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Harris Bricken
A few months ago, I wrote a post entitled, "Israel: Cannabis Powerhouse".
Yigal Arnon & Co
The Securities Authority recently decided, as part of its effort to diversify the supply of companies on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, to allow the listing of foreign companies engaged in the field...
Minden Gross LLP
Cannabis for medical purposes has been permitted in Israel since the early 1990s. With the support of its Ministry of Health (and a dedicated budget of just over CAD$3 million/year), ...
In the past decade we have been seeing a rise on marketing and sale of products containing Cannabidiol (more commonly referred to as CBD), which is an active compound that derives from the marijuana plant.
South Africa
SchoemanLaw Inc.
Many South African businesses are tasked with adapting or changing their operating procedures and policies each time there is new legislation introduced or changes to existing legislation.
Adams & Adams
In 2018 the Constitutional Court of South Africa ruled that personal and medical marijuana use in South Africa was deemed to be legal, with the Court directing the South African government to put in place...
Adams & Adams
The amendments to the Regulations issued in terms of the Plant Improvement Act No. 53 of 1976, were published in the Government Gazette dated 8 October 2021, by the Department of Agriculture...
Adams & Adams
Following a judgment by the Constitutional Court on 18 September 2018, wherein the Constitutional Court confirmed an order by the High Court allowing adult South Africans to use...
Andersen in South Africa
In the first quarter of 2021, Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza stated that she wants to pave the way for the industrialisation and commercialisation of cannabis as a way to boost the economy.
Smit & Van Wyk
In September 2018, a landmark decision by the Constitutional Court in South Africa legalised certain acts in relation to cannabis.
‘Dabbling in weed could be good for democracy', ‘Western Cape has high hopes for marijuana market', ‘The great green gold rush', ‘The dagga business is booming already...
In August 2020, the draft Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill was published in South Africa, providing for the regulation of cannabis for home use and cultivation.
For those following the ongoing developments surrounding cannabis legalisation in South Africa, the publication of Government Notices R755 and R756 in May last year was met with considerable interest
Vasco de Oliveira Inc.
South Africa has various laws and regulations to control drug use. These include the Prevention of and Treatment for Substance Abuse Act 17 of 2008, the Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act 140 of...
Zenas Chambers, ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
The cultivation of industrial hemp is the new baby in the farming sector which is indeed fertile soil for investment purposes especially in Zimbabwe which has a thriving agricultural industry.
Zenas Chambers, ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
The writer is a lawyer and a passionate farmer who has been following closely discussions around the developments in our agricultural sector.
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