Altitude Investment Management Believes Canadian Cannabis Legalization “Milestone”

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NEW YORK: The legalization of cannabis for medical and adult use in Canada represents a milestone in the growing trend toward legalization and decriminalization of cannabis and cannabis products, according to Altitude Investment Management. “Canada is the second country in the world, after Uruguay, to legalize cannabis for both medical purposes and adult use, and it Read the full article…

Worldwide Legal Marijuana Market Analysis 2017-2018 & Forecast To 2023: A High Growth of 28.09% Is Projected

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IRELAND:  The global legal marijuana market was 15.09 billion USD in 2017 and will reach 66.65 billion USD by 2023 with a CAGR of 28.09% during the period, according to a new market research report,  “Global Legal Marijuana Market – by Type, Application, Region – Market Size, Demand Forecasts, Company Profiles, Industry Trends and Updates (2017-2023)” published Read the full article…

Tilray Strengthens Presence in Latin America With Acquisition Of Alef Biotechnology

Alef Chile Acquired by Tilray

CANADA: Tilray, Inc., a global leader in cannabis research and production, today announced that it has completed an acquisition of its existing import and distribution partner Alef Biotechnology SpA. The acquisition will allow Tilray to import, produce and distribute Tilray branded medical cannabis products in Chile and to create a hub to distribute Tilray products throughout Read the full article…

PRØHBTD Accelerates Growth With Two Office Openings In Canada

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Cannabis Lifestyle Media and Brand Platform Expands Operations to Toronto and Vancouver CANADA: PRØHBTD, a leading cannabis lifestyle media and brand platform, recently opened new offices in Toronto and Vancouver. The first international expansion beyond PRØHBTD’s primary Los Angeles headquarters, the two offices will lead the company’s growth strategy in Canada in advance of the Read the full article…

Patients Dramatically Reduce Their Opioid Use Following Cannabis Access

MMJ reduces opioid use

CANADA: Pain patients enrolled in Canada’s legal medical cannabis access program significantly reduce their use of opioids over the long-term, according to longitudinal data provided by Tilray Canada Ltd - one of the nation’s largest, licensed provider of medicinal marijuana products. Investigators assessed opioid use patterns in a cohort of 573 patients using Tilray-provided products. Among those patients who acknowledged Read the full article…

Villalta, Guevara Back Medical Marijuana Debate At Universidad Nacional In Heredia, Costa Rica

Villalta: “war on drugs has proven an absolute failure.”

COSTA RICA: In a surprising turn in the presidential election campaign, both Jose Maria Villalta of the Wide Front party and Otto Guevara of the Libertarian Movement both came out in support for medical marijuana legalization in a debate at National University in Heredia.

Uruguay to defend marijuana plan at U.N.

"I never smoked a marijuana joint, but I've come to notice that I need to rejuvenate my neurons and realize what the life of young people is like."

URUGUAY: Uruguayan President Jose Mujica plans to defend his government’s groundbreaking marijuana licensing plan in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly in September, his spokesman said Friday.