New guidelines approved for medical cannabis in Brazil

This week Brazil approved cannabis guidelines in order to establish a legalised environment for the sale and consumption of cannabis for medical use.

In the announcement by ANVISA, the National Agency for Health Surveillance of Brazil, a new class of medical cannabis products will be prescribed by doctors and sold through pharmacies, enabling safe and legal patient access.

Israel Rescinds Moratorium On Cannabis Import and Export, Now What?

Cannabis export from Israel has received the final government approval, after one year of waiting.

The Israeli cannabis industry has been stymied largely for quite a while, largely in part to U.S. President Trump asking the Prime Minister and defacto Minister of Health of Israel, Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu to halt the export of cannabis flower from Israel.

Health Minister Pushes for Farmers to Grow Cannabis in Thailand

PHOTO: Thailand’s Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul inspecting a government-sponsored cannabis plant – Chiang Rai Times

Thailand’s Public Health Minister has proposed farmers be allowed to grow cannabis plants under a joint scheme with the state.

Anutin Charnvirakul, who is also deputy prime minister, said he has signed a draft regulation on allowing farmers to grow cannabis. The regulation will be examined by the Council of State and then submitted to the cabinet for consideration.

Africa could reap major benefits from the legalization of cannabis

According to experts, African countries have a good chance of playing a leading role in the world market for the cultivation of cannabis for medical purposes.

That is the assumption of the participants at the “CannaTech” conference in Cape Town. More than 500 scientists, entrepreneurs, and founders of the cannabis industry met at the two-day event. 

Zimbabwe’s Emerging Hemp Cultivation Market

New Frontier Data, the authority in data, analytics, and business intelligence for the global cannabis industry, just made public its Zimbabwe hemp and cannabis cultivation study, Hemp Cultivation in Africa: Zimbabwe - A Case Study (2019), presented to the Zimbabwean government in May of 2019, ahead of Zimbabwe’s hemp legalization announcement at Victoria Falls’ New Frontier Data-led InterCannAlliance event.