Marijuana is now Maine's biggest agricultural commodity

PORTLAND, Maine – Maine is known for its wild blueberries and potatoes but marijuana has surpassed them to become the state’s most valuable crop. Medical marijuana sales totalled $221.8 million from January through October, more than double what had been sold by the same time last year, the Portland Press ... Read More

Country's biggest medicinal cannabis crop taking shape

The planting of New Zealand’s largest cannabis crop is well underway, with about 80,000 seedlings soon to cover 10 football fields at a rural Marlborough site. Medicinal cannabis company Puro received a licence from the Ministry of Health in September, allowing it to commercially cultivate cannabis for medical use at ... Read More

Zimbabwe $1.25bn plan sees cannabis as biggest cash crop

Zimbabwe sees export earnings from cannabis outstripping those of tobacco by almost three times after last year legalising the cultivation of the plant for medicinal use. The government has issued 44 licenses since September when it announced rules for growing cannabis, and sales are forecast to reach $1.25 billion in ... Read More