Items tagged with cannabinoids

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Possession of cannabis for personal use [01.01.2020] The legal status of cannabis for personal use is one of the most controversial policy issues in the European Union. Although cannabis is a classified ...
Italy court cracks down on cannabis shops in win for Salvini [30.05.2019] Italy’s Supreme court banned the sale of many widely sold cannabis derivatives, in a win for Deputy Prime Minister and far-right League leader Matteo ...
Study finds CBD effective in treating heroin addiction [21.05.2019] Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive ingredient in hemp and marijuana, could treat opioid addiction, a new study says. Given to patients with heroin add ...
High finance: Mr Nice 'cannabis lifestyle' shop opens in London [16.05.2019] Howard Marks made his name in the illicit drugs trade but the late drugs baron is making a posthumous comeback to cash in on a booming legal trade in ...
First three stores closed in 'war on cannabis' [09.05.2019] Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said that his drive to close all of Italy's 'cannabis shops' has started with the closure of thre ...
China cashes in on the cannabis boom [06.05.2019] China has made your iPhone, your Nikes. Now, it wants to grow your cannabis. Two of China’s 34 regions are quietly leading a boom in cultivating cann ...
CBD in cannabis could reduce psychosis risk from high strength skunk, study shows [24.04.2019] Cannabidiol (CBD), a chemical derived from the cannabis plant, can counteract the effects of high strength "skunk" strains and may help to reduce the ...
Brussels’ weed wave hits new high [26.03.2019] For cannabis entrepreneurs in Brussels, business is blooming. Fom Ly runs the Cannabis Social Club Brussels, distributing flowers and oils around the ...
The WHO’s First-Ever Critical Review of Cannabis [15.03.2019] The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD or Expert Committee) released in January 2019 the outcomes of the fir ...
Scientists brew cannabis using hacked beer yeast [27.02.2019] The yeast that has been used for millennia to brew alcoholic drinks has now been engineered to produce cannabinoids — chemicals with medicinal and mi ...
Le cannabis légal permet de panacher sa conso [28.01.2019] De nouvelles variétés de cannabis contenant très peu de THC et beaucoup de CBD ont été développées en Amérique du Nord. Elles ont été adoptées par de ...
Cannabis strength doubles across Europe in 11 years [30.12.2018] Cannabis potency has doubled across Europe in the past decade, according to the first study to track changes in the drug across the continent. The st ...
Global cannabis industry eyes China for production and investment [02.11.2018] The global cannabis industry is targeting China for production and investment, while the country’s investors are warming up to the idea of placing th ...
Brain scans show how cannabis extract may help people with psychosis [29.08.2018] Brain scans have revealed for the first time how a substance found in cannabis plants may help people with psychotic disorders by dampening down abno ...
New study suggests schizophrenia might actually lead to cannabis use [28.08.2018] The notion that weed and schizophrenia are somehow related is by now a “water is wet” kind of non-statement. Scientists have been telling us for year ...
Paris: Cannabis 'coffee shops' raided and closed by police [28.06.2018] Police raided the two "coffee shops" and took three people in for questioning. The cafes were immediately closed and it's not clear if they will reop ...
French government ‘to close’ newly opened Paris cannabis coffee shops [20.06.2018] Along with the UK, France has among the strictest laws on Cannabis in western Europe, but despite this, huge queues have formed over the past few wee ...
How mapping marijuana DNA could change the future of pot [12.06.2018] Scientists are currently in the midst of exploring uncharted territory: The cannabis genome. Unlike with other plants, researchers don't have a long ...
What's the story behind the new cannabis-selling 'coffee shops' in Paris? [11.06.2018] Two shops selling cannabis or more specifically "cannabidiol" based products (CBD) opened in central Paris and just outside the capital. Cofyshop, th ...
Cannabis products sold in Lidl Switzerland [19.04.2018] Hemp containing active ingredient cannabidiol (CBD) can now be bought in Swiss branches of German discount supermarket chain Lidl. Start-up company T ...
If cannabis is getting stronger, why aren't cases of schizophrenia rising? [23.03.2018] Most people who smoke pot enjoy it, but a smaller proportion experience psychotic-like symptoms, such as feeling suspicious or paranoid. The question ...
High-strength cannabis now dominates illegal market, study finds [27.02.2018] Almost all cannabis seized by police now comprises high-strength varieties, with outdoor-grown herbal strains and hashish barely found, according to ...
Why states should limit the potency of marijuana [07.02.2018] Marijuana legalization states have taken no steps to limit the potency of marijuana, which has increased sharply in recent years. A new study suggest ...
Legal pot: Mexico to sell space cakes, cannabis drinks and marijuana lipsticks [21.12.2017] Mexico is set to legalize the sale of marijuana-based products early next year, despite the country’s struggles with the illicit drug trade. Mexico’s ...
Cannabis ingredient holds promise as antipsychotic medicine [15.12.2017] An ingredient in cannabis called cannabidiol or CBD has shown promise in a clinical trial as a potential new treatment for psychosis, scientists said ...
World Health Organization: Initial review of CBD doesn’t warrant scheduling [13.12.2017] CBD, for now, should not be subject to international drug scheduling, a World Health Organization committee determined in an initial review of the ca ...
Les prix du cannabis légal s'effondrent [28.11.2017] La Suisse connaît un raz-de-marée vert, celui du cannabis légal ou cannabidiol (CBD), dont le taux de l'agent psychotrope THC est inférieur à 1%. Alo ...
The Swiss cannabis farm aiming to supply 'legal weed' across Europe [24.11.2017] In fields across Switzerland the harvest time for cannabis is coming to an end, and workers are distributing the crop to shops in France and Switzerl ...
IDPC contribution for the pre-review of CBD and Tramadol at the 39th WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence [01.11.2017] The Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) of the World Health Organization (WHO) will hold its 39th meeting from 6th to 10th November 2017 in Ge ...
CBD may protect against psychiatric risk from high-THC cannabis strains [07.09.2017] A study by neuroscientists at Indiana University finds that a nonpsychoactive compound in cannabis called cannabidiol, or CBD, appears to protect aga ...
Where there’s smoke, there’s political fire [16.07.2017] The rising popularity of marijuana that doesn’t make you high – a product known as “cannabis light” or “CBD cannabis” – is causing a headache for Swi ...
Swiss supermarket to start selling 'legal cannabis' cigarettes [12.07.2017] An independent Swiss cigarette maker has this month launched what it calls the first hemp cigarette in the world – and from July 24th they will be on ...
‘Swiss marijuana champion’ finds new markets with ‘cannabis light’ [28.06.2017] There’s decaffeinated coffee, alcohol-free beer, and now marijuana that doesn’t make you high. The product known as “cannabis light” or “CBD cannabis ...
Mexico legalises medical marijuana [21.06.2017] Medicinal cannabis has been made legal in Mexico. The President, Enrique Pena Nieto, has officially published a bill allowing its use for health and ...
Spice ruins lives and costs taxpayers a fortune. It doesn’t have to be this way [28.04.2017] Spice-induced “zombie” outbreaks in New York and in Manchester have hit the headlines in the past year. Use of these new damaging and powerful forms ...
Some of the parts: Is marijuana’s “entourage effect” scientifically valid? [20.04.2017] If you believe budtender wisdom, consuming a strain called Bubba Kush should leave you ravenous and relaxed whereas dank Hippie Chicken should uplift ...
Swiss cannabis entrepreneurs develop craving for low-potency pot [22.03.2017] Entrepreneurs have high hopes for cannabis in Switzerland, where business has suddenly taken off in recent months, six years after the country legali ...
Don't smoke it with tobacco: scientists suggest ways to make cannabis safer [01.03.2017] Scientists are calling for a major effort to make cannabis use less harmful as a rising number of countries look to replace long-standing and outrigh ...
Mexican Senate passes medical marijuana bill [13.12.2016] Mexico's Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill that would allow for the use of medical marijuana, in a further step toward outright legalization in a ...
In Switzerland, high-CBD cannabis being sold legally as ‘tobacco substitute’ [24.10.2016] An organic gardening company in Switzerland has managed to make high-CBD cannabis flower available to consumers by capping the THC content and regist ...
Time to put ‘skunk’ out of business [21.06.2016] In the scientific literature, 'skunk' has come to mean something more specific: cannabis that contains a high percentage of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC ...
Portland startup maps cannabis genome to protect weed from Monsanto patenting [23.04.2016] A Portland biotechnology company has launched a 3-D map that charts the genetic evolution of cannabis genomes, protecting strains like OG Kush from f ...
Three types of marijuana to hit Uruguayan pharmacies in 2016 [05.12.2015] Uruguayans will be able to choose from three varieties of state-sanctioned cannabis when marijuana starts being sold in pharmacies next year, the Nat ...
Cannabis cultivation to be legalised in Uttarakhand albeit for industry [12.10.2015] Resident of the small mountain state Uttarakhand will now be able to take up cultivation of cannabis purely for industrial purposes. According to off ...
State of the Evidence: Cannabis Use and Regulation [31.07.2015] As more and more jurisdictions reconsider their cannabis policies, the public discourse is filled with conflicting evidence about the impacts of cann ...
Cannabis: The comeback of a banned medicine [22.06.2015] "When pure and administered carefully, is one of the most valuable medicines we possess,” wrote British physician John Russell Reynolds in 1890, prai ...
Cannabis for schizophrenia - A new medication? [01.04.2015] Cannabidiol, which is an active substance in cannabis, helps relieve the symptoms of schizophrenia by helping to normalize brain metabolism. Schizoph ...
Cannabis: what's in a name? [02.03.2015] Users often make the claim that “sativas” produce a more “head-high” while “indicas” a more “body-high”, and that this could potentially be because o ...
So smoking skunk cause psychosis, but milder cannabis doesn't? [16.02.2015] The Mail on Sunday has shouted that "cannabis TRIPLES psychosis risk" and that skunk is to blame for "1 in 4 of all new serious mental disorders". Is ...
KanaVape: Cannabis e-cigarette to go on sale in the UK [16.12.2014] The vaping trend seemingly knows no bounds as the first “cannabis” e-cigarette goes on sale in the UK. The KanaVape, which contains hemp, has been le ...

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