August 2018

The latest in a string of studies to show that marijuana legalization does not lead to increased underage cannabis consumption has just been released. “Our results suggest that adolescents’ marijuana use may not increase immediately following initiation of retail marijuana sales, which seems plausible given that they cannot legally access marijuana from the retail market,” […]

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Grade 11 Windsor High learner Bongumusa Mngomezulu was inspired to base his science expo project on the benefits of cannabis oil. He thoroughly researched the plant and was fascinated with the many success stories he stumbled upon during his investigation. Bongumusa holds the well-being of his community very close to his heart and one of […]

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KRA has seized 26 vape cartridges filled with cannabis oil and five one-gram sachets of hashish at the JKIA in Nairobi on Wednesday. Customs and Border Control Commissioner Julius Musyoki said the items had been hidden in a package of vitamin tablets, sent through a courier service provider and declared as candy. “The drugs were seized by […]

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Toronto researchers have determined what dosage of a specially formulated cannabis oil is safe and can be tolerated by children with Dravet syndrome, a rare genetic form of epilepsy that causes lifelong seizures. Researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children tested the cannabis oil, which contains CBD (cannabidiol) and a small amount of marijuana’s psychoactive […]

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Margaret Thatcher’s favourite free-market thinktank has called on the government to legalise cannabis, arguing that the move could save more than £1bn generated from extra taxes and other savings in public services. Britain’s black market in cannabis is worth £2.6bn annually, with 255 tonnes sold to more than 3 million people last year, according to […]

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Inhaling vaporized cannabis does not improve breathlessness or exercise endurance in patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a small Canadian study. The study reporting the findings, “Effect of vaporized cannabis on exertional breathlessness and exercise endurance in advanced COPD: A randomized controlled trial,” was published in the journal Annals of the […]

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Inhaling vaporized cannabis does not improve breathlessness or exercise endurance in patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a small Canadian study. The study reporting the findings, “Effect of vaporized cannabis on exertional breathlessness and exercise endurance in advanced COPD: A randomized controlled trial,” was published in the journal Annals of the […]

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