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La industria cannábica busca envases fuera de China
by Rebeca Argudo on 10/09/20
Due to coronavirus, what at first seemed like a problem for the cannabis industry - the shortage of products made in China - has finally become a business opportunity for other companies involved in the production of packaging that are based in countries such...
USA cataloga la marihuana como producto esencial
by Rebeca Argudo on 07/09/20
With the start of confinement to try to alleviate the effects of the Coronavirus and stop its advancement, governments have logically kept open those establishments that supply essential products. Food, fuel and medicine (among other products classified as basic necessities) should be available to citizens at all times.

Extraordinarily, the United States government authorised that...

Líbano, primera nación árabe en legalizar el cannabis
by Rebeca Argudo on 27/08/20
At the end of last April, the bill for the legalisation of cannabis cultivation for medicinal purposes was approved in the Lebanese Parliament. The approval was met with objection of the Shiite Hezbollah militia party as well as several independent parliamentarians who were also opposed to legalisation. Despite this, the approval went ahead.

Up until now, the sale, consumption and...

Las ferias de cannabis canceladas por el coronavirus
by Rebeca Argudo on 24/08/20
The health crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has had a great impact on the global economy. Of course, this crisis has also had an impact on the cannabis industry and on the celebration of cannabis fairs that had already been scheduled.

These are some of the fairs that have been postponed or directly cancelled this season:

EXPOGROW

This year, Cannabis Europe – the event organisers - have been unable to celebrate the Expogrow fair, the great cannabis festival that takes place in...

Le surprenant secret de beauté de J. Lo
by Rebeca Argudo on 21/08/20

Renowned international star Jennifer López has always been a beauty in every sense of the word. Even now, at 50 years old, she looks unbeatable. What’s her secret?

Well, the surprising beauty secret of J. Lo is none other than the use of a natural Botox composed of biotulin and cannabis, the most evident effects of which are firm wrinkle-free skin and reduced bags and dark circles.

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Der mögliche Nutzen von Linalool im Kampf gegen Alzheimer
by Rebeca Argudo on 02/07/20
Alzheimer's is a degenerative disease that affects the elderly (with a higher incidence in women) and causes progressive and irreversible loss of brain function, particularly affecting memory. About 30 million people worldwide are estimated to suffer from this disease, and the number is expected to double in the next 20 years. At the moment, there is no definitive and effective cure for this form of dementia, and the probability of suffering from it increases considerably with age.

Up to now...

Trinidad und Tobago kurz vor dem Eintritt in die Cannabis-Industrie
by Rebeca Argudo on 02/06/20
Trinidad and Tobago could very soon join the list of countries that have decriminalized cannabis, a legalization that will open the door to the development of a national cannabis industry and the growth of export and import of this product, and that will equally create new business opportunity for this small Caribbean nation.

The Dangerous Drugs Amendment Act was passed in December 2019, decriminalizing possession of cannabis up to 30...

Descubren dos nuevos compuestos orgánicos del cannabis
by Rebeca Argudo on 11/05/20
Until now, the two components of cannabis studied most in relation to their therapeutic and medicinal uses - and responsible for the majority of its effects - were THC and CBD.

These are the cannabinoids with the highest concentration in cannabis, although more than 100 different cannabinoids whose presence varies in magnitude from one plant...

Russland erlaubt den hanfanbau
by Rebeca Argudo on 21/04/20
Russian Prime Minister, Mikhail Mishustin, has signed a decree authorizing cannabis cultivation for industrial purposes in Russia. This decree contemplates the cultivation of varieties whose THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) content does not exceed 1%. Its authorized use will be medicinal, therapeutic and veterinary.

In November 2019, Yevgeny Bryun, an independent...

Näher bei der Normalisierung
by Rebeca Argudo on 17/04/20
The set-up of the new progressive Government brings the legalisation of cannabis consumption in Spain much closer. This is recognised and celebrated by Bernardo Soriano, spokesman for Responsible Regulation (one of the most important platforms for the regularisation of cannabis), who is especially optimistic: "In this legislative period, we are closer than ever to a regulation of...

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