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In a Post-Communist Albania, Cannabis Is King

In a Post-Communist Albania, Cannabis Is King

Albania’s history is one that shows a country eager to emerge from an uncertain post-communist era. With these ambitions, especially those of pursuing a capitalist society, came a host of growing pains. From failed pyramid schemes and the influence of local and foreign chapters of the mafia to the widespread poverty of farmers, Albania holds...

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The Real Estate Industry is Still Adapting to Legal Cannabis

The Real Estate Industry is Still Adapting to Legal Cannabis

In another study touting the benefits of legal cannabis to local communities, researchers at the University of Oklahoma have discovered something interesting. States in the U.S. that have legalised recreational cannabis actually enjoy higher real estate prices. Related: In Latest Market Rout, Cannabis Industry Is No Shelter As more data begins to trickle on, the advantages...

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Does Cannabis Legalisation Stimulate Corporate Innovation?

Does Cannabis Legalisation Stimulate Corporate Innovation?

A joint paper from the University of Iowa in the U.S. claims that companies based in American states which have legalised cannabis enjoy greater levels of innovation. The findings use patents, stock valuation and income levels as a proxy for such improvements on business. The paper even indicates that, after cannabis is made legal, inventors...

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In Latest Market Rout, Cannabis Industry Is No Shelter

In Latest Market Rout, Cannabis Industry Is No Shelter

For many cannabis companies, the latest financial crash could not have come at a worse time. The velocity and gradient at which global equity markets fell had not been felt since 2008. This drop reached epic proportions on March 9, 2020, as major exchanges like the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) tripped first-level circuit breakers...

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CBD is Still a Novel Food in Germany

CBD is Still a Novel Food in Germany

On March 3, 2020, the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) announced that Germany would be backing initiatives to lift cannabidiol (CBD) products from the novel foods list. The cannabis media space quickly swelled with relevant headlines, celebrating a new milestone for the industry, with people claiming that CBD is no longer a novel food in...

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Cannabis Doesn’t Have a Gender Problem, Yet

Cannabis Doesn’t Have a Gender Problem, Yet

No matter one’s focus, the digitisation of nearly every facet of our lives offers hundreds if not thousands of new opportunities. Entrepreneurs, investors and founders in the cannabis sector, like everyone else, have all been watching the technology space. From a business perspective, this is likely an excellent strategy. Cannabis folks should, however, make sure...

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Domestic Cultivation is the Next Step for European Cannabis

Domestic Cultivation is the Next Step for European Cannabis

The cannabis industry in Europe and abroad has been marked by a series of landslide shifts in regulations. As it’s happening, and related stocks skyrocket, onlookers rush into the cannabis space with the next brightest idea. Few, however, have thoroughly examined this ambiguous period before the regulatory shift. Related: All You Need To Know About CBD...

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Switzerland Unofficially Launches Cannabis Pilot, What’s Next?

Switzerland Unofficially Launches Cannabis Pilot, What’s Next?

Unlike France’s upcoming cannabis trial, Switzerland will be pursuing an altogether more ambitious project. Though the Swiss government would monitor a larger number of users, the pilot will test the viability of legalising recreational cannabis in Switzerland. Related: How Germany’s Hemp Association Fights Cannabis Criminalisation Indeed, the stakes are much higher — but, if successful, Europe...

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CBD Beauty Care Faces Challenges In Spite Of Hype

CBD Beauty Care Faces Challenges In Spite Of Hype

Cannabidiol (CBD), the non-psychoactive component of cannabis, is enjoying serious traction in the world of beauty care. Face creams, bath bombs, conditioners and primers are now featuring CBD around the world. And, as the likes of Sephora, Ulta and even the Kardashians adopt similar products, many are asking if the hype is justified.   Grey...

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Still No Supply For Polish Medical Cannabis Patients

Still No Supply For Polish Medical Cannabis Patients

Since Poland legalised the use of medical cannabis in 2017, it has been suffering from supply issues. The current number of Polish medical cannabis patients far exceeds the amount of imported cannabis from the likes of Bedrocan. The health community is also lacking education on matters related to prescribing cannabis and identifying eligible sicknesses. Related: Know...

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