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Grass Roots: the wāhine of Hikurangi Enterprises

In the latest in the Frame documentary series produced for The Spinoff by Wrestler and funded by NZ on Air, we meet the wāhine behind Hikurangi Enterprises

Harvest One Will Supply Medical Cannabis to Shoppers Drug Mart

Last year, cannabis was legalised in Canada, but regulations are still restricted regarding the sale and distribution of medical cannabis in pharmacies

Cannabis company hires billionaire snack food tycoon Nelson Peltz

Canadian company Aurora Cannabis said Wednesday it has hired snack-food tycoon Nelson Peltz as a strategic adviser

The economic implications behind the cannabis legalisation debate

After decades of prohibition, some countries are now starting to consider legalising cannabis as a way to tackle the increase in consumption and take benefits from it

Medlab partners up to develop and distribute cannabis drug for cancer pain

Australian cannabis company Medlab (ASX: MDC) has teamed up with Canadian pharmaceutical company Pharmascience to develop and distribute a medicinal cannabis product aimed at treating pain in cancer patients

Leafly looks at the cannabis job growth boom

Leafly’s Bruce Barcott and Beau Whitney of Whitney Economics have published a detailed look at cannabis job growth, Special Report: Cannabis Jobs Count

Sweet smell of success? Big business bets on a cannabis boom

The medical cannabis industry is luring major players, and legal recreational use could bring sky high returns for investors

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ECH announces plans to open first UK medical cannabis clinics

European Cannabis Holdings (ECH) has announced plans to open The Medical Cannabis Clinics in a step toward aiding patients living with chronic conditions

Canopy Growth appoints Dr. Danial Schecter as Director, Global Medical Services

Dr. Schecter is widely recognized as an expert in the clinical use of medical cannabis and will use his experience to expand the Company's network of partner healthcare clinics and support doctors and patients who understand the value of cannabis as medicine

Aurora Cannabis shuffles its board of directors

In the recent second quarter, Aurora slipped to a loss from a profit last year, due to higher costs and expenses, arising from the purchase of various cannabis-selling companies