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Dutchman René Barendse sues himself over 5 cannabis plants

On the 30th of November, René Barendse stood trial for a case against himself over 5 cannabis plants. This sounds odd for a couple of reasons. Firstly, isn’t cannabis legal in The Netherlands? And second, how and why would you sue yourself? Isn’t cannabis legal in the Netherlands? To begin with the situation in the […]

Cannabis Light: High CBD, Low THC. A New Hype?

Cannabis Light is the latest cannabis hype coming out of Europe, where several countries have loopholes allowing the growth and sale of cannabis containing low THC (usually less than 1%) and high CBD levels. It’s already big business. Cannabis Light causing normalisation he loopholes were only discovered a couple years ago. Switzerland was the first […]

Cannabis News Network App: now on Android and IOS!

We are pleased to announce you can now find the Cannabis News Network App in the Google Play App store (for Android) and the Apple Itunes store for your Apple (IOS) devices. Cannabis News Network App for Android and IOS By installing the Cannabis News Network App, you’ll be first to know and receive an […]

CBD, game-changer in the hemp industry, blocked by politics?

he full potential of hemp is endless. No other plant in the world can feed you, then clothe you and you can build your house with. And if you’re sick, it might help you. Hemp will alter products in your home, from food to building materials to paper. The main boost to the hemp industry […]

Michigan Legalizes, Utah & Missouri Medical Cannabis at Midterms

ichigan has approved the legalization of cannabis at midterms election, while Utah and Missouri legalized medical cannabis at midterms 2018. Michigan has become the 10th state to legalize cannabis, while conservative strongholds Utah and Missouri have legalized medical cannabis. And there’s more positive news following the midterms. First, we take a look at Michigan. Michigan becomes […]

These 4 states are voting on cannabis at November 6 ballot

here could be over ten states with legal cannabis, after voting for cannabis at the November 6 ballot. Ever since cannabis activists found out having cannabis issues on the ballot can be successful, there has been a push every year (or two) to add medical or full legalization measures up on the ballot. As such […]

UN to adopt cannabis rescheduling recommendations?

nyone who has ever done research into why cannabis and other substances are considered illegal will have stumbled upon the so-called narcotic scheduling. Generally, all countries follow the classifications from the UN conventions of 1961 and 1971. Countries must follow by passing laws to carry out the provisions of the UN Drug Conventions. For instance, […]

Legal Cannabis in Canada: Legalization 1.0?

October 17 2018 is a historic day, remembered as the day legalization of cannabis in Canada came into effect. And while the small South American country of Uruguay was the first country to legalize cannabis, Canada is the first western country and part of the G7, consisting of the 7 largest advanced economies in the […]

World Hemp Congress 2018: CBD Reviving Hemp Industry?

rom 15-17 October, the annual World Hemp Congress is taking place again in Ljubljana, Slovenia. We will be traveling down with a team to report from this unique event, organised at the House of the European Union Information Center of the European Parliament and European Commission Slovenia. Several European countries already allow the cultivation of […]