Medical Marijuana

Cannabidiol is 'not likely to be abused,' WHO says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two separate substances, two separate approaches: The World Health Organization endorsed a gentle view of cannabidiol this week while issuing its sternest warning yet against synthetic opioid carfentanil.<p>Cannabidiol, a naturally occurring chemical found in marijuana plants, is "not likely …

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Marijuana Derivative Cannabidiol (CBD) Could Treat Epilepsy And Is Unlikely To Be Addictive, Says The WHO

The Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) met last month to review psychoactive substances (including new synthetics) and make recommendations about their safety. On Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced their endorsement of certain recommendations resulting from that …

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World Health Organisation Finds Medicinal Cannabis Should Be Available For Patients

According to the report, the non-psychoactive component of cannabis does not exhibit any effects indicative of abuse or dependence.<p>The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced its findings after a months-long study into cannabidiol (CBD), declaring the medicinal cannabis component to be well …

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Budding Marijuana Company In Canada

Village Farms International is a greenhouse operator looking to enter the Canadian medical marijuana industry.<p>They have the facilities, and partner, …

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Doctors Now Ready To Prescribe Medical Marijuana For Treatment Of Children With Cancer, What Is Stopping Them?

According to a new study, the majority of health care professionals are willing to use medical marijuana for the treatment of children suffering from …

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A Queensland hemp food producer plans to test a 'world first' medical marijuana pain relief pill

Photo: David McNew/Getty Images<p>Queensland Bauxite plans to test a “world first” cannabis pain relief pill in Australia under an agreement with a …

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MilTech – PR Distribution

An investigation was announced for investors in NASDAQ:DEPO shares over potential breaches of fiduciary duties by certain Depomed directors.<p>Investors …

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Win a Tourist Focusvape!

Rules<p>Tourist Focusvape Vaporizer Contest <b></b><br>(the “<b>Contest</b>”)<p>Official Contest Rules (the “<b>Rules</b>”)<p>The Contest is subject to all federal, provincial, and …

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ROBERTSON: Medical marijuana and the opioid crisis

Studies show … that the majority of those who use marijuana do not move on to harder drugs

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Bill 1035, signed by Gov. Haley, overcomes law enforcement objection to medical marijuana

Recently Tom Davis wrote a letter to SC law enforcement agencies about a bill for medical marijuana which is currently in committee. His letter …

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Michigan’s Cannabis/Opioid Connection Becomes National Case Study

“Michigan lost 2,126 individuals to opioid overdoses in the last year. If we consider the research which supports an up to 25% decrease in medical …

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Malta Latest European Country to Allow Doctors to Prescribe Medical Cannabis

<i>Malta is adding an amendment to its drug law to make obtaining cannabis for medical purposes less arduous.</i><p>For patients in the European country of …

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Corporate Cannabis: Canada Set to Legalize

Jodie Emery, one of Canada’s most prominent marijuana activists, braces for a massive corporate takeover. Jodie Emery took over Canada’s Cannabis …

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Paraguay Congress Legalizes Planting of Medical Marijuana

ASUNCION — Paraguay's Congress passed a bill Tuesday creating a state-sponsored system to import marijuana seeds and grow the plant for medical uses, …

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Massachusetts Group Creates Comprehensive Program to Educate Doctors on Medical Marijuana

A state legalizing medical marijuana does not mean that doctors and others in the healthcare industry are 100 percent knowledgeable about cannabis. …

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Iowa grants first medicinal cannabidiol license to area company

The Iowa Department of Public Health has granted its first medicinal cannabidiol license to Iowa company MedPharm Iowa, officially jump starting the …

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Canadian Cannabis Awards Gala 2017

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JoAnna McKee, Medical Cannabis Pioneer and Seattle Icon, Has Passed Away

SEATTLE, Dec. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- JoAnna McKee, Medical Cannabis Pioneer and Seattle Icon, has passed away. JoAnna cofounded Green Cross Patient CO-OP with her partner Stich Miller in 1993, after seeing a news report mentioning a medical cannabis dispensary in Seattle but not being able to …

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LeafLine runs short of medical marijuana

One of Minnesota's two medical-marijuana producers has run short of supplies of the drug, leaving patients without needed medicines to manage …

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Cannabis component shown to calm seizures

Dravet syndrome is a serious form of childhood epilepsy that first shows up in babies at six to nine months old, resulting in cognitive impairments, …

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Indiana's Cannabidiol Crackdown

In the U.S. state of Indiana, stores have been given 60 days to clear their shelves of cannabidiol products, particularly those containing …

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Senators concerned with how C-46 will impact medical cannabis users

As the Senate debates new impaired driving legislation some Senators are expressing concern with how the legislation will impact medical cannabis …

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University of Hawaii Medical School Hosts First Seminar on Medical Marijuana

HONOLULU (AP) — The medical school at the University of Hawaii held its first seminar on medical marijuana with a panel of doctors and lawyers …

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PM's Press Conference 27/11/17: Peters' Papers Pickle

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was joined at her post-cabinet press conference by Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Winston Peters over the non-release …

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In fields across Switzerland the harvest time for cannabis is coming to an end, and workers are distributing the crop to shops in France and Switzerland. Soon, the plants could be available across much of Europe.

The man behind the operation is 31-year-old Jonas Duclos, a former banker, and what he is doing is legal. His business, CBD420, sells BlueDream, a …

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Learning from California’s new cannabis regulations

California released new ‘emergency’ cannabis regulations on November 17 to prepare for legal recreational sales planned for January 1, 2018.<p>The rules …

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Provincial cannabis monopolies might be dead in the water before the first gram is sold

A case before the Supreme Court of Canada by a New Brunswick man has caught the attention of cannabis industry stakeholders. Although specific to a …

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ACMPR Medical Cannabis Strain Reviews of the Week: November 18-24

The top three reviews of this week, November 18-14, feature top medical cannabis strains from Canna Farms, Canada's Island Garden and Delta 9. Each …

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Automated grow boxes vie for the attention of Canadians

Come July 1st, 2018, Canadians should finally be able to grow some marijuana for themselves. With a limit of four plants per residence, there’s not a …

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Hotel launches marijuana boutique that sells everything from edibles to smokes

For the intrepid cannabis traveller, there are already plenty of Bud n Breakfasts around the world in which to stay and smoke without …

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