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Five of the most significant medical cannabis research studies ever conducted

Five of the most significant medical cannabis research studies ever conducted

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 31, 2019

Thousands of years ago, cannabis was used by humankind for the very first time. Scientists recently discovered that the plant’s psychoactive properties were formerly enjoyed by our ancient Chinese ancestors in the Tibetan Plateau. Prior to prohibition being effectuated in the 1930s amidst the "Reefer Madness" propaganda that was circulating at the time, pharmacists once stocked the therapeutic leafy...

Cannabis studies: What have we learned from science so far this year?

Cannabis studies: What have we learned from science so far this year?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 16, 2018

Cannabis research is being undertaken on a constant basis, and what we’ve learned about the plant thus far is quite astonishing. Studies on the green plant have revealed a profusion of therapeutic benefits. From its suitability as a natural treatment for diseases like cancer to its potential as a ...

Australian producers can now legally export medicinal cannabis to the world

Australian producers can now legally export medicinal cannabis to the world

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 3, 2018

The Narcotic Drugs Regulations 2016 was recently tweaked under the Narcotics Drugs Amendment (Cannabis) Regulations 2018 (Cth). Based on the changes, Australian producers will be able to export medicinal cannabis products to the world. To the surprise of Australia medicinal cannabis producers, the Narcoti...

Cannabis activist drinks two bottles of THC-rich cannabis oil at Israeli Knesset

Cannabis activist drinks two bottles of THC-rich cannabis oil at Israeli Knesset

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 26, 2018

Israel’s medical cannabis rules were the topic of discussion at a recent committee meeting. According to the Jerusalem Post, rumored changes in the country’s cannabis laws would increase the price of medical cannabis strains. What’s more, lawmakers could banish specific strains of cannabis fr...

Cannabis and libido: University scientists uncover something fascinating

Cannabis and libido: University scientists uncover something fascinating

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News/Feature Writer/Editorial

April 3, 2018

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U.S. Surgeon General supports studying medical cannabis, but opposes social use

U.S. Surgeon General supports studying medical cannabis, but opposes social use

Sara Tiradossi

December 6, 2017

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said he supports medical cannabis research, but still opposes social use legalization. According to Adams, who spoke at the National Black Caucus of State Legislators’ annual conference in Indianapolis, medical cannabis “should be like any other drug.” “We...

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