Tag Archives: UK

JUNE NEWS UPDATE | 15th June 2020

Medical cannabis in the UK: From principle to practice First Irish-based cannabis fund launched in Dublin. Óskare Fund seeks long-term returns from medical use of marijuana The digital edition of the Nicotine & Cannabis Strategies 2020 conference series is going live! What’s in Your CBD? Inaccurate Labels Widespread, Study Finds Cannabidiol or CBD Oil: Help, Hope, and Hype for Psychiatric and Neurologic

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WEDNESDAY NEWS ROUNDUP | 11th March 2020

The United Nations is poised to delay a vote on the World Health Organization’s cannabis scheduling recommendations for a second time. EIHA successful against BVL: CBD is not necessarily novel food In major shift, UN drug chief questions Cannabis Patients In The United Kingdom Are Granted Faster Access To Their Medicine control treaties involving cannabis are out of date MindMed

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The Hemp Club | NEWS #6, 1st March 2020

Could UK’s new damning drug report bring about decriminalisation or is funding treatment the only way? Lib Dems call for decriminalisation ahead of drugs summit In major shift, UN drug chief questions whether control treaties involving cannabis are out of date MGC Pharma enters Europe with exclusive supply deal in Poland Peru sells out of medical cannabis SPAIN: The business

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The Hemp Club | NEWS #5, 23rd February 2020

EMMAC, The First European Company To Export Medical Cannabis To Israel New medical cannabis clinic opens in Solihull and this is what it costs Sativa inks CBD deal with WH Smith Travel Marijuana to be legally prescribed at private clinic in Aberdeen Peru sells out of medical cannabis SPAIN: The business could reach 3,000 million euros and serve more than

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The Hemp Club | NEWS #4, 26th Jan 2020

European health agency links hemp food to THC exposure European Commission falls short on WHO cannabis recommendations, experts say Spain’s new Government on the regulation of marijuana consumption to witness hemp sector’s rise in 2020: Hemp Horizons Gaia’s Internship Program provides in depth experience in organic cannabis growing techniques 10 DAYS TOGO: FUTURE CANNABIS STRATEGIES | 29th and 30th January

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The Hemp Club | NEWS #3, 19th Jan 2020

Cannabis at risk of being ‘decriminalised’ as police let users off with community resolutions Doctors working for The Medical Cannabis Clinics are now breaking the mould to allow qualifying patients access to cannabis across the country   India to witness hemp sector’s rise in 2020: Hemp Horizons Barbados: Medicinal marijuana licensing ‘to begin next month’ The Impact of Medical Cannabis on

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2019 HEMP CLUB VIEW, UK/ EU NEWS & EVENTS

Without any doubt changes are on the horizon at all governmental levels.  Regulators worldwide will continue to develop industrial hemp and medical cannabis policies, all territories will ramp up enforcement further, and if history is any indicator, we are sure a few surprises will be thrown in there too. EU NEWS TO CLOSE THE YEAR: European CBD Producer Brains Bioceutical

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UK Industrial Hemp| Two Farmers Outlooks and Knowledge + Home Office Requirements

WHY YOU SHOULD BE USING HEMP? | Nick Voase. Since 2002 Industrial hemp has many environmental benefits – some are directly due the use of the various parts of the plant by industry or pet owners, others are due to the reduction in use of oil-derived products and some as a consequence of growing hemp. Hemp requires no pesticides in

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FUTURE CANNABIS STRATEGIES EUROPE 2020 |Royal Lancaster, London 29th-30th January

Future Cannabis Strategies brings together business leaders from across the wider European Consumer-Facing Cannabis products category for 2 days of insight, discussion and debate into how cannabis product manufacturers can understand: Consumer trends & demands from European cannabis derived product consumers Opportunities to introduce Cannabis/ Hemp infused products into existing FMCG product portfolios Recent product innovation to understand how market

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The Emerald Cup + TOP 3 reports | HEMP/ CANNABINOID NEWS

Chemists demand clarity on cannabis-related goods Texas Hemp Plan Submitted To USDA Researchers from the University of Aberdeen have identified parts of a gene that could open the door to treatment with medical cannabis for millions of people. “The Emerald Cup is one gathering that all cannabis enthusiasts should plan to attend… It is obvious why cannabis enthusiasts return to

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UK & IRELAND SPECIAL REPORT | MEDICAL CANNABIS AND CBD

Medical cannabis: ‘Not enough evidence to prescribe’, say NICE – despite law change. Despite medical cannabis now being legal on the NHS, a limited number of prescriptions have been granted since the law change and some parents are having to pay thousands for import licences and private prescriptions. ExCeL LONDON, 27 & 28 NOV 2019 |10AM – 5PM WEDS & THURS. If

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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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FARMERS FRIDAY: REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE COURSE in the UK!

BUILDING FOUNDATIONS, NETWORKS AND PATHWAYS Applications to be made by the 2nd January 2019 to https://www.ifoam.bio/en/regenerative-agriculture-foundation-course Join the regenerative agriculture community and strengthen your own knowledge and understanding! Co-create with a network of peers. Share with and learn from expert trainers in the field of regenerative and organic agriculture development. Gain an understanding of the concepts and complexities of truly

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Medicinal Monday: Cleaning Up/ DEM Pure Certificates, our future?

DEM Pure Commitment A DEM Pure Certificate redefines what the Cannabis industry sees as pure, clean medicine. Cannabis has had many generations of being demonized, ostracized and misunderstood. We are now out of prohibition with a wonderful opportunity to create our own standards and expectations on how medicine should be treated, grown and perceived. A Pure certification involves education and

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Medicinal Cannabis: What Does the Science Say? | Jamie George

JAMIE GEORGE Wed 31 Oct 2018 19.44 GMT  Last modified on Thurs 1st Nov 2018 07.32 GMTFrom today (November 1st), doctors in the UK will, for the first time, be legally allowed to prescribe medical cannabis to their patients. The shift in policy was announced in July by home secretary Sajid Javid following the prominent media attention given to the cases of

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The boss of a drugs company, which has the largest legal cannabis farm in Kent, UK

I quote: “The company, which counts among its investors Capital Group, whose staff include the Prime Minister’s husband Philip May, was the first firm in the world to have a medicine derived from cannabis approved.” #cannabis #newsuk #news #canada twitter.com/thehempclubuk/status/1058988793905188864 A GW Pharma cannabis growing site. Pictures: Tim Platt

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The UK needs to create a new economic identity for itself after brexit. We’re already the world’s no. 1 producer of medical marijuana. Why not fully embrace hemp as well?

UK Hemp: An Ancient Trade With a Bright Future BY JAMIE GEORGE Once a cornerstone of the British empire, the UK hemp trade has suffered through decades of vilification. With brexit looming, is it time we brought it in from the cold? Hemp has a reputation of something of a miracle crop. It’s legendary versatility has been exploited by humans for millennia

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Majority of British public support legalisation of cannabis, survey reveals

More than three in four people willing to use cannabis if advised by a doctor The British public strongly supports the legalisation of cannabis, according to a new poll. Fifty-nine per cent of people surveyed strongly support or tend to support legalisation of the drug, compared to just 31 per cent who oppose the idea. The poll was commissioned by the think tank Volteface and the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis, and carried out

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UK doctors can now prescribe weed. But you probably wont get it

Medical cannabis can now be issued by 80,000 doctors. Although its use is limited to specific medical conditions and the government is keeping controls tight Weed has been undergoing a rebrand – with countries around the world decriminalising and legalising the drug. From today, it’s going to have a legitimate present in the UK. More than 80,000 specialist doctors will

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A Global Shift in Growth and Disruption

By: Bryan C. Natale On October 17, 2018, Canada became the first of the G7 countries (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK, and the U.S.) to fully legalize the consumption and sale of recreational cannabis nationwide – and only the second country worldwide, following Uruguay in December 2013. While recreational marijuana consumption remains largely prohibited throughout the world, there

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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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Headlines Monday 22nd October

An Urgent Review About The Legalization of Cannabis has been called upon by the former Metropolitan Police Chief Full Article:  The Independent. Traditional Medicines are on the decrease: 50% of People Using Cannabidiols Stop Using Traditional Medecines! Full Article:  Weedistry Canadians Celebrating Legalization. Will This Accelerate the U.S Reforms? Full Article: Reddit CLICK ON HEADERS FOR FULL ARTICLES

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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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Can UK farmers benefit from the upcoming medical cannabis?

Source: http://www.weedworldmagazine.org Cannabis will become an international commodity, but only a limited number will get to cultivate it With the UK Government moving towards legalizing medicinal cannabis could this be an opportunity for the UK farmers to diversify? This autumn will see specialist doctors prescribing medicinal cannabis for the first time in the UK. Could this decision be behind an

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