Team Cannabis’ Latest Recruits Are Greece, Canadian AIDS Research, And Pets

Brett Hartmann gives his dog Cayley, a six-year-old Labrador Retriever, drops of a cannabis based medicinal tincture to treat hip pain and anxiety at his home in Los Angeles, California on June 8, 2017. (Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

As ever more of the world warms up for cannabis legalization, life on the sidelines can at least offer a good view of the game–and this week, news broke of a diverse group of players entering the field.

One is the nation of Greece, which announced late last month it would officially be opening its doors to medicinal cannabis use. As Leafly reported, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in a June 30th press conference that the country would be “turning its page” with cannabis, which Greek medical authorities have already deemed worthy of treating certain medical conditions. According to the Greek Government Gazette, Tsipras also commented, “Greece

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