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8
May
2019

5 key takeaways from MJBizDaily’s European Cannabis Symposium

With Europe fast becoming a cornerstone in the global medical marijuana industry, business leaders from dozens of countries descended on Copenhagen to discuss emerging opportunities in the burgeoning market. Capital markets, partnerships and more were on the docket Monday at Marijuana Business Daily’s inaugural European Cannabis Symposium in Denmark, one of the countries leading the

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8
May
2019

ISRAELI MEDICINE COMPANY AIMS TO MANUFACTURE CANNABINOID-PRODUCING CELLS

If successful, the cannabis industry would shift from agriculture-based growing into a full 3-D cell culturing platform for growing and expanding cannabinoid-producing cells. Pluristem Therapeutics, best known for developing novel placenta-based cell therapy products, announced May 6 that it has filed a US provisional patent application titled “Methods and Compositions for Producing Cannabinoids,” which covers

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2
May
2019

Chinese blockchain firm swaps Bitcoin for cannabis in search of new highs

Following the effects of the crypto-winter, one Chinese firm has been forced to diversify its business model away from blockchain. It’s chosen industrial hemp as the next addition to its portfolio. Grandshores Technology has historically invested in blockchain-based infrastructure and hardware but is shaping up to buy a 40-percent stake in Chinese industrial hemp producer

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1
May
2019

Sunny Portugal Now Path to EU Medical Marijuana

For years, the Portuguese city of Cantanhede has been known for its wine products and roasted suckling pig, a local specialty. But the city has something new: Portugal’s first medical cannabis production farm. The cannabis plant produces cannabinoids – chemical compounds used in treating health disorders. Parts of the plant are used to make the

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