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Rats Eat 200kg of Seized Cannabis

Rats in India have been accused of destroying over 200 kilograms (440 pounds) of seized cannabis, as reported by local police, with some of it being "eaten up by the rats." The acquisition of cannabis by rats came into play...

Germany to Legalize Cannabis for Recreational Use

Germany outlined plans earlier in the week to legalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis for recreational use. Under a proposal agreed by the cabinet, possession of up to 1oz of the substance will become legal, health minister Karl...

Cannabis Can Prevent COVID-19 Infection, Study Finds

New research indicates that the hemp compounds in cannabis are capable of preventing COVID-19 from infecting human cells and people. The study, which was recently published in the Journal of Nature Products, found that cannabinoid acids attach to the SARS-CoV-2...

Cultivation of Cannabis was Legal in Greece Until 1936

The cultivation of cannabis in Greece for pharmaceutical purposes is now legal, as it was legal until 1936, the year it was prohibited

Cannabis: How it Affects Cognition and Psychology

Cannabis has been used by humans for thousands of years and is one of the most popular drugs today. With effects such as feelings of joy and relaxation, it is also legal to prescribe or take in several countries. By:...

Medical Cannabis to be Sold at Pharmacies in Greece

Greece expects huge investments in the production of medical cannabis which the government hopes would add up to 1.5 billion euros ($1.67 billion) annually to state revenue, Minister for Development and Investment Adonis Georgiadis said. Speaking exclusively to Greek Reporter,...

Elon Musk Jokes About Smoking Cannabis at Twitter Board Meetings

Elon Musk has jokingly implied that he would be smoking cannabis at Twitter’s upcoming board meetings after Tesla’s billionaire boss became the social network’s biggest shareholder. The eccentric billionaire posted a meme Thursday with a screenshot of himself smoking a...

Cannabis Use in Greece “Among Highest in Europe”

Cannabis use in Greece's capital Athens is among the highest in Europe, according to a Greek professor who spoke to national broadcaster ERT on Tuesday. Nikos Thomaidis, professor of analytical chemistry at the University of Athens said that Athens ranks...

Germany Takes Steps to Legalize Cannabis Following Malta’s Lead

Germany is preparing to legalize cannabis for recreational use. The country's coalition government announced on Tuesday that it would permit "the controlled sale of cannabis to adults for recreational purposes in licensed shops." The new proposal seeks to create a...

Malta First EU Nation to Legalize Cannabis for Personal Use

Malta became the first EU country to legalize cannabis for personal and at-home use on Tuesday. Malta's parliament approved a legal reform that gives citizens the ability to grow and possess specific amounts of marijuana. Citizens 18 and over can...