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El 62% de los ciudadanos estadounidenses apoya la legalización del cannabis
by Laura Rueda on 23/10/18

According to a survey by the Pew Research Center (a think tank based in Washington that provides information on issues, attitudes and trends that characterize the US and the world) 62% of Americans support the legalization of marijuana. That is, some six out of ten citizens of the country.

Support doubles since 2000

62% may not be an amazing figure compared to the previous year's figure, 61%, just one more point since 2017. However, if we compare it with almost two decades ago it has doubled, since in 2000, only 31% of Americans were in favour of the legalization of cannabis.

Younger generations support legalization

This study has also revealed that to be in favour or not of the legalization of the plant goes by generations. Millennials are the ones that have shown the most support for revoking the illegal status of cannabis, with 74...

Cannabis could be alternative treatment for schizophrenia
by Laura Rueda on 22/10/18

1 in every 200 people in the US (approximately 0.5% of patients) is diagnosed with a type of schizophrenia and, in general, it is treated with pharmacological products like antipsychotics. Now, a study conducted by the Department of Psychology and the Department of Economics at the Universidad of New Mexico in Albuquerque, has discovered that cannabis could be an alternative to the established treatment of this condition.

"Approximately 0...

Helpmeplease, culture pour visibiliser les problèmes sociaux
by Laura Rueda on 18/10/18

October brings solidarity and combat to Granada with the return of the HelpMePlease Cultural Benefit Festival. This edition, the theme chosen is "trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation", a social problem that unfortunately is still very topical. Throughout the month and throughout different areas of the city, events of different artistic disciplines and dissemination campaigns will be held around the theme.

 

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Pourquoi en Espagne et en Italie on mélange la marijuana avec du tabac?
by Laura Rueda on 17/10/18

I had to travel to the Netherlands to realize that the ritual we have in Spain to roll a grass cigarette is not the usual one in other parts of the world. "Are you Italians?" Asked the waitress. "No," we replied, "we are Spanish." "It doesn’t matter, Italians or Spaniards, it is forbidden to mix cannabis with tobacco inside the coffeeshop", he made sure that we were clear and when we nodded our heads, he smiled and added. "If you want to do it, you can smoke outside, on the terrace...

We Are Mary Jane: Mujeres y cannabis
by Laura Rueda on 16/10/18

“I want every woman to know that there’s a place for you in this industry, and there will never be a better time to find it” - Jane West, founder of Women Grow in 2017.

This summer, Amsterdam’s Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum presents: We are Mary Jane: Women of Cannabis - an exhibition which explores the role of women in the world of cannabis. “From prehistoric times to...

 Israel y Suiza prometen trabajar en la mejor marihuana para pacientes
by Laura Rueda on 15/10/18

Israel and Switzerland have united with the promise of attaining the best cannabis for people who need to use the plant for medical treatments. Two companies from these countries announced in a statement this week that they will work together to get better marijuana strains for patients and users. NRGene is an leading Israeli provider of complete genome sequencing and analysis and Pure Cannabis Research AG, a subsidiary of Pure Holding Cannabis Group, is a Swiss firm focused on the...

IV Séminaire International de Cannabis Médicinal de la  Fondation Daya
by Laura Rueda on 11/10/18

Los próximos días 12 y 13 de octubre se celebra una cita muy importante para conocer las últimas noticias e investigaciones sobre el cannabis medicinal. La comunidad médica científica, las organizaciones ligadas al cannabis medicinal, parlamentarios, pacientes y profesionales de la salud de distintos países hispanoamericanos podrán asistir al IV Seminario Internacional de Cannabis Medicinal de Fundación Daya.

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Viajar por Canadá:  Guía sobre legalización para viajeros
by Jennawae McLean on 10/10/18

October 17 is the day, folks! Canada will be the second country to federally legalize cannabis, and tokers everywhere will enjoy an extra special vacation destination! Because Canada has provinces and territories, when you travel to different spots, different rules will apply. The main rule in every province is that adults (age depends on province) can carry or share up to 30 grams. Most provinces are even allowing residents to grow two plants per adult per household (a maximum of four,...

"Hemos dado a la mujer el lugar que se merece en este gremio", Kannabia Seed Company cumple 10 años
by Laura Rueda on 03/10/18


Kannabia Team

Kannabia Seed Company turns 10! Carlos Gardel said that 20 years is nothing and for us this tenth anniversary has flown by. It must be because we never stopped moving forward and so wonderful things happened. We began working towards a dream and we have seen over the course of this time how our favourite plant has begun to gain a foothold in the therapeutic and recreational markets. We spoke to Zoe, manager at Kannabia Seed...

LSD Flashbacks, la autobiografía del Apóstol del LSD, Timothy Leary
by Laura Rueda on 03/10/18

“They arrested me in a military reserve, West Point, New York, the night of the 17th January 1920. The day before, alcohol had become an illegal drug.”

LSD Flashbacks, Timothy Leary.

Summer is the season when many people prefer to read. Finally we find that coveted time to lie in the hammock, or under a sunshade, and get our teeth (or even better, our eyes) into that book we`ve been wanting to read for ages. We,...

Sudáfrica legaliza el consumo y cultivo de cannabis en el ámbito privado
by Laura Rueda on 28/09/18

Until Tuesday, September 18, 2018, South Africa had a law that prohibited the private consumption of cannabis. Yes, it's like someone forbidding you to eat chocolate in your room. Yesterday the Constitutional Court, located in Johannesburg, declared that this law and another that said that marijuana could not be cultivated at home were unconstitutional and, therefore, declared them null and void. This South African ruling, for obvious reasons, is historical.

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