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BRITAIN, November 11, 2019, (INDEPENDENT) Approximately 1.4m British people are using “street cannabis” to treat medically-diagnosed chronic health conditions, a poll has found. Previous research estimated between 50,000 and 1.1m people in the UK regularly use cannabis bought illegally as a form of medicinal treatment. However, according to a new study of the “largest ever polling sample”,...
U.S, November 22, 2019 (MERRYJANE) New Mexico has been aggressively expanding its medical marijuana program lately, and a new proposal may make it the first US state to admit canines into its medicinal cannabis registry. Dogs, humans’ best friends, suffer from many of the same ailments we do. One of...
U.K, November 7, 2019 (ANALYTICALCANNABIS)  One year on from the legalization of medical cannabis in the UK, a medical cannabis prescription still remains difficult to come by. Only a handful of patients have been able to access the medication through the NHS so far, as most doctors are hesitant to prescribe a...
AUSTRALIA, December 6, 2019 (HEMPGAZETTE) Australia’s THC Global (ASX:THC) announced on Wednesday the first medicinal cannabis had been processed at its Southport, Queensland facility. The company has wasted little time in getting things moving at the site after being granted a Medicinal Cannabis Manufacture Permit for the facility last month....
U.S,December 6, 2019 (MERRYJANE) This April, New Mexico passed a law to expand its medical marijuana program, which, among other things, prevents employers from firing workers who use medical cannabis. But while most employers in the state are bound by this new law, the state government itself continues to exclude...
U.S, October 30, 2019 (CANNABISTECH) The chemical reaction that removes a carboxyl group, releases carbon dioxide, and activates the potential of cannabinoids. UNDERSTANDING DECARBOXYLATION The raw cannabis plant consists of cannabinoids in their acidic form. When one states that cannabinoids are in their “acidic form,” they are referring to the chemical...
U.S, March 19 2019, (MERRYJANE) Professional athletes are prone to complications from head concussion injuries. A new study led by the National Hockey League’s Alumni Association wants to know if cannabis can help. For the past few years, professional NFL football players have pushed cannabis as an alternative treatment for sports-related head...
U.S, August 13, 2019 (ANALYTICALCANNABIS)  Cannabis users are more likely than non-users to forget to carry out tasks when operating under acute stress, according to new research from researchers at Washington State University. The study, published in the journal Psychopharmacology, compared the performances of forty cannabis users versus forty-two people with...
U.S, January 13, 2020 (ANALYTICALCANNABIS) The end of 2019 saw the 'vaping crisis' in North America. As of January 7 this year, over 50 people have died and thousands were left inflicted with lung injuries linked to tobacco and cannabis vaping products containing vitamin E acetate.
U.S, January 9, 2019 (HEMPGAZETTE) Showing just how much we are yet to learn about cannabis, another two cannabinoids have been identified. A cannabinoid is a chemical compound that acts on cannabinoid receptors in the body. Endocannabinoids are produced in the body of...