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Your Competitive Edge is Your Packaging Technology

Your Competitive Edge is Your Packaging Technology

Today, nearly every consumer-packaged good from food to pharmaceuticals and now even cannabis products, are seeking the most effective, efficient and advanced formed and sealed packaging. The materials used for this packaging varies from majority plastics to sealed metal cans. The benefits of sealed packaging are widespread: producers value it mainly for preservation in the […]

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Cannabis policy changes in Africa are positive, but small farms lose

Cannabis policy changes in Africa are welcome. But small producers are the losers

Cannabis is a drug crop with a long history in Africa. Alongside coca and opium poppy, it has been subjected to international control for nearly a century. The International Opium Convention of 1925 institutionalised the international control system and extended the scope of control to cannabis. In 1961 a new international convention was adopted to […]

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University of Sydney to Offer Free Cannabis Testing

University of Sydney to Offer Free Cannabis Testing

The University of Sydney is launching a fairly robust study in an attempt to, as the university describes it, “investigate cannabis consumption, behaviours, and attitudes among users.” Part of the study involves offering free, anonymous cannabis testing for people that cultivate their own cannabis in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). Cannabis was decriminalized in 2020 in the […]

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New Zealand Approves Sale of Domestic Cannabis Products

New Zealand Approves Sale of Domestic Cannabis Products

The island nation of New Zealand has relied on exports to treat medical cannabis patients so far. Allowing the dispensation of domestically cultivated cannabis will help the nascent industry grow and lower overall costs. Last week, New Zealand officials approved the beginning of the domestically sourced medical cannabis market. The Department of Health began allowing […]

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France reenters medical marijuana industry after a half-century

France reenters medical marijuana industry after more than a half-century hiatus – a cannabis historian explains

David A. Guba, Jr., Bard Early College Baltimore Early in 2022, the French legislature greenlighted the cultivation of cannabis inside French territory to supply the nation’s ongoing pilot program in medical marijuana. The clinical trials were launched in March 2021 with cannabis supplied from abroad and have been overseen by the country’s food and drug […]

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Canadian Doctors Need Better Education About Cannabis

Canadian Doctors Need Better Education About Cannabis

Despite what some governments around the world may claim, cannabis does indeed possess tremendous medical value. This is repeatedly proven by a growing number of peer-reviewed studies and personal testimonies from suffering patients that have successfully treated their condition(s) with cannabis. So why are many doctors still unfamiliar with medical cannabis? More cannabis laws are […]

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Global Cannabis Market to Hit $57 Billion by 2026

New Forecast: Global Cannabis Market to Hit $57 Billion by 2026

A new report from BDSA, an international cannabis industry data company, was published this week which provided new projections and estimates for the emerging global cannabis industry. “The report projects annual global cannabis sales to grow from $30 billion in 2021 to $57 billion in 2026, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of almost 13%,” a […]

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