Colombian government-funded health insurance now covers medical cannabis

Government-funded health insurance in Colombia now includes medical cannabis coverage, potentially expanding the market for therapeutic marijuana in the South American country.

Canadian cannabis producer Canopy Growth shuts ESG unit in latest layoffs

Canopy Growth Corp. dissolved the Social Impact and Advocacy team, which led the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy, during its latest round of cost-cutting layoffs.

Will Colombia’s overhaul of cannabis industry rules resuscitate the promising sector?

Colombian President Ivan Duque signed a decree into law that will expand revenue opportunities for domestic cannabis businesses inside and outside the country, a move some industry sources say could resuscitate a sector that has not yet come close to meeting expectations.

Colombian agency recommends allowing cannabis flower exports

The Colombian government might reconsider its ban on medical cannabis flower exports for commercial purposes.

First prescriptions of high-THC products imminent in Peru

Khiron Life Sciences – a Toronto-based company with its main operations in Colombia – announced Thursday that it completed the first export from Colombia of high-THC medical cannabis products.

Another cannabis flower recall in Germany stemming from contamination

Gröbenzell, Germany-based Ever Pharma is recalling all batches of its cannabis flower product CanPharma 20/1 after detecting contamination above acceptable levels, Marijuana Business Daily has learned.

As competition grows in German medical cannabis flower market, sales strategy becomes key

The growing number of medical cannabis brands and products available to patients in Germany indicates that companies wanting to enter and succeed in that market need to think beyond simply offering a consistent supply of products.

More medical cannabis products available in Peruvian pharmacies

The first finished, registered cannabis medicine became available to patients in Peruvian pharmacies this week, Marijuana Business Daily has learned.