Cannabis News Box

Two new cannabinoids have been identified by Italian scientists

Two new cannabinoids have been identified by Italian scientists

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 15, 2020

As many as 400 chemicals are contained in the Cannabis Sativa L. plant species. However, just a handful of chemical compounds have been closely investigated for their therapeutic potential in the field of medicine. More is now being learned about the cannabis plant, with one of the latest discoveries r...

Italy’s army-grown medical cannabis does not meet the country’s needs

Italy’s army-grown medical cannabis does not meet the country’s needs

Sara Tiradossi

December 5, 2017

Italy’s approach to medical cannabis is different from other western European countries. The cultivation of the plant can in fact only be grown at a heavily guarded military facility in Florence, where two greenhouses produced a yield of about 220 pounds this year. “We do everything in-house,”...

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