2017

VACAVILLE — City Council members will discuss Vacaville’s response to new state laws about medical and recreational marijuana when they meet Tuesday in a study session as part of the regular council meeting. Vacaville adopted medical cannabis regulations in 2016 that prohibit all such businesses, including deliveries, and personal cultivation of medical marijuana. State voters […]

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Strokes kill 140,ooo Americans each year and nearly 800,000 suffer from an attack. But a promising study suggests that cannabis may lower a person’s risk of having a stroke. The research, conducted at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas and published in the journal, “Neuropsychopharmacology,” found marijuana improves oxygen and blood flow to the brain, reducing the […]

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Bod Australia (ASX:BDA) has completed the design for a Phase I clinical trial of its novel pharmaceutical grade cannabis extract and delivery system. The clinical trial represents a major step forward in Bod’s strategy of leveraging its naturally-sourced medicines and skincare business to build a high-growth medicinal cannabis business. The Phase I clinical trial will […]

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Frustrated Australian patients could still be several years away from their GPs prescribing medicinal cannabis, the Australian Medical Association’s (AMA) vice president has warned. Since publishing a range of stories on medicinal cannabis, many readers have contacted nine.com.au complaining that their GP is unwilling to prescribe what are now legal products. Others have expressed frustration, […]

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US DOJ Blocks Cannabis Research $GWPH, $AXIM, $POTN The Big Q: Is the Justice Department blocking cannabis research? The Big A: It sounds like it is When the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) receives applications to grow cannabis for research, they have to send it to the US Department of Justice (DOJ) for final approval. […]

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After all the pain elicited by the crisis at the Hadassah University Medical Center’s pediatric hemato-oncology department in the past eight months, it was perhaps apt that the conference organized by the Hadassah Medical Organization earlier this month focused on medical cannabis used to relieve human suffering. Half of the all-day 11th annual Israel Medical […]

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Tweet The Justice Department is harshing our mellow by putting a major damper on cannabis research projects, but at least a new “green bank” has opened in Florida to help medical marijuana businesses. Teresa May says there’s nothing wrong with bongs (except when you leave the water in them too long). And, are you planning […]

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President’s pragmatism shows in Russia visit Details Published on Monday, 29 May 2017 01:59 President Duterte’s forging close relations with Russia, which opens the door for improved defense and economic partnership between the two countries, shows he is a pragmatist who would cultivate ties with any country that would help the Philippines, according to political […]

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“Overall, we found insufficient evidence regarding the benefits and harms of plant-based cannabis preparations for patients with PTSD. The body of literature currently available is limited by small sample sizes, lack of adjustment for important potential confounders, cross-sectional study designs, and a paucity of studies with non–cannabis-using control groups,” the study said.  … read more at: […]

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