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LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal’s parliament overwhelmingly approved a bill on Friday to legalize marijuana-based medicines, after rejecting earlier proposals to allow patients to grow the drug at home. FILE PHOTO: A flowering marijuana plant is pictured at the Canopy Growth Corporation facility in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada, January 4, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie/File PhotoPortugal decriminalized the […]

NanoSphere Health Sciences CSO Dr. Richard Kaufman shares his insight on the role of nanotechnology in next-generation drug-delivery methods. Dr. Richard Kaufman, chief scientific officer for NanoSphere Health Sciences (CSE:NSHS), has developed patented nanoparticle delivery systems that have set him apart as a leader in the medical technology world. Nanotechnology has the potential to disrupt […]

A new study has found that ayahuasca—a hallucinogenic drink traditionally consumed in the Amazon—holds promise for alleviating the symptoms of treatment-resistant depression. The study was conducted by a group of Brazilian scientists, funded by the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development, and published on Friday in Psychological Medicine. Notably, the research was conducted […]

With cannabis as sacrament, pot churches bring together people of all spiritual backgrounds and send good vibes into the world. The legalization of marijuana for medicinal and recreational use has opened the door for participatory events. You can, for example, do yoga with it, dispensary-hop, or attend an infused dining experience. Perhaps the most surprising […]

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Media captionCharlotte Caldwell said the medication ordeal had been ‘horrific and cruel’ A senior MP leading an all-party group looking at medical cannabis has called the existing laws “bizarre and cruel”. Sir Mike Penning MP has called for “fundamental reform” of the system. “Medical cannabis is a health issue, not a misuse of drugs issue,” […]

Throughout much of North America, the legal cannabis movement has been unstoppable. Last year, Mexico legalized medical marijuana, while Canada is currently in the final stages of becoming the first developed country in the world to legalize adult-use weed. Even the United States has witnessed steady progression, with 29 states (and Washington, D.C.) passing broad-sweeping […]

Throughout much of North America, the legal cannabis movement has been unstoppable. Last year, Mexico legalized medical marijuana, while Canada is currently in the final stages of becoming the first developed country in the world to legalize adult-use weed. Even the United States has witnessed steady progression, with 29 states (and Washington, D.C.) passing broad-sweeping […]