Privateer’s Tilray Becoming Global Cannabis Juggernaut

Privateer’s Tilray Becoming Global Cannabis Juggernaut

Privateer’s Tilray Becoming Global Cannabis Juggernaut Author & Editor – Jon Russell Canadian medical marijuana provider Tilray, a subsidiary of Privateer Holdings, has announced that they have negotiated a new export deal to provide medical marijuana to New Zealand. This announcement solidifies their position as the largest global cannabis exporter, providing cannabis and cannabinoid products to […]

Will Insurers Begin Covering Medical Marijuana?

Will Insurers Begin Covering Medical Marijuana?

Will Insurers Begin Covering Medical Marijuana? Author – Jon Russell Edited by Max Davis Medical marijuana has a long history of being denied coverage by insurance companies. Up to now most insurance companies refuse to cover cannabinoid treatments, typically citing federal regulations as the main reason to decline medical marijuana coverage. This is especially true […]

Peruvian Government Looks at Medical Marijuana

Peruvian Government Looks at Medical Marijuana

Peruvian Government Looks at Medical Marijuana Author – Jon Russell   Edited by Max Davis A police raid on a group of parents making cannabis oil to treat children with epilepsy has prompted the president of Peru to take another look at medical marijuana programs. President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski now has the task of convincing […]

Will Italy Be the First European Union Country to Legalize Cannabis?

Will Italy Be the First European Union Country to Legalize Cannabis?

Will Italy Be the First European Union Country to  Legalize Cannabis? Like most of the world, cannabis possession is illegal under current Italian law. However, the laws regarding cannabis in Italy have always been a bit of a political rollercoaster. Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell In 1990, the Iervolino-Vassalli law was […]

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Royally Stoned: Italian Duke Grows Cannabis in Castle

Italy may not have a feudal system any longer but Andrea Odescalchi still lives the “high” life. Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell Italy’s paramilitary police, the Carabinieri, made an interesting discovery Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2016. According to the report, they found over 35 one meter long cannabis plants growing inside the […]

BioCan is Selling Legal CBD Flower in Switzerland

BioCan is Selling Legal CBD Flower in Switzerland

BioCan is Selling Legal CBD Flower in Switzerland Is CBD Flower Legal in Switzerland? Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell Bio Can AG, a Swiss-based industrial hemp producer, has begun selling CBD cannabis flower to the public throughout Switzerland and online. Known as the Fedora 14 strain, the numbers come in at […]

South Africa Legalizes Medical Marijuana

South Africa Legalizes Medical Marijuana

South Africa Legalizes Medical Marijuana South Africa will begin cultivating cannabis for a nationalized medicinal cannabis industry as early as April 2017. Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell The cultivation of cannabis, or as it is referred to in South Africa: dagga, will begin as early as April 2017 after the recent […]

Canadian Task Force on Cannabis Releases Statement on Legalization

Canadian Task Force on Cannabis Releases Statement on Legalization

Canadian Task Force on Cannabis Releases Statement on Legalization By all accounts, Canada looks set to implement a national recreational cannabis industry. Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell Anne McLellan, Chair of the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation, released a public statement Nov. 30, 2016 regarding the task force’s position […]