The Quest for an Ancient Culture

The Quest for an Ancient Culture

A scientific drawing of a cannabis sativa plant, as depicted in Köhler’s Medicinal Plants. Public Domain Khachapuri, the cheese bread native to Georgia, is a regional staple. But a local rumor holds that the Svans—an ancient community living in the highest settlements of the Caucasus—eat a fragrant, weed-filled iteration. From …

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Police bust £40,000 cannabis farm in Winson Green

Police bust £40,000 cannabis farm in Winson Green

A cannabis factory worth £40,000 has been busted in Birmingham. Officers from Soho Road policing team raided an address in Lodge Road, Winson Green, at around 11.30am on Monday, April 30 where they found around 40 cannabis plants being neatly cultivated in makeshift pots in a bare room. No arrests …

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Concussion Treatment: Cannabis Ingredient May Be Key

Concussion Treatment: Cannabis Ingredient May Be Key

Perhaps the biggest threat to contact sports, particularly football, is concussions. They’re ending careers early and leaving countless players with permanent brain damage. But new research in California suggests there could be a cure on the horizon. The NFL released a report in January showing that despite rule changes and …

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Patient advocates seek cannabis expansion

Patient advocates seek cannabis expansion

DES MOINES — Iowans suffering from chronic illnesses made another pitch for legislative relief Tuesday, calling on lawmakers to expand the medical conditions covered by the state’s cannabis law and seeking to lift the potency cap to be able to receive effective doses of legal marijuana-derived cannabidiol. Patients, parents, a …

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