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Cannabis And Sport: Portland Pickles is 1st Pro Baseball Team to Sell THC Products at Home Games

Cannabis And Sport: Portland Pickles is 1st Pro Baseball Team to Sell THC Products at Home Games

24/06/21, 09:30

Cannabis is now well-known for its association with sports medicine, but a US baseball team is taking things to the next level. The Portland Pickles will be the first US sports team to sell THC products at its home games as sport and cannabis hit the entertainment level.

UEFA Euro 2024: German Police Encourage British Football Fans to Smoke Cannabis Instead of Downing Pints

UEFA Euro 2024: German Police Encourage British Football Fans to Smoke Cannabis Instead of Downing Pints

24/06/17, 10:00

Football season is in gear in Germany, and police, in a bid to reduce hooliganism, have encouraged British football fans to smoke cannabis instead of getting drunk

USA: Trulieve Fined US$350K over Massachusetts Worker’s Cannabis Dust Death

USA: Trulieve Fined US$350K over Massachusetts Worker’s Cannabis Dust Death

24/06/15, 12:00

Multinational Trulieve has been fined by Massachusetts regulators for the 2022 death of Lorna McMurrey, 27, who collapsed after suffering breathing problems at the company’s Tallahassee facility.

Mexico’s New President: Good News for the Cannabis Industry, Bad News for the Cartels

Mexico’s New President: Good News for the Cannabis Industry, Bad News for the Cartels

24/06/13, 09:00

Mexico’s new president, Claudia Sheinbaum, is a climate change scientist with a Jewish background. Her ascension to power is a positive sign for the country’s cannabis industry as she has long been a proponent of legalization.

New Study: Drugs are Affecting the Environment, Big Pharma Needs to Make ‘Greener’ Products

New Study: Drugs are Affecting the Environment, Big Pharma Needs to Make ‘Greener’ Products

24/06/08, 08:00

A report published by Nature Sustainability shows that human drug usage is becoming a threat to wildlife. Among the findings are that addiction, anxiety and sex reversal have been reported in species by researchers as a range of substances contaminate ecosystems around the world.

Ukraine Removes Cannabis from its List of Dangerous Psychotropic Substances

Ukraine Removes Cannabis from its List of Dangerous Psychotropic Substances

24/06/01, 09:00

Ukraine has also removed THC from the banned list but includes it in a ‘list of restricted narcotic drugs’ permitted for educational, scientific and technical uses, opening up the way for the future production of narcotic drugs and new pharmaceutical products.

Japan’s ‘Huge Milestone’ as Tokyo Moves Ahead With Cannabis Reform

Japan’s ‘Huge Milestone’ as Tokyo Moves Ahead With Cannabis Reform

24/06/01, 07:00

Japan has officially launched a public comment period for its landmark cannabis reform bill, offering new details on how its nascent cannabis industry will look over the coming months.

Tipping Points: Americans Now Consume More Cannabis Than Alcohol on a Daily Basis.

Tipping Points: Americans Now Consume More Cannabis Than Alcohol on a Daily Basis.

24/05/26, 14:00

For the first time, the number of Americans who use cannabis daily or nearly every day has surpassed those who drink alcohol as frequently. This marks a significant cultural shift as recreational cannabis becomes more mainstream and legalized across the United States.

Pres Biden’s “Momentous” Announcement on Rescheduling Cannabis is the ‘Biggest Shift’ in 50 Years of US Cannabis Policy

Pres Biden’s “Momentous” Announcement on Rescheduling Cannabis is the ‘Biggest Shift’ in 50 Years of US Cannabis Policy

24/05/18, 07:00

On Thursday, 16 May 2024, US President Joe Biden announced that the US Justice Department is moving cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule III. He said he is committed to “righting the wrongs” of prohibition, though the reclassification doesn’t help those currently in jail on cannabis offences.

Cannabis Stakeholder's Plan Action as Thailand’s Cannabis U Turn Threatens Thousands of Businesses

Cannabis Stakeholder's Plan Action as Thailand’s Cannabis U Turn Threatens Thousands of Businesses

24/05/16, 06:00

Thailand’s move to reclassify cannabis as a narcotic threatens to trigger street protests and class-action suits by owners of thousands of dispensaries which sprung across the country in the wake of decriminalisation two years ago.

Cannabis Brand-Building: The Consumer is Your Mirror

Cannabis Brand-Building: The Consumer is Your Mirror

24/05/11, 08:00

As South Africa moves towards legalizing cannabis for adult-use, there will be an explosion of new retail brands vying for a share of the lucrative post-prohibition market. This is how to ensure your brand meets the mark in what will be a rapidly-evolving consumer landscape.

Thailand’s Shock U-Turn on Cannabis: Strictly Medicinal, Broader Adult-Use Will be Prohibited.

Thailand’s Shock U-Turn on Cannabis: Strictly Medicinal, Broader Adult-Use Will be Prohibited.

24/05/09, 05:00

Despite the positive economic impact cannabis has had on the post-Covid Thai economy, the new government is set on reversing the cannabis reform gains made by the previous administration. It is turning it’s back on a growing industry that was projected to be worth up to US$1,2 billion by 2025.

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