Global

23
Apr
2019

Uganda to export medical marijuana

Uganda has secured contracts to export medical marijuana products to Canada and Germany worth more than R2 billion in June. South Africa is also one of the markets for unrefined cannabis buds/flower. Since December 2017, Kampala has exported the product to South Africa’s National Analytical Forensic Services in Pretoria. An order to Uganda’s Industrial Hemp

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15
Apr
2019

Will China’s Dreams of Industrial Cannabis Production Go Up in Smoke?

This year has been one of exceptional growth for Chinese cannabis production. But as interest in the fast-growing market surges, government authorities are clamping down on its production. Companies like Shanghai Shunho New Materials Technology Co and Zhejiang-based Conba Group have been moving into the space since the beginning of the year. And just this month,

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15
Apr
2019

Marijuana Business This Week: German medical cannabis contracts, CBD self-regulation, MMJ group’s bank account closed & more

Here are some notable stories and events to watch for in the coming days: MAKING IT OFFICIAL: Contracts between Germany’s Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices and the three companies it tentatively selected to cultivate and distribute its medical cannabis could be formalized as early as Wednesday after a mandatory 10-day appeals process expires. Ontario,

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12
Apr
2019

Drivers on cannabis will no longer instantly lose licence, Germany says

Motorists caught driving after consuming cannabis will no longer face having their licences immediately revoked in Germany. A federal court in Leipzig ruled the licensing authority must now first determine, with a medical evaluation, whether the marijuana user is fit to drive, daily newspaper Deutsche Welle reported. German law stated that a driver’s licence could be revoked if they could not drive due to the consumption of

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