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South Africa op-ed: Tried and tested: It’s high time for a trade and regulatory framework for SA’s cannabis industry

I have been one of the pioneers for change in regulations, working with the Traditional National Health Alliance. We have successfully placed legal pressure on government to ensure CBD products are no longer classified as Schedule 7, and resulting in the temporary ruling that CBD has now been excluded from the scheduling. This allows for the legal the sale of CBD products in South Africa.

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Anthony Cohen is the founder and CEO of Elixinol South Africa, which manufactures a range of certified CBD products made from organic, grade-A CBD oil. He is also the founder of the CTA UK and of Helixir London. 

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CBD oil products are now coming into the mainstream and we need to facilitate consumer education and awareness around the industry and the products. Major retailers Clicks and Dis-Chem have both listed our range of Elixinol CBD products, which will be on shelf from September. We will be doing a national roadshow to educate and inform their sales staff on all aspects of CBD and how it benefits people. 
 
We are not here to give medical advice, as that would be illegal. However, we can advise on levels of nutritional supplements to supplement the diet. We can advise using the research we have from many documented case-studies and our own doctors on staff in the USA to help people in their real-world situations as to how best they can use a CBD product for their personal use.
 
In order to protect the public and support the industry, we recommend both the public and the producers familiarise themselves and adhere to the guidelines set out by the CTA SA under the TNHA: all products must be tested, full spectrum (as opposed to isolates that offer less efficacy and in some markets is considered novel and below the legal THC level. This will offer the public peace of mind and ensure that what they are buying is certified, correct to label and includes standardised dosage instructions so there is no level of guesswork involved.

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Infographic: How The U.S Is Losing $53.23 Billion Each Year By Not Legalizing Marijuana

American Marijuana.org reports the following and has created an interesting looking infographic to illustrate their argument….Public policy wonks tend to look at the question … Read More… The post Infographic: How The U.S Is Losing .23 B…

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Press Release: Maine Moves Closer to Retail Cannabis Sales as Regulators Issue First Active Licenses for Adult Use Marijuana Establishments

AUGUSTA – Today, the Office of Marijuana Policy, a part of the Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services, announced the issuance of Maine’s first… Read More… The post Press Release: Maine Moves Closer to Retail Cannabis Sales …

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Aurora new CEO, revenue down and huge write downs

Tell us something new!Aurora Cannabis has promoted Miguel Martin to CEO, while warning investors to expect declining quarterly revenue and write-downs of up to … Read More… The post Aurora new CEO, revenue down and huge write downs first appea…

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Aurora Cannabis has promoted Miguel Martin to CEO, while warning investors to expect declining quarterly revenue and write-downs of up to … Read More…

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