Tag Archives: Cannabis

Medical Marijuana Gains Ground Globally

Medical Marijuana Gains Ground Globally

  Paris, France – Colombia became on Tuesday the latest in a growing number of nations around the world to legalise the use of cannabis for medical reasons. However the rules ...

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Church Clarifies Stand on Medical Use of Marijuana

Church Clarifies Stand on Medical Use of Marijuana

  INDIAN tradition held hemp in high esteem as heaven-sent boon for man to attain delight, courage and heightened sexual desire; it was thought to deter evil, bring luck, and ...

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‘Fake Weed’ Triggers US-Wide Alarm

‘Fake Weed’ Triggers US-Wide Alarm

  Washington, United States  – It goes by many names — K2, Spice, Bizarro, Scooby Snax, Kryp2nite and Stoopid, to name but a few — and it’s setting off alarm ...

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Psychosis Five Times More Likely for Cannabis Users: Study

Psychosis Five Times More Likely for Cannabis Users: Study

  London, United Kingdom – A British study released Monday suggested that the risk of psychosis was five times higher for regular users of cannabis, adding to a growing body of evidence linking drug use ...

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Cannabis on a High in 2014

Cannabis on a High in 2014

  Washington, United States – It’s been something of a breakthrough year for marijuana, the once shunned intoxicant that is steadily gaining ground as a legal high in parts of the world.  ...

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Healthcare Professionals Discuss Downside of Medical Marijuana

Healthcare Professionals Discuss Downside of Medical Marijuana

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Is its effect merely a temporary altered state of mind or a permanent impairment? Some medical practitioners, alternate-cure advocates, and lawmakers with relatives or loved ones suffering ...

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Daily Pot Use Sends School Hopes Up in Smoke: Study

Daily Pot Use Sends School Hopes Up in Smoke: Study

  PARIS, September 9, 2014 (AFP) – Teenagers under 17 who use cannabis daily are 60 percent less likely to complete high school or get a degree than peers who ...

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More Than 20 Companies Bid to Supply Legal Pot in Uruguay

More Than 20 Companies Bid to Supply Legal Pot in Uruguay

  MONTEVIDEO, August 29, 2014 (AFP) – A total of 22 companies have submitted bids to supply marijuana under a law making Uruguay the first country to legalize production, sale ...

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