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Misinformation in the cannabis industry

The cannabis industry has a misinformation problem. Let’s jump straight into a prime example from the legal adult-use industry across the pond... Do you prefer indica or sativa? In cannabis retail stores across Canada and dispensaries in the U.S., products are typically categorised into...

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August Cannabis News

August was another great month for the global cannabis industry. Here’s some highlights from the progress made this month: Morocco is one step closer to a legal medical cannabis industry, after a draft decree was approved by the country’s lead executive body. In a world-first, a UK trial...

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The CBD industry has boomed throughout 2020 and well into 2021

As we already know, the CBD industry has boomed throughout 2020 and well into 2021; so what does this mean for retailers? The sales are great; but following the changes to regulations back in March, many companies are falling begind with their Novel Food applications and finding their products...

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People have turned to cannabis-based products to alleviate stress

Throughout the worldwide pandemic, many people have turned to cannabis-based products to alleviate stress and anxiety caused by so much uncertainty. This 'accidental boom' could see annual sales of CBD products to hit as much as £690-million. That's more than double the number of sales in...

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​Is CBD the answer to calming our pets

Is CBD the answer to calming our pets? Many of us worry how our pets will cope at busy times of the year, if they're left alone for a few hours or following a trip to the vets. Many studies are now finding CBD has the same positive effect on our four-legged loved ones, as it does on the human...

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​Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies has recently entered the London Stock Exchange

Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies has recently entered the London Stock Exchange. Specialising in medical cannabis treatments, designed to alleviate pain and other symptoms for a range of conditions, the company is also backed by non-other than Snoop Dogg. Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies strategy...

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Medical cannabis company to float on the London Stock Exchange

City AM recently reported that a medical cannabis company chaired by the former Lord Mayor of London is to float on the LSE. Hellenic Dynamics plants to list on the London Stock Exchange, in a move to give the business a valuation of £50-million. The founder is keen to make changes within the...

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​Medical cannabis campaigner, Lucy Stafford speaks to BBC Radio 5Live

Medical cannabis campaigner, Lucy Stafford, recently spoke with BBC Radio 5 Live about how the treatment changed her life. "It is literally the only thing that gets me out of bed and being able to work, able to study and able to live a life. I have no idea whether I would still be here if I was...

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Scotlands first medical cannabis clinic welcomed 500-patients

Scotlands first medical cannabis clinic welcomed 500-patients within the first week of opening. Sapphire Medical was celebrated by Stirling MP Alyn Smith, who said: "I am delighted to welcome Sapphire Medical Clinics to Scotland, as the first and only registered clinic to prescribe medical...

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Medical cannabis could be available on prescription next month

The Times recently reported on some pretty big news for the cannabis industry and hundreds of patients across Ireland; medical cannabis could be available on prescription this month. The HSE have stated: "Prescriptions in Ireland could be available by the end of this month, for certain medical...

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