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Get Legal Pharmaceutical Medical Grade Cannabis in South Africa

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Medical cannabis can be a solution to your health problems, and on the IntroCann portal this process can be at your fingertips. Technology has changed everything about the world, and more so everything we understand about it. It is imperative to keep up with the changing times that we have been presented with. Especially when bearing in mind that technology...

Hemp Based Brands AND NFTs With a Purpose

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Recently, M2Bio Sciences launched 100% biodegradable surfboards, first of their kind in Africa. A team of highly skilled engineers are working to create these ten surfboards entirely out of hemp and mycelium. Inspired by the resurgence of psychedelic art and the work the company is doing in the realm of psilocybin research, all surfboards feature unique and colorful artwork....

How to Start Farming Cannabis in South Africa

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South Africa is one of only three African countries that permit the cultivation of medical cannabis, enabling its citizens to capitalise on the increasing market for both the recreational and medical uses of the plant. Following the ruling of the Constitutional Court in 2018, cannabis has been decriminalized, however, there are still very few laws that regulate its industrialization....

A Lesotho-Based Cannabis Company is the First Cannabis-Cultivator in Africa to get Approval to Export the Medicinal Cannabis Flower as an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) to the European Union

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A Lesotho-based cannabis company is the first cannabis cultivator in Africa to get approval to export the medicinal cannabis flower as an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) to the European Union. MG Health, which is a licensed cultivator and manufacturer of pharmaceutical-grade cannabis extracts and products, will now be exporting cannabis products to Germany. They are based outside of Lesotho’s...

New Cannabis Rules Proposed for South Africa – National Cannabis Masterplan

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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. The proposed government legislation relaxes existing restrictions on cannabis. The aim of which is to establish a globally competitive cannabis industry in South Africa, produce...

Gauteng Wants to Cash in on the Cannabis Industry

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A 'spliffing' takeaway from the Gauteng State of the Province (SOPA) address on Tuesday 23rd February is the push to make Gauteng South Africa's weed capital. Premier David Makhura has once again denoted his hope to see the province become the country's leading processor of cannabis, to help stimulate the economy and aid development within the country after the...

How Cannabis Legalisation Could Boost the SA Economy After the Pandemic

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3 years on since the decriminalisation of the use, possession and growth of cannabis in South Africa and the question of legalisation is still left up in the air. With the Covid-19 pandemic putting the economy through major strain, the new focus of attention is on how the legalisation of the cannabis industry could possibly help boost the SA...

The Carbon Footprint of Cannabis Production

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Indoor operations are blooming with CO2 emissions. Indoor cannabis production throughout the world has a long history of being seen as an energy-intensive practice. The industry of indoor cannabis production, both legal and illicit in some places, uses high energy-intensive processes and is said to be highly inefficient. To put this into perspective, one kilogram of final product is associated...

The Cannabis Expo Heads To Mexico

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As one of the world’s biggest cannabis producers, it comes as no surprise that Mexico was chosen as the location for the next renowned The Cannabis Expo event. As a product of international cannabis financing powerhouse JuicyFields as well as the organizers of South Africa’s largest cannabis event, The Cannabis Expo is the largest cannabis event on the African...

Are Grow Clubs Legal in SA?

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As of September 2018, South Africa decriminalised cannabis for private use. In addition to This was great news for those who no longer wanted to buy their bud con the sly, but it is kind of complicated for everyone else. The government didn’t make cannabis use legal, and it also didn’t decriminalise production. What does this mean? Well, it...