Legalizing Cannabis Fails to Address Health Risks, UN Says
The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) has warned about the negative health effects and psychotic disorders caused by the increased recreational use of cannabis. The INCB cited data indicating that in all jurisdictions where cannabis has been legalized, there...
Amsterdam Bans Smoking Cannabis in Its Red Light District
The Red Light District in Amsterdam will soon have stricter regulations about smoking cannabis on the streets and late-night disturbances. Except for coffee shops that follow the 'tolerance policy,' which allows them to sell cannabis under strict conditions, it is...
Cannabis Improves Love Life, Study Finds
A study investigating love life and cannabis has found that cannabis users report an improved love life, as well as increased libido, and sense of taste and touch. The study published in the Journal of Cannabis Research recently asked 811...
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...