Berlin’s ICBC: Meeting the European Cannabis Industry

The International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) in Berlin is now officially over. The speeches have been made, the parties have been attended. The hard-working crew behind it all has wrapped up, checked out and is off to Vancouver. And most of all, the marathon of meetings and deal discussions that […]

Paradox or Paragon? A Non-Techie Look at Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & Cannabis: Part I

Disclaimer: Marguerite Arnold has just raised the first funds for her blockchain-based company, MedPayRx in Germany (and via traditional investment funding, not an ICO). She will also be speaking about the impact of blockchain on the cannabis industry in Berlin in April at the International Cannabis Business Conference. You have […]

The Countries With The Most Relaxed Weed Laws

The post The Countries With The Most Relaxed Weed Laws appeared first on High Times. Here at High Times, our friendship with Mary Jane goes way back. From treating depression and assuaging chemotherapy symptoms to getting you blazed as heck, the herb’s manifold benefits are not lost on us, or […]

Australia Becomes Latest Nation To Approve Medical Marijuana Exports

Until today, medical marijuana producer Auscann was working under the assumption that it had a target market of about 3 million Australians dealing with chronic pain. Suddenly, its potential market has been blown wide open. The Australian government announced today that it would allow medicinal cannabis exports. It said the move would boost opportunities […]

Tikun Olam Expands to Washington, D.C.

Today, Tikun Olam announced their expansion into the Washington, D.C. market. Partnering with the cultivator, Alternative Solutions, they will license them to grow, manufacture and distribute Tikun-branded products. Tikun Olam is an international cannabis company with roots in Israel, where they are working in clinical trials to produce strains targeting […]

Canopy Growth and Spektrum Cannabis Form Alliance With Spanish Alcaliber

Canopy Growth (based in Ontario, Canada) and its subsidiary, Spektrum Cannabis GmbH (in St. Leon-Rot, Germany) have been making waves all year. As of early September, Canopy and Spektrum also announced their next strategic European move. They have just entered into a supply license agreement with Alcaliber, S.A., a leading […]

Australia’s Most Notorious Drug Smuggler Returns from Bali – High Times

BY KRISTEN GELINEAUASSOCIATED PRESS SYDNEY (AP) — One of Australia’s most notorious criminals has returned home more than 12 years after she was convicted of smuggling marijuana to Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali. Schapelle Corby landed in the eastern Australian city of Brisbane on Sunday morning. Indonesian officials deported her […]