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on December 30, 2019 in Cannabis News United States

Domestic Travelers with Cannabis Won’t be Arrested In Chicago Airports After Jan. 1

By Thomas Edward But officials still advise that you leave your herb at home. The winds of change are afoot in the Windy City, and that will soon mean less stress for pot smoking travelers to Chicago’s airports. Illinois is set to become the latest state to lift prohibition on recreational marijuana use. And when the new law takes effect on New Year’s Day, domestic travelers passing through Chicago airports like O’Hare and Midway won’t be arrested if they’re caught with a little cannabis in their carry-on. The Chicago Sun-Times reported that Transportation Security Administration officials said last week...

By Thomas Edward But officials still advise that you leave your herb at home. The winds of change are afoot in the Windy City, and that will soon mean less stress for pot smoking travelers to Chicago’s airports. Illinois...

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on December 30, 2019 in World News

How Medical Marijuana Can Improve The Quality Of Your Sleep

Submitted by Marijuana News There is an extensive, ever-growing body of peer-reviewed medical research which attest to the efficacy of cannabis in aiding restful sleep for patients of all ages. Chronic insomnia and other sleep disorders are extremely common in the United States, affecting an estimated 50 to 70 million adults.  While some are able to find relief in conventional medications, such as Lunesta and Ambien, pharmaceutical sleeping aids are not effective for every patient. Moreover, prescription sleep medication can have bothersome side effects, have dangerous interactions with other medications, lead to physical dependence, and even pose a risk...

Submitted by Marijuana News There is an extensive, ever-growing body of peer-reviewed medical research which attest to the efficacy of cannabis in aiding restful sleep for patients of all ages. Chronic insomnia and other sleep disorders are extremely common...

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on December 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Canada

5 Trends that will dominate the cannabis landscape in 2020

Submitted by Marijuana News When the curtain finally closes on 2019, it’ll go down as one of the strongest years in a long time for the broader market, and likely the worst year for marijuana stocks. What had been an incredible buzz for investors throughout the first quarter turned into a major buzzkill for the remaining nine months. Since the end of the first quarter, most cannabis stocks have lost a significant amount of their market cap as questions fly concerning the growth trajectory of the global pot industry moving forward. But the big question: What does 2020 hold for...

Submitted by Marijuana News When the curtain finally closes on 2019, it’ll go down as one of the strongest years in a long time for the broader market, and likely the worst year for marijuana stocks. What had been an...

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on December 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Canada

Canadian cannabis cultivators spy opportunity in Europe

Submitted by Marijuana News The European Union’s nascent medical cannabis market is ready to expand with Canadian cannabis cultivators. New Frontier Data estimates that the potential European market for legal medical cannabis exceeds $42bn (~€38.02bn).1 Currently, Europe does not cultivate enough cannabis to supply the existing and growing demand. In order to meet market needs for medical cannabis the EU must supplement locally produced cannabis with products from international sources. Canada, with its established international market, is in a prime position to become a principal supplier. Canadian cannabis companies have been rapidly increasing their global reach, tripling exports of...

Submitted by Marijuana News The European Union’s nascent medical cannabis market is ready to expand with Canadian cannabis cultivators. New Frontier Data estimates that the potential European market for legal medical cannabis exceeds $42bn (~€38.02bn).1 Currently, Europe does not...

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on December 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

Will This Be The Largest Hemp Farm In Europe?

Submitted by Marijuana News Details are emerging on proposals for a massive outdoor hemp farm and processing facility near the German city of Dresden in Europe. The German HempCo’s plans are centred around 1,235 acres of prime agricultural land (over 50 million sq ft) with an option for expansion into a further 4,900 acres – 2,000 hectares. This would make it the largest hemp farm in all of Europe. Details on the plans have been unveiled by Canadian firm Eurolife Brands – which has recently stated its intent to focus solely on the European market. It says it has...

Submitted by Marijuana News Details are emerging on proposals for a massive outdoor hemp farm and processing facility near the German city of Dresden in Europe. The German HempCo’s plans are centred around 1,235 acres of prime agricultural land...

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on December 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

5 Cannabis Stocks That Could Capitalize On The Booming EU Cannabis Sector

Submitted by Marijuana News Read entire article here. During the last year, the cannabis sector has been in the middle of a major transition that has been centered around the expansion into new markets. The European Union (EU) has been a point of emphasis for these cannabis operators and we are favorably on this strategy for growth. When compared to the Canadian and US cannabis markets, the opportunity in the EU is much less saturated and is in the early innings of a major growth cycle. Currently, the production of cannabis is not allowed in most of Europe and...

Submitted by Marijuana News Read entire article here. During the last year, the cannabis sector has been in the middle of a major transition that has been centered around the expansion into new markets. The European Union (EU) has...

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on December 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

New Research Highlights Europe’s Glaring CBD Differences

Submitted by Marijuana News The French are the most skeptical of CBD whilst their Swiss neighbors are the most engaged, new European research has revealed. The findings from New Frontier Data found French respondents are least likely to agree that CBD had valid medical uses – at 46% – nine points less than the rest of Europe. They are also the most likely to believe that CBD should only be available with a doctor’s recommendation, at 49%, compared to 36% on the rest of the continent. Meanwhile, in Switzerland and Austria more than half – 53% – are positive...

Submitted by Marijuana News The French are the most skeptical of CBD whilst their Swiss neighbors are the most engaged, new European research has revealed. The findings from New Frontier Data found French respondents are least likely to agree...

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on December 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

German Medical Cannabis – A Model For Europe, As Prices Fall

Submitted by Marijuana News The success of the robust German medical cannabis program is an example for the rest of Europe, claims a newly-formed lobby group. As patients in other European jurisdictions struggle to access cannabis medicine, Germany is leading the way with over 142,000 prescriptions written in 2018. It is also leading the way in cutting prices with a new wholesale prices of 2.3 euros per gram set to substantially reduce the current cost of medical cannabis, reports the Mjbizdaily website. Sita Schubert, secretary general of The European Medicinal Cannabis Association (EUMCA) says the positive example of Germany...

Submitted by Marijuana News The success of the robust German medical cannabis program is an example for the rest of Europe, claims a newly-formed lobby group. As patients in other European jurisdictions struggle to access cannabis medicine, Germany is...

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on December 30, 2019 in World News

Advice from the experts: communication is key for the cannabis industry

Submitted by Marijuana News FTI Consulting provide their clients across Germany with expert advice in strategic communications, corporate finance and restructuring, construction solutions and competition economics including the cannabis industry. For more than 15 years, their strategic communications practice has advised clients – ranging from German Mittelstand to global corporations – in all aspects of their communications activities. They advise on financial, regulatory and reputational issues, and provide capital markets communications; corporate, brand, change, crisis and internal communications; and public affairs advice. Dr Theurer, Senior Director at FTI consulting, and Dr Vennen, Senior Managing Director, were in attendance at The Cannabis...

Submitted by Marijuana News FTI Consulting provide their clients across Germany with expert advice in strategic communications, corporate finance and restructuring, construction solutions and competition economics including the cannabis industry. For more than 15 years, their strategic communications practice has...

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on December 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

What is stopping medical cannabis from being accepted in the UK?

Submitted by Marijuana News Following extensive public awareness campaigns and increased media pressure on the healthcare system, the legalisation of medical cannabis in November 2018 was hailed a monumental victory among clinicians and patients alike. The hope was that the UK had finally caught up with other progressive countries, embracing the potential for medical cannabis to treat a diverse array of ailments. In other leading Commonwealth nations – namely Canada and Australia – it is gaining popularity in leaps and bounds with medical patients who use it as a non-toxic, non-physiologically addictive alternative to powerful pharmaceutical drugs. Yet, the...

Submitted by Marijuana News Following extensive public awareness campaigns and increased media pressure on the healthcare system, the legalisation of medical cannabis in November 2018 was hailed a monumental victory among clinicians and patients alike. The hope was that...

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