April 17, 2019

Niles Police Station located at Milwaukee and Touhy avenues. (Journal photo) These items are from Niles Police Department incident reports. The Niles Journal publishes this police blotter every Wednesday. Drug Charges A 19-year-old man from the 8800 block of N. Western Avenue in Des Plaines, was charged with possession of cannabis at 10:19 p.m. Monday, […]

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WHEN JAMAICAN children catch a cold, mothers rub cannabis oil on their chests. Rastafarians smoke cannabis as a religious custom. Some believe that it grew on King Solomon’s tomb. Encouraged by the tropical climate, cannabis grows in many household gardens. Until now, Jamaica’s connection to cannabis has mainly been a problem for the Caribbean country. […]

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ATLANTA (AP) — Amid a backdrop of Georgia patients and families who have regularly broken the law to obtain low-potency medical marijuana oil, Republican Gov. Brian Kemp on Wednesday signed legislation that will soon let patients legally buy the drug they’re already allowed to possess. Kemp approved what he called a “carefully crafted, balanced” measure, […]

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ASX-listed MGC Pharmaceuticals has taken another stride in commercialising its line of cannabis-based nutraceuticals by signing a distribution deal with major Chinese e-commerce import platform YuShop Global. Perth-based MGC Pharma said on Tuesday the marketing and distribution deal would see its Cannabidiol, or “CBD”, and hemp-enhanced products sold on YuShop’s online platform and via its […]

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Medlab Clinical currently has two cannabis-based drugs, namely NanaBidial™ and NanaBis™ that contain formulations of cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Australia’s scientific research company, Medlab Clinical Ltd. has recently entered into a collaborative agreement with Chronic Pain Australia to promote the knowledge of medicinal cannabis to doctors, patients and to people living with chronic pain […]

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Israeli scientists are conducting clinical trials to develop and perfect an inhaler that will deliver medical cannabis concentrates for patients suffering from asthma and cancer. According to the Regina Leader Post, patients with asthma, lung diseases, and other respiratory issues may prefer to inhale medical marijuana rather than smoke it. The same goes for patients seeking […]

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People who use cannabis regularly may require up to two times the normal level of sedation for surgical procedures, according to a small study out of Colorado. Researchers at Community Hospital in Grand Junction examined the medical records of 250 patients who had endoscopic procedures after 2012, the year Colorado made recreational marijuana legal, according […]

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A small study by Colorado researchers has determined that regular cannabis users may need more sedation during medical procedures. A report on the two-year study, conducted by researchers at Community Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado, was published on Monday in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. The authors of the study noted that the continuing legalization of cannabis […]

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There is little evidence to suggest that fatal car accidents increase on April 20 (4/20), an annual holiday that celebrates marijuana, according to new research forthcoming in Injury Prevention. As states across the country move to legalize medical and recreational marijuana, questions about the impacts of these policy changes – including on driving and rates […]

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Washington, April 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Washington (April 17, 2019) – New Frontier Data, the global authority in data, analytics and business intelligence for the cannabis industry, releases Cannabis Consumer Series: Alcohol vs. Legal Cannabis Consumption in North America. The first installment of this series examines the intersection of consumer preference for alcohol and cannabis, with particular […]

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