Europe’s Legal Cannabis Market Is A €56 Billion Opportunity

Europe's Legal Cannabis Market is a €56 Billion Opportunity - Prohibition Partners

UNITED KINGDOM: A new report from industry advisors, Prohibition Partners, suggests that Europe will become the largest legal cannabis market in the world once all countries have introduced legislation and regulation over the next five years. Cannabis is set to become the major global industry of the post-digital generation. It will drive economic and employment growth as well Read the full article…

Top 3 Drivers Of North American Cannabis Packaging Market

Cannabis packaging market in North America is set to grow at a CAGR of more than 10% from 2017-2021.

UNITED KINGDOM: Technavio market research analysts forecast the cannabis packaging market in North America to grow at a CAGR of more than 10% during the forecast period, according to their latest report. The market study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the cannabis packaging market in North America for 2017-2021. The report also lists rigid packaging and flexible Read the full article…

Study: CBD Administration Reduces Blood Pressure

Gov. Butch Otter has vetoed the bill that would have allowed parents of Idaho children with an intractable form of epilepsy to treat their kids with cannabidiol.

UNITED KINGDOM: Oral CBD administration is associated with reduced blood pressure in healthy volunteers, according to clinical trial data published online in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. Investigators from the University of Nottingham assessed the effects of a single oral dose of 600 mg of CBD extract versus placebo in nine male subjects. Cannabidiol administration reduced resting systolic blood Read the full article…

Clinical Trial: THCV Lowers Blood Sugar Levels In Type 2 Diabetics

Clinical Trials: THCV and Type 2 Diabetes

UNITED KINGDOM: The administration of THCV (tetrahydrocannabivarin), a non-psychoactive component of cannabis, is positively associated with glycemic control in type 2 diabetics, according to the randomized, placebo-controlled data published in the journal Diabetes Care. Investigators from the University of Nottingham, School of Medicine assessed the twice daily administration of various cannabinoids (CBD or THCV or CBD and THCV in Read the full article…

MPs Set To Debate Legalizing Cannabis On October 12

The debate is in response to a popular parliamentary petition that argued legalizing cannabis could bring in "£900m ($1.3 Billion) in taxes every year, save £400m ($614 Million) on policing cannabis and create over 10,000 new jobs".

UNITED KINGDOM:  MPs are set to debate whether the UK should legalize the production, sale and possession of cannabis after a petition calling for drug law reform attracted more than 200,000 signatures. The government confirmed a debate led by Labour MP Paul Flynn will take place in Westminster Hall on 12 October. Flynn, MP for Read the full article…

First Legal ‘Charlotte’s Web’ Cannabis Oil To Go On Sale In The UK

UK CBD are the first British company to sell ‘Charlotte’s Web’ cannabis oil since it was made legal on 31 July.

GREAT BRITAIN:  Cannabis oil has become increasingly sought after as an alternative treatment for a range of conditions including severe epilepsy, but legislators have been unwilling to legalise it due to its association with marijuana. Thanks to the work of advocates including CNN’s Dr Sanjay Gupta – who famously reversed his stance on medical marijuana to become a staunch Read the full article…

‘Weed Out The Dealers And Destroy The Black Market’ Say Cannabis Campaigners At Rally

The weekend saw hundreds of campaigners from across the UK descend on Redcar for the second annual pro-cannabis rally.

GREAT BRITAIN:  ‘GROW your own and weed out the dealers’, was the message from cannabis activists pushing for legalisation at an event in the region this weekend. The weekend saw hundreds of campaigners from across the UK descend on Redcar for the second annual pro-cannabis rally, organised by the Teesside Cannabis Club (TCC). The event passed without Read the full article…

Marijuana Legalization 2015: United Kingdom Could Legalize Weed After 150,000 Brits Sign Petition

"Legalizing cannabis could bring in £900m in taxes every year, save £400m on policing cannabis and create over 10,000 new jobs,"

GREAT BRITAIN: United Kingdom lawmakers may consider a bill that would legalize cannabis after an online petition garnered the support of more than 150,000 people. The petition asks for lawmakers to allow the sale, production and use of marijuana. Petitions that exceed more than 100,000 signatures require a formal response from the government and the House Read the full article…

Police Are ‘Turning A Blind Eye’ To Cannabis Across The Country, Experts Claim

Police forces across Britain are quietly turning a blind eye to cannabis use.

GREAT BRITAIN:  Police forces across Britain are quietly turning a blind eye to cannabis use in order to focus their attentions on more pressing priorities, drug experts have claimed. While the Government has insisted it has no intention of relaxing the laws on Class B narcotic, police chiefs have increasingly been taking a more lenient Read the full article…

Say Hello To The UK’s First Cannabis Pharmacy

Carun UK, which will be based in Twickenham, London, aims to ‘harness the healing super-powers of hemp’ which is claims is the ‘ultimate skin saviour and well-being booster’.

UNITED KINGDOM: The UK’s first ever cannabis pharmacy is set to open its doors this week. Don’t be too quick to delete your dealer’s number however – the pharmacy sells health and beauty products, none of which can get you high. Carun UK, which will be based in Twickenham, London, aims to ‘harness the healing super-powers of hemp’ which is claims Read the full article…