Australian Pharma company announces plans to build cannabis facility in Malta {$excerpt:n} Australian pharmaceutical company MGC Pharma has announced plans to construct a 4,000 metre-squared state-of-the-art medical cannabis production and cultivation facility in Malta.  In the wake of a new law regulating medical cannabis, Malta Enterprise selected five foreign companies by tender to start…

Is There a Looming Supply Bottleneck in California? {$excerpt:n} California’s regulated adult use cannabis market has been up and running for around four months now and rumors of a potential supply bottleneck on the horizon are beginning to circulate. There are a number of factors that could have an impact on the cannabis supply…

Guest Opinion: Let Cannabis Provide Homeless Shelters and Services {$excerpt:n} Homeless populations have been viewed with the same derision as drug users and dealers. Johann Hari, author of Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs, wrote that “the opposite of addiction isn’t sobriety, it’s connection.” Isolation is a…

Poland enacts retail marijuana moratorium {$excerpt:n} The move delays creation of stores and production facilities for at least six months as statewide regulations are worked out. Voters endorsed a $6.63 million municipal budget and imposed a moratorium on the retail sale of recreational marijuana during the town’s annual meeting Saturday. The session drew 124…

How to treat psoriasis with cannabis {$excerpt:n} If you’re plagued by itching skin and emotional turmoil, here’s how to treat psoriasis with cannabis. With anti-inflammatory properties, cannabis is a great treatment for a host of skin conditions, including psoriasis. Studies show that cannabis can limit the skin cell growth responsible for this condition, and reduce other…

Time for legislators to pull plug on bullet train: Letters {$excerpt:n} Your clear-eyed editorial on the drug war was a breath of fresh air. Let’s not repeat failed policies of the past, wasting millions of lives and trillions of dollars. Politicians stompin’ around and talkin’ tough is (and was) great theater, but bad policy.…

Washington Lab Conducts Transparency Study {$excerpt:n} Earlier this week Capitol Analysis Group, a cannabis-testing laboratory based in Lacey, Washington, announced they are conducting a “data-driven Lab Transparency Project, an effort to improve accuracy of cannabis testing results in the state through transparency and a new third-party auditing process,” according to a press release. They…

Cannabis technology at the service of coffee making {$excerpt:n} Cannabis and Coffee affect the same regions of the brain, that’s been written about earlier, now, Leslie writes next on how cannabis planting techniques are helping grow quality coffee at places where normally coffee wouldn’t grow.  Coffee is what the people at Scyphus Branded Paper Cups follow religiously,…