International news

Uruguay hopes to export medical cannabis

Uruguay was the first country to legalise recreational cannabis, now it's hoping to export for the medical market

The Thai delegation with Director of Export Policy at the Foreign Trade Administration Itai Melchior

Senior Thai delegation visits Israel to cultivate medical cannabis knowledge

A 20-strong delegation of senior Thai government officials has arrived in Israel to learn from Israeli expertise and experience in medical cannabis cultivation

Sick children forced to go private as NHS refuses to prescribe medicinal cannabis

Patient campaigners say last year’s highly publicised legalisation of medicinal cannabis has backfired - with new private clinics for those who can pay, but the NHS refusing to prescribe even non-psychoactive variants of the drug

Though a 'positive step,' WHO recommendations on cannabis fall short for some

The World Health Organization (WHO) made great strides in its recommendations on how cannabis should be scheduled, but the global industry believes there's more work to be done

Prohibition Partners: growing patient numbers point to mainstream medicinal cannabis use

Steeply rising patient numbers and legislative progress have created a 'transformative' moment for medicinal cannabis use in Europe, according to a new report

Canopy offers update on European presence expansion

Canopy Growth announced progress on its European presence with the start of medical cannabis sales in Polish pharmacies and the creation of a division in the UK

Two groups of Caribbean islands just changed their cannabis laws

Reform is coming to the US Virgin Islands as well as Trinidad and Tobago

Medical cannabis goes on sale in Poland

While the prescription can be issued by any doctor, a gram of medical cannabis is set to cost about 65 zloty and the medication will not be kept on site

Changes to Illinois' medical cannabis program aim to eliminate months-long wait period

In the coming weeks, opioid patients will be offered temporary, almost immediate access to medical marijuana under the Alternative to Opioids Act

European Union history in the making with legalising medical cannabis

Laying the groundwork for legalising medical cannabis, the European Union is beginning to outline a harmonised set of laws across Europe