According to the Upstate New York Poison Centre, more and more reports are coming through of children, mostly under 6 years old, eating cannabis edibles. The cannabis candy can be hard to distinguish from normal sweets.
A tourist attraction and accommodation centre in New Zealand has been revealed to be the location of a previous multi-million dollar underground cannabis cultivation site, which police seized back in 2019.
Amazon has said it will stop its testing for people applying for jobs with them in the US, and is now changing it’s views surrounding cannabis legalisation. It is now in favour of the reform.
The indoor cultivation of cannabis takes up around10% of all of the industrial electricity use in Massachusetts, as the indoor growing site is draining more and more electricity.
The federal government in the US is opening up more cannabis growing sites for the first time in over 50 years. This is great news for cannabis researchers and scientists, opening up more investigations.
Could cannabis cultivators use an app to advance their grows? An Israeli startup has developed a high-tech solution for hydroponics set ups for companies cultivating cannabis indoors.
To encourage residents in the United States to get their COVID jab after the rollout drive is slowing down, various incentives have been offered, including free beer, donuts, and cannabis!
A father in the UK has been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment, suspended for two years due to the fact that his partner works in the NHS. It was suggested that if he went to prison his partners job would be affected.
As the legalisation of cannabis rolls out through the various states of the US, there are a lot of contradictions with the laws and regulations. Perhaps the country can take note of how Canada’s approach differs.
With the slow rollout of cannabis being legalised for medicinal and recreational use in Australia, you may be wondering where else cannabis is legal in the world. Read on to find out!
New Zealand voters have voted to legalise euthanasia, but have rejected a bid to legalise cannabis, according to initial results of the required referendum.
The United States Botanic Garden is one of the longest standing botanic gardens in the United States. Now, some members of congress are calling for the hemp plant to be displayed in the gardens.
A discussion paper is calling on the UK Government to re-examine ‘outdated laws and regulations’ which may be hampering the UK’s CBD and larger medicinal cannabis industry.
A UK cannabis and hemp focused company, Voyager Life Limited, plans to list on the Access section of the Aquis Stock Exchange this year. It comes after a crowdfunding campaign which they started back in February, managed to raise £874,000.
MG Health, based in Lesotho is the first cannabis company in Africa to receive a licence to export cannabis flowers, oil, and other extracts, to the EU for medicinal cannabis medication. Germany will be the first country to receive an import.
Greek authorities have found more than four tonnes of cannabis hidden in a shipment of industrial cupcake-making machines. The package was shipping from Lebanon to Slovakia.
Cannabis is now legal in many states across America, and the demand for cannabis products is ever-increasing. But a lack of cultivation experience can lead to complications when growing the crop on a greater scale.
Watch this short US news segment about an underground chef in New York, whose restaurant serves diners cannabis infused dinner and deserts. The chef describes why he set up his restaurant and how covid has affected business.
Over 9200 cannabis plants were seized by police, after discovering a huge grow room, on a small farm in Ontario, Canada. For a small township, officers say it was a ““professional, high quality” operation.
A former cinema, and most recently a wedding and event hall, has been turned into a 700 plant cannabis farm Police in the UK city of Wolverhampton did a search of the property after being alerted to suspicious activity.
The Black Farmers’ Association of SA (Bfasa) protest at the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority offices in Pretoria, saying that indigenous people are being excluded from being granted medicinal cannabis licences.
Texas could be the next state in the US to legalise cannabis for personal use, after several bills have been proposed through legislation. It would mean that penalties for low level cannabis possession may be reduced.
By the end of 2021 the European medical cannabis market is predicted to reach 406 million euros, a 75 percent growth rate compared with the previous year. It is predicted that Germany will represent over half of the European market until 2024.
The Israeli cannabis producer Seach Medical Group, which already supplies some strains to Australian company Cannatrek, has signed a new deal to import two tonnes of medical cannabis into Australia by the end of 2022.
Central Narcotics Bureau in Singapore has seized the largest amount of cannabis it has seen in 25 years, as well as other drugs and narcotics. Singapore has some of the world’s strictest drug laws, including the death penalty.
Puro, a medicinal cannabis company in New Zealand has begun the harvest of their crops, which were planted last year. The medical cannabis farm is the largest in the country.
Daniel Holmes is a Welshman who was sentenced to over a decade in Malta’s Corradino Correctional Facility, after his cannabis grow room was found by police in Gozo. He talks about his grow room set up and life inside jail.
Police data in Japan shows a record 5,034 people were implicated in cannabis-related crimes in the country in 2020. Most of the people found with cannabis were either in their teens or 20’s, data shows.
Canada was the second country to formally legalise cannabis (after Uruguay) and you can now buy your cannabis legally from thousands of online stores, making weed much more accessible for using recreationally.
New research indicates that the market for medical cannabis in Italy is popular, growing 30% in 2020, even with COVID-19 limitations. Although how patients access medical cannabis is still a key issue in the country.