The future of medical hemp

CBD companies who survive the punishment of the current overheated market will be those with deep pockets who already have established business relationships and supply chains, who nurture innovation and put a strong emphasis on quality. That’s how representatives of leading global CBD companies assessed the market going forward during the Future of Medical Hemp […]

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 […]

Trekt Uw Plant (TUP) – must shut down and disbanded

The first Belgian cannabis social club – Trekt Uw Plant (TUP) – must shut down and disband. The club was initiated in 2006, and after unsuccessful attempts in 2006 and 2008 to criminalize this club, it now happened. Members were given prison sentences of up to twenty months on probation, and a total of 121,250 […]

Is the EU killing CBD products?

You might soon find yourself looking for your CBD infused products you were buying at your local drugstore, but they’ve suddenly vanished. CBD could soon only be available in pharmacies.  “Until a further update from the EU, consumers, vendors, and manufacturers may find that the sale of CBD oils, supplements and food is disrupted” warns […]

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 […]

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, […]

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.