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Lawsuit challenges Kentucky's medical marijuana ban

Kentucky's criminal ban against medical marijuana was challenged Wednesday in a lawsuit touting cannabis as a viable alternative to ease addiction woes from opioid painkillers. The plaintiffs have used medical marijuana to ease health problems, the suit said. The three plaintiffs include Dan Seum J

Imperial Brands: UK tobacco giant seeks medical marijuana expertise to help diversify

As smokers quit the habit, British tobacco giant Imperial Brands is seemingly looking towards another plant to bring in the billions: cannabis.

Rules on medicinal cannabis use too limited says expert

The current rules on the medicinal use of the drug are too limited says a cannabis expert. Professor Val Curran, professor of Psycho-pharmacology at UCL told 5 live: "cannabis has no recognised medical use so research is very difficult to do on the drug."

Trudeau Unveils Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Canada

OTTAWA — Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation on Thursday to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Canada.

There is legal marijuana in the UK - so why is it hard to get hold of?

Seven years after the first cannabis-based pharmaceutical was made available in the UK - which helps Multiple Sclerosis suffers - it still costs more than £375 for around 270 doses

California could soon allow marijuana home deliveries

Rules would set standards for organic marijuana, allow pot samples at county fairs and permit home deliveries Legislation being considered ahead of next year's start of legal marijuana sales

Researchers figured out the amount of marijuana that helps people relax -- and how much is too much

Marijuana and relaxation have always had a bit of a funny relationship. On the one hand, nearly half of cannabis users say that their goal is to relax.

Vancouver's Cannabis Day 2017 celebration will be held in Thornton Park

For the past two years, annual Cannabis Day fairs were disrupted outside the Vancouver Art Gallery. So this year, the Canada Day celebration of all things marijuana will move to Thornton Park in front of Pacific Central Station.

Doctors on a downer over medicinal cannabis imports

Australian Medical Association (AMA) President Dr Michael Gannon has criticised Tuesday’s senate vote, which makes it easier for terminally ill patients to buy unregistered medicinal cannabis from overseas, saying he fears the drug could end up in the wrong hands but cannabis experts have called his

How Medical Marijuana is Gaining Acceptance

There are articles being written around the country about the utilization of medical cannabis as an effective treatment for chronic pain and a broad range of other health problems.