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L’ONU reconnaît la valeur médicinale du cannabis
by Teresa García on 05/02/21
The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) has finally recognized the medicinal value of cannabis. On December 2, the decision was taken by a simple majority in a vote that took place in Vienna and in which representatives of 53 member States participated. This resolution is seen as "historic" by the Confederation of Cannabis Associations and many different pro-cannabis organizations...
Macedonia del Norte podría ser el primer país de los Balcanes en legalizar el cannabis para uso recreativo
by Teresa García on 02/02/21
The Government of North Macedonia brings to the table the issue of legalization of cannabis for recreational use in this country, where medical marijuana has been legal since 2016. "The idea is to allow consumption of marijuana in cafes and tourist areas, also in Skopje, the capital, if they respect certain standards on ventilation, proof of origin of the cannabis, etc.", declared Prime Minister...
Nueva Zelanda dice no al cannabis recreativo
by Teresa García on 28/01/21
In New Zealand, preliminary results for the referendum on legalizing recreational marijuana gave victory to those who opposed the measure. As government sources would publish during the consultation process on its official website, 53.1% of the participants decided against legalizing the recreational use of cannabis versus 46.1% that supported the legislation and 0.8% of undecided voters. There...
Le CBD peut déjà se vendre comme aliment dans l’Union Européenne
by Teresa García on 25/01/21
The European Commission has concluded that cannabidiol (CBD) can be qualified and sold as food, as reported by the institution to the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA). In a press release published on December 3, this organization explained that they had received a letter the previous day from the Health Services of the European Commission confirming that CBD will be included under food...
Calendrier culture marijuana 2021
by Webmaster Kannabia on 22/01/21
Our lunar calendar is a great guide to the best days for germinating, planting, pruning, and harvesting your plants, as well as telling you which days it´s better to stay in bed!

To get your calendar, follow these instructions:

  1. Fill out the form and click "Request Kannabia calendar" button. You will then receive an email confirming your email address.

  2. Click confirm in...
Betty, marihuana en HBO
by Rebeca Argudo on 14/01/21
"Betty" has premiered on HBO. At the moment, there is only one season of six episodes, each 25 minutes long, available on the digital platform, but the show has already been renewed for a second season.
The series is unusual in every respect. In the first place, the story does not develop through plots but rather through narratives portraying a particular scenario, a way of life, a subculture:...
Colorado pardons cannabis convictions
by Rebeca Argudo on 11/01/21
An executive order that will mass-pardon convictions for low-level marihuana possession was issued last October in Colorado, one of the first states in the US to fully decriminalize cannabis. All these pardons are expected to be granted within 90 days, pursuant to a bill passed in the Colorado House of Representatives just in time to go into effect before 2020 ended.
 
What is the situation of CBD in Spain after latest rulings by the EU and the UN?
by Teresa García on 08/01/21
The year 2020 has ended with two great news for the world of cannabis. On one side, a new judgment by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on November 19 where the court ruled that CBD "cannot be regarded as a narcotic drug" and therefore the distribution and marketing of cannabidiol should not be prohibited within the EU territory.
On the other, last December 2, 2020, the United...
Extremadura crea el primer centro industrial de cáñamo como vía para regenerar zonas rurales
by Teresa García on 07/01/21
Badajoz will become the hemp capital of Spain after the inauguration of the Hemp Technological Pole last October 13, a research complex which aims to become the reference center in the study of the industrial uses of this plant.
"Given the current exceptional situation due to the global health crisis, it is very likely that the economic recession will worsen in the coming years and this will...
El Gobierno otorga una nueva licencia para producir cannabis medicinal
by Rebeca Argudo on 23/12/20
The AEMPS (Spanish Agency of Medicines and Health Products), a state agency which reports to the Ministry of Health, has recently granted its fourth license to produce cannabis for medical and scientific purposes to Medalchemy, a pharmaceutical company located in the southeastern city of Alicante that is part of the Emmac Life Sciences Group, based in Great Britain. Although the use of CBD is not...

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