Day : July 13, 2018

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Uttarakhand Becomes the First State in India to Issue Industrial Hemp Cultivation License

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Uttarakhand has become the first state in India to have issued a legal license for the commercial cultivation of industrial hemp.  The Indian Industrial Hemp Association (IIHA) has been granted the first licenses to cultivate hemp on a research basis. The non-profit organization will begin growing 1,000 hectares. “We will...
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British Colombia Announces List of Licensed Distributors Ahead of Recreational Cannabis

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The British Colombia Liquor Distribution Branch has announced a list of the 31 federally licensed cannabis manufacturers and distributors ahead of October 2018, when the Cannabis Act and recreational cannabis officially becomes legal in Canada. The list in comprised of some of the top companies in the sector including Canopy...
Politics

New York Department of Health to Allow Medical Cannabis as an Opioid Replacement

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Earlier this month, the New York State Department of Health announced new emergency regulations to allow patients prescribed opioids to be given a license to obtain medicinal cannabis as an alternative. Opioids are synthetic based medicines that product effects similar to morphine. They are primarily used for pain management and...