Cann Group has received the first federal government license to grow medical cannabis in Australia and has submitted an application for a cultivation permit.
The new license permits the privately held company to legally grow medical marijuana and conduct research on how to use cannabis for medicinal purposes, according to Business Insider Australia.
Support for legalizing marijuana is on the rise in Texas, a new poll shows.
More than 80% of Texans support legal cannabis of any kind, and 53% of those favor recreational use, according to a University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll released Tuesday. Those numbers increased from 76% and 42%, respectively, since a
The legal medical marijuana trade is poised to spread to its fifth world region: Africa.
The South African Medical Control Council plans to soon publish “proposed guidelines on cannabis production for medicinal use,” according to Independent Online.
Parliament member Narend Singh told an IOL property, The Mercury, he received a letter from the …
Jamaica’s Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has given initial approval to three medical marijuana business applicants, two for cultivation and one for processing.
But the actual launch of the island’s medical marijuana industry – ranging from growers to retailers – could still be months off.
A total of 160 applicants competed for the latest batch …
Tilray, a federally licensed cultivation company based in Nainamo, Canada, will begin exporting medical cannabis to New Zealand before the end of February.
It’s the latest overseas deal for Tilray, which is owned by Seattle-based private equity firm Privateer Holdings.
Both the Canadian and New Zealand governments have approved the MMJ exports, Tilray …
Peru could become the latest country to legalize medical cannabis if a bill proposed by the nation’s president is approved by the legislature.
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski decided to back the move after a raid in the capital city of Lima unveiled a group of parents growing cannabis so they could produce oils with …
By Omar Sacirbey
The Green Solution, a large retail marijuana chain in Colorado, wanted a foothold in Canada’s expected recreational cannabis market. OrganiGram, among the growing number of federally licensed Canadian growers, needed know-how and a name.
And so was born a partnership indicative of the growing synergy between the U.S. and Canadian cannabis industries.
Israel, already a leading cannabis research power, could become a major player in the international marijuana business landscape after a government committee approved draft legislation allowing the export of medical marijuana.
The green light from the ministerial committee on legislation means the measure will proceed as a government-backed bill, AFP reported.
But a …
An Israel-based company that specializes in quality-control testing equipment and standards for medical cannabis is using a newly raised $1 million in investment capital to expand its business operations into the North American market, the latest indication the marijuana industry is quickly going global.
The firm, Cannabi-Tech Ltd., did not specify in a …
Investors can now buy and sell WEED on the Toronto Stock Exchange after Canopy Growth Corp., a major federally licensed cannabis cultivator in Smith Falls, Ontario, changed its ticker symbol to the new, slangy version.
One of Canada’s 38 licensed medical cannabis producers said it will begin exporting MMJ products to Chile starting this month.
Tilray, a subsidiary of Seattle-based Privateer Holdings, is teaming up with Alef Biotechnology SpA on the export deal, according to a news release.
Based in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Tilray estimates the potential MMJ patient …
A group of 14 district attorneys from across the country have banded together to figure out policy positions on marijuana.
The initial report about the subset of the National District Attorneys Association indicated its recommendations may be taken into account by the new Trump administration, which could potentially signal that a firm stance on cannabis …