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Zambia has legalized the production and export of cannabis for economic and medicinal purposes, the government’s chief spokeswoman said on Monday, becoming the latest country to shift its position on the drug to give its finances a boost.
Canadians spent about $908 million on non-medical cannabis in the first year since legalization, but online sales dropped as more brick-and-mortar locations opened, said Statistics Canada.
Top officials in Thailand are getting the word out about medical marijuana -- in part by distributing cartoon cannabis dolls and publicly using marijuana oils.
Brazil’s health regulator has approved guidelines for the sale of medicinal products derived from cannabis.
Up to five companies active in the cannabis industry could go public in 2020 in Europe, a continent whose stock markets have largely missed out on the North-American “pot stocks” frenzy, a leading industry analyst said on Thursday.
For several decades, Amsterdam has been a widely-visited Dutch city that’s been at the forefront of successful cannabis coffee shops.
Thailand is ramping up medical marijuana legalization efforts that will soon allow all Thais to cultivate six cannabis plants in their homes and sell their home-grown harvest to the government, to turn into medical marijuana.
With the issuance of a wide-ranging ministry report on the medical cannabis industry, Israel is for the first time making clear its intention to back the burgeoning sector, according to a ministry official.
Two cannabis-based medicines, used to treat epilepsy and multiple sclerosis, have been approved for use by the NHS in England.
Since the introduction of the law only a handful of patients have been prescribed medical cannabis, and for them, access is not an easy process. Some patients are still being denied the drug due to lack of medical evidence.