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The word ‘cannabis’ polarises opinions in countries around the world, and New Zealand is no exception. A popular belief is people who take cannabis will go on to become addicted to other substances, or develop schizophrenia, become drug dealers, or drop out of school, university, work or life. Another belief is the physical and mental […]
A recent study found that a few puffs of a high-CBD cannabis strain helped patients with symptoms of depression. There’s no denying that life, with its unpredictable twists and turns, can be a bit overwhelming a lot of the time. Though many people don’t like to talk about it, depression has become a common ailment […]
The Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2018 could prove to be a game-changer…if Congress votes in favor of it. A bill that would require the federal government to approve more facilities for the cultivation of cannabis for medical research is up for a vote in Congress this week. The bill, the Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2018 […]
Mention Swiss farming and images of dairy cows spring to mind – not cannabis plants. But now the government says it wants to do more research into medicinal cannabis and make treatments with it more available. On a farm in lush green countryside, an hour from the capital Berne, Markus Lüdi proudly surveys his crop. […]
Fayette County’s first medical marijuana dispensary is opening its doors. Maitri Medicinals is slated to hold its grand opening in downtown Uniontown on Tuesday morning, giving locals who are certified as suffering from one of 21 significant conditions approved by the state for the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program a place to get their medical cannabis. […]
A new study found that the chemical extracted from cannabis has antipsychotic effects. ONE SINGLE DOSE OF cannabidiol, a chemical extracted from cannabis, decreases brain abnormalities in people with psychosis. According to a study published Wednesday by King’s College London in JAMA Psychiatry, cannidiboil, also referred to as CBD, acts in the brain to reduce […]
OKLAHOMA CITY — More than 1,600 people and businesses applied for Oklahoma medical marijuana licenses on the first day that applications were made available. The online application system went live at 10 a.m. Saturday at www.OMMA.ok.gov for all potential medical marijuana patients, growers, dispensaries, processors and caregivers. Oklahoma State Department of Health spokesman Tony Sellars […]
Out-of-state cardholders will have to have one of Hawaii’s qualifying conditions and pay a small fee for temporary dispensary access. Medical cannabis patients who travel often face restrictions that prevent them from bringing their medicine with them. Transporting cannabis across state lines, for example, even for a medical cardholder, is a federal crime. At the […]