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Global Cannabis Business Leaders, Scientists, Technologists & Thought Leaders Gather For CannaTech Cape Town, South Africa, November 24 – 26, 2019

CannaTech Cape Town

ISRAEL: As the global medical cannabis market continues to expand and increasing numbers of countries around the globe legalize its use, the renowned CannaTech Summit will take place for the first time on the African Continent in Cape Town, South Africa, November 24 – 26 at The Lookout, V&A Waterfront. With estimates that the cannabis Read the full article…

South Africa: Highest Court Upholds Right To Consume Marijuana In Private

South African politicians first outlawed marijuana in 1908. Annually, some 13 percent of all arrests in the nation are marijuana-related.

SOUTH AFRICA: The nation’s highest court has upheld a 2017 decision finding that the use of marijuana by adults in private is constitutionally protected behavior. Judges unanimously ruled that privacy protections encompass an adult’s right to possess and grow cannabis in a private space. It is not “a criminal offense for an adult to use or be in possession of cannabis in Read the full article…

Tilray Exports Medical Cannabis To South Africa

Tilray goes to South Africa

First-ever export of plant-derived cannabinoid product to the continent of Africa CANADA: Tilray, a global pioneer in cannabis cultivation, processing and distribution, today announced that it has successfully exported medical cannabis products to South Africa for nationwide distribution to qualified patients through pharmacies. Tilray’s product is the first cannabinoid-based product derived from the cannabis plant that has Read the full article…

South Africa Parliament Introduces Bill To Legalize Dagga

Last year Oriani-Ambrosini was diagnosed with stage four, inoperable lung cancer, which forms the background to this bill.

SOUTH AFRICA: The Medical Innovation Bill, a bill to legalize Cannabis in South Africa for medical, economic and industrial purposes, was introduced in parliament today. The bill was submitted by Member of Parliament, Mario GR Oriani-Ambrosini from the Inkatha Freedom Party. The Medical Innovation Bill aims to make provision for innovations in medical treatments by legalizing Read the full article…

Halo Labs Announces Strategic Partnership In Lesotho Africa

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LESOTHO: Halo Labs announced it has signed a letter of intent to enter into a partnership with Bophelo Bioscience and Wellness Pty Ltd, a Lesotho based cannabis company. Halo will provide management services and expertise to build, design and operate cGAP cultivation and cGMP extraction facilities in exchange for a 20% equity position in Bophelo Bioscience, as Read the full article…

Greater Cannabis Company Inks Distribution Agreement With iCAN: Israel Cannabis

Greater Cannabis Company

ISRAEL: The Greater Cannabis Company, a biopharmaceutical company focused on development and commercialization of innovative delivery systems for the Cannabis market, has entered into a letter of intent with iCAN Cannabis  to expand distribution of its eluting patch platform into key global markets. The eluting patch platform is an innovative delivery system, which uses a patented Read the full article…

Mexico: Supreme Court Strikes Down Marijuana Ban

Mexico: Supreme Court Strikes Down Marijuana Ban

MEXICO: Justices for Mexico’s Supreme Court have ruled that laws criminalizing the private use and cultivation of cannabis by adults are unconstitutional. Justices opined, “The effects caused by marijuana do not create an absolute prohibition on its consumption.” In accordance with the ruling, lawmakers may enact regulatory policies governing adults’ personal marijuana use, but they must repeal those laws Read the full article…

10 Concentrate Strains Perfect For Vaping

Concentrates are perfect for vaping with their potent nature and flavor-packed qualities.

By Marisa T It is a well-known fact that concentrates are high in THC and CBD. They are super potent and have amazing healing and calming qualities. However, the best way to enjoy your concentrates is by vaping them with a vape pen. Here are 10 of the best concentrate strains to use with your Read the full article…

Hoban Law Group Files Ninth Circuit Petition To Challenge Recent DEA Classification of “Marihuana Extracts”

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COLORADO: In an overreach of authority and without consulting Congress, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued its Final Rule, the “Establishment of New Drug Code for Marihuana Extract,” on Dec 14, 2016. In response to the change, which serves to potentially devastate developing businesses and consumer, textile and manufacturing industries related to industrial hemp and other Read the full article…

Shakespeare A Stoner? Evidence Indicates He May Have Smoked Marijuana

William Shakespeare may very well have been a user of marijuana

Legendary authors of the 16th and 17th centuries — they’re just like us! Well, like some of us anyway. According to a study originally published in the South African Journal of Science, William Shakespeare may very well have been a user of marijuana. In the study, clay pipes found in the garden of Dude Bill’s Read the full article…