Cannabis is an offensive, not defensive, move for the Constellation Brands, says CEO Rob Sands. Pic:getty/eyegelb

‘The emerging cannabis space is potentially one of the most significant global growth opportunities of the next decade’

Constellation Brands: ‘The cannabis space is opening up much more rapidly than originally expected’

By Rachel Arthur

Beer and wine giant Constellation Brands made headlines this year by announcing its investment of $4bn USD in Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth. Rob Sands, CEO of Constellation Brands, says that the cannabis space is opening up much more rapidly...

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Guest column, chief executive of Elixinol and Hemp Foods Australia

The increasing role of cannabinoids in pain relief

By Paul Benhaim,

Once forgotten, cannabinoids and their medicinal benefits have recently been thrust back into the spotlight, in particular for their abilities to relieve often otherwise untreatable pain. 

Will Australia and New Zealand join Europe, Canada and the US by authorising hemp foods?

Australia ponders legalising hemp foods

By Shane Starling

Australian regulators are considering allowing non-psychoactive versions of fatty acid and nutrient-rich hemp into the food supply and have opened a public consultation on the matter.


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