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U.S. veterans in legal States could use medicinal cannabis without repercussion under new bill

Veterans would be able to consume state legal cannabis, medicinal or otherwise without fear of losing their federal benefits under a bill introduced to Congress this week

'Two-tier system' stops NHS patients accessing medical cannabis

Tight NHS restrictions mean private patients have better access to drugs, experts say

Medicinal cannabis in France – a work in progress

Discover how France has taken its first steps towards the legalisation of medicinal cannabis, are we seeing a shift in the French cannabis market?

FDA sets first hearing on CBD in May

The agency wants data on CBD's safety in food products and feedback on how it might regulate manufacturing, marketing and labeling, according to a notice posted Tuesday in the Federal Register

Why is the NHS holding back on medical cannabis? Blame data

It seems to help patients suffering from a variety of illnesses, but how safe is medical cannabis?

Health Canada approves Resolve Digital Health’s medical cannabis vaporizer

Resolve Digital today announced the first of its family of smart vaporizers has been approved by Health Canada for a Medical Device License (“MDL”) for cannabis use

'These players are suffering': Doctors, ex-players push the NFL to change its cannabis policy

Eugene Monroe — the first active NFL player to openly advocate for the use of medical cannabis — is pushing the NFL to reform its cannabis policy

Africa's legal cannabis market could be worth over $US 7.1 billion annually by 2023 – report

Africa’s legal cannabis industry could be worth more than $US 7.1 billion annually by 2023

Scarce retail weed shops means most Canadians still use blackmarket pot

Statistics Canada says that during 2018’s fourth quarter, consumer cannabis spending totalled $1.478 billion. Unfortunately, only 21 per cent of that went toward legal cannabis

Medicinal cannabis users left high and dry by Dutch tolerance policy

Many patients find cannabis calms their symptoms, eases pain and reduces the side-effects of other medication – but despite the relaxed attitude to marijuana in the Netherlands, acquiring this alternative medicine is often a battle