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    Eastern Cape Government Funds Hemp Training Farm – Cannabiz Africa

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        Sinazo Tshaka is starting her own cannabis farm, thanks to funding from the Eastern Cape Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform. Image : Supplied by the Eastern Cape Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform   The Eastern Cape government is backing a young entrepreneur to set up a hemp training farm, […] More

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    Cilo Cybin Brings Forward Listing Date

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    Gauteng-based Cilo Cybin intends listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange within the next three to six months. It also intends getting its Cilo Cybin cannabis-infused oils and vapes into the retail market by December 2021 Business Insider SA’s Ntando Thukwane visited the company’s high-tech cannabis facility outside Pretoria and met CEO Gabriel Theron who’s confidence in the […] More

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    Cannabis Career: Job Stability and Market Growth Paves Way for Certified Budtenders

    Despite the pandemic, the demand for cannabis continues to climb year-over-year and more markets are expected to open or expand business in the coming year. Many industries experienced massive drops in sales during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic—including local restaurants and bars, movie theaters, and airlines. But that was not the case for […] More

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    SA’s 1st Cannabis Flower Exports to Germany – Cannabiz Africa

      North-West based cannabis company FarmaGrowers has done a deal to get its dried flower products into German pharmacies.  This has been confirmed by European medical giant Cantourage, which says the 128 000 registered medical cannabis patients will have access to South African dried flower for the first time. Cantourage, which recently did a similar […] More

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    Stories we’re watching in November 2021 – Marijuana Venture

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    Original Source: www.marijuanaventure.com GRAND OPENINGS Curaleaf in New Jersey. As legalization continues to spread, it was another month of major grand openings and milestones for cannabis retailers across the country. The first East Coast storefront for the fast-growing Cookies brand opened in August in Worcester, Massachusetts after the company announced a partnership with retailer New […] More

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    Women to Watch 2021 – Kim Rivers

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    Kim Rivers Trulieve CEO As CEO of one of the largest cannabis companies in the country, Kim Rivers could measure the success of Trulieve by any number of metrics: more than 90 retail stores open, second-most among U.S. multi-state operators; more than $400 million in total revenue for the first six months of 2021; a […] More

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    Key considerations when buying a cannabis business

      The U.S. cannabis industry’s predicted growth trajectory is extraordinary. New Frontier Data predicts that annual legal sales across the U.S. medical and recreational markets will increase to nearly $43 billion by just 2025 — an extraordinary leap from the projected almost $25 million in 2021. As you’d expect, this projected growth has piqued the […] More

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    SAHPRA’s Credibility in Question

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    The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has been accused of either deliberately misleading the public on two major issues – or it is naïve to the extent to which its competence could be questioned.    SAHPRA lashed over food definitions and CBD levels The stinging attack on the body responsible for licensing cannabis […] More

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    Put Alcohol and Cannabis in the Same Legal Basket

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      Reality and politics are like strangers suspicious of each other on a dark street.  Dr Keith Scott tried to introduce these two strangers to each other. The chairman of the South African Drug Policy Initiative, (SADPI) gave MP’s a lesson in reality and drugs.     Dr Scott:  which is more harmful? Alcohol or cannabis? […] More

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    The Definition of Cannabis Has Become So Complex! – Cannabiz Africa

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      So what is cannabis?  Don’t ask the government as it doesn’t have a clue – but will give you a million words! This question has been an interesting thread in the underlying parliamentary discussions on the Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill and for legal purposes is obviously important.   Definitions so complicated has to […] More

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    The Perfect Pairing: California’s Wine and Cannabis Industries Collide

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    For any plant enthusiast, it’s a particularly romantic truth that the United States’ historic home of Cannabis cultivation also happens to be coterminous with its dominant wine-producing region. For fans of intoxicating substances, it’s downright exciting, not to mention convenient. And, for history and geography buffs, the fact that American weed and wine country not […] More

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