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Wales National Health Service to be First in UK to Distribute Cannabis Medicine

The National Health Service (NHS) in Wales has announced that it will be the first in the UK to distribute a cannabis-based medicine for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS). According to the NHS, Sativex, a cannabis-based medicine made of one part THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and one part CBD (cannabidiol), will be available by prescription for …

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Judge Rules B.C.’s Ban on Medical Cannabis Edibles and Topicals is Unconstitutional

A B.C. Court of Appeals judge has ruled that it’s unconstitutional to forbid licensed medical cannabis patients from possessing cannabis-infused products such as cookies and lotions. The judge has given Parliament one year to recraft regulations to allow the use of such products; this includes brownies, teas, lotions and oils. Justice Risa Levine, in her written response …

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Study: Combining THC and CBD May Provide Treatment Option for Alzheimer’s Disease

A study published this month by the Journal of Alzheimher’s Disease has found that both THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol) may provide a viable treatment option for Alzheimer’s Disease, and combining the cannabis compounds is even more effective. “Several recent findings suggest that targeting the endogenous cannabinoid system can be considered as a potential therapeutic …

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Argentina President Endorses Plan to Legalize Drug Possession, Cannabis Cultivation

The Argentina federal government, with support from President Cristina Kirchner, has begun work on two proposals aimed at legalizing the personal possession of all drugs, and to legalize the private cultivation of cannabis. The plan is to have the proposals finished, and in front of Congress, by the year’s end, according to Argentine newspaper La …

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Marc Emery Returns Home

Marc Emery, the founder of Cannabis Culture who is commonly referred to as the Prince of Pot, is officially back home in Canada as of Tuesday, August 12th, and was able to embrace his wife as a free man for the first time in five years. “After five years of prison you can’t scare me,” …

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