Italy opens application process to import 400 kilograms of medical cannabis


The Italian government plans to import 400 kilograms of medical cannabis over two years and has opened the bidding process to companies that want to supply Europe’s second-largest market. The Italian Ministry of Defense – through its office of Stabilimento Chimico Farmaceutico Militare (SCFM) – published the details of the application process for the tender. Applications must […] Italy opens application process to import 400 kilograms of medical cannabis is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs
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Italy opens application process to import 400 kilograms of medical cannabis

Five ways to play the emerging global cannabis industry, from Colombia to Denmark


Since recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada in October 2018, most investors looking to catch a ride on the green wave, bumpy as it may be, have focussed on the opportunities available at home and in the United States. But while Canada may have taken the biggest leap into the legal realm, it is not the only country in which attitudes toward cannabis are changing. Here’s a look at five internationally focussed stocks that investors can look to for exposure to the emerging global cannabis industry. Pharmacielo Ltd. Pharmacielo has its head office in Vancouver but operates in Colombia, where…
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Five ways to play the emerging global cannabis industry, from Colombia to Denmark

UK| Higher power: Church of England backs medicinal cannabis


The body responsible for investing the funds of the Church of England has said it is willing to invest in the medicinal cannabis industry for the first time, saying it holds the drug to the same standard as other pharmaceuticals. The Church Commissioners is the Church’s historic endowment fund and holds assets worth £8.2 billion (nearly $10.4 million). The Church Commissioners is a closed fund, meaning it does not take in new contributions. Profits from the investments are used to pay for bishops and ministry costs, supporting local dioceses and clergy READ MORE BELOW: Source : https://on.ft.com/2wFUrgY reposted by Cannabis…
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UK| Higher power: Church of England backs medicinal cannabis

HEXO MED, an affiliate of HEXO Corp, secures medical cannabis license in Europe


HEXO Corp (“HEXO” or the “Company”) (TSX: HEXO; NYSE-A: HEXO) is pleased to announce that its affiliate, HEXO MED S.A. (“HEXO MED”) has received a medical cannabis installation license. The license, issued by the Greek government, will allow HEXO MED to establish cultivation, processing and manufacturing facilities in the region of Thessaly, Greece. With HEXO Corp’s experience in the industry, HEXO MED is poised to become a leader in the European cannabis landscape. “This is a major step for HEXO as we continue to execute towards becoming a top three global cannabis company,” said Sebastien St-Louis, HEXO Corp CEO and co-founder. “Receiving…
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HEXO MED, an affiliate of HEXO Corp, secures medical cannabis license in Europe

Affiliate of Canadian firm Hexo wins Greek cannabis license


An affiliate of Quebec-based cannabis producer Hexo has received a license allowing it to establish cultivation, processing and manufacturing facilities in Greece, the company announced Thursday. Greece aims to compete with Denmark, Portugal and Malta as a hub to meet demand for medical cannabis in Europe. The affiliate, Hexo Med, is planning to construct a […] Affiliate of Canadian firm Hexo wins Greek cannabis license is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs
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Affiliate of Canadian firm Hexo wins Greek cannabis license

Germany’s medical cannabis market prioritizes efficacy over unfettered access


Germany may be the largest and fastest-growing medical cannabis market in Europe, but signs are emerging from medical and regulatory circles that should serve as a warning to marijuana companies planning to commercialize medicines without conclusive clinical trials. In fact, businesses based on science and efficacy may see a competitive advantage in Germany in the […] Germany’s medical cannabis market prioritizes efficacy over unfettered access is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs
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Germany’s medical cannabis market prioritizes efficacy over unfettered access

NL|EU|New research into use of opiates and medicinal cannabis


Can medicinal cannabis reduce the use of opiates? In order to answer that question, Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) is starting a study into the use of medicinal cannabis as an opiate-saving product among chronic pain patients. The product Bediol®, which contains both the cannabinoids THC and CBD, is used for this purpose. The study is carried out by the Anaesthesiology Department and is partly supported by Bedrocan, the world’s most experienced producer of legal medicinal cannabis. READ MORE BELOW: Source : http://bit.ly/2ZlKwJP reposted by Cannabis News World. Original article by June 11, 2019 at 12:31PM The post NL|EU|New research…
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NL|EU|New research into use of opiates and medicinal cannabis

Tokyo Olympics next year: Faster, stronger, but not higher


The famous Olympic motto is Faster, Higher, Stronger. Next year in Tokyo, it could be shortened to only “Faster and Stronger.” Higher is out. That was part of a warning on Tuesday from Toshiro Muto, the chief executive of the Tokyo Olympics. Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world, but Muto reminded potential visitors to the games that the substance is against the law in Japan. Muto said at a news conference that at least one member of the executive board brought up the issue at a meeting. “There are countries and some regions around the world…
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Tokyo Olympics next year: Faster, stronger, but not higher

Just Published: European Drug Report 2019: Trends and developments


Abstract This report provides an analysis of the latest data on the drug situation and responses to it across the European Union, Norway and Turkey. It is supported by other, online information resources, including our Statistical Bulletin, containing source data. The EDR package also includes 30 Country Drug Reports, which provide an overview of the current situation for all countries participating in the EU drug information network. This year’s report arrives at a critical time for reflection on drug policy developments, especially given the international debate on the appropriate follow-up to the United Nations special session on the world drug…
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Just Published: European Drug Report 2019: Trends and developments