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Colombian Gold: Forget Canada, Could The Next Global Cannabis Leader Be Colombia?

Colombian Gold is about to live up to its name. As medical and recreational pro-cannabis legislation blazes across the globe — from South Africa to Canada to Israel — so too are the front-runners of the burgeoning international marijuana industry expanding their reach globally. Lower labor costs and favorable climate conditions are two key components […]

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Canadian cannabis legalization

Canadian Marijuana Legalization: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Once upon a time, Canada’s black market and Northern California’s Emerald Triangle made up the largest chunk of the cannabis consumed in North America. BC bud, as it was then commonly known, was the most sought-after marijuana product in Canada and the US. Grown indoors and outdoors in British Columbia, fortunes were easily made in […]

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global cannabis legalization

Does The UN’s Coming Review Of Cannabis Signify The Global Organization Is Finally Catching Up To The Rest Of The World?

On March 30, 1961, the United Nations adopted the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, a treaty to control and regulate certain substances considered to have medicinal value, while prohibiting the use of drugs and narcotics considered harmful to society and with no medicinal value. The treaty created four schedules of controlled substances and assigned the […]

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Pot Pro Predicts Europe To Be Prime Medical Marijuana Market

Cannabis Capital Convention In Amsterdam: ‘Europe Will Be A Medical Market First’

The iconic, ultra-modern building of the EYE Filmmuseum in Amsterdam played host the first ever conference specifically aimed at cannabis investors based in the Netherlands. In late September, the Cannabis Capital Convention brought together investment analysts and pioneering entrepreneurs from the legal cannabis industry. Cannabis business conferences are still a rare sight in Europe. While […]

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South African legalization

South Africa Legalizes Cannabis: ‘We’re Light-Years Ahead Of The USA, Canada And Europe From The Outset’

As of September 18, 2018, it is now legal for any adult in South Africa to consume, possess and grow cannabis — or dagga, as it’s commonly known — for personal use. In a historic decision handed down by the Constitutional Court of South Africa, the ban on cannabis was declared unconstitutional and therefore invalid. […]

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Law & Border: Here’s How To Safely Cross The US Border If You Work In Canadian Cannabis

UPDATE: US Customs and Border Protection has updated its late-September statement, noting that Canadians who work in the legal cannabis industry in their country are free to cross the US border. “A Canadian citizen working in or facilitating the proliferation of the legal marijuana industry in Canada, coming to the U.S. for reasons unrelated to […]

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