Cannabis News Box

Israeli researchers have confidence that CBD could relieve coronavirus symptoms

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 20, 2020

Three clinical trials have just been launched by a team of Israeli researchers; of whom are optimistic that CBD (cannabidiol) – a non-psychotropic element of the cannabis and hemp plants – can provide patients with therapeutic relief from the coronavirus (COVID-19). Why this cannabinoid in particular? Aside fr...

Lebanon is the first Arab nation to legalize cannabis for medical and industrial purposes

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 11, 2020

On April 21, Lebanon underwent a pivotal moment in cannabis history. It was on this day that the Arab nation legalized cannabis for medicinal and industrial purposes. The legislation was approved following a parliamentary vote; largely swayed by the prospect of bringing the middle eastern country a much-...

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