Category: Blog

02 Mar 2019

Following reports about the World Health Organization (WHO) recommending a rescheduling of cannabis and several of its key components under international drug treaties, the European Parliament voted on Wednesday on a resolution that would help advance medical cannabis in the countries that form the European Union. While non-binding, the resolution seeks to incentivize European nations to increase access to medical marijuana,…

02 Mar 2019
Medical Cannabis Malta

Around 30,000 square metres of industrial and agricultural land in Ħal Far has been earmarked to become the heart of Malta’s budding medical cannabis industry. The site will become home to 10 new businesses that have been given approval by Malta Enterprise to begin operations. Once they set up shop on the island, the new…

02 Mar 2019
Cannabis Malta

Will 2019 bring with it a shift in the way Malta thinks about cannabis? Julia Farrugia Portelli, the parliamentary secretary piloting the reform, says Malta will be creating its own model based on the local context Cannabis smokers will be asked to register with the government once a reform of the country’s cannabis rules is implemented….

22 Feb 2019

Malta has officially legalised medicinal cannabis, joining a growing number of European countries recognising the therapeutic benefits of the plant. The amendments to the Drug Dependence Act (Treatment not Imprisonment) were enacted on 23rd March by Maltese parliament after its third and final reading. The bill, amongst other things, allows family doctors to prescribe medical cannabis to patients….

22 Feb 2019
Cannabis Expo Malta

The MaltaToday survey asked people whether they agreed with the legalisation of cannabis for recreational use by adults, with opposition to the proposal running at 66% Support for cannabis legalisation stands at 23.6% in the wake of a more liberal discussion about the topic in recent years, a MaltaToday survey has found. The strongest support…

29 Jan 2019
Pain Treatment Czech Hospital

Via ICCI (International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute) A team from the Center for Pain Management at St. Anne’s University Hospital Brno in Czechia recently introduced a unique method for the administration of medical cannabis using vaporizers. This initiative, which was headed by Radovan Hrib MD, and developed in cooperation with Ethan Russo MD, Director of Research and Development at ICCI, provides…