Why not be a world leader on cannabis reform, instead of a follower?

Why not be a world leader on cannabis reform, instead of a follower?

OPINION: In a few weeks, Parliament is almost certain to approve legal medicinal cannabis.  It’s a controversial topic, but medicinal cannabis is a straightforward matter compared to legalising cannabis more generally.   The Government’s promised referendum must be held by 2020 on legalising adult personal use of cannabis.  Should debate be limited …

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The truth about cannabis and chronic fatigue syndrome

A disease seemingly with no cause but a laundry list of symptoms that includes fatigue (duh), loss of memory or concentration, swollen lymph nodes, and sore throat, muscles, and joints, CFT entered the popular consciousness in the 1980s, when it was nicknamed “the yuppie flu.”

Google cannabis and chronic fatigue syndrome and you’ll get lots of speculation and questionable info,  but pretty much no scientific research whatsoever. That’s because chronic fatigue—sometimes known as CFT/ME (the “ME” stands for myalgic encephalomyelitis, which might be a more medical-sounding synonym for CFT or might be its own ailment)—arouses …

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