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10
May
2019

The African cannabis market could reach $7.1B by 2023

In the global cannabis landscape, Africa is an overlooked market. This is due to a number of factors, such as the illegality of the plant across the continent and the poor economic conditions that many African countries face. Africa has the potential to become an enormous cannabis market due to the large population and favorable

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10
May
2019

Hemp processing plant in Conover to be sold

A CBD-extracting plant in Conover is expected to become part of a Canadian-based health and wellness company that is already a player in the legal cannabis industry. Conover hemp processing plant Sugarleaf Labs LLC will be purchased by Neptune Wellness Solutions this summer, according to a Thursday press release. Sugarleaf’s 24,000-square-foot facility is capable of

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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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7
May
2019

New Zealand to vote on cannabis legalization

New Zealanders will be able to vote on whether they want to legalize cannabis in a referendum next year. The draft law under consideration would allow people over the age of 20 to purchase the drug. New Zealand will hold a referendum on legalizing cannabis during the 2020 general election, the government announced Tuesday. Justice

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