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'Laughed out of a chemist shop'

A young British woman says she was laughed out of a pharmacy after presenting what she says was the first script in the UK for medicinal cannabis

WHO postpones recommendation for rescheduling cannabis at UN summit

The World Health Organization (WHO) postponed its much-anticipated recommendations about the international scheduling of cannabis, citing a need for more time to review its findings

Canopy Growth buys German vaporiser producer for $165 million

Canopy Growth Corporation has agreed to a €145 million ($165 million) deal to snap up German vaporiser producer Storz & Bickel

Pot shot: how a local cannabis importer is embroiled in a US short seller attack

Medicinal cannabis importer Althea Group raised $20 million and listed less than three months ago. Now it is caught up in a short selling attack on Canada's Aphria

Affinity and St John form cannabis research partnership

Affinity Energy and Health has hooked up with St John of God Subiaco Hospital to carry out medical cannabis research and development work

SUDA Pharmaceuticals and Zelda Therapeutics to develop novel medicinal cannabis oral spray

Drug delivery specialist company SUDA Pharmaceuticals has unveiled a deal with Zelda Therapeutics in the form of a fully funded feasibility and option agreement

Medical cannabis to be licensed in Greece

In an attempt to tap into the market worth billions, earlier this week Greece issued the first licence to private companies allowing the growth of medical cannabis

Make medical cannabis available at pharmacies, Canadian group urges

Canadian governments should allow medical cannabis to be sold in pharmacies, according to a newly formed group of producers, drug companies, pharmacists and retailers

Medicinal Cannabis Bill falls short - NZ Drug Foundation

The Drug Foundation says proposed changes to legislation around the use of medicinal cannabis will disappoint many because the legal defence does not extend to include a wider range of illnesses and caregivers

Amnesty for illicit cannabis breeders

Local cannabis breeders sought by country’s largest licensed producer as Government allows amnesty for New Zealand’s illicit strains