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Outrage In The Netherlands: Top Officials Manipulated Cannabis Research To Halt Legalization

If you thought cannabis legalization in the Netherlands was a free and easy nonevent, you best think again. In 2015, Dutch TV journalist Bas Haan reported on a secret deal between a hash dealer and the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security. This shock exposé forced then-Minister Ivo Opstelten, a member of the conservative People’s […]

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Paraguay Medical Marijuana Bill

Is Paraguay’s New Medical Marijuana Bill Enough To Impact South America’s Largest Black-Market Producer?

In early December, Paraguay became the seventh Latin American nation to legalize medical marijuana. The Congress of Paraguay passed a bill December 5 that allows for the importation of seeds, the cultivation of plants for medical use and scientific research, and the creation of a national program in aid of research. Since the bill has […]

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Holiday Heroes Helps Those In Need For Christmas

The smile plastered on the face of BigMike Straumietis says it all as he watches hundreds of backpacks get filled with gifts and essential daily items for the homeless. Founder and CEO of Advanced Nutrients, the No. 1 hydroponics nutrients company in the world, BigMike surveys the scene of 70 volunteers as they stand in […]

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How To Win At Exporting Medical Marijuana To Europe: An Interview With Tilray’s Sean Carney

Think medical marijuana is legal in Bulgaria? Think again. And despite the popularity of a fatty in France, you best believe the officiers de police will be on your tail. But Germany, Spain, Denmark and now Poland? Cannabis for medicinal purposes is well and truly greenlighted. A growing number of European countries have legalized medical […]

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First Medical Cannabis Cultivation Licenses Awarded In Colombia: But What Does It Mean For Small-Scale Growers?

In 2015, Colombia legalized medical marijuana — but it’s actually been legal to cultivate up to 20 plants for personal use since Law 30 was enacted in 1986. President Juan Manuel Santos signed the medical marijuana bill into law two years ago, with the Ministry of Health and Social Protection responsible for writing regulations and […]

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