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Cannabis move ‘a boon for pharma giants’ – The Nation

Cannabis move ‘a boon for pharma giants’  - The Nation

LEGALISING CANNABIS for medical use is a New Year’s gift to transnational pharmaceutical companies, not the Thai public, activists said yesterday.  BioThai Foundation and FTA Watch insisted again yesterday that all patent applications for cannabis-based medications be removed from the Department of Intellectual Property (DIP)’s system within a month. …

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Top cannabis moments of 2018 – Boulder Weekly

Top cannabis moments of 2018 - Boulder Weekly

Public Domain I think we can all agree that this year was disappointing for everything (mostly democracy), so we’re more than happy to throw it out like the trash it is. However, cannabis had great year — the industry is growing at a crazy rate, everyone is making money and …

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Thailand Parliament Approves Medical Cannabis

Thailand Parliament Approves Medical Cannabis

On Tuesday, Thailand’s parliament voted to legalize medical cannabis in the country, according to the BBC. Southeast Asia is known for some of the harshest drug penalties on the planet. Thailand, however, is the first country in the region to move toward bucking that trend with the approval of medical …

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The GC Cannabis Hires of 2018

The GC Cannabis Hires of 2018

This year was a big one for cannabis, especially on the recreational front. Recreational cannabis hit store shelves in California and Canada this year. Michigan joined other U.S. states, including Colorado, Washington and Oregon, in legalizing recreational use. As the cannabis companies markets grow, their legal teams are growing, too. …

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The 12 months of cannabis – Reads – Cannabis Guide – December 27, 2018

The 12 months of cannabis - Reads - Cannabis Guide - December 27, 2018

Photo caption TK. ILLUSTRATION BY MARIA RATINOVA Related stories: Weed czar: ‘Things will improve’ California’s Cannabis Control chief says state will overcome early growing pains. SN&R, 06.21.18. California’s rejection of cannabis changeCalifornia politicians killed key cannabis bills during the 2018 legislation session. SN&R, 09.06.18. Stifling the ‘green rush’Sacramento is a …

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First private licensed cannabis store set to open in Vancouver

The Evergreen Cannabis Society is set to become the first licensed private cannabis retailer in Vancouver under B.C.’s new provincial cannabis laws. The retail cannabis store, which has operated as a medical marijuana dispensary for the past three years, is located in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood. It is set to begin sales …

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NDLEA impounds 506kg of cannabis in Edo

NDLEA impounds 506kg of cannabis in Edo

The Edo Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency says it has impounded 506 kg of a dried substance suspected to be Cannabis Sativa otherwise known as `Indian Hemp’. The Commander of the Agency in the state, Mr Buba Wakawa, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria Benin on …

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