Federal Commission on Issues Related to Addiction and the Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases (CFANT) expressed its support for the legalisation...

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...

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