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Italy Decriminalizes Recreational Cannabis & Permits Home Grows

ROME–Italy has suddenly been thrust into the forefront of the nascent European cannabis industry with a vote in parliament which legalized home-grow cannabis following a vote from their lower parliamentary house, similar to the US Congress. The Italian reform decriminalizes growing up to four cannabis plants for personal use. Italy now one of first European ...

September 9th, 2021|

France Medical Cannabis Patient Program Gets Underway

EDMONTON, AB– Aurora Germany GmbH, a subsidiary of Aurora Cannabis Inc. (NASDAQ: ACB) (TSX: ACB), the Canadian company defining the future of cannabinoids worldwide, and Ethypharm, have successfully delivered their initial shipment of cannabis to the French medical cannabis pilot program, set to begin serving patients in the coming weeks. Aurora and Ethypharm were selected by ...

September 1st, 2021|

The Green Organic Dutchman Completes First International Cannabis Shipment

TORONTO -- The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd.  (TSX: TGOD) (US-OTC: TGODF), a producer of premium certified organically grown cannabis, announced it completed its first international commercial shipment consisting of cannabis flower and other extracts destined for the South African medical cannabis market. TGOD's cannabis flower is reported to be the first to be distributed ...

August 25th, 2021|

Russian Investor Andrey Blokh Acquires 723,000 Voting Shares of Curaleaf

MOSCOW–Mr. Andrey Blokh announced he acquired 722,577 subordinate voting shares of Curaleaf Holdings Inc. representing approximately 0.12% of the presently issued and outstanding Subordinate Voting Shares of the Company. The 722,577 Subordinate Voting Shares were acquired in the context of transactions entered into among Mr. Blokh, the Company and an indirect subsidiary of the Company, ...

August 20th, 2021|

ALT Cannabis Announce Agreement with Grow Group for Expansion into European Medical Cannabis Markets

LOS ANGELES–Pioneering liquid cannabis company ALT (Advanced Liquid Technology), announced it has entered into an agreement with Grow (Grow Group Plc) to market and distribute ALT’s proprietary, fast-acting, liquid medical cannabis products across Europe. ALT uses emulsion technology to create unique flavor neutral, zero calorie, sugar-free, vegan, keto, and paleo friendly water-compatible medical cannabis products ...

August 18th, 2021|

GW Pharma Receives Approval for Epidoylex (CBD) from the U.K. Government for the Treatment of Seizures Called Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

LONDON–GW Pharmaceuticals, involved in discovering, developing and delivering regulatory approved cannabis-based medicines and now part of Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ: JAZZ), today announces that the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has approved a new indication for GW's cannabidiol as an adjunctive treatment of seizures associated with tuberous sclerosis complex, for patients two ...

August 11th, 2021|

Curaleaf International Launches Second Medical Cannabis Flower Product for UK Market

LONDON–Curaleaf International (formerly EMMAC Life Sciences Group), Europe’s largest vertically integrated cannabis company, is pleased to announce the launch of its second range of medical cannabis flower products for the UK market. The new products are being manufactured in the UK and will be an extension to Curaleaf International’s existing range of medical cannabis flower ...

July 30th, 2021|

PharmaCielo Welcomes Colombian Government’s New Cannabis Decree

TORONTO and RIONEGRO, Colombia– PharmaCielo Ltd. (TSXV: PCLO) (OTCQX: PCLOF), the Canadian parent of Colombia's premier cultivator and producer of medicinal-grade cannabis extracts, PharmaCielo Colombia Holdings S.A.S., congratulates the Colombian Government and President Duque for signing the new set of legislation. The Decree aims to make the country's legal cannabis industry more competitive on a ...

July 26th, 2021|

Kanabo Signs Agreement to Acquire Materia and Create Europe’s Largest Public Cannabis Company

LONDON–Kanabo Group Plc (LSE:KNB), the first medical cannabis company to IPO on London Stock Exchange, has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Materia, a leading processor and distributor of medical cannabis and CBD wellness products across Europe. Kanabo’s Board of Directors has been actively exploring new partnerships and opportunities to accelerate Kanabo’s growth and ...

July 26th, 2021|

Red Light Holland Sells Approximately 350,000 Grams of Magic Truffles

TORONTO–Red Light Holland Corp. (CSE: TRIP) (FSE: 4YX), an Ontario-based corporation engaged in the production, growth and sale of a premium brand of magic truffles to the legal, recreational market within the Netherlands, is pleased to provide an update on the distribution of its Red Light Holland truffle farm and iMicrodose Packs in the Netherlands. ...

July 13th, 2021|

The Israeli Medical Establishment Voices Support For Tikun Olam-Cannbit’s Partnership With HMOs And Hospital

TEL AVIV– Tikun Olam-Cannbit (TASE: TKUN), an Israeli leading medical cannabis company, known for marketing of Clinically studied inflorescence and medical cannabis products, has signed this week an agreement with Maccabi Healthcare Services, Israel's second-largest HMO. As part of the agreement, Tikun Olam-Cannbit will offer Maccabi members whom hold a medical cannabis license discounts on company products ...

July 12th, 2021|

Berlin’s Cantourage Provides Fast Track Access To European Medical Cannabis Market For International Cultivators

BERLIN–European medical cannabis company Cantourage today launched its new and innovative platform, enabling cultivators from across the world to bring their product into the growing and profitable European market more quickly and cheaply. Already a price leader with a significant market share in the competitive German Dronabinol market, Cantourage and its partners now offer products ...

June 17th, 2021|
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Pharmadrug Launches Psilocybin Online Retail Platform in the Netherlands

Toronto, Ontario–PharmaDrug Inc. (CSE: BUZZ) (OTC Pink: LMLLF) a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the research, development and commercialization of controlled-substances and natural medicines such as psychedelics, cannabis and naturally-derived approved drugs, is pleased to announce that its Super Smart division has launched a Slim Winkel branded online retail platform in The Netherlands and Europe. ...

June 7th, 2021|

UK’s First Educational Cannabis Advertising Campaign

LONDON–For the first time ever, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) & Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP) has approved an educational cannabis message to be advertised in the public domain - a big step forward for the existing cannabis industry due to extremely restrictive advertising rules around cannabis. Launching this week in multiple prime Central London ...

June 1st, 2021|

Danes Extend Cannabis Pilot And Make Permanent Medical Cannabis Licences

COPENHAGEN–The Danish Parliament, on Monday, made the decision to extend the Pilot Programme for prescription of medical cannabis by another 4 years. They also agreed to make Danish cultivation and production of medical cannabis permanent beyond the expiration of the current Pilot in December 2021. The parliamentary agreement also means doctors will continue to have ...

May 26th, 2021|

The European Patent Office Grants Cannabics Patent For Personalized Medicine Drug Discovery Technology

TEL AVIV–Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQB: CNBX), a developer of cancer related cannabinoid-based medicine, announced today that the company's patent titled: "System and Method for High Throughput Screening of Cancer Cells" has been granted by the European Patent Office. Outside the European territory, corresponding patents under the same title have already been granted in Israel and in South Africa. Further to that, ...

May 25th, 2021|

Medical Cannabis Approved for Production and Sale in Greece

Athens–The Greek Parliament voted in favor of a bill to legalise the cultivation and sale of medical cannabis. The bill, which was proposed by the main opposition party Syriza, got 158 votes for and 33 against. The bill passed this Friday, 21st May, 2021. Although the vote passed, it was rejected by the Communist Party ...

May 24th, 2021|

Exclusive: A Realist’s Guide To Investing In Mexican Cannabis

VANCOUVER, B.C.–Knowing when and how to invest in the earliest stages of a newly regulated cannabis market is never easy. However, this can be especially true in a place like Mexico, where opaque political processes cast shadows that can be hard to step out of.  It is near impossible to gain a clear perspective on ...

May 13th, 2021|

Alphagreen European CBD Market Places Expands Wholesale Offering

LONDON– The CBD industry is here to stay and more and more retailers are starting to embrace what is likely to be the single biggest driver of the health and wellness market over the next few years. Some retailers* have started to explore this area, others are considering a move to selling CBD products, but ...

May 10th, 2021|

Swiss Parliament Votes In Favor of Adult Use Cannabis Legalization

ZÜRICH–Switzerland's Health Commission of the Swiss House of Representatives, the Swiss National Council, in what will become an historic vote, has voted this past Friday, April 30th, in favor of legalizing cannabis for the Swiss. Adult-use of Cannabis in Switzerland is currently illegal, though minor possession was decriminalized to a fine in 2012. The National ...

May 1st, 2021|

Nextleaf Solutions Wins Patent in Emerging European Cannabis Markets

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Nextleaf Solutions Ltd. (CSE: OILS) (OTCQB: OILFF), an innovative cannabis extractor operating internationally, announced today that it has been awarded a patent in Europe, vital to the low-cost production of cannabis distillate. Next leaf has developed over 70 patents globally for the extraction, purification and delivery of cannabinoids "We are optimistic about ...

April 29th, 2021|

New CBD Ecommerce Retail Platform Plants New Shoots Across Europe

LONDON– AlphaGreen, the UK's leading marketplace for selling CBD, is launching into six further European countries, following its launch in the UK in 2019. Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden and Poland are all set to benefit from the imminent arrival of the new ecommerce platform and technology provider. With Alphagreen, customers have products to alleviate ...

April 28th, 2021|

JP Morgan Leveraged Finance Expert Joins Artemis In Move Into Booming Cannabis Industry

LONDON, U.K.–One of the early architects of the European leveraged finance industry and 25-year veteran of JPMorgan, Stanton McLean, is embarking upon a new chapter of his career. McLean is joining the rising wave of traditional corporate leaders finding new wealth creation opportunities in the burgeoning field of global cannabis. Building on a career in global finance, McLean leaves his current position as managing ...

April 28th, 2021|

Cannabis Funding Around the World: A Focus on Germany

HCN Investigates – Germany is one of the wealthiest European nations. It also has some of the world’s most progressive politics, making Deutschland a perfect fit for the global cannabis industry. In the first two financial quarters of 2020, German cannabis sales exceeded €75 million. The existing German cannabis market comprises approximately 120,000 adults, and ...

April 22nd, 2021|

Dragonfly Biosciences Launches Global Outreach Into Australia

LONDON– Dragonfly Biosciences UK makers of a leading seed to shelf range of CBD oils and skincare products has formed a non-exclusive distribution agreement with Health House International Australia, enabling the sale of Dragonfly CBD oils over the counter in Australia. The partnership comes off the back of the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration in February ...

April 22nd, 2021|
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