Published May 27, 2021

Morocco joins growing list of African countries to legalize cannabis

Countries are now decriminalizing the use of Marijuana in Africa with the latest being Morocco.
Published April 7, 2021

PepsiCo launches hemp beverage in Germany

Rockstar Energy, a drink brand owned by PepsiCo, has launched a line of hemp-infused drinks in Germany.
Published May 26, 2021

SA Finance Minister calls for Full Legalization of Cannabis as a “Taxable Product”

South Africa’s Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has called for the full legalization of cannabis.
Published March 29, 2021

The benefits of cannabis for treating chronic pain

Dr Andrew Agius, Medical Director at the Pain Clinic, speaks to HEQ about the benefits of cannabis in treating chronic pain.
Published April 14, 2021

Creso Pharma’s commercial agreement with Cannabis Queen strengthens African presence

The agreement with Cannabis Queen, which has an established footprint and reputation, is expected to help drive growth and increase the visibility of Creso Pharma’s product in emerging markets.
Published May 24, 2021

SA’s Felbridge Exports First Cannabis Tissue Culture to Europe: Destination North Macedonia

Felbridge Medical Cannabis has exported South Africa’s first cannabis tissue culture to Europe. In a statement on 11 May 2021, the Stellenbosh-based company said it had successfully exported its first shipment of cannabis in-vitro tissue culture to a licensed producer in North Macedonia.
Published June 2, 2021

Amazon Will Stop Testing Job Seekers For Marijuana And Now Backs Legalizing Weed

Amazon will no longer test most job applicants for marijuana use in the latest sign of America's changing relationship with pot. Amazon, the second-largest private employer in the U.S., also says it now backs legalizing marijuana nationwide.
Published June 1, 2021

CBD Creams Are an Excellent Addition to Any Skincare Routine

CBD topicals, especially CBD creams, have been a popular pick within the wellness industry for many years. They are often recommended for treating localized ailments such as joint inflammation and muscular pain.

One of the main advantages and reasons people choose CBD creams is that they offer targeted, fast-acting relief, which is not always possible with other products.

Published March 24, 2021

CBD Skincare Products to Become One of 2021’s Top Beauty Trends

In recent years, evidence supporting the beneficial properties of CBD oils for wellness and skincare has mounted. Backed-up by new scientific findings. CBD oils are now rising to fame as a star ingredient preferred by forward-thinking cosmetics and skincare brands worldwide.
Published March 26, 2021

How Cannabis Legalization Could Boost the SA Economy After the Pandemic

With the Covid-19 pandemic putting the economy through major strain, the new focus of attention is on how the legalization of the cannabis industry could possibly help boost the SA economy after the pandemic.
Published April 14, 2021

New Cannabis Rules Proposed for South Africa – National Cannabis Masterplan

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development recently released a draft national cannabis master plan aimed at commercialising the cannabis industry and turning marijuana into a viable business sector for the country.
Published April 18, 2021

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Published February 8, 2021

New discovery shows cannabis reduces blood pressure for older people

A new study has demonstrated that cannabis may reduce blood pressure in adults aged 60 and over.