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.
Jay-Z goes into the legal weed business
Billionaire rapper Jay-Z is entering the fast-growing cannabis industry, taking a role with California company Caliva as a strategist.
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.
Western Marine Customs intercepts 1,286 wraps of Canabis
The Western Marine Customs Command has intercepted 1,286 Wraps Of Cannabis sativa smuggled through the nation's sea borders.
North America will drive the growth of cannabis
Bloomberg Intelligence's Ken Shea discusses the long term growth prospects for the cannabis industry.
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
Up in smoke: Cannabis industry hit hard by California wildfires
Over the past few weeks, Northern California has suffered its worst ever wildfires, which have left 42 people dead and 100,000 hectares up in smoke.