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European Parliament joins WHO in supporting medical cannabis after resolution passes

European Parliament joins WHO in supporting medical cannabis after resolution passes

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 15, 2019

The European Parliament has voted on a resolution to support medical cannabis in countries that make up the European Union. This news comes following reports concerning the World Health Organization's (WHO) decision to reschedule cannabis and various of its key components under international drug treaties. A show of hands marked the passing of the non-binding resolution, which ...

Cannabis stock surges 148 percent after WHO’s international drug treaty recommendations

Cannabis stock surges 148 percent after WHO’s international drug treaty recommendations

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 13, 2019

If you've been reading the cannabis news lately, you will know that the World Health Organization (WHO) has suggested changes to international drug treaties. For a bunch of lucky traders, this meant that pot stock demand soared. In fact, one Vancouver company called Weekend Unlimited Inc. saw gains of 148 perce...

Researchers claim cannabis for eczema is a good idea

Researchers claim cannabis for eczema is a good idea

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 23, 2018

Recent research into cannabis for skin has shown the plant to be beneficial as a treatment for various skin diseases, including eczema and psoriasis. Cannabis' non-psychoactive component, CBD (cannabidiol), is grasping the attention of scientists in weed-friendly states across America for its cornucopi...

WHO declares CBD as safe for human consumption

WHO declares CBD as safe for human consumption

February 22, 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) released a report stating CBD oil is a safe and effective medicine. The report affirms the medicine's effectiveness while adding there are no known side effects or potential for abuse. “To date, there is no evidence of the recreational use of CBD or any public health-rela...

FDA acknowledges CBD’s positive health effects, calls for feedback

FDA acknowledges CBD’s positive health effects, calls for feedback

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

August 15, 2017

FDA officials put out a call for comments in Monday’s Federal Register, seeking information about cannabidiol (CBD) and how the United Nation’s World Health Organization should designate it as a substance. Cannabidiol (CBD) is the non-psychoactive element in the cannabis plant, known for its ...

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