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luxembourgs-government-triples-medical-cannabis-budget-for2020
While Luxembourg is a tiny country in the middle of Europe, it is beginning to play an outsized role in pushing all aspects of the cannabis discussion forward in the EU. The country has steadily moved forward on integrating cannabis into the medical system. In 2018, medical cannabis was tested in a pilot project and…
the-great-european-cannabis-cosmeticsconfusion
If the “recreational” discussion is off the table for now except in a few local sovereign experiments (Luxembourg, Switzerland, Denmark, Holland), and the medical discussion is mired in “efficacy” and payments (Germany, UK), where does that leave this third area of cannabis products? Namely cosmetics. The answer? Because this conversation involves cannabis, as usual, the…
standardization-a-guide-through-theminefield
Now that cannabis edibles have been legalized nationally in Canada, many existing and aspiring license holders have been surprised to discover that they must comply with food safety regulations. This became crystal clear when Health Canada published their Good Production Practices Guide For Cannabis in August 2019. With this development, it should be obvious to…
3-food-safety-precautions-foredibles
You’ve survived seasons of cannabis cultivations, bringing in quality plants in spite of mold, mites, drought and other challenges that had to be conquered. Extraction methods are sometimes challenging, but you are proud to have a cannabinoid extract that can be added into your own products for sale. Edibles are just waiting to be infused…
the-women-in-cannabis-study-a-qampa-with-jenniferwhetzel
Ladyjane Branding and Wolfe Research & Consulting are leading an ambitious study to explore and document the experiences of women working in the cannabis market. Women in Cannabis: A Living History officially kicks off on December 10th at the National Women of Cannabis Conference. Jennifer Whetzel, founder of LadyJane Branding and founder of the Women…
neil-young-says-us-citizenship-may-be-delayed-over-marijuana
Neil Young, the wildly popular Canadian-born rock star said his application for US citizenship has been delayed because he smokes cannabis. Young says that he had passed the citizenship test but was told he had to pass another test to prove “moral character”. Young, who just turned 74 this week, has lived in the US…
anthony-sullivan-celebrity-pitchman-opens-hemp-farm-to-grow-cbd-for-daughter-with-rare-genetic-disease
Source: people.com Many celebrities have been joining the CBD bandwagon by either using CBD-based products or getting into the CBD business themselves. Among several popular stars, another celeb who recently entered the cannabis industry is Anthony Sullivan, the celebrity pitchman, who gained fame for starring in several OxiClean commercials with his late friend Billy Mays. …
the-uk-continues-banning-cannabis-based-painkillers-campaigners-not-satisfied-with-the-new-bill
Cannabis-based medicines have been approved in various countries, however, the UK still continues to show its resistance against the legalization of these medicines. People have associated marijuana with a stigma for decades and it isn’t surprising to see people being dubious about trusting cannabis-based medications.  There are two major cannabis-based medicine- Epidyolex and Sativex. Recently,…
nhs-approves-two-cannabis-based-medicines-for-children-suffering-from-epilepsy
NHS England has approved two cannabis-based medicines used for alleviating the symptoms of epilepsy and multiple sclerosis.  The NHS follows the new guidelines issued by the drug advisory body NICE, which looks at products for several conditions. Although charities seem to have welcomed the move by NHS, some campaigners who have been struggling for access…
cbdmd-auctions-rallycross-driver-steve-arpins-fire-suit-to-raise-breast-cancer-awareness-and-support-survivors
The CBD industry is witnessing rapid growth with ample of products in the consumer market. Companies are joining the CBD league, given the promising returns and boom in the economic market. A nationwide recognized consumer cannabidiol (CBD) label, cbdMD will be auctioning off Team cbdMD Athlete and American Rallycross (ARX) driver Steve Arpin’s pink firesuit.…