Paraguay and Colombia intensify race for the international cannabis market

Loading of 20 tons of Paraguayan hemp seeds ready for export. Which country will be the biggest cannabis exporter in Latin America: Colombia or Paraguay? The dispute between the two neighbors gained new elements last week. While Paraguayans announced the first export to Europe of food based on hemp, a non-psychoactive species of the plant, […]

Clinic specializing in medical cannabis arrives in the Northeast

Self-styled “cannabic clinic”, Gravital, founded in Rio de Janeiro in 2019, will expand its presence in Brazil in the second half of 2021. After consolidating operations in the three states of the southern region, with units in Porto Alegre (RS), Itajaí ( SC) and Curitiba (PR), and in the two largest capitals in the Southeast […]

Company to donate 5 tons of medical cannabis to US research

Clever Leaves: free cannabis for researchers Clever Leaves/Publishing On the one hand, the excess of grass. On the other, the frequent complaint from the medical profession about the scarcity of scientific studies on medical cannabis. To bring these two extremes together, Clever Leaves Holdings Inc., a multinational operator and licensed manufacturer of cannabinoid pharmaceuticals, launched […]

HempMeds to provide medical cannabis to Brazilian fighters

Barcelos: medicinal cannabis to relieve pain and inflammation HempMeds/Courtesy After the world anti-doping agency announced the removal of cannabidiol from the list of banned substances last year, countless athletes, professionals and amateurs, have been advocating the use of medicinal cannabis in sport. According to experts, this cannabinoid may benefit sportsmen due to its anti-inflammatory and […]

Bill that authorizes medicinal cultivation of cannabis is approved by the Chamber

The project that authorizes the release of controlled cultivation in Brazil from cannabis sativa for medicinal and scientific purposes was approved this Tuesday, 8, by the Chamber of Deputies. The text was being processed by a special commission, formed to analyze Bill 399/15, in conclusive character. So, the text was exempted from going through the […]

Bill will have little impact on the reality of cannabis in Brazil

Authorization for cannabis cultivation in Brazil has low potential to influence prices SBEC Archive/Divulgação Finally, the special committee of the Chamber of Deputies approved PL 399, which advances the regulation of medical cannabis in Brazil. In practice, the main change was the authorization for the cultivation of the herb in national territory, under numerous conditions […]

In audio, Jefferson says he broke up with his daughter in defense of cannabis

Former deputy Cristiane Brasil (PTB-RJ) next to her father, Roberto Jefferson Antonio Augusto / Chamber of Deputies Roberto Jefferson broke up with his daughter Cristiane Brasil because of her defense of the medical use of cannabis: “My daughter is away from me. Even my religion denied it. A relative is like a tooth, it bites […]

Discussion of PL authorizing cannabis cultivation is marked by confusion

The discussion of Bill 399/15, which can move towards the release of controlled cultivation in Brazil from cannabis sativa for medical and scientific purposes, it has been inflating the mood of parliamentarians, especially the government base. This Tuesday, the 18th, during the special commission that analyzes the PL, deputy Diego Garcia (Pode-PR) started towards the […]

House postpones vote on bill authorizing cannabis cultivation in the country

Deputy Luciano Ducci (PSB-PR), rapporteur of the bill Lúcio Bernardes Jr./Cmara de Deputados The special commission of Chamber of Deputies which analyzes the bill 399/15, which may authorize the cultivation of Cannabis sativa in Brazil, postponed, on Tuesday afternoon, Tuesday, the vote on the final report of deputy Luciano Ducci (PSB-PR) after almost 6 meeting […]