A British psychiatrist and neuropsychopharmacologist specialising in the harmful effect of drugs on the brain was cross-examined on his testimony in the third week of the dagga trial in the High Court in Pretoria yesterday. Advocate Reg Willis, representing one of the defendants, Doctors For Life International, asked expert witness Professor David Nutt how, if […]

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PALM BEACH, Florida, August 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With momentum continuing to rapidly rise in the medicinal and recreational cannabis and legal marijuana industry, a select number of North American companies are investing capital in infrastructure and plant assets in order to expand operations, to develop and introduce the newest product and capitalize on the […]

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PALM BEACH, Florida, Aug 16, 2017 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) — PALM BEACH, Florida, August 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With momentum continuing to rapidly rise in the medicinal and recreational cannabis and legal marijuana industry, a select number of North American companies are investing capital in infrastructure and plant assets in order to expand […]

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A landmark clinical trial has shown that a compound in marijuana can ease life-threatening seizures in children with a rare and devastating form of epilepsy. Cannabidiol — a non-intoxicating chemical — reduced seizure frequency by 39 percent in patients with Dravet Syndrome, researchers report. This is the first randomized, controlled trial to show that cannabidiol […]

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As American citizens, we are bestowed with the opportunity to participate in the law-making process. It may seem daunting, but getting involved in helping create, pass, and support legislation at a local level is not as difficult as it might seem. Watching politics stall at a federal level can be incredibly frustrating and could make […]

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Despite the challenges with government stonewalling in Ireland, the demand for cannabis oil and its related products is clearly insatiable. While THC-based oils are still illegal on the Emerald Isle, CBD oil is available, and one shop owner in Limerick says that his sales have grown exponentially. This green rush has been spurred from the […]

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By ASANDA MDITSHWA Cannabis has been produced as a cash crop in the Eastern Cape’s Pondoland villages for decades. It is the livelihood for many households in these villages. Depending on the yield and on its quality, some farmers can make an estimated income of R40 000 to R60 000 from these crops each year, according […]

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A handful of cannabis companies are coming up with innovative new ways to tap into the health benefits of cannabidiol (CBD). In particular, CBD-infused water is the latest product to hit the market. Now, CBD water could be the next trend to sweep the cannabis scene. The Potential of CBD Water CBD water is exactly […]

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It was disappointing to read Dr. Matthew Poling’s misleading column (Eagle, July 23). He criticized my July 15 “Cannabis 101” seminar held at the First United Methodist Church of Bryan, referring to it as a “sales pitch” based on “pseudo-science” that “might have made a 19th century snake oil salesman blush.” National medical cannabis research […]

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