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Largest human CBD trial launches with eye toward checking safety of trace THC

The largest-yet human CBD toxicological trial has been launched in Europe to check the effects of consuming trace amounts of THC. The European Industrial Hemp Association says it will assess 200 CBD users for a 30-day period. The association tells UK-b…

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Tilray Wins Authorization to Sell Medical Cannabis in Portugal

The regulatory approval bolsters the cannabis company’s ambitions to be a top player in the category. Tilray (NASDAQ:TLRY) has opened a new market for its medical marijuana. The company announced Monday that Portugal’s national healthcare regulator, In…

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Is France Moving Towards A Legalization Of Cannabis?

France has some of the harshest cannabis laws in Europe–it has been illegal in the country since 1970, the state doesn’t allow medicinal use, and there is no distinction in law between personal use and trafficking, as there is in some countries. Howeve…

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European Medical Cannabis Sector, Mapped For The First Time

The global image of European cannabis is changing, again. Back in 2016, there were very few North Americans interested in what was happening this side of the Atlantic. A couple of early movers, including Tilray’s Brendan Kennedy, were in London raising…

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France Gives Final Go-Ahead For Medical Cannabis Testing Program

If the testing programme turns out to be a success, France could become the 23rd European country allowing medical use of cannabis. For two years, 3,000 patients in France will be able too legally use cannabis as treatment for their illnesses. Set to l…