Cannabis goes global: controversies, challenges and innovations

Cannabis goes global: controversies, challenges and innovations


Nigerian Bar Association denies suspending lawyer for marijuana use

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has debunked rumors it suspended a lawyer from her smoking over controversial photos marijuana or pose naked.

Despite criticism of her actions and their potential impact on the standing of the legal profession in Nigeria, others (mostly women) argue that the woman known as Ifunanya has the right to artistic expression, which should not constitute a criminal offence. NBA National Public Relations Secretary Habeeb Lawal cleared that it has taken no action against them and will soon release a statement on the matter, according to the Daily Post.

European CBD producers in trouble

The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) recently Approved a report warning consumers of the risks of highly concentrated products HHC, a psychoactive compound sold as an alternative to marijuana.

The unregulated compound is made from hemp-derived CBD through a semi-synthetic process that has been legalized in many countries.
Unfortunately, the rise of alternative hemp-derived psychoactive cannabis products is causing problems for the CBD industry. The burglary HHC Products threaten CBD’s image in the EU as they promote the misconception that hemp is a drug, leading to backlash, Per hemp today.

Why is the Czech Republic Banning CBD Marketing?

Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic Zdenek Nekula The State Agriculture and Food Inspectorate said it would withdraw all foods, supplements and cosmetics containing cannabinoids from the market due to a lack of research on their health effects and EU regulations. According to Hemp Today, the ban will affect Oils, tinctures, capsules, gummies and other edibles. The timetable for the ban has yet to be announced.

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has yet to approve CBD as a food due to insufficient research on its potential risks and health…


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