Global CannaVigilance Cannabis Newsletter 2023/16

August 02, 2023 | Category : Global CannaVigilance | Posted By : Team Cannavigia

Hello friends of CannaVigilance,

Today is the is the 214th day of the year. 151 days remain until the end of the year. Do with that piece of trivia what you want. And if it’s trivia you are after, here’s another historical fact for you: Today is also the day the  Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 is passed in America, essentially rendering cannabis and all its by-products illegal. Okay, with those trivialities’ out of the way, let’s concentrate on the business at hand and look at what went down this week.  

Decoding the difference: Organic vs. Green 

Discover the crucial distinction between organic and green practices in crop cultivation. We delve into the environmental impact of additives and question whether we are truly adopting eco-friendly approaches based on these new insights. Gain expert insights from Steven van Eekeren of Plagron as we contemplate responsible additive reuse to minimise our environmental footprint.   

Don’t miss out on this enlightening discussion – click here to unravel the truth behind ‘Organic vs Green’ and join us in our mission to address these challenges and foster a more sustainable future. 

Uncover The Cannabis Expo Durban’s captivating journey 

The Cannabis Expo in Durban, a significant location in the history of cannabis in South Africa, held at the iconic Globe Theater from 28th to 30th July. Wesley Petzer, our Business Development Manager in Africa, shares exclusive firsthand accounts of the ups and downs experienced during the expo. Operating in a grey area due to slow legalisation or decriminalisation, the event faced challenges, including police visits and object removals.  

Discover the insights and impact of this event in shaping the cannabis landscape in South Africa. 

Cultivating Cannabis with Confidence: Uncovering the Perfect Methods 

In the dynamic world of the cannabis industry, selecting the perfect cultivation method is crucial for achieving success. Our comprehensive exploration covers a range of methods, such as Outside, Aeroponics/Hydroponics, Indoor soil, and Rockwool. Delve into our in-depth insights, complete with the pros and cons of each approach, to make an informed decision tailored to your specific needs. with this knowledge, you can confidently pave the way for flourishing results in your cannabis cultivation endeavours. Don’t miss out on cultivating with confidence.  

Ready to master the art of cannabis cultivation? Click here to discover the pros and cons of various methods and confidently choose the path that best suits your needs. Start growing your success today! 

A vigilant eye on cannabis news

  • Uruguay has marked six years of marijuana sales by selling more than 10 million grams. In 2013 they became the first country in the world to legalise marijuana.  
  • The Portuguese parliament has approved some changes to their drug law. The new law broadens the scope of personal consumption and puts the onus on the police to prove that it was intended for distribution. 
  • Albania has become the latest European country to legalise medical cannabis and industrial hemp. The approved legislation will create a National Cannabis Control Agency which will operate under the authority of the health minister. 
  • Colombia’s Senate voted down a measure to approve the sale of recreational cannabis to adults. The country already allows some cannabis derived products to be made and sold for medicinal uses while legislation allows consumption and the cultivation of up to 20 plants. 
  • The advocates are out to play, so here’s a strong argument on why cannabis should be legalised in the EU. The writer looks at all the anti- arguments and counters them credibly. In Rolling Stone magazine the author looks at how the mindset around cannaphobia can be changed in Europe. 

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