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on October 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Canada

Pot edibles will soon be legal to buy in Canada, but this woman will still make her own. Here’s why.

Submitted by Marijuana News Patsy Copus makes batches of pot-infused gummy bears or cannabis-coated chocolate strawberries every few weeks to help with her arthritis and other medical conditions. Although cannabis edibles are expected to be sold legally in stores in December, the Windsor, Ont., resident said buying them will likely be a financial struggle. Health Canada has capped the amount of the psychoactive compound tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) allowed in food and drinks to 10 milligrams — a restriction Copus said wouldn’t meet the needs of some users. “So for a person who has to take more of a higher dosage, that would be...

Submitted by Marijuana News Patsy Copus makes batches of pot-infused gummy bears or cannabis-coated chocolate strawberries every few weeks to help with her arthritis and other medical conditions. Although cannabis edibles are expected to be sold legally in stores in...

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on October 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Canada

Waterloo and Cambridge now candidates for cannabis retail shops

Submitted by Marijuana News The cities of Waterloo and Cambridge are now on the list for possible retail cannabis shops after two applicants opted to move from Kitchener and Guelph. The new sites, 32 King St. S. in Waterloo and 75 Pinebush Rd. in Cambridge, were posted on the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) website last week. The applicant in Waterloo, 2208292 Alberta Ltd., had previously applied for a site in downtown Kitchener at 73 King St. W., near Ontario Street. Now it hopes to open inside the space that used to house O.W. Sports, near Waterloo...

Submitted by Marijuana News The cities of Waterloo and Cambridge are now on the list for possible retail cannabis shops after two applicants opted to move from Kitchener and Guelph. The new sites, 32 King St. S. in Waterloo...

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on October 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

EU novel food and the legal status of CBD oil

Submitted by Marijuana News There have been times when the Cannabidiol market in Europe suffered neglect because its safety for consumption was in doubt. However, in recent times, we have witnessed experts express that there is hope for cannabis products. (This is an ‘Opinion‘ article, written by one of our readers.  Click HERE to learn how to get your article published) Research results conducted by market experts, reveals that despite past and present hurdles, the European CBD market is going to experience a boom in the very near future. Speaking about past and present hurdles, the Cannabidiol (CBD oil)...

Submitted by Marijuana News There have been times when the Cannabidiol market in Europe suffered neglect because its safety for consumption was in doubt. However, in recent times, we have witnessed experts express that there is hope for cannabis...

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on October 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Canada

20,000 German pharmacies to stock Canadian Firm’s cannabis

Submitted by Marijuana News The first European deal for Canadian firm MediPharm Labs will see its medical cannabis products made available to 20,000 German pharmacies. With dual listings on the Ontario and Frankfurt stock exchanges, MediPharm says this new deal is an important milestone in its global ambitions. And, it follows hot on the heels of its first ever international agreement in the Australian market, earlier this year. In a stock market statement MediPharm highlights why it has targeted Germany as its first European port of call. Up To 50,000 Cannabis Patients It says the German medical cannabis market...

Submitted by Marijuana News The first European deal for Canadian firm MediPharm Labs will see its medical cannabis products made available to 20,000 German pharmacies. With dual listings on the Ontario and Frankfurt stock exchanges, MediPharm says this new...

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on October 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

European legal cannabis a “prime investment target” for North American money

Submitted by Marijuana News European cannabis has become a “prime investment target for excess cash” for North American firms emboldened by high valuations in USA, a sector expert says. Ben Langley, chief executive of investment company Grow Biotech, said that a “steady wave of capital flowing to Europe” is starting to roll across the Atlantic from entrepreneurs and investors who have “cash to deploy, global ambitions, and experience operating in ‘legal’ markets”. According to broker Liberum, cannabis sector fundraising in UK has only reached £45mln year-to-date, “a drop in the ocean” compared to the £30bn raised in North America....

Submitted by Marijuana News European cannabis has become a “prime investment target for excess cash” for North American firms emboldened by high valuations in USA, a sector expert says. Ben Langley, chief executive of investment company Grow Biotech, said...

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on October 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

New call for unified global CBD testing standards

Submitted by Marijuana News New standardized purity tests would prevent unscrupulous CBD companies gaming the system to secure favorable results, says a U.K. industry body. The London-based Centre for Medicinal Cannabis (CMC) is to gauge the appetitive for a new set of internationally-recognized CBD testing guidelines. In a press release the CMC says it has appointed leading chemist Dr Parveen Bhatarah, to investigate how to overcome the ‘barriers to analytical method standardization in the CBD-space’. Recent research from the CMC highlighted the size of the problem currently facing the industry. CBD Compliance Concerns It found out of 29 of...

Submitted by Marijuana News New standardized purity tests would prevent unscrupulous CBD companies gaming the system to secure favorable results, says a U.K. industry body. The London-based Centre for Medicinal Cannabis (CMC) is to gauge the appetitive for a...

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on October 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

Europe could lose more ground in the medicinal cannabis industry

Submitted by Marijuana News Europe is at risk of losing the market share to Africa in the medicinal cannabis industry, and Eco Equity have spotted the global potential. There is a reluctance by some European policy and law makers to embrace the economic potential of medicinal cannabis and as a result they are seeing opportunities lost to more progressive markets. Europe could lose more ground following Lesotho and Zimbabwe’s decisions to allow cultivation of medicinal cannabis for mass export. African and Caribbean countries such as Zimbabwe and Antigua have identified the economic opportunity of supporting the growth of the...

Submitted by Marijuana News Europe is at risk of losing the market share to Africa in the medicinal cannabis industry, and Eco Equity have spotted the global potential. There is a reluctance by some European policy and law makers...

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on October 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

New Portuguese growing operation to supply German cannabis market

Submitted by Marijuana News A European consortium backed by American cash is set to invest millions of dollars in a new operation in Portugal designed to supply the booming German medical cannabis market. And cannabis financial market analysts are calling out Portugal as a prime  location for those companies looking to take advantage of the rapidly growing European market. Health Europe reports that Cannexpor Pharma has secured permission from the Portuguese authorities for new indoor and outdoor cannabis growing facilities in the region of Coimbra, about 100 miles north of the capital Lisbon. Its says the facility will meet...

Submitted by Marijuana News A European consortium backed by American cash is set to invest millions of dollars in a new operation in Portugal designed to supply the booming German medical cannabis market. And cannabis financial market analysts are...

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on October 30, 2019 in World News

Global CBD market expected to grow by 40 percent this year

Submitted by Marijuana News CBD is the new sliced bread, toilet paper on rolls, and bottled spring water. And we can expect to see more traditional business sectors getting into CBD in the near future. If the non-intoxicating marijuana compound cannabidiol (CBD) were a deadly virus sent to Earth by the Devil himself, it would be well on its way to rendering the global population extinct within the next few years. If it were a stark-raving mad serial killer fresh out of the asylum, there would be a murderous rampage underway that would later be revealed as the largest...

Submitted by Marijuana News CBD is the new sliced bread, toilet paper on rolls, and bottled spring water. And we can expect to see more traditional business sectors getting into CBD in the near future. If the non-intoxicating marijuana...

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on September 10, 2019 in Cannabis News United States

Two People In The United States Have Reportedly Died From Vaping

By Thomas Edward The mystery vaping illness is growing more serious Amid growing concerns about e-cigarette devices, a second death in America has been linked to vaping. The death occurred in Oregon in July, the apparent result of a severe lung disease that health officials believe was caused by the use of a vaping device that contained marijuana. The victim’s name and age have not been released. Officials at the Oregon Health Authority said the victim’s symptoms mirrored the respiratory problems seen in a growing number of vaping-related cases across the United States. More than 20 people throughout the midwestern...

By Thomas Edward The mystery vaping illness is growing more serious Amid growing concerns about e-cigarette devices, a second death in America has been linked to vaping. The death occurred in Oregon in July, the apparent result of a severe...

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