June 12, 2018

Former Ohio Republican Congressman and Speaker of the House John Boehner joined several U.S. mayors this week in telling the federal government to get out of the way of marijuana legalization. Boehner, a longtime staunch opponent of marijuana, joined the advisory board of Acreage Holdings, a cannabis investment firm that pursues cultivation and dispensary businesses […]

GENEVA, June 12 (Xinhua) — The Swiss parliament has rejected a motion to allow the use of cannabis in scientific studies investigating the drug’s effects. Opponents of the rejected motion saw it as a back-door path towards liberalization, the Swiss media reported Tuesday. After a narrow victory at the committee stage, the motion was rejected […]

We asked Dr. Chen, Director of the UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative, “Can you legally overdose on cannabis?” Join us as we clear the haze of confusion around many of the myths surrounding marijuana on Weed Wise. … read more at: https://mashable.com/2018/06/12/weedwise-cannabis-overdose/

Cannabis-based experimental therapies currently under research, in particular Epidiolex, show significant promise to treat therapy-resistant epilepsy, including Dravet syndrome, according to a recent review. The report “Investigational cannabinoids in seizure disorders, what have we learned thus far?” published in the journal Expert Opinion in Investigational Drugs, provides an overview on the recent advances of investigational cannabinoids (cannabis-derived […]

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A 52-year-old mother who took cannabis oil to battle her terminal cancer has been given the all-clear by doctors. Joy Smith was told she would only have six weeks to live when she was diagnosed with incurable stomach and bowel cancer in August 2016. In a desperate attempt to defy expectations, she began taking a […]

In a display of activism glory, a man downed two bottles of high-THC oil during a meeting in the Israeli Knesset to prove that cannabis isn’t a dangerous drug. During an open health committee hearing last week (June 4), lawmakers were debating Israel’s recent medical cannabis reform laws. The rumoured changes propose to raise the cost of medical products […]