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Brexit had meant that Bedica and Bedrolite oils, which are solely produced by Dutch firm Transvaal Pharmacy, were unable to be legally prescribed for UK residents. But a Dutch chemist responsible for producing the oils revealed today that the Dutch health ministry had granted a six month reprieve which allows for his company, Transvaal Pharmacy, to
Utah’s first medical cannabis couriers have started hand-delivering orders to the homes of patients, a promising development for people who face daunting drives to the nearest marijuana pharmacy.The service is starting small at first. WholesomeCo, the company that is trailblazing cannabis home delivery in Utah, has hired 10 couriers that can cover
New Zealand police are putting an end to the annual practice of searching for cannabis grows using helicopters and planes, reportsStuff.  The operation has reportedly been taking place for more than 20 years and costs upwards of $700,000 annually. “With the increased harm in many communities arising from other drugs, particularly methamphetamine, a
Parties interested in producing, selling or owning cannabis and hemp will be able to register to do so from Jan 29 when certain parts of the plant are due to be removed from the Type 5 narcotics list. A variety of savoury dishes, including pizza, kaprao and khao yum and drinks, which were made using cannabis as an ingredient are shown here. The dis
Will We See Cannabis Reform In 2021? With all, that’s going on in the cannabis industry federal cannabis reform is at the top of the list. Many investors feel with proper cannabis reform it will help the cannabis industry reach new levels. Now that Joe Biden has taken office many feel this will help the push for cannabis reform in the United States
There’s been a lot of talk about how, and whether, cannabis can be used in place of antibiotics. Centuries of natural medicine traditions tell us ‘yes’ already, but now the Western medicine world is finally catching up. New research highlights how cannabis antibiotics are a likely and reasonable answer to the issue of disease-resistant bacteria. If
From the last couple of years, the demand for cannabis products has been bombed. Scientists have proved the amazing benefits of this powerful plant.  CBD acts as a non-psychoactive way to treat various mental issues like anxiety. Many people use CBD products regularly but are not seeing any effect of cannabis for improving their anxiety. Remember,
The events of recent months – which, at no risk of ambiguity, will not be discussed here – have created something of a roadblock for nearly every industry that was, just twelve months ago, thriving in the global marketplace.  Not least among those industries is the world of travel and tourism which, on both a local, national and international level
Sales of 1-gram cannabis flower packages tumbled in multiple North American marijuana markets last year, likely related to consumers who shopped less often because of the COVID-19 pandemic but made larger purchases when visiting a dispensary. The shift away from 1-gram packages offers implications for both retailers and producers trying to keep up
The City of Oakland, California, continues to pave the way towards social and economic equity in the cannabis business. The city has launched a new million-dollar workforce development grant program. The program is designed to recruit, train, and employ citizens who have disproportionately and unjustly suffered from the War on Drugs. This includes
Legal cannabis is spreading. According to a new report by Grand View Research, the global legal marijuana market is expected to reach US$73.6 billion by 2027 with a compound annual growth rate of 18.1 percent. A survey of over 1,000 US consumers found that the modern cannabis user is largely representative of the general population. Moreover, canna
Many people might not think of Texas as a state where marijuana legalization is possible. But the state's changing demographics have led to at least the potential for changes in cannabis laws. There's also plenty of money involved. As data from other states attest, the legalization of marijuana paves the way for entrepreneurial opportunities, job c
America has a bad case of pandemic anxiety. COVID-19 infections are rising. Tens of millions of workers lost their jobs and face dismal prospects of getting new ones. There is no end in sight. Anxiety has gone mainstream and so has marijuana. Americans are turning to their favorite leaf for pandemic anxiety relief. In New Jersey, one of the few sta
Walking through the streets of downtown Seattle, I struggle to get used to the fact that the drab gray, one-bedroom loft located above the Occidental Square coffee shop I frequent rents for $4,000 per month. I struggle to come to grips with the knowledge that my fiance and I could easily sell our home in West Seattle today, move to any state in the
Some changes could be coming to how North Dakota regulates hemp. The law requires the state to sample and test hemp products. Under House Bill 1045, the state will now be able to charge a fee for that testing. The bill will also allow North Dakota labs to be considered for the procurement process instead of those samples being shipped to the lowest
Making good on a warning issued months ago, the organization that represents most of the state's marijuana retailers is suing the Cannabis Control Commission to invalidate the new regulations that create a separate category of businesses allowed to deliver non-medical marijuana directly to consumers. Original link
Most people know fibromyalgia as a health condition that can cause pain all over the body. That's true, but it also can lead to other issues, such as lack of sleep, chronic fatigue, and emotional and mental health issues. Fibromyalgia patients (at least four million of them in the United States) always search for treatments that can help combat the
Funding has been made available for a new programme providing cannabis-based medical products to patients to begin later this year, the Department of Health has announced. Use of products licensed under the Medicinal Cannabis Access Programme can apply where conventional treatments are unsuccessful. The types of conditions that might benefit from s
Funding has been made available for a new programme providing cannabis-based medical products to patients to begin later this year, the Department of Health has announced. Use of products licensed under the Medicinal Cannabis Access Programme can apply where conventional treatments are unsuccessful. The types of conditions that might benefit from s