Israelian Market – Medical Cannabis Regulatory Overview

In comparison with Italy, where 60 million inhabitants provide a consumption equal to 1.2 tons of cannabis annually, Israel uses 48 tons of the same material for 10 million people. The explanation behind this phenomenon, occurring in one of the earliest markets for cannabis, is dual: the first aspect to be considered is the fact […]

CBD use in endometriosis treatments – a new hope for women around the globe

Endometriosis is associated with growth of uterus internal tissue outside of it, resulting in pain, infertility and difficult menstruation periods, making women’s everyday a challenging and frustrating experience. Intense pelvic and bowel movement pain together with uncomfortable sexual intercourse intensify the difficulties leading to major disturbances of daily routine. Moreover, patients can also experience diarrhea, […]

Legislative panorama: focus on Germany

What are the current legislative regulations regarding medical cannabis in Germany since the approval of the law on cannabis in April 2017? We leave the floor to an expert who will demonstrate the changes and new possibilities relating to medical cannabis within the German market.

Cannabis in gynecology, historical and modern overview

The Therapeutic Potential of Medical Cannabis in Female Gynecology Modern healthcare has already witnessed numerous different therapeutic directions the medical cannabis has already taken, from chronic pain, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s and glaucoma to epilepsy, HIV or ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) followed by other medical and psychological conditions. Lately, more in-depth research and application have been […]

Brazilian Market – Medical Cannabis Regulatory Overview

Like the rest of the world, the main challenge for the Brazilian legal cannabis market is to know its real size and growth potential. Countless variables must be considered in this equation, whose predominant factor is the inescapable law of supply and demand. Recent news shows us a veritable invasion of cannabis brands and products […]

The peak of medical cannabis facility engineering – the “carbon negative” concept

Last decade has witnessed accelerated technical standardization advancements in medical cannabis production life cycle and quality of the materials and procedures used in the process, making significant steps forward to pharmaceutical grade products that grant approved therapies, helping worldwide patients with multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, arthritis, epilepsy and many others. With the intensifying scientific research, we […]

Legislative panorama: focus on Italy  

Internationallly speaking, there are two United Nations conventions regulating the import, distribution, marketing, sale, production and preparation of narcotic substances: one promulgated in 1961 and the other in 1971, both ratified by Italy. Among the substances affected by these regulations is cannabis, which is further regulated by Italian legislation through Table II of the Consolidated […]

Medical cannabis: potential gastrointestinal health regulator

Large spectrum of therapeutic properties of medical cannabis has been an object of discussion within many different contexts such as clinical applications, scientific research or pharmaceutical reality, often being either very promising or filled with large portion of skepticism. Besides already well-established therapeutical applications such as chronic pain, cancer, anorexia and epilepsy, list of medical […]

Medical Cannabis Startups: The Do’s and Don’ts

Keys to Successful Startups Startup companies are a risky business, even more so when the enterprise itself is surrounding a product that is still transforming across markets. Operations for medical cannabis are very difficult to keep afloat, not to mention managing the growing pains that come along with it. Marketing, compliance, and legal challenges are […]