Medical Cannabis Company with Colombian Operations Begins Trading on Canada’s TSX Venture Exchange

Canada-based medical cannabis company Khiron Life Sciences Corp begins trading on the TSX Venture Exchange today under the “KHRN” symbol. While the company is based in Canada, its core operations are in Colombia, where they were one of the first companies to receive a medical cannabis license in the Latin American nation. “We are pleased […]

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Colombian MMJ Licensed Producer Expects Patient Access in 6 Months

As world governments inch closer to cannabis reforms – both medical and recreational – Colombia is no different. Although the country legalized cannabis for medicinal use in 1986, no regulatory body existed to grant permits for cultivation, production or distribution until 2015, when President Juan Manuel Santos issued a decree to do just that. “Our […]

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Two Canadian Firms Fully Licensed to Cultivate & Process MMJ in Colombia

Canada-based Khiron Life Sciences Corp. and PharmaCielo Ltd. are the first companies to be granted full licenses to produce and process medical cannabis products in Colombia. Both companies are able to cultivate and process products containing unrestricted percentages of THC and CBD. Having received all three requisite licenses to operate in the country, Khiron Colombia […]

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Colombian President Denounces War on Drugs During Nobel Prize Speech

During his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said that zero-tolerance drug policies might be “even more harmful” than worldwide conflicts, calling on the world to “rethink” the war on drugs, according to a BBC report. During his speech, Santos said that his nation had “paid the highest cost in deaths […]

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HempMeds Mexico to Export CBD Oil to Colombia

HempMeds Mexico, a subsidiary of California-based Medical Marijuana, Inc. is set to export its Real Scientific Hemp Oil to Colombia, the company announced in a press release. HempMeds is currently the only company with approval from the nation’s Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanity Risk (COFEPRIS) to import a cannabis product into the country. […]

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Colombia Farmer Collective Hoping for Cannabis Cultivation License

A group of farmers in Corinto, Colombia has started a collective aiming to become the prime supplier for the country’s new legal cannabis market, according to a Guardian report. Under the law passed early this year, marijuana is legal for medical and research purposes in Colombia. Currently, police estimate that 100 hectares of land in Corinto […]

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Colombia Awards First MMJ License to Canadian Company

Colombia has awarded its first medical marijuana business license to a Canada-based company, PharmaCielo Ltd. The company’s production duties will fall to PharmaCielo Colombia Holdings, a subsidiary of the Canadian company located in Rionegro, The City Paper reported last week. For decades, Colombia played an infamous role in the illegal international drug trade. Today, the government […]

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President of Colombia Signs Decree to Legalize Medical Cannabis

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed a decree Tuesday making the cultivation, processing and distribution of medical marijuana fully legal in the South American country. The War on Drugs in Colombia, fueled by funding from the U.S., has created a fifty-year battle between the Colombian government and drug cartels, and has left more than 220,000 […]

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