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The featured image is courtesy of GrowforVets.org, a cause Cannabis Health supports.   As we pay tribute to the soldiers who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country, I can’t think of a better way to honor them than by helping those who return from war but continue to battle the demons of

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USA

GW Pharmaceuticals announced in a press release that its marijuana-derived drug candidate showed positive “proof of concept” against schizophrenia. GW Pharmaceuticals said that its study of 88 schizophrenics found that those who took its drug cannabidiol in addition to antipsychotic drugs showed improvement in symptoms, relative to the placebo group,

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Aphios, a biotechnology company based in Massachusetts, has announced news today that the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded it a Phase II of a Fast Track SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) grant to manufacture CBD from marijuana. The primary goal of this grant is to is

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Canada

The City of Vancouver has received 176 applications for medical marijuana-related businesses after setting out new zoning and business licence regulations in June to address concerns related to public safety. Of these Stage One applications, 69 have the potential to be licenced as compassion clubs, while the remainder have applied

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Canada

The first P.E.I medical marijuana facility is under construction. Called Canada’s Island Garden, the 24,000-square-foot facility, which will contain two floors for growing cannabis and a 3,600-square-foot office, is slated for completion in November. It is in BioCommons Research Park — a business park which caters to the bioscience industry.

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World

The top oncologists of Bengaluru, India have decided to lobby with the Center to lift the ban on cannabis to allow them to explore the medicinal uses of the plant. “We are encouraging cultivation of tobacco that causes various types of cancer. At the other end, we are ignoring the

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Canada

Health Canada has granted Hydropothecary, CanniMed, and Tilray medical marijuana oil production licences. On July 8, 2015 the Government of Canada announced it would allow licensed producers of medical marijuana to produce and sell medical marijuana oil under new supplementary licences. This was in direct response to the June 11,

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World

By Samantha Spooner, Mail & Guardian Africa – August 3rd 2015. It could generate $79.8 billion a year and Africa is already the biggest cannabis producer in the world. The buzzword in relation to Africa is that the continent is rising and one of the key pillars championed to keep

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The up to 15 year prison term for planting, selling and transporting marijuana might now become a thing of the past in Chile, after lawmakers approved a marijuana decriminalization bill to allow Chileans grow marijuana for medical purpose. Members of the Lower House approved the bill by a significant margin,

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Canada

Health Minister Rona Ambrose has ordered a crackdown on groups that illegally advertise marijuana, and has reiterated the Conservative party’s pledge to keep storefront dispensaries illegal in an press release issued on Saturday. “The law is quite clear that dispensaries, whether they are online or a store-front, are illegal and

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