With New Brunswick cannabis set to be cultivated by Organigram (TSXV: OGI) and Canopy Growth (TSX: WEED), the provincial government has now determined that a Crown corporation, not the private sector, will handle retail cannabis sales.
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Canada’s recreational cannabis legalization is planned for a rollout in July 2018, but provinces and territories are in charge of drafting and establishing jurisdiction-specific rules, so they’ve been working hard to create rules that fall within the country’s legalization framework.
FREDERICTON, N.B., June 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – A proposed provincial model for the legalization of recreational cannabis was outlined today in an interim report released by a government working group.
Ireland is to become the latest country to legalise the use of cannabis for treating specific medical conditions.
On Jan. 19, 2017, the German Bundestag, the national parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany, adopted a law to legalize medical cannabis, according to a statement from the Bundestag.
Ireland moved closer to legalizing marijuana for medicinal use when the minority government said on Thursday it would not block the first reading of a bill that is backed by all other parties.
Health officials in Canada’s capital city want the federal government to restrict marijuana sales to individuals 25 and older as the nation prepares to legalize weed within the next few years, according to newly released documents.
A two day marijuana exhibition in Vancouver is giving people an idea of just how large and varied Canada’s cannabis industry has become — and where it could grow next.
COLOMBIANS called it the bonanza marimbera (marijuana bonanza). In the 1970s and 1980s smokers in the United States were especially partial to Santa Marta Gold, a variety of cannabis grown on the slopes of Colombia’s Sierra Nevada.
On July 18, 2016, Greece’s Ministry of Health announced that Health Minister Andreas Xanthos had approved the establishment of a working group to study and examine the viability of medical cannabis legalization.
The government has approved a plan that will remove many of the restrictions on growing medical marijuana and make it more readily available to over 23,000 patients in Israel.
On May 14, 2016, Nikola Todorov, Macedonia’s Health Minister, announced that medical marijuana will be available in Macedonian pharmacies beginning at the end of May, according to Xinhuanet.
Germany plans to legalize medical cannabis by 2017, according to Hermann Gröhe, Health Minister of Germany.