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Second medical cannabis investment after successful Nuuvera Inc. investment in 2017
The Board of AIM-listed FastForward Innovations Limited, trading under the symbol FFWD, is pleased to announce that the Company has today subscribed for 6,666,667 new shares in EMMAC Life Sciences Limited (“EMMAC”) at a price of £0.30 per share for total consideration of £2 million
- This report will not attempt to estimate consumer spending patterns or quantify the size and value of segments in this rapidly expanding market. Instead, the CMC’s report will focus on the more vital issues relating to policy, the status of the law and the interests of consumers. It will set out how CBD products are regulated in the UK and the gaps and areas of potential weakness in those rules.
- In reviewing the status of the law and the regulatory landscape around CBD in the UK, the report will compare approaches taken in other jurisdictions. It will address definitions, the recent outcomes of EU and WHO reviews, as well as summarise the research around the health impacts of CBD and the wider evidence base.
Robert Jappie, Head of Cannabis Law at Mackrell Turner Garrett and Jonathan Kirk QC, of Gough Square Chambers, will travel to Brussels on the 12th March 2019 to make representations to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) in respect of the recent decision to reclassify hemp extracts as ‘novel’.
Pideka SAS Announces Partnership with Lifford Cannabis Solutions CEO Lisa CampbellBOGOTA, Colombia, March 5, 2019 /CNW/ – Pideka SAS, a Colombian company licensed for cannabis cultivation and processing, has just announced a strategic partnership with Canadian cannabis business innovator Lisa Campbell, CEO of Lifford Cannabis
Jacana is a new UK-based startup that produces certified medical cannabis to provide natural relief for chronic pain and suffering – a problem that affects half of all UK adults. With an ageing population, the demand for alternative pain relief options is increasing, and the medical cannabis market is expected to be worth $100 million by 2025
The startup has completed the first-ever international export of Jamaican medical cannabis flower, securing multiple international licenses and permits, and has furthermore raised €22 million to cultivate, develop and distribute certified medical cannabis solutions. This comes on the heels of the UK’s legalisation of medical cannabis in November 2018.
The 2019 SXSW Festival and Conference steps into America’s legal future later this month, offering three days of insight and debate among cannabis experts, political advocates, scientists, and entrepreneurs. It’s the famed festival’s first-ever foray into cannabis, and it’s all sponsored by Leafly.
On Thursday, Florida senators voted 34-4 to remove the statewide ban on smoking medical marijuana. SB 182 will make it legal for patients to receive up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana every 35 days, creates a $1.5 million Medical Marijuana Research and Education Board, and authorizes smoking in certain nursing homes and hospice facilities.
State Senator Jeff Brandes sponsored the bill,saying upon its passage, “We’ve been working around the clock with our colleagues in the House, with the Governor’s Office to come up with a consensus product and I think we’ve done that.”
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