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Khan’s London Mayoral Win: Big Punch for UK Cannabis Reform

Sadiq Kahn’s re-election as London Mayor may be a tipping point in the legalization of cannabis in the UK. Kahn narrowly defeated his Conservative Party rival Sean Bailey in the 5 May 2021 series of UK elections.      Pro-cannabis beat anti-crime in voter appeal His pro-cannabis reform campaign appears to have outweighed his opponent’s […]

Biggest SA Medical Cannabis Clinical Trial Underway

A major South African cannabis clinical trial into pain management, anxiety and sleep disorders is underway – and it you’d like to participate, here’s your chance.    APPLY TO PARTICIPATE NOW   All cannabis is sourced from fully compliant South African Health Products Authority approved and licensed facilities. A progressive venture Led by Dr. Shiksha […]

Lesotho’s MG Health: Germany is first step into Europe with a two ton order

Lesotho’s MG Health says its hopes to export two tons of cannabis to Germany this year, now that it has been awarded certification to export cannabis flower as an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) under the EU’s Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) protocol. MG Health said in a statement on 15 April 2021 that it’s facilities near […]

Malawi Won’t Back Down on Cannabis License Fees: Tells Farmers to Form Co-Ops to Share Costs

The Malawi government says it won’t drop cannabis license fees despite agitation by local farmers that they are unaffordable. The Cannabis Regulatory Authority (CRA) says it’s planning a roadshow to try and set up collaborative grow-ops and convince prospective cannabis farmers to pool their resources.    Only 2 government-approved varietals will be allowed to grown […]

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Khan’s London Mayoral Win: Big Punch for UK Cannabis Reform

Sadiq Kahn’s re-election as London Mayor may be a tipping point in the legalization of cannabis in the UK. Kahn narrowly defeated his Conservative Party rival Sean Bailey in the 5 May 2021 series of UK elections.      Pro-cannabis beat anti-crime in voter appeal His pro-cannabis reform campaign appears to have outweighed his opponent’s […]

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Biggest SA Medical Cannabis Clinical Trial Underway

A major South African cannabis clinical trial into pain management, anxiety and sleep disorders is underway – and it you’d like to participate, here’s your chance.    APPLY TO PARTICIPATE NOW   All cannabis is sourced from fully compliant South African Health Products Authority approved and licensed facilities. A progressive venture Led by Dr. Shiksha […]

Lesotho’s MG Health: Germany is first step into Europe with a two ton order

Lesotho’s MG Health says its hopes to export two tons of cannabis to Germany this year, now that it has been awarded certification to export cannabis flower as an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) under the EU’s Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) protocol. MG Health said in a statement on 15 April 2021 that it’s facilities near […]

Malawi Cannabis License Fees

Malawi Won’t Back Down on Cannabis License Fees: Tells Farmers to Form Co-Ops to Share Costs

The Malawi government says it won’t drop cannabis license fees despite agitation by local farmers that they are unaffordable. The Cannabis Regulatory Authority (CRA) says it’s planning a roadshow to try and set up collaborative grow-ops and convince prospective cannabis farmers to pool their resources.    Only 2 government-approved varietals will be allowed to grown […]

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Edible Cannabis Extracts and Concentrates Explained

By Lee G Lyzit Maximum Yield About the Writer: Lee G. Lyzit has been involved in the medical cannabis industry for nearly 15 years. His passion for natural healing drives him to learn as much as he can about the miraculous cannabis plant. Lee breeds his own strains of cannabis to create concentrated glycerine and […]

Sadiq Khan Cannabis Stance, UK Cannabis Legalization

London Mayor Provokes Showdown Over UK Cannabis Legalization

London Mayor Sadiq Kahn, of the Labour Party, has taken the proverbial bull by the horns and made cannabis legalization the centre of his re-election campaign. In doing so he’s earned a quick slap-down by the Conservative Party Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, who says legalization is way off the national radar.  Khan has also exposed […]

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Beverages Show Strongest Growth as US Q1 Cannabis Sales Up

By Andrew Long of MJBiz Daily and Cannabiz Africa Based on this story published in MJBiz on 6 April 2021   Cannabis-infused beverage sales in the United States are up a whopping 68% in the first three months of 2021 compared to last year. And they’re picking up momentum with 14% growth on the last […]

CBD Finds its Way into SA Menus

Edibles & Beverages: Yum… CBD Finds its Way into SA Menus

Based on a Daily Maverick piece by Lauren Mendoza  See original story here: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2021-03-05-cannabidiol-food-fad-or-here-to-stay/ Products containing CBD have been legal for sale in South Africa since May 2019, and besides its usage in a pure oil form, CBD can also be incorporated into foods and drinks, making products known as edibles.  Stalls selling cookies, brownies […]

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CBD and Depression: Here’s Why It Can Help

By Tammy Taylor, Cannabis and Tech Today  Depression is an increasingly common health concern. People have often refrained from talking about depression due to the stigma around mental health issues. But, more and more people are opening up about their struggle. A mild case of depression may not affect your life adversely. You may continue […]