Tag: medical cannabis

Cannaray Offers First UK Cannabis Prescription for Toddler

Written by Sheena Beronio Cannaray, a UK-based medical cannabis company, announced that the first UK cannabis prescription was successfully administered on a toddler named Jorja Emerson, who is a three-year-old British girl with severe epilepsy. This success was made possible through Aphria Inc., one of the world’s leading cannabis companies and Cannaray’s partnership. Aphria has […]

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Barbados’ Cannabis Licensing Authority to Issue Farming Licenses

Written by Sheena Beronio BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Authority readies itself in issuing licenses for cannabis farming around this month, as per Agriculture Minister Indar Weir. As per Barbados TODAY, Weir mentioned that he is “happy to report that the authority is established, and they are ready to work.” He […]

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Brazil Approves Medical Cannabis in Pharmacies

Written by Sheena Beronio SÃO PAULO, Brazil – Brazil approved the inclusion of cannabis-based medicinal products in pharmacies on December 3. These cannabis-based medicinal products are available only to people with prescriptions.  The new law will allow more than 0.2% of THC or tetrahydrocannabinol concentration in the mixture. The 0.2% THC allowance is only accessible […]

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Trinidad and Tobago’s Medical Cannabis Law Advances

Written by Sheena Beronio The proposed Cannabis Control Bill in Trinidad and Tobago advanced to the parliamentary committee in December 2019. The proposed law’s advancement was secured after garnering the majority vote on the House of Representatives. The parliamentary committee is set to divulge the final decision about the Cannabis Control Bill by February 29, […]

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Texas Stops Issuing Dispensary Permits

Just one week after opening the application process for medical cannabis dispensaries to apply for dispensary permits in Texas, the Texas Department of Public Safety suspended the process without warning. “The Department’s Compassionate Use Program is not accepting applications at this time,” it says on the department’s website. The sudden announcement comes nearly a month […]

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