FDA approves first cannabis-based drug

June 26, 2018 in International

The US Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabis-based drug for the first time, the agency said Monday. Epidiolex was recommended for approval by an advisory committee in April, and the agency had until this week to make a decision. The twice-daily oral solution is approved for...

Canada to legalise marijuana on October 17

June 21, 2018 in International

[caption id="attachment_15637" align="alignleft" width="300"] An employee with medicinal marijuana plants in the flowering room at Tweed INC in Smith Falls, Ontario, on Monday[/caption] TORONTO, Canada (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said yesterday marijuana will be legal nationwide on October 17. Trudeau said in Parliament that...

Canada legalises recreational cannabis use

June 20, 2018 in International

Canada's parliament has passed a law legalising the recreational use of marijuana nationwide. The Cannabis Act passed its final hurdle on Tuesday in a 52-29 vote in the Senate. The bill controls and regulates how the drug can be grown, distributed, and sold. Canadians will be able...