France and the medicinal use of cannabis

In France, the laws on cannabis are very strict. Even medicinal use, with the exception of the Sativa spray for MS-patients, is not allowed. Nevertheless, the third edition of the UFCM iCare symposium on the use of cannabinoids in medicine was held in Strasbourg. This symposium was opened by a representative of the Mayor of […]

Big cannabis fields in Vienna?

Cannabis News Network visited a plantation in Vienna, where it is legal to grow and sell cannabis seedlings. In some countries, such as Uruguay or the United States (in Washington and Colorado) the growing and use of cannabis is regulated. But if you visit Austria, you will come across huge plantations filled with cannabis seedlings, without […]

Marc Emery & Jodie Emery nominated for a Cannabis Culture Award during Cultiva 2014

During the seventh edition of the Cultiva Hemp Fair in Vienna, the Canadian cannabis activists Marc and Jodie Emery were nominated for a Cannabis Culture Award! This is a special award for those who make a difference when it comes to the acceptance of cannabis and hemp in all its forms, the world over.

15% THC as a maximum?

Should there be a ban on the level of THC within cannabis? Different counties are dealing with this question such as Uruguay, and recently the Dutch government discussed the topic.

Why aren’t we building more with hemp? – Part 2

Hemp could save the environment and the use of bio-based materials is, one possible solution. Part 2 of ‘Hemp in construction’ dives deeper into this matter.

Why aren’t we building more with hemp? – Part 1

The United Nations recently discussed the environmental and climate change issues our world is dealing with today. There are a lot of possibilities to save the environment, including the increased use of hemp. A lot of people – including the famous Jack Herer – have even said that hemp can save the world. There are […]

Cannabis: the WHO vs. the Pharmaceutical industry

The pharmaceutical industry is (and has been for a long time) one of the forces trying to oppose the legalization of cannabis. But there is also a very positive signal in this matter.

Amsterdam’s Cannabis Liberation Day 2014 in review (Cannabis Bevrijdingsdag)

On the 15th of June 2014 the Dutch annual Cannabis Liberation Day was held for the 6th time in Amsterdam. Although cannabis is tolerated to a certain extent in the Netherlands, it is still necessary to make a stand. This free event attracts visitors from all around the world, and the Hemp Market sells a […]

How should you use medicinal cannabis?

In this news episode, Cannabis News Network is exploring a new study that has been done in two different ways of using medicinal cannabis, in order to find out which one is preferred by patients.

Updates on regulating medicinal cannabis and more

In this episode, you will find updates on regulating medicinal cannabis and much more.