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German Parties Consider Sale of Marijuana in Pharmacies or Dispensaries

German Parties Consider Sale of Marijuana in Pharmacies or Dispensaries

German Parties Consider Sale of Marijuana in Pharmacies or Dispensaries

Cannabis reform may be coming to the European Union’s most populous country as German conservatives, the Green Party and the Free Democratic Party continue their talks on forming a coalition government. Part of their discussions include an agreement on fully legalizing marijuana and selling the drug through pharmacies or licensed dispensaries.

Uruguay's Legal Marijuana Business Faces Challenges by Banks

Uruguay’s Legal Marijuana Business Faces Challenges by Banks

Two months ago Uruguay became the world’s first country to legalise the production and sale of marijuana throughout the entire country. Now, Uruguay’s legal marijuana businesses are facing major challenges from banks throughout the country.

This Is Why Uruguay Is Establishing New Cannabis Retail Stores

This Is Why Uruguay Is Establishing New Cannabis Retail Stores

On Sept. 13, 2017, Juan Andrés Roballo, head of Uruguay’s National Drug Board, announced in a press conference that the country is establishing new cannabis retail stores dedicated to cash-only sales of cannabis because most banks are refusing to work with pharmacies involved in the country’s legal cannabis industry.

World First: Uruguay Registering Adults for Recreational Cannabis Program

World First: Uruguay Registering Adults for Recreational Cannabis Program

On May 2, 2017, Uruguay’s National Drug Board announced that it had opened its cannabis registry system, commencing the process of Uruguay registering adults for its recreational cannabis program and making the country the first in the world to have a government-run recreational program.

Uruguay Says Yes to Pharmacies Selling Marijuana this JULY

Uruguay Says Yes to Pharmacies Selling Marijuana Starting This July

On April 6, 2017, Uruguay’s three-year legalization journey hit a pivotal milestone. The Uruguayan government officially gave the okay for pharmacies throughout the country to begin selling recreational marijuana starting in July.

Texas Misses Out on Millions Due to Delays in Implementing Medical Marijuana Act

Texas Misses Out on Millions Due to Delayed Start of Medical Marijuana Act

Delays in implementing Texas’s medical marijuana law could be keeping the state from millions in tax revenues, according to Forbes. The Texas Compassionate Use Act became law on June 1, 2015, but it required doctors to write prescriptions for medical marijuana. Two problems stem from that requirement.

MedMen

MedMen Acquires New York Medical Marijuana Company

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MedMen, a Los Angeles-based cannabis management and investment firm, announced today that it has acquired Bloomfield Industries, Inc., one of only five Registered Organizations licensed to operate a medical marijuana business in the State of New York.

Canadian Company Tilray Now Exporting Medical Cannabis Extracts to Croatia

Tilray Now Exporting Canadian Medical Cannabis Extracts to Croatia

Tilray, a licensed cannabis producer in Canada and owned by Seattle-based Privateer Holdings, became the first Canadian company licensed by the Canada’s Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations to legally export medical cannabis cultivated and processed in Canada.

Walgreens

Walgreens Acknowledges Medicinal Advantages of Marijuana

Walgreens, the drug store chain, has acknowledged the medicinal benefits of marijuana on its health and wellness blog. The post, written by Walgreens Resident Pharmacist Dahlia Sultan, answers several questions about what medical marijuana is, how it works, why it is debated, and what common uses it has.


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