Hemp Products of the Year 2019

Hemp fibre-reinforced plastic, hemp protein powder and hemp face cream are “Hemp Products of the Year 2019” For the second time, the innovation award “Hemp Product of the Year” has been granted to the young, innovative hemp industry for finding suitable applications and markets for industrial hemp-based products. After a 10-minute presentation from each of […]

Take medical use of cannabis seriously, patients can’t wait

After the World Health Organization (WHO) initially failed to produce their recommendations, on February 1st their recommendations to reschedule cannabis were leaked. Last week, the European Parliament came with their response: take medicinal cannabis seriously. It’s an important message, as clinical trials and the entire pharma chain is taking far too long for patients. The product […]

WHO Stuck Between Politics to Reschedule Cannabis within the UN

ince 1961, the United Nations considers cannabis as a Schedule I drug with “no accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.” The plant is scheduled as a dangerous drug, like heroin, in the Single Convention on Narcotic and Drugs. But things are about to change. Commission on Narcotic Drugs 61st Reconvened Session Earlier […]

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 […]

Hans Kamperman: An Act of Love | Cannabis News Network

Note: English subtitles available. Hans Kamperman is fighting for the decriminalisation of cannabis. Since the beginning of 2018, he has been camping out in front of the parliament building in The Hague. The sad peak of his campaign was a failed suicide attempt. Many people believe that cannabis is legal in the Netherlands. However, this […]

Colombia Gold: Cannabis Valhalla | Part 2 | Cannabis News Network

Colombia is perhaps best known among most people for the failed War on Drugs, thanks to Netflix’ internationally acclaimed ‘Narcos’ which debuted in 2015. Whereas the whole world was introduced to the horrors of a failed War on Drugs in the beautiful country of Colombia, the country itself wanted to move on from a war […]

Colombia Gold: Cannabis Politics | Part 1 | Cannabis News Network

Colombia is perhaps best known among most people for the failed War on Drugs, thanks to Netflix’ internationally acclaimed ‘Narcos’ which debuted in 2015. Whereas the whole world was introduced to the horrors of a failed War on Drugs in the beautiful country of Colombia, the country itself wanted to move on from a war […]