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Israeli medical cannabis company partners with DC cultivator

December 20, 2017 · Updated July 24, 2018

A medical marijuana company in Israel that already has a business presence in the United States is expanding that footprint by partnering with a Washington DC-based MMJ grower. Tikun Olam, an Israeli MMJ firm that specializes in genetics, said in a news release that it’s going into business with Alternative Solutions, one of the few […]

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Julian Marley’s JuJu Royal plans to distribute in Canada, Europe

October 9, 2017

Just days after announcing his line of cannabis products would be distributed in Southern California, reggae musician Julian Marley revealed he’s struck a deal to have his products reach the international MJ market as well. Marley is partnering with Maricann Group – which has a medical cannabis production facility in Ontario, Canada – to produce […]

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G FarmaBrands to distribute Julian Marley’s JuJu Royal in SoCal

October 4, 2017 · Updated July 4, 2020

G FarmaBrands is partnering with Julian Marley, son of the late legendary reggae musician Bob Marley, to distribute his cannabis brand JuJu Royal to recreational shops and medical marijuana dispensaries in Southern California under the state’s newly regulated MJ market. According to a news release, California-based G FarmaBrands – through its subsidiary Finka Distribution – distributes to […]

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Industry Snapshot: Nutrient and Soil Companies

October 1, 2017

Data, trends and challenges by John Schroyer It’s no longer enough to simply grow and sell marijuana. As the industry has exploded – in popularity and legality across the nation and the globe – growers and retailers have begun focusing more on quality. That’s where nutrient and soil companies enter the picture. Their products help […]

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GW Pharma plans to expand marijuana operations in UK

August 29, 2017 · Updated August 15, 2019

One of the world’s biggest marijuanas companies – GW Phamaceuticals – is poised to get even bigger. The company announced that it’s planning an expansion in the United Kingdom, including the cultivation and processing of non-psychoactive cannabis, The Telegraph of London reported. GW Pharma’s plan stems from “anticipated demand” for a CBD-based drug, Sativex, designed […]

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CBD retail stores starting to spread across England

August 10, 2017 · Updated August 11, 2017

A CBD store opened this week in northern England, a possible sign that cannabidiol products may start spreading throughout the nation.

Cbdrus launched a brick-and-mortar outlet in the town of Burnley after supplying CBD products over the internet for about 18 months, the Lancashire Telegraph reported.

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GW Pharma scuttles UK listing to trade on U.S. market

October 19, 2016 · Updated July 2, 2018

GW Pharmaceuticals, a high-flying biotech firm in the United Kingdom that is seeking U.S. regulatory approval for a CBD-based drug, has abandoned its U.K. stock market listing to instead trade exclusively in the United States. The firm announced it would ditch its Aim market listing this December, according to Britain’s Telegraph newspaper. A company executive […]

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UK to legalize CBD-based products as medicine

October 12, 2016 · Updated July 31, 2018

The United Kingdom’s top medical products regulatory authority has ruled that CBD and products containing the cannabis compound will now be treated as medicine. The announcement, however, doesn’t mean consumers will suddenly be able to buy CBD-infused products. Medicine makers will have to prove their CBD products meet safety, quality and effectiveness standards, the BBC […]

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British Government to Test CBD Product

August 16, 2016 · Updated July 31, 2018

Britain’s National Health Service is set to run tests on a CBD product that’s been on the market in the United Kingdom for over a year. The test results could lead to further acceptance of medical cannabis in the U.K. and provide new opportunities for medical marijuana entrepreneurs. The NHS will be testing the MediPen, a […]

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DEA Allows Drug Company to Import Cannabis

December 14, 2015 · Updated August 15, 2019

A drug delivery and technology company has received approval from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to import marijuana for research. Formally allowing a private company to import cannabis products, even if just for research purposes, is a big step that could lead to further easing federal restrictions on the marijuana trade. Catalent, a New Jersey-based […]

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