Tag: Colombia


3 Years Into Medical Cannabis, Colombia Looks To Legalize Adult-Use


It’s been three years since Colombia issued Decree 613, regulating cannabis for medical and scientific use across the country. The program has been generally considered successful, and has helped establish a cannabis industry that is leading the region in terms of regulatory development, production capacity and attraction of foreign capital. Now, a group of lawmakers is pushing for the next step: the legalization of adult-use cannabis in Colombian soil. Colombia After 3 Years of Medical…


Jim Belushi’s Path From Cannabis Farming To Reality TV


If you’ve got the blues, brothers and sisters, Jim Belushi has something special lined up for you: some good ole’ weed from Belushi’s Farm, and a new reality TV show. The actor, musician and now legal cannabis farmer is combining his talents to show the world his learning experience from performer to cultivator. While having breakfast in Cartagena, Colombia, overlooking the Caribbean Sea from a hotel’s 40th floor, the actor told us everything about his…


How COVID-19 Is Affecting Cannabis Companies in Colombia


As cannabis businesses in North America attempt to navigate the imminent recession, Colombia’s largest cannabis operators are sharing comments of tranquility in the midst of global market turmoil. Benzinga spoke with leaders at Colombia’s “Big 4” cannabis firms — Khiron (TSXV: KHRN) KHRNF 10.9%, Avicanna (TSX: AVCN) AVCNF 0.59%, PharmaCielo (TSXV: PCLO) (OTCQX: PCLOF) and Clever Leaves — to build a general perspective on how cannabis operations in the country are being impacted by the…