Medical cannabis bill ‘most progressive’ yet

Medical cannabis bill 'most progressive' yet

A bill that gives terminally ill people a legal defence for using illicit cannabis products has passed its third reading in Parliament. The Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill also gives them a defence to possess utensils for using cannabis. That defence comes into force as soon as the …

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Drug dealer ordered to pay back £42,000

Drug dealer ordered to pay back £42,000

A drug dealer caught growing more than 100 cannabis plants in his home has been jailed and forced to pay back £42,000. Robert Harper, from Bedlinog in Merthyr Tydfil, appeared in Merthyr Crown Court on December 7 after being charged with cultivating and possessing cannabis with the intent to supply. …

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Mouth on fire? Here’s how cannabis can help

There is no medical study that addresses this question directly. But there is a mighty suggestive report from the University of California, San Diego.

Spice-induced mouth burn is a hazard associated with chili cookouts and other extreme-eating events. Bread, alcohol, and milk have all been touted as cures, but, as anyone who’s chomped a rogue padróne knows, they don’t do crap.     Could cannabis somehow quench the flames? There is no medical study that addresses …

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Ex-minister urges cannabis legalisation

Ex-minister urges cannabis legalisation

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNorman Lamb: Prohibition has not worked in any part of the world A former health minister has called on MPs to legalise the possession and consumption of cannabis. Norman Lamb backed introducing regulation of its production, distribution and sale. But his 10-minute-rule …

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Presentation provides clarity on cannabis – Sundre Roundup

Presentation provides clarity on cannabis - Sundre Roundup

Following the official end of recreational cannabis prohibition, Alberta Health Services (AHS) has recently been holding public awareness presentations to help people sift through misinformation. About a dozen people attended a presentation by Gail Foreman, a registered nurse and tobacco reduction specialist for AHS central zone, on Wednesday, Nov. 28 …

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Israel likely to allow medical cannabis exports by year

Israel likely to allow medical cannabis exports by year

Israel will likely allow exports of medical cannabis by the end of the year, Likud MK Yoav Kish announced on Thursday. The move that would boost state coffers and slow the growing number of Israeli firms establishing farms abroad. Benefiting from a favorable climate and expertise in medical and agricultural …

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