November 7, 2018

A new study showed that individuals with type 1 diabetes may be more likely to develop potentially fatal complications when using cannabis, Reuters reported. According to the article, the researchers surveyed 450 patients with type 1 diabetes in Colorado, 30% of whom used cannabis. Cannabis users had approximately twice the risk of experiencing diabetic ketoacidosis […]

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Last month cannabis became completely legal throughout Canada for both medical and leisure purposes. However, although the Canadian market represents a larger than ever opportunity for Israeli companies, the Canadians have already given up somewhat on working with Israel, explains DLA Piper Canada Partner Adv. Noam Goodman, who specializes in cannabis regulation. “Israeli companies are […]

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The good news is that fewer pregnant women are drinking booze and smoking cigarettes, according to a new study published in JAMA Pediatrics. But the bad news is that more expectant mothers are using marijuana, which may also pose a developmental threat to their babies. The percentage of pregnant women who smoked cigarettes while expecting […]

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SAN DIEGO—Marijuana has been legalized in some capacity in 31 U.S. states, in large part due to a softening stance around the potential harms of the drug and recognition of its medical benefits. As a result, cannabis has become the most commonly used illicit drug during pregnancy. One recent study revealed that in 2016 7 […]

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THE first medicinal cannabis oil from Queensland’s first legal cannabis farm could be ready as soon as January, offering help for kids with epilepsy and hope for adults with other debilitating illnesses. The first plants are being grown under lights at a high security complex in a secret location the Sunshine Coast. Member for Fairfax, […]

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