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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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on September 10, 2019 in World News

Olivia Newton John Claims Cannabis Has “Helped Me Greatly” With Cancer Battle

By Heather Finn The actress was hesitant to try the alternative treatment at first, but her husband convinced her to take the leap. Ever since Olivia Newton-John’s first breast cancer diagnosis in 1992, the pop icon’s family, friends, and fans have been there cheering her on. But even as she’s publicly battled the disease, she’s never let it define her: In fact, since her cancer came back in 2013 (and again in 2017), she’s used it as inspiration to help others by opening her own public hospital: the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre in Australia. This week...

By Heather Finn The actress was hesitant to try the alternative treatment at first, but her husband convinced her to take the leap. Ever since Olivia Newton-John’s first breast cancer diagnosis in 1992, the pop icon’s family, friends, and...

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on September 10, 2019 in Cannabis News Canada

Ontario Cannabis Store President Resigns, Will Leave Job After Transition Period

The Canadian Press Patrick Ford served in the position for a year and helped launch the agency leading up to legalization The OCS says former Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation vice-president Cal Bricker will serve as interim CEO beginning Friday.  (LCBO) The CEO of the Ontario Cannabis Store is retiring. The agency that oversees the province’s online cannabis retail portal and supplies retail stores announced Patrick Ford’s departure Thursday. Ford served in the position for a year and helped launch the agency leading up to cannabis legalization last year. Ontario Cannabis Store returns $2.9M worth of CannTrust products Ontario is set to get 50...

The Canadian Press Patrick Ford served in the position for a year and helped launch the agency leading up to legalization The OCS says former Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation vice-president Cal Bricker will serve as interim CEO beginning Friday.  (LCBO)...

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on September 10, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

How to become a cannabis entrepreneur in Europe

Submitted by Marijuana News Although Canada and the U.S. remain the unchallenged leaders of the recreational marijuana business, the European continent is actually in a cannabis frenzy right now. Particularly hot is the non-psychoactive cannabis ingredient cannabidiol (CBD). In the words of Bruce Linton, former CEO of Canopy Growth Corp, “Europe is a big deal.” Nine months ago, I co-founded the cannabis online media outlet Strain Insider. Since then, I have worked with more than 40 Europe-based cannabis startups and attended just about a dozen cannabis events in Europe. Here’s what I learned. There are options beyond touching the...

Submitted by Marijuana News Although Canada and the U.S. remain the unchallenged leaders of the recreational marijuana business, the European continent is actually in a cannabis frenzy right now. Particularly hot is the non-psychoactive cannabis ingredient cannabidiol (CBD). In...

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on September 10, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

Luxembourg becoming first EU State to fully legalize cannabis

Submitted by Marijuana News Luxembourg is to become the first European Union country to fully legalize cannabis. The country’s health minister said within two years, residents aged over 18 will be able to buy marijuana for recreational purposes. A newly-created regulator will oversee production, distribution, and oversight. Officials are drawing up legislation to be unveiled later this year, which will detail the type of cannabis to be supplied and the taxation levels. Tourists beware, it is almost certain that non-residents will be unable to purchase cannabis in Luxembourg, and it is also expected that home-growing will be banned. Punishments...

Submitted by Marijuana News Luxembourg is to become the first European Union country to fully legalize cannabis. The country’s health minister said within two years, residents aged over 18 will be able to buy marijuana for recreational purposes. A...

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on September 10, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

Tilray signs first deal to supply pot to Europe out of new Portugal facility

Submitted by Marijuana News Tilray Inc. has signed its first agreement to supply a European Union country with cannabis from its recently opened facility in Portugal, the company announced early Wednesday morning. The freshly inked contract with Cannamedical Pharma GmbH to export $3.3 million worth of cannabis to medical patients in Germany gives Tilray TLRY, +3.45%  access to a country with a population and gross domestic product that are twice the size of its home country, Canada. The deal also marks another step for Tilray and its global ambitions, Chief Executive Brendan Kennedy said in a telephone interview. “Back...

Submitted by Marijuana News Tilray Inc. has signed its first agreement to supply a European Union country with cannabis from its recently opened facility in Portugal, the company announced early Wednesday morning. The freshly inked contract with Cannamedical Pharma...

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on September 10, 2019 in Cannabis News Africa

Uganda: EU approves Uganda’s bid to export marijuana

Submitted by Marijuana News A team from the European Union has approved Uganda’s medical marijuana products, paving the way for local cannabis growers to tap into the global legal marijuana market. Sources told Daily Monitor that a team of medical cannabis inspectors from the Netherlands inspected marijuana gardens in Hima, Kasese District between July 29 and August 4. They met in Kampala before they issued a certificate of compliance to Industrial Globus Uganda Ltd covering (August 6, 2019 – August 5, 2020.) Mr Benjamin Cadet, a company director, at the weekend confirmed EU approval and explained that Industrial Globus...

Submitted by Marijuana News A team from the European Union has approved Uganda’s medical marijuana products, paving the way for local cannabis growers to tap into the global legal marijuana market. Sources told Daily Monitor that a team of...

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on September 10, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

Top 10 CBD oil products in Europe 2019

Submitted by Marijuana News The European continent is hungry for cannabis. However, it’s not about marijuana and its psycho-active ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) but its little brother cannabidiol (CBD). As most of our readers probably already know, this cannabinoid is said to come with a myriad of health benefits, which is why Strain Insider started to look out for the best CBD oils available on the European market. After several months of outreach, meetings and tests, we are finally confident to present you our selection of the top 10 best CBD oils in Europe for the year 2019. All products...

Submitted by Marijuana News The European continent is hungry for cannabis. However, it’s not about marijuana and its psycho-active ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) but its little brother cannabidiol (CBD). As most of our readers probably already know, this cannabinoid is...

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on September 10, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

Hemp cultivation in Europe

Submitted by Marijuana News Hemp cultivation in Europe is well established with a tradition dating back hundreds of years. Currently, it is estimated that Europe cultivates up to 25% of the world’s hemp. France alone accounted for 40% of the European production, with at least 20 other countries contributing to the European Union’s total. European hemp cultivation has been on a major upswing for the last several years, as producers and consumers become more excited about new usage opportunities. Europe has developed a strong processing infrastructure, and a finished-goods industry based on using hemp fibers in industrial applications. Paper...

Submitted by Marijuana News Hemp cultivation in Europe is well established with a tradition dating back hundreds of years. Currently, it is estimated that Europe cultivates up to 25% of the world’s hemp. France alone accounted for 40% of...

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on September 10, 2019 in Cannabis News South America

First Colombian CBD exports shipped to Europe

Submitted by Marijuana News The first two batches of Colombian CBD have been exported to Europe as the South American country steps-up efforts to become a leading global player. The Colombian government recently granted its first CBD isolate export permit to PharmaCielo and it has now shipped its first batch to the Swiss firm Creso Pharma. Meanwhile, Bogota-based Clever Leaves has successfully cleared U.K. customs with a batch of Colombian CBD destined for the booming British retail market. Why Colombia Is A Key Cannabis Country A favorable climate, cheap labor, low construction costs and a supportive Government is driving the Colombian...

Submitted by Marijuana News The first two batches of Colombian CBD have been exported to Europe as the South American country steps-up efforts to become a leading global player. The Colombian government recently granted its first CBD isolate export...

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