The United Kingdom received its first-ever import of “bulk” medical cannabis this week, marking a milestone for a market that has so far relied on patient-specific imports to meet demand, experts say. The development represents a change in how cannabis enters the country. “To date, all imports have been for a single, predefined patient. This […] UK receives initial ‘bulk’ shipment of medical cannabis is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs
UK receives initial ‘bulk’ shipment of medical cannabis
Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) lost a frightening amount of money during the last three months of 2018 and investors are justifiably concerned about more losses ahead. Despite posting heavy losses, management expects a sales explosion before the end of 2019 that could allow this giant Canadian cannabis producer to begin posting a profit by the end of the year. Should investors brace for further losses ahead, or will Aurora Cannabis find a way to make ends meet before the end of 2019? Here’s what you need to know to decide for yourself. Reasons to relax Aurora has some money to…
Will Aurora Cannabis continue bleeding money in 2019?
Photo: Royal Queen Seeds Pain and inflammation are part of everyone’s life. These events are natural reactions of our body triggering a self-healing attempt, which is often successful. When pain increases, it’s likewise natural to seek help from outside the body. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, are the most common painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs for conditions that are not too severe. READ MORE BELOW: Source: http://bit.ly/2Achd2h reposted by Cannabis News World . Original article by Royal Queen Seeds.
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In a move to get more clarity on what medical marijuana is, the European Parliament passed a resolution Wednesday calling on the European Commission and EU countries to provide a legal definition and draw a clear distinction between cannabis-based medicines approved by regulatory bodies, MMJ not supported by clinical trials and other applications of the plant. The patchwork of regulations […] European Parliament calls for uniform definition of medical cannabis is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs
European Parliament calls for uniform definition of medical cannabis
Greece has received as many as 30 foreign investment applications for medical and industrial cannabis production worth approximately 350 million euros ($400 million), potentially setting up the country to be the European Union’s top supplier of medical cannabis in coming years. While few of the licenses have yet to be approved, that value challenges Denmark’s […] Greece challenges Denmark in race to be Europe’s marijuana hub is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs
Greece challenges Denmark in race to be Europe’s marijuana hub
Portuguese company Holigen is looking to build one of the largest cannabis cultivation facilities in the world in the Alentejo region of Portugal. The site will house 500,000 kilograms of cannabis per year to start. According to the company, the warm climate and low labor costs make Portugal an ideal place to grow cannabis. When it is fully operational in 2020, Holigen claims the facility will be capable of producing 635,000 kilograms per year. It’s a harvest that would place Holigen among the world’s top cannabis producers. In August 2018, Holigen acquired a 5,000-square-meter site in Lisbon. In September, the…
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Belgium’s minority government has proposed a law that calls for the establishment of a medical cannabis agency to oversee production and distribution in pharmacies, hospitals and research institutes. If approved, the law would greatly expand access to medical cannabis in the country, though the most important details – including related regulations – are yet to […] Belgium considering medical marijuana agency to govern production, distribution is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs
Belgium considering medical marijuana agency to govern production, distribution
FILE PHOTO: Cannabis-based caplets on display at MedMen, a California-based cannabis company store serving medical cannabis products, Manhattan, New York City, U.S., April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany has accepted bids for supply contracts from 79 prospective cannabis growers as the country seeks to develop its own medicinal marijuana industry and reduce reliance on imports from Canada and the Netherlands. READ MORE BELOW: Source: https://reut.rs/2WGzqyE reposted by Cannabis News World . Original article by By Patricia Weiss.
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The World Health Organization (WHO) made great strides in its recommendations on how cannabis should be scheduled, but the global industry believes there’s more work to be done. Martin Jelsma, drugs and democracy program director, at the Netherlands-based Transnational Institute, emphasized to Marijuana Business Daily that there are “very positive elements in the WHO recommendations,” including: Recognition […] Though a ‘positive step,’ WHO recommendations on cannabis fall short for some is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs
Though a ‘positive step,’ WHO recommendations on cannabis fall short for some
Source: GETTY For the first time since Cannabis was included in the Single Convention drug treaty, the scheduling status of Cannabis within International law is being updated. The World Health Organization (WHO), the only agency mandated to do so, has officially assessed all available evidence and is issuing scientific recommendations on the therapeutic value and harms related to Cannabis sativa L. READ MORE BELOW: Source: http://bit.ly/2DOFoWE reposted by Cannabis News World. Original article by FAAT.
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