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La industria del cannabis y las comunidades indígenas enfrentadas
by Teresa García on 23/04/21

In Colombia, the cannabis industry is already facing some challenges due to unforeseen effects and worrying consequences of this newly developing sector for the Indigenous peoples, who are now faced with a land deficit for their traditional crops, which undermines the ancestral sovereignty of these peoples over natural resources and becomes the reason for these communities to demand measures from the administration.

Since cultivation, processing and exporting of medical cannabis was...

El cannabis como herramienta para mejorar la sexualidad
by Teresa García on 15/04/21

Cannabis has been used for centuries by different cultures around the world to improve sexual performance. In India, where Ayurveda is the traditional and alternative medicine system, marijuana was considered a mean to increase sexual desire and combat impotence. In North Africa, like in Morocco or Egypt, cannabis has been used as a powerful aphrodisiac.

Franjo Grotenhermen,...

Cannabis sostenible
by Teresa García on 12/04/21

A new study carried out by Colorado State University researchers warns about the large carbon footprint produced by indoor cannabis cultivation. The report was released in specialized media such as National Geographic with headlines that link the increase in demand for cannabis to the high levels of greenhouse gas emissions from its production, and refer to indoor growing in particular.

The report, published in the online...

Biofuels made from cannabis waste
by Teresa García on 08/04/21

Transforming residues from industrial hemp crops into biomass and raw materials… That is the objective of a new research project in Argentina, called “Thermochemical conversion processes for the treatment of Cannabis sativa cultivation waste and the manufacture of therapeutic products” and launched by the Grupo de Investigaciones en Aplicaciones Catalíticas, or Research Group in Catalytic Applications (GIAC), related to the INCAPE, or Research Institute in Catalysis and Petrochemistry, an...

La industria del cannabis ya ha generado más de 320.000 puestos de trabajo en EE. UU.
by Teresa García on 26/03/21

At this current time, there are already more workers in the United States legal cannabis industry than electrical engineers, emergency medical technicians (EMTs) or paramedics, and more than twice as dentists. According to the latest Cannabis Jobs Report released by cannabis resource and marketplace Leafly and the business economic consulting firm...

¿Son las empresas de cannabis un objetivo para los miembros de Reddit?
by Teresa García on 19/03/21

When a group of retail investors decides, on the popular social media Reddit, to make a mass investment that caused the price of GameStop's shares to rise, Wall Street was shaken. What the trading community users called a "class war" against big hedge funds made Melvil Capital vulture fund to lose more than 6,000 million dollars at the end of January for betting against the...

CBD suministrado a enfermos graves de COVID-19
by Teresa García on 17/03/21
A new study conducted by the Klagenfurt Hospital in Austria shows that treatments containing cannabidiol can help in the speedy recovery of severe COVID-19 patients. According to the researchers of this study, the 50 patients admitted to the intensive care unit of this hospital, and who have been administered the treatment, have seen reduced the...
El 40% de las ventas de cannabis en 2025 serán legales, según Euromonitor
by Teresa García on 09/03/21

According to Euromonitor International, an independent market research company, the legal cannabis market is forecast to grow in the next five years.

On November 20, in one of the latest webinars hosted by...

Cannabis por vacunas: un colectivo regalará cannabis tras la vacuna del COVID-19 en EE. UU.
by Teresa García on 05/03/21
A cannabis activist group for the legalization of marijuana announced that they plan to distribute free bags of cannabis to people who receive the vaccine against COVID-19 in the District of Columbia in the United States.

The campaign, called ‘Joints for Jabs’ was organized by DC Marijuana Justice (DCMJ), the advocacy group that had also achieved the approval of Initiative...

La Policía de Gales del Norte propone distribuir cannabis en las cárceles
by Teresa García on 25/02/21
In North Wales, Arfon Jones, a police spokesman, argues that this measure could be a great step forward to reduce prison violence and also to prevent deaths caused by overdoses. Indeed, he has recently called for jails to supply “free cannabis in controlled conditions and see if offences reduce".

In an exclusive interview to...

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