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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 establishments...
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 cultivation of...
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:
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This year, Cannabis Europe – the event organisers - have been...
Alexis Ponce: "They want to make medicinal cannabis in Ecuador a business."
by Teresa García on 14/08/20
Since June in Ecuador, it’s been possible to produce and sell cannabis for therapeutic and industrial purposes. Consumption will continue to await the reform of the Organic Comprehensive Criminal Code (COIP) — the Ecuadorian equivalent of the Spanish Penal Code. As announced in a press conference in May by Andrés Luque, Undersecretary of the Ecuadorian Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, the...
Nueva Zelanda somete a referéndum la regulación del cannabis, ¿qué dice la propuesta de ley?
by Roberto Kannabia on 04/08/20
"Do you support the Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill?" The 4.8 million people who make up the population of New Zealand will answer this question on 19th September. In addition to the general election on this date, the country will vote in a referendum on the regulation of cannabis and euthanasia, two issues prompting much debate in societies around the world today.
Referendums are typical...
La crisis del coronavirus da impulso a Aurora Cannabis, pero sus cuentas siguen siendo un desastre
by Teresa García on 27/07/20
The coronavirus crisis has served the giants of the international cannabis market well. Or at least that's how it’s been for Aurora Cannabis, second in the industry in global level turnover. Founded in 2004 in Ontario, Canada, the company has recovered a good part of the market value that it lost in the last fourteen months. In May, its shares on the New York Stock Exchange increased by 158%...
¿Cuál es la postura de los 53 Estados que decidirán si la ONU rebaja la fiscalización del cannabis?
by Teresa García on 23/07/20
The UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) has once again postponed the decision to lower cannabis control until December of this year. Based on the recommendation made by the World Health Organization in October 2018, the decision would mean removing the plant from Schedule IV of the most dangerous substances (which also includes heroin) and facilitating medicinal use of it. The topic had already...
L'industrie du cannabis en Pologne
by Redacción on 23/07/20
Twenty years ago, the hemp industry in Poland did not even crawl. At the moment, it is one of the most developing countries in Central Europe, and the prospects for the near future are promising. The hemp business in the country on the Vistula River has recently started to flourish and, in fact, some legal conditions are its only limitation. Even if some of the regulations have changed in favour...
Marruecos se plantea el valor terapéutico del cannabis
by Roberto Kannabia on 20/07/20
The Moroccan National Narcotics Commission, under the Ministry of Health, met on 11th February to assess the recommendations made by the World Health Organization regarding the recognition of medicinal cannabis. This meeting opened up an official debate on the drug policy of the Maghreb country.
About a year has passed since the WHO recommended that the UN soften control over this plant by...
Virginia entkriminalisiert als 27. Bundesstaat der USA den Konsum von Marihuana
by Teresa García on 10/06/20
The Virginia Senate and House of Representatives have approved the decriminalisation of cannabis use. Approved on February 11th, the bill does not mean that consumption has been legalised but it does mean a substantial reduction in the penalty for possession. From now on, people in possession of up to 1 ounce (28 grams) of the plant will be guilty of a misdemeanour or minor offence punishable by...

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