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World News of Wednesday, 16 March 2016 Source: RFI 2016-03-16 Photo: Reuters. France and Canada have the highest percentage of 15-year-old pot smokers among 42 well-off nations surveyed by the World Health Organization, the UN agency said in a report Tuesday. When it comes to policing marijuana, France is far from the most laid-back country […]

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The study is open to participants diagnosed with PTSD including Veterans and First Responders to assess the benefits of Medical Cannabis TORONTO, March 15, 2016 /CNW/ – For Veterans and First Responders who struggle daily with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, treatment options are often limited. Apollo Applied Research, a network of medical cannabis clinics across Canada, regularly […]

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FREDERICK, Md., March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Green Leaf Medical, LLC, a prospective applicant for one of the Maryland Medical Cannabis cultivation and processing licenses, has just signed a research agreement with Dr. Maneesh Sharma and the… read more at: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/medical-cannabis-research-agreement-signed-in-maryland-300236386.html

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Tel Aviv, Israel “As much as we love cannabis, this is a non-consumption event.” That admonition kicked off the first day of presentations and roundtables at Cannatech, a three-day conference on the marijuana industry held this past week in Israel. Instead of pot edibles, hundreds of attendees munched on pita sandwiches and Turkish bourekas. And, […]

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Fresno County supervisors did not take a stand Tuesday on a cannabis oil manufacturing plant proposed in Coalinga, despite opposition from the county’s top law enforcement officer. Sheriff Margaret Mims spoke out against the cannabis oil plant, but supervisors couldn’t find a compromise position. Instead, supervisors said they would attempt to learn more about the […]

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Jerusalem — Six months of Palestinian terror attacks didn’t discourage scores of medical cannabis experts and investors from flocking to Israel last week for a medical cannabis (marijuana) conference. Israel’s 2nd CannaTech conference, which focused on “accelerating cannabis innovation,” attracted participants from dozens of countries eager to capitalize on the country’s research and know-how, as […]

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Risky behaviours like fighting and drinking are on the decline, and marijuana use among Canadian youth is now at its lowest level in 20 years, according to a new study on youth health. The findings come from the 2014 Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children survey, a cross-national research study that gives a comprehensive snapshot every […]

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Humboldt County within the Emerald Triangle has long been synonymous with the world’s best cannabis. We’ve all heard of the regions pioneering growers. Almost taking on mythical status in cannabis folklore, Northern California’s cannabis farmers have been depicted as counter culture outsiders who bock at the plants recent normalization. Topically lucid, most rooted growers simply […]

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Green Leaf Medical, LLC partners with the Interventional Pain Institute(IPI) to research the efficacy of Medical Cannabis to treat pain. IPI will run human trials using Medical Cannabis provided by Green Leaf Medical, LLC, and will publish its findings. Frederick, Maryland – March 15, 2016 – (Newswire.com) ​Green Leaf Medical, LLC, a prospective applicant for […]

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