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Cannabis en Japón
by Rebeca Argudo on 26/08/21
Despite the fact that marijuana consumption is much lower in Japan if compared with Europe, perhaps due to the existing strict laws in this regard, there are evidences of the consumption of cannabis already in the Neolithic age, when it was used as food in the Nippon country. Later, it started to be used for therapeutic purposes and even as aphrodisiac; during Feudalism, hemp was used to make...
Irlanda da luz verde al cannabis medicinal con receta médica
by Teresa García on 26/07/21
Since June, chronic patients with certain ailments have been able to buy cannabis products in pharmacies with a medical prescription and, as it is already subsidised by the State, they can be reimbursed for part of the cost according to Euractiv.
According to this website, the parliamentarian Gino Kenny, a member of the People before Profit party, who has supported the regulation of this plant...
¿Cuáles son las 22 entidades que actualmente pueden cultivar o producir cannabis en España?
by Teresa García on 22/07/21
While the Spanish Government proceeds without regulating access to cannabis for therapeutic purposes, the Spanish Agency of Medicines and Medical Devices (AEMPS), attached to the Ministry of Health, continues to grant licences to cultivate cannabis for the research and manufacture of products for medical purposes.
As stated on the AEMPS agency website, which was updated on June 17, there are...
La velocista estrella de EE. UU. sancionada en Tokio 2021
by Teresa García on 19/07/21
Twenty-one-year old Sha’Carri Richardson is considered one of the fastest women in history since 2019 when she broke 100-metre sprint record with 10.75 seconds. Nevertheless, Richardson isn’t participating in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics due to using marijuana to cope with the death of her biological mother.
Earlier this year in January, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) made the decision to leave...
Cannabis as a neuroprotective agent in chemotherapy treatments
by Teresa García on 13/07/21
70% of people with cancer treated with chemotherapy suffer damage to the nervous system such as tingling in the hands and feet or lack of sensation in the fingers and toes. According to a study carried out by scientists from the Sourasky Medical Centre in Tel Aviv published in February 2021, this percentage is reduced to 40% if the patient consumes cannabis, and to 25% if he or she does so before...
¿Es el THC más efectivo que el CBD?
by Teresa García on 02/07/21
By now, it is a well-known fact that THC has a medicinal value. What may surprise some readers is that, in certain cases, it may even be rendered more effective than its closest and most famous “relative”, CBD, when treating some disease symptoms, such as nausea or vomiting. At least this is what is contended by the study titled “The Effectiveness of Common Cannabis Products for Treatment of...
El Parlamento checo aumentará las licencias de cultivo de cannabis medicinal
by Teresa García on 25/06/21
The Lower House of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, the Chamber of Deputies, has approved a bill that aims to liberalize the medical cannabis sector. The draft law, passed on June 2 and pending approval by the Senate and the President of the Republic, contemplates an increase in the number of licenses granted to private companies for the cultivation and production of medicinal cannabis, as...
El mundo cannábico español despide al Dr. Joan Parés Grahit
by Carmen Arriaza on 24/06/21
Joan Parés Grahit, médico barcelonés, licenciado en Medicina en 1974 por la Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, especialista en el aparato Respiratorio, ha fallecido dejando tras de sí una estela que ha aportado al ámbito de la marihuana terapéutica su valiosa experiencia y una trayectoria profesional impecable que lo sitúa entre las personalidades cannábicas nacionales.
En cuanto al cannabis...
Marruecos legaliza el cannabis medicinal
by Teresa García on 23/06/21
The Chamber of Representatives for the Parliament of Morocco has approved for good, the project from regulation 13.21, which regulates therapeutic and industrial use of cannabis in the Alaouite kingdom. The text, passed with 61 votes in favor and 25 against, according to Moroccan media Maroc Hebdo, it establishes a system of licenses for all activities related to cultivation, production,...
Argentina regula la industria del cannabis
by Rebeca Argudo on 22/06/21
The Republic of Argentina joins, from this moment on, the long list of countries that have already provided a regulatory framework for the medical cannabis industry and is set to foster the further development of a new market for industrial hemp production. Matias Sebastian Kulfas, Mnister of Productive Development of the current Alberto Fernández leftist government, presented a few days ago the...

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