Banks are refusing to deal with companies linked to cannabis in order to follow international financial laws that ban receiving money tied to the drug, pharmacists and officials said.
The legislation legalizes cannabis oil and other marijuana derivatives for medicinal purposes and creates a research program for free patient access.
Tilray has entered a deal to begin exporting medical marijuana to Chile, the latest of the company’s initiatives to expand into overseas markets.
While campaigns in the U.S. gear up for elections, an Israeli company is developing a cannabis testing system that doesn't destroy samples.
Multiple social and political factors have converged in Colombia, leading to cannabis shortages and skyrocketing prices.
At the Cannabis Cup over the weekend, a panel of regional experts judged entries for aroma, flavor, effects and strength before picking the winners of the best indoor and outdoor crops.
Most pharmacists haven't signed on to the country's pioneering cannabis program, citing security concerns and complaining of paperwork, cost increases or opposition from customers.
Hailed by the press as "the cannabis doctor," this 37-year-old surgeon is helping legitimize medical cannabis in Colombia.
The bill still needs the signature of President Juan Manuel Santos to become the law of the land.
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