Spanish Police Open Fraud Investigation into JuicyFields
The criminal investigation follows class action by an estimated 4 500 Spanish investors, some of whom invested up to 200 000 Euros each.
Cannabis Legal in Uruguay But 70% of Consumers Still Source From Illicit Market
Uruguay was the first country to legalize adult-use cannabis consumption. But according to a new study, most consumers are still buying from illicit sources because legal cannabis is just not up to the quality that the black market can supply.
Ukraine Eyeing International Cannabis Market While Fighting Off Russians
Ukraine is pushing ahead to develop a domestic cannabis industry as the country’s confidence surges in the wake of the push-back against the Russian invaders.
World Anti-Doping Agency Maintains Ban on Cannabis; Says it ‘Violates the Spirit of Sport’
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says despite “stakeholder” intervention it’s decided to maintain the ban on cannabis as a possible sports-enhancing drug.
Bet You Didn’t Know This: UK is World’s Biggest Producer of Medical Cannabis!
The UN Drug Report 2022 says of the 40 reporting countries, the UK, Ireland and Canada are the biggest suppliers of global medical cannabis, accounting for 71% of the market.
Cannabis and Gaming: Vancouver Developers Add to Portfolio with New Mobile Rhythm Game, ‘Bob Marley World Tour’
Ziggy Marley backs venture on new platform as it would provide fans with unique opportunities to enjoy the family’s music as LBC Studios navigates the tricky tightrope between gaming blue-sky and compliance with international cannabis laws.
Colombia’s President Tells UN: Democracy Will Die Unless Biden Ends ‘War Against Drugs’
Colombia’s recently-inaugurated president told members of the United Nations that “democracy will die” if global powers don’t unite to end the drug war and pursue a different approach, with millions of lives on the line under the current regime.
The Czech Is In The Post: Prague To Consider Full Adult-Use Legalization This Year
The Czech Republic hosted the European Union’s National Drug Co-ordinators Meeting earlier this month where the 27 member states considered the implications of the legalization wave that’s sweeping Europe
‘Simple’ Costa Rican Hemp Rules Set THC Limit at 1%, Make Licenses Widely Available
Hemp farming and production licenses will be inexpensive and widely available in Costa Rica, according to regulations that have been approved by the government.
Alabama Bass Guitarist Arrested in Alabama on Cannabis Charges Despite Singing 'Sweet Home Alabama" for 50 Years!
Teddy Gentry fell foul of the law in his home state after 50 years of singing “Sweet Home Alabama, I’m coming back to you”.
SA Hospitality Industry Take Note: Canna-Tourism the Next Big International Travel Thing
As the United States legalizes cannabis state-by-state, so other opportunities in the value chain emerge. The latest trend picking up is that of canna-tourism, and it’s finding a sweet spot in the millennial market, as this report from 420 Intel reveals.
Cannabis Leads the Way in Guerilla Marketing in UK, as Dispenseroo Ignores the Law and Advertises Big Time on Tube Trains
An illegal cannabis business in the UK which stuck hundreds of unauthorised adverts on London’s Tube trains tells VICE World News it is now selling £50,000 worth of cannabis products a week.
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