China Sentences 13 to Death for Drug Charges in Public Rally

chinaChina sentenced 13 people to death on Friday for drug-related charges at a public rally attended by thousands.

According to the official Xinhua News Agency. the prisoners were among 38 convicts to receive sentences before a crowd of over 10,000 people in the city of Lufeng, which is located in the southern province of Guangdong. Eight of the prisoners were sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve, while others were sentenced to lengthy prison terms.

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Study Finds Cannabis Protects Against Sepsis

According to a study published earlier this year by the National Institute of Health, activation of the body’s cannabinoid receptors – something which cannabis does naturallycannabishand – can protect against sepsis, a serious inflammatory illness which is due to a severe reaction to bacteria or germs, which often proves fatal.

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