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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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CannaTrade is one of Europe’s oldest cannabis fairs and is host to the winners of the Canna Swiss Cup. (Image courtesy of Derrick Bergman)

Legal Cannabis In Switzerland: Between Hype And Hope

Forget chocolate, cheese and Rolexes — there’s a new industry on the rise in the Alps. Switzerland is home to one of Europe’s oldest cannabis fairs. CannaTrade launched in 2001 and this year’s event, held last April, was a memorable one. The three-day festivities took place in Zurich, the nation’s biggest city that’s not only […]

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Corona cannabis

Corona Beer Maker Goes In Big On Cannabis, With Another $4 Billion Investment In Canopy Growth

The following story is an update to our previous post on Constellation Brands’ stock purchase of Canadian medical marijuana company Canopy Growth Corporation. Alcohol producer Constellation Brands — owners of the popular beer brand Corona, who earlier this year invested USD$191 million in Canadian medical marijuana producer Canopy Growth Corporation — announced this week it’ll […]

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