🇬🇧 20,000 patients in the UK will be treated with medical cannabis during a two-year period. The initiative by Royal College of Psychiatrists is aimed at creating the sufficient evidence for the drug effects in cases of chronic pain, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, post-traumatic stress disorder, Tourette’s syndrome or anxiety disorder.
Legislation & infrastructure
🇨🇦 Quebec has raised the age of legal consumption of recreational cannabis from 18 to 21 years. The new law will also prohibit cannabis use in certain public places.
🇮🇱Israel-Cannabis, an Israeli cannabis incubator, and Los Angeles-based Headquarters (HQ), a cannabis license holder and product accelerator with distribution and manufacturing facilities, entered into a strategic partnership to bring the most promising Israeli cannabis startups to cannabis market.
PR and lifestyle
🇺🇸Two cannabis hotels will open in California in 2020 and 2021: a wellness Coachill Inn Resort in Desert Hot Springs and The Grape House luxe smoking lounge-dispensary-boutique hotel in Palm Springs.
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