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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

It’s Darkest before Dawn | Cannabis News Network

Medicinal cannabis is becoming more accepted around the world and various countries are moving towards a health approach instead of a criminal approach. Good news for patients, you would say. But as we’re approaching the point of (semi) legalization of (medicinal) cannabis, the fight isn’t over yet as shown in our latest report It’s Darkest […]

CBD: Medicine or Food?

In this fourth installment of our Irish mini-series, we talk to Joel Stanley, one of the founders of Charlotte’s Web, who attended the Global Medical Cannabis Summit in Dublin last month. At the Dublin Hemp Museum in Ireland, he shares his story with us. For those who don’t know Joel Stanley, he’s one part of the Stanley brothers, […]

The James Burton story [Trailer]

  Coming up in Cannabis News Network: the impressive story of the first medicinal cannabis grower in the Netherlands, James Burton. More than 10 years ago he was the first grower who officially worked together with the Dutch authorities in order to set up a medicinal cannabis program.

Professor Mechoulam, the Godfather of THC

The Israeli Professor Raphael Mechoulam was the key speaker at the third edition of the UFCM iCare symposium in Strasbourg. The symposium was held on October 22nd 2014, when more than 150 health professionals, researchers and patients gathered to discuss the progress of medicinal cannabis.