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  1. Ron Strider

    Argentina: Hebrew University Organizes Buenos Aires Cannabis Conference

    Hebrew University of Jerusalem is organizing Argentina's first international conference on medicinal cannabis. The International Conference on Cannabis' Endocannabinoid and Medicinal System in Argentina´s history will take place October 24-25 at NH Tango Porteño Hotel in Buenos Aires. In...
  2. Ron Strider

    Hebrew University To Host Prestigious Medical Cannabis Conference In 2021

    The International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS) will hold its global conference at Israel's Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2021. The ICRS – the oldest scientific society devoted to the study of cannabis – convenes annually and has some 400 members around the world. Previous...
  3. Ron Strider

    Canada's Cannabis Legalization Plan Needs To Factor UN Treaties: Opposition

    Opposition parties and legal experts are urging the Liberal government to be clear on how it plans to handle the legalization of cannabis while Canada remains party to three UN treaties that control and criminalize drug access, noting failure to provide clarity soon could cause confusion on the...
  4. Ron Strider

    Uruguay Sets Path For Canada On Marijuana Legalization Within International Treaties

    Uruguay's envoy to Ottawa says his small South American country has opened up some breathing room for marijuana legalization within international treaties that have outlawed recreational pot for decades. Ambassador Martin Vidal credits his country, the first to legalize recreational cannabis...
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    Weeks From Selling Pot, Uruguay Producer Sees Future In Hemp

    For all the buzz it's generating, legalized pot may not live up to the hype. At least not in Uruguay where limits on production and pricing have led one of two producers to diversify into less regulated hemp. Weeks before selling its first ounce of pot at pharmacies, International Cannabis...
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    Greetings from Finland!

    I am a bit shy one and won't tell much about myself. Found our Finnish forum a while back, and now I seek international ones. I have a small secret garden, and my little ladies are my first grow.
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    IGS Confirms Uruguayan Cannabis Deal

    Australian company International Goldfields will acquire an 85% interest in Uruguayan biosciences company Jardin de Invierno SA, trading as WinterGarden Biosciences. WinterGarden is an emerging agriculture bioscience and biotechnology company based in Uruguay, aiming to become one of the...
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    When It Comes To Pot, Canada Shouldn't Worry Too Much About Treaty Obligations

    Will the legalization of marijuana in Canada depend on the votes of federal MPs or on the views of Canada's international partners? The Post's Tasha Kheiriddin poses the question, "Will Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's promise to legalize pot go up in smoke, or will he turn into an activist and...
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    Canada: Legalizing Marijuana Will Violate Global Treaties, Trudeau Warned

    The Liberal government will have to do substantial work on the international stage before it can follow through on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's promise to legalize marijuana, new documents suggest. That work will have to include figuring out how Canada would comply with three international...
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    International Cannabis Business Conference: California's Marijuana Regulation

    California is on the verge of becoming the world's largest marijuana market, and the newly-passed medical regulations will make or break businesses. If legalization passes, the market will transform even more. That's why business and politics are the themes of February's International...
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    Jamaica: Government Urged To Secure Share Of International Ganja Market

    President of the Westmoreland Hemp and Ganja Farmers Association Ras Iyah is urging the Government to "align" with other countries to secure a slice of the international marijuana market. "I think the Government of Jamaica has a duty and responsibility to align themselves with other...