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Uruguay's cannabis growers go global
In a white, sterilized laboratory on the outskirts of Uruguayan capital Montevideo, biochemists are carefully cultivating plants for a booming multi-billion dollar global market: medical marijuana.
High times over for Swaziland cannabis farmers?
The decriminalization of cannabis in South Africa means the market there is set to explode. Growers in Swaziland, who depend on huge South African demand, are expected to lose out.
Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law
Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighboring Swaziland, who depended on South Africa's demand, may face economic ruin.
First legal cannabis shop opens in Toronto
The owner of one of the first cannabis stores to open in Ontario speaks with BNN Bloomberg's David George-Cosh about the challenges and opportunities his retail store will have in the still-nascent cannabis market.
Small farmers priced out of California's cannabis market
In the US state of California, the recreational use of cannabis has been legal since January. With 40 million inhabitants, the Golden State is the world's largest cannabis market. But now that farmers have to submit to strict environmental, sanitation and traceability rules, licences are difficult - and expensive - to obtain.
Andalusia, the gateway to Europe for cannabis
More than 70% of cannabis in circulation in Europe transits through Andalusia, in southern Spain. The drug is transported from Morocco on speedboats across the Strait of Gibraltar