ATHENS, Greece, Feb. 7, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Tabled today in Parliament the Draft Law “Provisions for the Production of Finished Products Pharmacy Hemp” which regulates the field of production, control and distribution of formulations containing pharmaceutical cannabis in order to promote productive investment in this sector and generate development benefits to the economy and the State.
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Portugal’s influential Doctors’ Association called for the legalization of marijuana-based medicines on Thursday, the same day parliament started to debate a draft bill that goes even further in seeking to allow patients to grow pot at home.
Scotland is set for a multi-million pound boon from the cannabis industry after a worldwide health agency confirmed that the drug provides medicinal relief for a range of ailments.
Several British lawmakers lent their support to a cannabis tea party on the lawns outside parliament on Tuesday, protesting against legislation that criminalizes use of the drug for medical purposes.
On Sept. 11, 2017, Canada’s House of Commons health committee returned to Parliament Hill in Ottawa to begin the first of five full-day hearings on Canadian cannabis legalization.
MedReleaf is one of less than four dozen licensed producers and retailers of medical cannabis products in Canada. The company was founded just four years ago, and it focuses on supplying dried cannabis, cannabis oils, and cannabis oil capsules to qualified medical patients in Canada.
WELLINGTON, June 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Green Party is thrilled that Parliament will consider whether to finally legalise medicinal cannabis in New Zealand.
On April 13, 2017, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Jody Wilson-Raybould introduced legislation to legalize recreational cannabis in Canada by July 2018.
While the Canadian Marijuana Index dipped slightly in March due to federal uncertainties, the Canadian public markets have bounced back today on the news of recreational marijuana legislation being introduced in Canada’s House of Commons this Thursday, April 13, 2017.
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.
On Nov. 23, 2016, South Africa’s Medicines Control Council announced to members of parliament that it had progressed in its study of medical cannabis and that the Department of Health could have a regulatory framework ready to publish by February 2017.
On Nov. 15, 2016, Jamaica’s Cannabis Licensing Authority announced that by the end of October it had received a total of 89 applications for cannabis cultivation and processing.
On May 12, 2016, during the opening of Jamaica’s 2016/17 Budget Debate in Parliament, Finance Minister Audley Shaw announced that Jamaica will move forward in creating a medical marijuana industry that can boost the country’s economy.
On April 20, 2016, Trollstation, a web-comedy group, released “420 London High Hotbox,” a video that documents the group boarding a pod on the Coca-Cola London Eye, the largest cantilevered observation wheel in the world, and hotboxing it to film a music video during the wheel’s 30-minute rotation.
On Feb. 24, 2016, the Parliament of Australia passed amendments to the Narcotic Drugs Act of 1967, legalizing medical marijuana in the country.
CANBERRA, Australia, Feb. 24 /Weed Wire/ — Parliament has today passed the Turnbull Government’s historic legislation delivering the “missing piece” for Australian patients and their doctors to access a safe, legal and reliable supply of medicinal cannabis products for the management of painful and chronic conditions.
The Australian government has introduced legislation that would amend the Narcotics Drugs Act of 1967 to allow for the legal cultivation and distribution of medical marijuana.