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New CIC Standards Group Looks To Tackle the ‘Uncertainty, Misconceptions, And Taboos’ Of A Century Of Prohibition

IN July this year Elisabetta Faenza was appointed chair of the recently-formed UK Cannabis Industry Council’s (CIC) Standards Group, whose 39 members drawn from...

Why Precision-Fermented Cannabinoids Should Be The Chosen Path For The European Cannabis Industry

Precision-fermented cannabinoids are likely to disrupt Europe’s emerging medicinal and recreational cannabis-farming industry over the next few years - and that’s a very good...

The Policy Pathway For A Post-Election German Recreational Cannabis Market Outlined In A New Report

By German Cannabis Lawyer Kai-Friedrich Niermann and Burkhard Blienert, Political Advisor, former German MP and former drug policy spokesman of the SPD Bundestag’s group. LATER...

Jamaican Company Apollon Formularies On Why it Chose London Over North America

Stene Jacobs, COO of Apollon Formularies Plc, elaborates on the potential of the European cannabis industry AFTER two decades of cannabis reform and legal liberalisation...

‘Time For The UK To Remove Its Restrictive Regulations Surrounding Hemp Cultivation’

Jamie Bartley is CEO of Unyte Capital,  Executive Chair of the recently-launched Cannabis Industry Council (CIC) and Chair of its Hemp sub-group. Mr Bartley and...

‘The World Needs A Cannabis Initiative That Serves Citizens. Not One That Serves A Decadent International Bureaucracy’

By European cannabis researcher and thought-leader Kenzi Riboulet-Zemouli THERE is much concern over the International Narcotics Control Board’s Cannabis Control Initiative, as reported by BusinessCann earlier...

Tokyo 2020: How Cannabis Has Changed The Games

By Barbara Pastori IT'S been a long road, but the Olympic torch finally landed in Japan on July 23. The latest edition of the Games...

The Cannabis Industry Council – ‘The Reasonable, Constructive And Pro-Active Face Of UK Cannabis’

THE newly launched Cannabis Industry Council has brought together disparate organisations, working groups and businesses with the aim of driving meaningful change within the...

Learning From Canada’s Mistakes; Why Firms Should Double Down On Medical Cannabis In Europe

By: Max Monahan-Ellison  AS hype and excitement builds around the potential for recreational cannabis legalization in some European countries, it’s an opportune time to share...

Why The Delay? A Leading Novel Food Expert Examines The FSA’s CBD Dilemma

"OVER the past couple of weeks there have been no updates to the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) public registers for CBD novel food applications....

Courage and Cannabidiol: Novel Food CBD Will Crush Small British Business

By Peter Reynolds, of CannaPro THIS is the story of how brave British small-businesses created a £1.7bn market and now face destruction at the hands...

Five Key Pointers For US Firms Looking To Enter the European CBD Market

Stuart McKenzie, Founder and CEO of Reakiro, offers some guidance for North American firms looking to Europe's CBD markets WHILE the CBD boom...

Novel Food Opens Up ‘A Wealth Of Opportunities For The CBD Industry’ Says The ACI

Dr Paul Duffy, Toxicology Associate, at the ACI, elaborates on its Novel Food applications and the significance of these development for the the CBD industry THIS...

‘The Dutch Bedrocan Medicine Is The Only Viable Option For Treating Many Children’s Epilepsy’

Prof Mike Barnes, one of the UK's leading cannabis clinicians responds to suggestions that the medicines for UK children with epilepsy can be sourced...

‘Failing’ Government Report Into Medicinal Cannabis Is A ‘Missed Opportunity’

The Advisory Council for the Misuse of Drugs' recent report on cannabis medicines is a missed opportunity, says Pierre Van Weperen of The Grow...

Under the Biden-Harris Presidency The Cannabis Industry Can Deliver A Significant Boost To The Whole US Economy

Ex-pat Brit cannabis entrepreneur Elle Rahman, CEO of Oregon-based OME Health, elaborates on what the recent Election means for the industry in the USA. UNDER a...

CBD A Narcotic? Expect A Legal Challenge If EC Proceeds With This Classification – UK Lawyer Robert Jappie

Leading cannabis Lawyer Robert Jappie of law firm Ince reflects on the shifting status of CBD in Europe THE European Commission has paused consideration of...

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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...

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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...

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