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New Frontier Data: Home Grow Ushers in a New Era of Opportunity

New Frontier Data: Home Grow Ushers in a New Era of Opportunity

10 August 2022

One of the biggest opportunities that’s come with cannabis legalization has been the home grow market. South African entrepreneurs should be aware of the millions of rand of potential spend in this sector, if the example of the United States is anything to go by.

TUT and CSIR Team Up to Create Medical Cannabis Research Hub

TUT and CSIR Team Up to Create Medical Cannabis Research Hub

10 August 2022

Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), have established a cannabis research hub that will support medical cannabis entrepreneurs.

Battle of Bophelo: Akanda’s Plan B: Abandon Lesotho! Or is That Actually Plan A?

Battle of Bophelo: Akanda’s Plan B: Abandon Lesotho! Or is That Actually Plan A?

10 August 2022

Nasdaq-listed Akanda is fighting to reverse the liquidation of its Lesotho subsidiary, Bophelo Bioscience and Wellness, and says it is committed to growing the business into which it has invested millions of dollars. But it has a Plan B. Pull out of Lesotho altogether and source from Portugal.

Olivia Newton-John: Greasing the Wheels of Cannabis Advocacy

Olivia Newton-John: Greasing the Wheels of Cannabis Advocacy

9 August 2022

Olivia Newton-John passed away on 8 August 2022. Although best known as Sandra Dee in the iconic 70's movie 'Grease', the actress's enduring legacy will be in her relentless energy to legalize cannabis.

US Producers Squeezed as Cannabis Prices Drop and Inflation Intensifies

US Producers Squeezed as Cannabis Prices Drop and Inflation Intensifies

8 August 2022

Cannabis producers expect lower margins ahead as legalization gains momentum. Consumers have more product choice which means higher input costs cannot just be passed on to the end user.

The Battle for Bophelo: Lawfare Looms Over Controversial Liquidation of Lesotho Flagship Cannabis Company

The Battle for Bophelo: Lawfare Looms Over Controversial Liquidation of Lesotho Flagship Cannabis Company

7 August 2022

A bitter boardroom row at Nasdaq-listed cannabis company, Akanda, is turning into full-blown lawfare and the future of one of Lesotho’s largest cultivators is at stake. Bophelo Bioscience and Wellness was liquidated last month without the knowledge of parent company Akanda, which is taking urgent action to reverse the order.

Kenyan Presidential Hopeful Wajackoyah Unveils Cannabis Master Plan

Kenyan Presidential Hopeful Wajackoyah Unveils Cannabis Master Plan

6 August 2022

Kenyan presidential candidate George Wajackoyah has identified the best cannabis growing areas in the country as he contests the 9 August 2022 elections on a pro-legalization ticket.

Mexico's Cannabis Growers Are Going Rogue

Mexico's Cannabis Growers Are Going Rogue

6 August 2022

Farmers are cultivating and selling cannabis as Mexico’s government continues to bungle cannabis legalization.

JuicyFields’ South African Shockwaves: Canna Yeza ‘Bought to Its Knees’ by False Promises

JuicyFields’ South African Shockwaves: Canna Yeza ‘Bought to Its Knees’ by False Promises

5 August 2022

The sudden and dramatic demise of International crowd-funding platform JuicyFields – accused of being a deliberate Ponzi scheme to fleece investors – has sent shockwaves through the South African cannabis industry, with e-Grower Canna Yeza being one of the hardest hit.

Zim Opens Up Local Cannabis Market; Classifies CBD as a Traditional Medicine

Zim Opens Up Local Cannabis Market; Classifies CBD as a Traditional Medicine

5 August 2022

Major changes are underway as Zimbabwe's Medicines Control Authority is now accepting applications to place hemp-based CBD cannabis in the market. Consumption of high-THC – “recreational” cannabis remains illegal.

Cannabis Clinics and RecoMed to Offer Round the Clock Prescription Cannabis Service

Cannabis Clinics and RecoMed to Offer Round the Clock Prescription Cannabis Service

5 August 2022

Cannabis Clinics has gone into partnership with health-care booking platform RecoMed to launch a Section 21 prescription cannabis scheme in South Africa that will operate around the clock.

Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 years by Moscow Court on Cannabis Charges

Brittney Griner Sentenced to 9 years by Moscow Court on Cannabis Charges

5 August 2022

President Joe Biden calls the verdict ‘unacceptable’ and vows to continue to work for her release

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