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FARMERS FRIDAY | ‘Channel Island Farmers are interested in growing medicinal cannabis’

PLANS are being made to convert greenhouses and other agricultural buildings into medicinal cannabis farms but growers are remaining tight-lipped due to the security and legal issues involved. Earlier this week the JEP revealed that the Island was planning to issue licences to grow the crop with the hope of raising hundreds of millions in revenue from exports and re-invigorating

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WEDNESDAY MARKET REPORT | EU votes to support medical cannabis

The Cannabis Industry | Fuelling Green Tourism International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) ICBC BARCELONA 2019 | 14 March 2019 Auditori de Cornellà/W Hotel It’s no secret that progressive cannabis laws can create jobs and generate revenue for locales that have legalized, regulated, and taxed marijuana. However, less known is the impact that cannabis-related activities can have on the tourism dollars brought in from both travelers that are intentionally

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The Weekend Round-Up @ The Hemp Club 27/01/19

Thanks to all below | For full articles click the header links. The Case for the Entourage Effect and Conventional Breeding of Clinical Cannabis: No “Strain,” No Gain International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute, Prague, Czechia The topic of Cannabis curries controversy in every sphere of influence, whether politics, pharmacology, applied therapeutics or even botanical taxonomy. Debate as to the speciation

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Green Tech Tuesday: Leapfroging Old Technology, A Switch To Innovative Solutions

With the marijuana industry growing each year as more and more states legalize, there are also concerns as how to regulate a product that is infamously secretive and under the radar. Blockchain technology has been trying to offer some answers to a lot of the questions raised, concerning how to legally sell a product that’s been illegal for so long.

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Medicinal Mondays – Tobacco on the way out?

Could these signs lead to a healthier future?  Tobacco on the way out, Marlboro is moving away from Cigarettes.  Altria takes C$2.4bn stake in Canadian pot group Cronos. The Financial Times wrote that Marlboro cigarette manufacturer Altria has struck a deal to have a stake in Canadian  Cronos to acquire a  C$2.4bn ($1.86bn) shareholding, as a portion of the tobacco

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Is Cronos Better Than Aurora?

In case you aren’t aware of it already, let me be the first to tell you: There’s a battle brewing over marijuana north of the U.S. border, and the winning prize may be billions of dollars in revenue. Canada already has a well-established national medical-marijuana marketplace producing hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue for marijuana companies. But the real

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Tikum Olam – Israeli firm granted first license to grow medical cannabis in Greece

TornosNews.gr 31.10.2018 | 23:12 The Greek government has officially granted a license to a private enterprise to cultivate hemp in Greece. The decision to approve the production of medical marijuana to Israeli company Tikum Olam was published on the official government website “Diavgeia”. The company, which is mainly engaged in growing and developing medical cannabis and medical cannabis products, will

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The cannabis industry in Oceania is in an exciting phase – Prohibition Partners

SOURCE:  https://www.prohibitionpartners.com/the-oceania-cannabis-report The cannabis industry in Oceania is in an exciting phase of development. Medical cannabis is legalized in one of the region’s powerhouses (Australia) and is set to become legal in New Zealand by 2020. There are signs of progress across the region’s smaller island nations too with the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands recently moving from total prohibition to

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Minister starts the debate on Drugs announcing she cannot talk about Cannabis!

Has anyone got any comments they would like to add to this absurd and laughable response? Are @UKParliament, @HouseofCommons, @UKHouseofLords trying to put the Economy in reverse? Surely not!! England needs to move forward fast @CLEARUK #cannabis #canada #news Quote from Ronnie Cowan MP:  “My drugs policy debate in @HouseofCommons has just finished. However, interesting to note the Minister had

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The United Kingdom Will Have Medical Cannabis Within 11 Days

Source: High Times  NEWS:  Marijuana News The policy change will only effect THC oil. Other forms of cannabis, including flower, will remain strictly prohibited. Published,  2 weeks ago on, October 9, 2018 By Adam Drury The United Kingdom’s Home Secretary Sajid Javid is holding to the commitment he made in July to reclassify medical cannabis. Officials are expecting an announcement in a couple of

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Study of different extraction processes for hemp

FOR FULL JOURNAL Source: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959652618330506 • Different processes were compared for the extraction of hemp oil. • SFE, Soxhlet, percolation, sonication, pyrolysis & treated processes were compared. • Comparisons were conducted in terms of physical, chemical & economic aspects. • Central composite design was used to optimize the SFE & sonication parameters. • SFE were observed as economical process followed

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Roto-Gro wraps final roundup of $4.5M capital raising

Source: https://finfeed.com/small-caps/biotech/cannabis-play-rotogro-wraps-45m-raising/ By Megan Graham. Published at Oct 5, 2018, in Biotech Roto-Gro International Limited (ASX:RGI) is pleased to announce it has completed the final tranche of the $4.56 million capital raising to institutional and sophisticated investors announced on 20 June 2018. The high demand capital raise, jointly managed by Barclay Wells Limited Pty Ltd and Emerald Capital Australia Pty Ltd, will

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Tilray Uses Stock to Acquire Chilean Distribution Partner

Source: https://www.newcannabisventures.com/tilray-uses-stock-to-acquire-chilean-distribution-partner/ NANAIMO, British Columbia & SANTIAGO, Chile, October 9, 2018 — (Business Wire) — Tilray, Inc. (NASDAQ: TLRY), 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 (“Alef”). The acquisition will allow Tilray to import, produce and distribute Tilray branded medical cannabis products in

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UK developer of medical cannabis products raises $345m through share sale

Source: The Pharmaceutical Journal9 OCT 2018By Debbie Andalo UK-based GW Pharmaceuticals has sold almost two million shares in a recent offering on the US stock exchange. Source: GW Pharmaceuticals GW Pharmaceuticals, which has previously marketed cannabis-derived medicines Sativex and Epidiolex, has raised over $345m from share sales in the United States The UK biopharmaceutical company GW Pharmaceuticals, a global developer of

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As fields grow, Irish hemp farmers eye global market

Source: https://hemptoday.net/hemp-expands-in-ireland/ Marcus McCabe in hemp fields at Clones in County Monaghan, Ireland POSTED BY: HEMPTODAY OCTOBER 5, 2018 By Brian Houlihan | HempToday The Irish hemp industry continues to grow steadily, with 230 hectares (570 acres) of hemp sown this year in comparison to about 77 hectares (190 acres) in 2017. That’s an increase of 200% in 12 months.

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Organigram closes $5 Million investment in European hemp and CBD producer Eviana

Source: https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/organigram-closes-5-million-investment-in-european-hemp-and-cbd-producer-eviana-694888371.html NEWS PROVIDED BY OrganiGram Oct 02, 2018, 06:00 ET MONCTON, NB, Oct. 2, 2018 /CNW/ – Organigram Holdings Inc. (TSX VENTURE: OGI) (OTCQX: OGRMF), the parent company of Organigram Inc. (the “Company” or “Organigram”), a leading licensed producer of medical marijuana, is pleased to announce that is has closed the previously-announced private placement investment in Eviana Health Corporation

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