Tag: North America


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…


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…


800 Fired From Pot Jobs in Malls, and Other Cannabis Stories You May Have Missed


The spread of COVID-19 has seen typically stable sectors of the economy rival the chaos of the nascent cannabis industry. True to their reputation, these past few weeks have not been smooth sailing for pot companies. Here’s a look at some of the cannabis-related stumbles you may have missed: Green Growth Brands lays off about 800 workers The spread of COVID-19 across North America couldn’t have come at a worse time for Green Growth Brands…