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CBD cafe to open in England

The United Kingdom is about to get its first “cannabis cafe” – sans THC. The shop, which is planned for Manchester, will feature only CBD products manufactured in Germany from hemp. “We have people filling it into bottles, branding it and bringing it over,” owner Colin Davies told the Manchester Evening News. Davies isn’t marketing it […]

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Little Hope for Cannabis Legalization in UK Anytime Soon

Fat chance. That’s essentially how government officials in the United Kingdom responded to a petition calling for the legalization of marijuana. “Substantial scientific evidence shows cannabis is a harmful drug that can damage human health,” the government’s formal response to the petition reads. “There are no plans to legalize cannabis as it would not address […]

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Charlotte’s Web Goes On Sale In the UK

CW Botanicals, manufacturers of a CBD oil popular in the United States for treating severe forms of epilepsy, has partnered with a U.K. company to launch sales of Charlotte’s Web in the United Kingdom. It became legal to sell the oil in the country last month and can also be used as a dietary supplement, […]

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UK Might Debate Marijuana Legalization

Lawmakers in the United Kingdom must consider debating the merits of marijuana after more than 175,000 people signed a petition seeking to legalize the production, use and sale of cannabis. While the petition is the most preliminary step in the fight for legalization in the UK, it has raised hopes that officials will begin debating […]

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GW Pharmaceuticals Added to Nasdaq Biotech Index

GW Pharmaceuticals, a United Kingdom-based company that develops CBD-rich treatments, has been added to the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index (NBI). The NBI tracks the performance of a set of securities traded on the exchange that are classified as biotech or pharmaceutical companies. GW Pharmaceuticals is the developer of Sativex, a cannabis-based drug that is approved in […]

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