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Sativa Group CEO Henry Lees-Buckley excited for the future
Sativa Group (NEX: SATI) CEO Henry Lees-Buckley joins DirectorsTalk to discuss the UK CBD markets, his role at Sativa, the opening of the 3rd Goodbody CBD wellness store, how George Botanicals is…
Sativa Group Plc's CEO Henry Lees-Buckley sets out his ambitions for the business
Proactive London sits down with the newly appointed CEO of Sativa Group PLC (LON:SATI) Henry Lees-Buckley. Lees-Buckley is a former global executive at Fortune 500 industrial supply firm W. W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW)…
INTERVIEW: Sativa Group ‘A Big Boost’ from Health Secretary’s Statement
Sativa Group (NEX: SATI) CEO Geremy Thomas joins DirectorsTalk to comment on the statement made by Health Secretary Matt Hancock. Geremy also explains the significance of appointing new broker Cenkos. Sativa is…
Sativa Investments capitalises on first-mover advantage in UK medicinal cannabis
Sativa Investments capitalises on first-mover advantage in UK medicinal cannabis (As featured on ProactiveInvestors.co.uk) Geremy Thomas, founder and chief executive of Sativa, said the company has “delivered expeditiously on its investment promise…
INTERVIEW: Sativa delighted with Cenkos appointment as it opens CBD wellness centre
Geremy Thomas caught up with Proactive London’s Andrew Scott following the opening of their first cannabidiol (CBD) wellness retail outlet in Bath at the weekend. (Published on 3 Jul 2019) The Goodbody…
INTERVIEW: Geremy Thomas, CEO of Sativa Investments shares his views on the European cannabis market... (as featured on Professionally Cannabis)
Professionally Cannabis, met up with Geremy Thomas, CEO of Sativa Investments; Among many topics, they spoke about the companies that sit within the Sativa Group, Geremy’s views on the European cannabis market,…
Listen: CEO Geremy Thomas talks to BBC Radio 4
CEO – Geremy Thomas speaks with Heather Simons from BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today about Sativa Investments’ plans for the future.
INTERVIEW: Sativa Investments – PhytoVista Market Leading in capability and turnaround times
Sativa Investments (NEX: SATI) CEO Geremy Thomas talks to DirectorsTalk about having completed its 1000th cannabinoid and terpenes test at its on-site testing facility, PhytoVista Laboratories. Geremy explains the types of tests,…
Sativa Investments 'at the forefront' of developing UK medical cannabis market
Geremy Thomas, founder and chief executive of Sativa Investments PLC (LON:SATI), caught up with Proactive London’s Andrew Scott to discuss the NEX-based medical cannabis investor’s trading and strategic update.
UK Government Reschedules Cannabis Products For Medical Use
UK Government Reschedules Cannabis Products For Medical Use
The UK government’s Secretary of State for the Home Department Sajid Javid has today made the following Written Ministerial Statement: Today, the Government is laying the Misuse of Drugs (Amendments) (Cannabis and…
A Cannabis Craze Takes Over Skin Care
A Cannabis Craze Takes Over Skin Care
The healing properties of cannabis have been extolled by different cultures for centuries, but the feel-good plant is becoming increasingly mainstream, in new forms, in both luxury beauty and wellness. “We believe…
New York Gov. Cuomo Forms Panel To Draft Marijuana Legalization Bill
New York Gov. Cuomo Forms Panel To Draft Marijuana Legalization Bill
Full marijuana legalization is on the horizon in New York. draft legislation for adult-use cannabis legalization. The development comes about a month after the state Health Department released a report determining that…
3 Reasons Why CBD-Infused Coffee Is Amazing
3 Reasons Why CBD-Infused Coffee Is Amazing
Coffee and cannabis go together better than peanut butter and jelly. Recent research has found that caffeine and cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychotropic compound in the cannabis plant, may have some synergistic effects. The study…
Cannabis-derived medicinal products to be made available on prescription
Cannabis-derived medicinal products to be made available on prescription
Specialist clinicians will be able to legally prescribe cannabis-derived medicinal products by the autumn, Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced recently. The Home Secretary decided to reschedule the products after receiving advice from…
Cannabis-derived medicinal products recommended to be available on prescription
Cannabis-derived medicinal products recommended to be available on prescription
“The ACMD has recommended that cannabis-derived medicinal products should be placed in Schedule 2 of the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001.” It has been announced by the Advisory Council on the Misuse…
British public backs legalisation of cannabis in new poll
British public backs legalisation of cannabis in new poll
A majority of the British public back the legalisation of cannabis so that it would be sold in shops like alcohol and tobacco, a poll has revealed. There was also majority support for decriminalisation,…
Market report: Finsbury Food sours after traders find lower revenues hard to digest
Market report: Finsbury Food sours after traders find lower revenues hard to digest
Kids may love Finsbury Food Group for its Star Wars-themed cakes, but the “force” was certainly not with the bakery firm on Monday. The City quickly left the cake-maker with a soggy…
Business focus: London’s green rush? City financiers tune in to the cannabis industry
Business focus: London’s green rush? City financiers tune in to the cannabis industry
The crushed velvet sofas and mahogany panels of Mayfair may seem a world away from skinning up a joint in the park but London high finance and cannabis are colliding  in what’s…
Young people 'see cannabis as safer than alcohol'
Young people 'see cannabis as safer than alcohol'
“For me, having cannabis in the evening is the equivalent of having a glass of wine on a Friday night. “People of my generation see cannabis as safer than drinking and safer…
Mother campaigning for cannabis use on the NHS reveals her five-year-old son is given ketamine
Mother campaigning for cannabis use on the NHS reveals her five-year-old son is given ketamine
A mother fighting for medicinal cannabis to be made available on the NHS to treat her five-year-old son’s severe epilepsy has revealed that he was given ketamine by doctors in hospital. Karen…
Mother wins fight against Home Office to treat her son with Cannabis Oil
Mother wins fight against Home Office to treat her son with Cannabis Oil
The mother of a severely epileptic boy has won the right to treat her son with medicinal cannabis oil. Charlotte Caldwell said they had “achieved the impossible” after Home Secretary Sajid Javid…
Mother is set to openly ‘smuggle’ banned cannabis oil into Heathrow to keep her epileptic son alive
Mother is set to openly ‘smuggle’ banned cannabis oil into Heathrow to keep her epileptic son alive
The desperate mother of a boy suffering from severe epilepsy plans to fly back to Britain tomorrow with a consignment of medical cannabis obtained in Canada and declare it to customs officials. The dramatic…
The World Health Organization Takes First Steps to Reschedule Cannabis
The World Health Organization Takes First Steps to Reschedule Cannabis
Yesterday, Americans for Safe Access (ASA), along with members of the International Medical Cannabis Patients Coalition (IMCPC), attended and delivered testimony at the 40th meeting of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Expert…
Canada moves a step closer to legalising marijuana
Canada moves a step closer to legalising marijuana
A key legislative hurdle has been passed as Canada moves closer to legalising recreational cannabis. Canadian senators passed the Cannabis Act by 56 votes to 30 with one abstention after studying the…
Healing with hemp: Cannabis in spas
Healing with hemp: Cannabis in spas
With a medical and recreational marijuana industry about to fly, there’s a whole lot of buzz going on. Globally-competitive, lucrative sectors and commercial opportunities are predicted to grow like a weed! Cannabusiness…
Can Medical Marijuana Reduce Opioid Use in Canada?
Can Medical Marijuana Reduce Opioid Use in Canada?
Opioid-related deaths are up. Is marijuana the answer? The opioid epidemic in North America shows no sign of slowing down. Doctors believe cannabis is one viable option to combat the crisis. Here’s…
NFL's Mike James asks for permission to use cannabis
NFL's Mike James asks for permission to use cannabis
Take cannabis or retire? That’s the dilemma for the NFL running back who says he needs the drug to continue playing American football. Mike James, a 27-year-old free agent, believes he has…
Legalising Cannabis ‘Could Earn Treasury £3.5bn’
Legalising Cannabis ‘Could Earn Treasury £3.5bn’
  Introducing a legal cannabis market to the UK could earn the Treasury between £1bn and £3.5bn a year in tax revenues, a new report suggests. Health Poverty Action, an international development…