Tag: Europe


‘I’m a Rabbi in Texas Writing Kosher Certificates for Cannabis’


Iwas born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. I was there till I was almost 19, went to Cal State Northridge University, studied philosophy, psychology. Then I decided to take a trip, to leave California and to find myself. I travelled all around Europe, and then, of course, I ended up in Israel, in a rabbinical school, where I did indeed find myself. I stayed there for 19 years. I studied, became a rabbi, got…


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, Infarmed, has granted it authorization to sell its products in that country. “This is the first time a full quality dossier was required and delivered to obtain market authorization in Europe for a medical cannabis product,” Tilray wrote in…


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. However, France has the highest reported use of cannabis in Europe. Between 2015 and 2017, according to Statista, just over 11% of the French population said they had used cannabis over the previous…


Colombia Will Cover Cannabis Medical Products Within Their Health Insurance Systems


Legal cannabis is gaining momentum in Latin America for its wide range of applications within the medical sector. Colombia just became one of a growing group of countries in which the healthcare system covers cannabis products. Khiron Life Sciences Corp KHRNF -2.27%, a vertically integrated Colombian cannabis company with operations in Latin America, Europe, and North America, is a part of the companies that currently are filling medical cannabis prescriptions within Colombia ,Peru and The…


Greek Company Receives License to Produce Medical Cannabis in Europe


The Greek company Kalacan Hellas S.A. recently announced that it had received its medical cannabis installation license, allowing the company to establish manufacturing facilities in Europe to produce cannabis. The company plans on building its large-scale greenhouses on a 77,258 square-meter (831,598 square foot) licensed plot in the region of Kalamata, Greece, including EU GMP processing and manufacturing facilities. Such facilities are designed for the professional manufacture and packaging of pharmaceutical products. Construction is expected…